Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1998

Table of Content: 23 February, 2017; 12(4)

February 2017

Investigation of the relationship between communication skills, social competence and emotion regulation skills of preschool children in Turkey

The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between communication skills, social competence and emotion regulation skills of preschool children. Children attending public primary schools who were 53 to 80 months old from the middle socio-economic class were chosen randomly from Istanbul City center districts for this study. They were 426 children. The average age of the children was 68.91 months. One of the...

Author(s): A. B. DaÄŸal

February 2017

A glimpse of challenges and benefits associated with collaborative postgraduate programmes in Sub-Saharan African Universities

The paper presents empirical findings on the potential benefits and challenges associated with collaborative postgraduate programs between African universities. It reflects the empirical benefits and challenges towards a collaborative master in the fields of Earth Observation, Geographical Information Science (GIS) and Remote Sensing. The research applied a combination of approaches that include desktop study,...

Author(s): Mundia Lisho C. 

February 2017

The problem-based learning process: Reflections of pre-service elementary school teachers

This study aims to identify the benefits acquired by third-year pre-service elementary school teachers participating in a problem-based learning process in social studies education, the issues they encountered in that process and those they are likely to encounter, and their feelings about the process. Semi-structured interviews were used as one of the qualitative research methods. During the 2014 to 2015 academic year,...

Author(s): Zeliha Nurdan Baysal

February 2017

Quality of literature review and discussion of findings in selected papers on integration of ICT in teaching, role of mentors, and teaching science through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)

The purposes of this study were to examine the extent to which literature was used to discuss findings in selected papers from Zimbabwe Journal, and to compare the quality of reviews in this journal with other international journals. The study was largely qualitative in nature and used convenient sampling. In the study, the Zimbabwe Journal was chosen because of easy access. Three papers were conveniently selected based...

Author(s): Young Mudavanhu

February 2017

Evaluation of the changes in the regulation of secondary education institutions according to teachers’ viewpoints (Turkey)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate teachers’ viewpoints about the changes made in the regulation of passing lesson at schools, which became active in 2013 to 2014 academic year. The pass grade applied depends on this regulation, common exams, shortening of the absenteeism durations, and assigning students with performance tasks according to some variables. The development and application of the measurement...

Author(s): Mucahıt Coskun and Erol Sozen

February 2017

Improving primary students’ mathematical literacy through problem based learning and direct instruction

This research was done on primary school students who are able to understand mathematical concepts, but unable to apply them in solving real life problems. Therefore, this study aims to improve primary school students' mathematical literacy through problem-based learning and direct instruction. In addition, the research was conducted to determine whether there are differences in the increase in literacy mathematical...

Author(s): Fery Muhamad Firdaus, Wahyudin and Tatang Herman

February 2017

Social problem solving levels of pre-service social studies teachers

The purpose of this study is to examine pre-service Social Studies teachers’ social problem solving levels based on different variables. A total of 247 preservice Social Studies teachers (103 females (41.7%) and 144 males (58.3%)) from Erzincan University, Faculty of Education, Department of Social Studies Teaching participated in the study. The descriptive model was used in the study. The Social Problem Solving...

Author(s): Mustafa Ä°çen and Özlem BektaÅŸ ÖztaÅŸkın

February 2017

Perceptions of teacher candidates about social network usage levels in Turkey

This study was conducted to determine the perceptions of the teacher candidates in educational faculties in Turkey about social network usage levels in today’s globalizing world. The study was performed with 4 separate study groups. The first study group consisted of 657 teacher candidates, the second study group consisted of 364 teacher candidates, the third study group consisted of 121 teacher candidates, and...

Author(s): Erol KoçoÄŸlu