Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1957

Table of Content: 10 September, 2013; 8(17)

September 2013

Mona Al-Smadi, "Arab Spring Should Arise at Schools: Not In The Streets". The Two Pillars of Educational Reform: Liberating Minds and Hearts. Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013, 90 pages, $62.70.

Author(s): Rev. Fr. Imad Twal

September 2013

The effect of geometry instruction with dynamic geometry software; GeoGebra on Van Hiele geometry understanding levels of students

  The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of dynamic geometry software GeoGebra on Van Hiele geometry understanding level of students at 11th grade geometry course. The study was conducted with pre and posttest control group quasi-experimental method. The sample of the study was 42 eleventh grade students studying in the spring term of 2011 to 2012 educational year. “Van Hiele Level of...

Author(s): Tamer Kutluca

September 2013

Knowledge levels of pre-service mathematics teachers on the concept of set

  This study aims to investigate knowledge levels of pre-service mathematics teachers about set. The study was carried out on a total of 196 students studying at the Department of Mathematics Teaching at Kazım Karabekir Faculty of Education in Atatürk University. Concept testing consisting of 7 open-ended questions aiming to analyze the knowledge of students about the concept of set was used for data...

Author(s): Nur Sırmacı and Fatih Taş

September 2013

Evaluation of the new Turkish education system by Social Studies Teachers

It is proposed that the education system should be evaluated by relying on views of branch teachers about changes in the Turkish Education System by discussing these effects from a scientific background. In this research, a qualitative approach was adopted so that the issue can be examined thoroughly. In this research, the phenomenological pattern was employed. This study is negotiated with 6 Social Studies teachers who...

Author(s): Selçuk BeÅŸir DEMÄ°R

September 2013

Material development and meeting learner’s need

  In this study, the aim was to show that learners’ needs can be met using simple and cheap materials that can be found everywhere in 9th to 11th grade Chemistry courses. To this end, materials were developed using simple everyday life materials for 9th to 11th grade Chemistry courses. In the research, the project method was employed. The study was carried out in the 2011 to 2012 Academic Year by 9...

Author(s): Abdullah AYDIN

September 2013

The relationship between self-regulated learning strategies and academic achievement in a Turkish EFL setting

  Self-regulation has gained worldwide popularity in the field of language teaching research with the help of recent interest in the active role of learners in the classroom. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between self-regulated learning strategies of the students in an ELT program and their Grade Point Average (GPA) scores. 240 participants from a major public university in Turkey...

Author(s): Banu Ä°NAN

September 2013

An exploration of developing active exploring and problem solving skill Lego Robot Course by the application of anchored instruction theory

  In recent years, researches had shown that the development of problem solving skill became important for education, and the educational robots are capable for promoting students not only understand the physical and mathematical concepts, but also have active and constructive learning. Meanwhile, the importance of situation in education is rising, since studies had declared that knowledge’s acquirement...

Author(s): Chen-Yuan Chen

September 2013

Turkish physics teachers’ views about the 2007 physics teaching program and its implementation

  The renewal of the secondary school physics teaching program was initiated in 2008, however, there is limited research investigating physics teachers’ enactment of the teaching program in their classes. The purpose of this study was to identify and describe teachers’ views about the official teaching program and its implementation. The participants consisted of 39 teachers working in 27 different...

Author(s): Fatih ÇaÄŸlayan Mercan

September 2013

The most important concept of transport and circulatory systems: Turkish biology student teachers’ cognitive structure

  The purpose of this study is to determine biology student teachers’ cognitive structure with regard to "Blood". Qualitative research method has been used. The free word association test and the draw-write technique have been used in collection of data. The data obtained have been evaluated and divided into categories based on content analysis. According to the analysis results, in biology...

Author(s): Hakan KURT, Gülay EKÄ°CÄ°, Özlem AKSU, Murat AKTAÅž

September 2013

Attachment styles, abuse experiences and depression

  This study aims to examine the relationship between abuse experiences, depression and attachment styles. The data for this study was collected from 251 students (123 females and 128 males) who attend Mersin University. As a part of the data collection, students completed the Experiences in Affiliation Inventory, Childhood Trauma Scale and Brief Symptom Inventory. Pearson product-moment correlation and...

Author(s): Bülent GÜNDÜZ, Burhan ÇAPRÄ°, Sinem Evin AKBAY and Aygül TUNÇ

September 2013

Effectiveness of indirect and direct metalinguistic error correction techniques on the essays of senior secondary school students in South Western Nigeria

  The study assessed error-correction techniques used in correcting students’ essays in English language and also determined the effects of these strategies and other related variables on students’ performance in essay writing with a view to improving students’ writing skill in English language in South Western Nigeria. A quasi-experimental design was adopted for the study. The sample...

Author(s): Toju Eyengho and Oyebisi Fawole

September 2013

Teaching practice of life study lesson of classroom teacher candidates analysis of the results of peer assessment

  The purpose of this study is to examine peer assessments that the classroom candidates applied at teaching practice on life study lesson. The cross sectional survey method which is one of the survey methods has been used in the research. In this study the sampling criteria, one of the purposive sampling methods, is used. Thus, in the fall semester of 2012-2013 academic year 50 classroom teacher candidates,...

Author(s): Mustafa BEKTAS

September 2013

A case study on primary, secondary and university students’ environmentally responsible behaviors in Turkey

  The purpose of the study is to prove the environmentally responsible behaviors of primary, secondary and university students in Turkey. The students’, who attended the study as participants, environmentally political behaviors, consumer/economical behaviors, direct behaviors toward protecting the environment and individual and public persuasion behaviors about environmentally issues are examined...

Author(s): Kahyaoglu, Mustafa

September 2013

The effect of students’ learning styles to their academic success

  This study was aimed to evaluate the learning styles of education faculty students and to determine the effect of their success and relationship between their learning styles and academic success. The population of this study is comprised of the students of Ondokuz Mayis University Education Faculty and the sample includes 140, 68 art, 72 pre-school teacher department students. Depending on the results...

Author(s): Murat  GOKALP