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: January 2010; 5(1)

January 2010

Teachers’ perceptions of staff development programmes as it relates to teachers’ effectiveness: A study of rural primary schools in Kenya

  Results-based management has gained currency in Kenya.  After pre-service training, teachers take various staff development programmes to enhance their role effectiveness. Many studies which have associated staff development with employee productivity have not delved into the actual mechanisms in which staff development impact on teachers’ effectiveness. This study was a survey of 100 primary...

Author(s): Frederick B. J. A. Ngala and Stephen O. Odebero

January 2010

Something to learn: A conflictive relationship among students and lecturers

  The present article is a narration of the author’s own experiences and comments in teaching philosophy in tourism careers. In spite of the inevitable growth of tourism, ethic issues are not appropriately developed in line of the professions. In Argentina, students, like practitioners, are concerned about ethics in tourism even though they have no further idea about what it means. It is often assumed...

Author(s): Maximiliano Korstanje

January 2010

Verb-form errors in EAP writing

  This study was conducted to identify and describe the written verb-form errors found in the EAP writing of 39 second year learners pursuing a three-year Diploma Programme from a public university in Malaysia. Data for this study, which were collected from a written 350-word discursive essay, were analyzed to determine the types and frequency of verb form errors. The subjects’ verb-form errors were...

Author(s): Roselind Wee, Jacqueline Sim and Kamaruzaman Jusoff

January 2010

Gender and poverty reduction: A Kenyan context

  Poverty is a dehumanising condition for every one. It erodes human rights of the affected whether women or men. Poverty subjects an individual to a state of powerlessness, hopelessness, and lack of self-esteem, confidence, and integrity, leading to a situation of multidimensional vulnerability. Poverty has a gender dimension since women and men experience and react differently to its impact. It cuts across...

Author(s): Elishiba Njambi Kimani and Donald Kisilu Kombo

January 2010

The relationship between conflict communication, self-esteem and life satisfaction in university students

  The current study used a survey model to analyze 306 university students to investigate relationship between life satisfaction, self-esteem and conflict communication. Data were collected from the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, the Satisfaction with Life Scale and Conflict Communication Scale. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients were determined. The results of the study show that...

Author(s): Coskun Arslan, Erdal Hamarta and Mustafa Uslu