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: August 2010; 5(8)

August 2010

Role of non-governmental organizations for the development of basic education in Punjab, Pakistan

  The purpose of the study was to investigate the general working structure of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and to examine the services and facilities provided by NGOs for   basic education in Punjab, Pakistan. The population comprised 112 NGOs working for the promotion of basic education in Punjab, 3980 teachers working in basic education schools run by NGOs, and all parents of the children...

Author(s): Javed Iqbal

August 2010

A comparison of an oral assessment with a traditional paper exam within a final year nutrition module

  A final year nutrition assessment (37 students) using oral viva was compared to the previous year’s written paper. 14 students were asked to provide feedback on their experience of the oral viva. There appears to be no statistically significant difference between the mean marks of each assessment. Students expressed a range of views on the experience of the oral viva, but focussed on two main themes...

Author(s): Trevor Simper

August 2010

The effect of a teacher professional development in facilitating students’ creativity

  The Iranian educational system would benefit from major refinement in order to better develop the creativity of children. The extension of teachers’ understanding of creativity is one of the main factors in facilitating change. A theory and practice based professional development program was designed, therefore, to assist teachers to acquire knowledge, attitudes and skills associated with improved...

Author(s): Afzal S. Hosseini and Anthony P. Watt

August 2010

A comparative research on the effectivity of cooperative learning method and jigsaw technique on teaching literary genres

  One of the basic purposes of language and literary education is to maintain a target population and the use of proper attitude, method and technique in proper learning environments. Therefore, proper attitudes and methods are to be resorted for students to become active elements of the environment throughout the learning-teaching process. One of the methods to attain this aim is the cooperative learning and...

Author(s): Ali Göçer

August 2010

Correlations between the mathematics teaching anxieties of pre-service primary education mathematics teachers and their beliefs about mathematics

  This study investigates the correlation between the mathematical beliefs and mathematics teaching anxieties of prospective primary education mathematics teachers. The investigation, which could be classified as a correlation study, has been conducted on 299 prospective teachers studying at the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades of one of the state universities in Turkey. As data gathering tools, “mathematics...

Author(s): Erhan Ertekin

August 2010

Influence of the online learning environments and tools on the student achievement and opinions

  The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of the instructional usage of the online tools on the student success and opinions in Science Education. This study, in which it tried to determine the influence of the instructional usages of the tools on the student achievement and opinions, is designed as an experimental study with the trial model. The working field of the study is composed...

Author(s): Bünyamin Atici and Oznur Cevik Polat