Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2008

Table of Content: 10 March, 2017; 12(5)

March 2017

The problems posed and models employed by primary school teachers in subtraction with fractions

Students have difficulties in solving problems of fractions in almost all levels, and in problem posing. Problem posing skills influence the process of development of the behaviors observed at the level of comprehension. That is why it is very crucial for teachers to develop activities for student to have conceptual comprehension of fractions and operations involving fractions. The achievement of such conceptual...

Author(s): Tuba AydoÄŸdu Ä°skenderoÄŸlu

March 2017

The effects of green schooling knowledge level and intensity of parental guidance on the environmental awareness of the early age student

This study was conducted to determine the effect of green schooling knowledge and parents guidance on the environmental awareness of the students. This study used a quantitative approach with the ex-post facto method. This study was conducted in Muhammadiyah 41 elementary school in East Jakarta at July to December on the 2nd semester of the academic year of 2014/2015. The data were collected from a sample which...

Author(s): Sihadi Darmo Wihardjo, Sofia Hartati, Yuliani Nurani and Agus Sujarwanta

March 2017

Item response theory: A basic concept

With the development in computing technology, item response theory (IRT) develops rapidly, and has become a user friendly application in psychometrics world. Limitation in classical theory is one aspect that encourages the use of IRT. In this study, the basic concept of IRT will be discussed. In addition, it will briefly review the ability parameter estimation, particularly maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) and...

Author(s): Jumailiyah Mahmud

March 2017

Analysis of written expression revision skills of the students in faculty of education

This study aims to analyze written expression revision skills of students in Turkish Education Department, Education Faculty. This study was done using qualitative research method. The study group of the research consisted of 3rd grade students. The research data were collected by means of document review, a qualitative research technique.  The data in the research were analyzed descriptively; content analysis was...

Author(s): Remzi Can 

March 2017

Analyzing Institutional Evaluation Reports prepared from 2013-2015 by European University Association

European University Association is an institution which guides not only European but all universities in their efforts to improve their quality within the context of Bologna Process. In this study Institutional Evaluation Reports prepared by EUA for all higher education institutions that applied to be evaluated between 2013 and 2015 were examined. These evaluations were grouped under six categories namely...

Author(s): Zeynep Bumin Süzen

March 2017

Planetariums as a source of outdoor learning environment

The aim of this study is to study the effect of using planetariums as an outdoor learning environment regarding students’ opinions. Therefore, descriptive qualitative research was used. The participants were from a school in Istanbul. Ten students, 4 male and 6 female, participated in a planetarium visit to a museum. The data of the study were obtained in 2016. A survey instrument consisting of 6 open ended...

Author(s): Aksu Seyma and Umdu Topsakal, Ünsal

March 2017

University students’ subject disposition according to text types

The aim of this study is to reveal the subject trends of university students according to species. This is a qualitative study based on document review. The data of the study was obtained from 67 volunteering in-service Turkish teachers’ worksheets. The worksheets were classified according to text types. Text types were determined based on the opinions of three experts in the field. Text types were classified in...

Author(s): Zekerya BATUR