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: June 2010; 5(6)

June 2010

IT support for the learning of beginning Teachers in New South Wales, Australia

  New or beginning teachers are well received by the education profession, yet for a large portion of new teachers the assessment of how successful their transition into the first year of teaching tends to be overtly negative. Research reports indicate that the often traumatic and difficult nature of new teachers’ experiences is not a new phenomenon and is a problem shared by many new teachers nationwide...

Author(s): Ingrid Harrington

June 2010

Visualization skills and their incorporation in biology curriculum

  Many graduates of various levels and disciplines appear unable to practically apply their knowledge in problem solving situations. However, few education systems are adopting modern education practices such as visualization skills that intrinsically motivate and engage learners and are at the same time flexible enough to consider students’ aspirations and interests. Such systems make learning more...

Author(s): Osodo, J., A. Amory, M. Graham-Jolly and F. C. Indoshi

June 2010

Analysis of the refugee children’s education in the Kakuma refugee camp

  The objective of this analysis was to provide the readers with a sound link on the policy, accessibility, and quality of education in the Kakuma Camp and with some arguments about the leadership of the refugee children’s education in the camp. There is a great belief that a creative leader will design, articulate, and put into operation in the school, visions that will help the school to bring about a...

Author(s): Chuei Mareng

June 2010

Managing Nigerian secondary school reforms to enhance equity and globalization

  The world is in a state of flux occasioned by profound natural forces, social, economic, and political changes and rapid scientific and technological advancement. The nations of the world, of which Nigeria is a part, are also becoming more interconnected and interdependent. To avoid possible “future shock”’ nations must respond quickly, preferably and proactively to these rapid changes....

Author(s): V. F. Peretomode and P. O. Ikoya

June 2010

Language deficit in English and lack of creative education as impediments to Nigeria’s breakthrough into the knowledge era

  This essay discusses the linguistic and cultural factor that has acted as impediments to Nigeria’s breakthrough into the knowledge era. It identifies language deficit in English by most Nigerians, under- developed state of most Nigerian languages, absence of creative education and the presence of certain cultural taboos which stifles the flourishing of creative thinking as barriers to sustainable...

Author(s): Macaulay Mowarin and Emmanuel Ufuoma Tonukari

June 2010

Analytical observations of the applicability of the concept of student-as-customer in a university setting

  Total quality management (TQM) strives to improve organizational functioning by carefully studying the interface between an organization’s mission, values, vision, policies and procedures, and the consumer that the organization serves. Central to this approach to revitalizing economic institutions is the importance placed on client satisfaction. The maxim “the customer is always right,” or...

Author(s): George O. Tasie

June 2010

Decentralisation by devolution: Reflections on community involvement in planning process in Tanzania

  This paper provides reflections on Decentralization-by-Devolution in planning process at grassroots level by investigating the manner in which grassroots level is involved in preparing the three years strategic plan; and its implications towards solving socio-economic problems at grassroots level. The study employed a combined research design where case study design and mini –survey designs were used....

Author(s): A.S Norman and L Massoi

June 2010

Gender, education and child labour: A sociological perspective

  n all societies, boys and girls are assigned different societal roles and experience different perspectives of life as a result of their being male or female. Such differences have a gigantic impact on their lives. The importance of gender perspective is very important in understanding the convolution of child labour. Gender, as opposed to sex, refers to the social differences and relations between boys and...

Author(s): Bilal Ahmad Bhat

June 2010

Supporting young second language learners’ reading through guided reading and strategy instruction in a second grade classroom in Lebanon

  Learning to read in English still developing literacy in one’s mother tongue is a challenge facing many young English language learners (ELLs) around the world. Reading progress of six young language learners was followed in a second grade classroom in an urban English-immersion school in Lebanon. Two of the six children were identified as at-risk, not only because of their low reading levels but also,...

Author(s): Darine Chaaya and Irma-Kaarina Ghosn

June 2010

Implications of training student teachers of pre-schooling through micro-teaching activities for a classroom with mentally-disabled students

  The aim of this study is to explore whether there is a difference between the student teachers’ opinions about in-class teaching skills before and after applying micro-teaching. This study was carried out with the participation of second-year students of the Child Development Program of a Vocational School in the full term of 2005 - 2006 academic years. The opinions of the student teachers about...

Author(s): Sabahattin Deniz