Educational Research and Reviews

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

Table of Content: April 2010; 5(4)

April 2010

Science, technology and mathematics education resources in junior secondary schools for the attainment of the millennium development goals

  This study investigated the resources allocated to Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (STME) in junior secondary schools in Anambra State between 2003 and 2006. The study, which was based on three research questions and one null hypothesis, adopted the ex-post-facto research design. Twenty-six schools were selected using proportionate stratified sampling from 261 junior secondary schools in...

Author(s): Uche Onwuachu, N. Agu Ngozi and I. Olibie Eyiuche

April 2010

On using satellite-based networks for capacity building and education for all: A case study of Rajiv Gandhi project for EduSat-supported elementary education

  One of the serious problems associated with Indian school education has been high dropout rate. The reasons are many and varied but the major constraints are: non-availability of adequate number of competent and trained teachers in most of the schools and separate room for each class. To overcome such problems and increase equitable access to all, it was considered prudent to use capabilities of satellite...

Author(s): Sohanvir Chaudhary and Suresh Garg

April 2010

Life skills and reproductive health education changes behaviour in students and teachers: Evidence from Malawi

  Malawi is one of the countries with a youthful population. Youths are susceptible to various social - economic pressures that put their well being into jeopardy. One of the issues that affect youth is early drop out of school, drug abuse and contracting sexually transmitted diseases including HIV. To address these issues, the Malawi Government introduced life skills and Sexual and Reproductive Health...

Author(s): Boniface Francis Kalanda

April 2010

In-service and pre-service secondary science teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs about science teaching

  The purpose of this study was to compare the levels of pre-service and in-service secondary science teachers’ self efficacy beliefs relating to science teaching and to analyze the change of these beliefs according to their demographic characteristics such as gender, the graduate school type, teaching experience and major. The study was conducted with 50 pre-service secondary science teachers and 75...

Author(s): Ali Azar

April 2010

The managerial behavior of secondary school heads in Punjab (Pakistan)

  The purpose of the study was to explore the perception of secondary school heads and their managerial roles. The sample of the study consisted of 56 school heads including 34 males and 22 females. A five-point scale was designed by the researchers for data collection. One of the researchers personally collected and recorded the information from the respondents. The analysis of data revealed that the school...

Author(s): Khan Naeemullah, Inamullah Hafiz Muhammad, Sarwar Muhammad, Muhammad Naseer Uddin and Hussain Shafqat

April 2010

Quantitative evaluation of third year medical students’ perception and satisfaction from problem based learning in anatomy: A pilot study of the introduction of problem based learning into the traditional didactic medical curriculum in Nigeria

  Problem-based learning (PBL) is a method of teaching that uses hypothetical clinical cases, individual investigation and group process. In recent years, in medical education, problem-based learning (PBL) has increasingly been adopted as the preferred pedagogy in many countries around the world. Controversy, however, still exists as the potential benefits and overall outcome of PBL over traditional...

Author(s): L. C. Saalu, A. A. Abraham and W.O. Aina