Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
Start Year: 2006
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DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3198[Article Number: 70E6C8D64205]
This paper reviewed the relationship between the type of education and school leavers’ unemployment with the view to highlighting its implications for educational planning in Nigeria. The concept of education, reasons for steady increase in the number of unemployed school leavers and what to do in order to curb educated unemployment were discussed. The reviewed works show that the rapid extension of formal... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3230[Article Number: 0E3DC0C64207]
This research aims to find out the influence of observational learning on job readiness based on some indicators and variables. This is a quantitative research in which Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was used. The research method is survey. The participants of this research are the Grade XII students of Accountancy Department of State Vocational High School, Tangerang regency, Banten in the 2016-2017 academic year.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3221[Article Number: 516435F64210]
This descriptive cross-sectional survey examined faculty publication productivity at Jigjiga University, Ethiopia. It, specifically, aimed at exploring the factors and barriers that may influence publication productivity among academic staffs while also comparing variations across academic disciplines. The survey employed self-administered questionnaire distributed to 120 faculties randomly selected from nine academic... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2016.3106[Article Number: F22B2EE63940]
Chinese international students often find it challenging to adjust to attending college in the United States (US). There is limited research addressing Chinese international college students’ adjustment in the US. Drawing on what literature exists combined with research addressing Chinese immigrants’ transition and international students’ transition, this article examines strategies to help Chinese... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3216[Article Number: 360838863942]
This study aims to evaluate the relationships between sport mental toughness (SMT) and psychological wellbeing (PWB) of undergraduate student athletes. Mental toughness represents the ability of a person to cope with the demands of training and competition, increased determination, focus, confidence, and maintain control under pressure. Mental toughness has been explained as the ability of an athlete to cope with the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3169[Article Number: 89D5AAE63944]
This study aims to investigate Ethiopian higher education Amharic language writing skills instructors’ practices of Assessment Methods in writing skill context. It was also intended to look for their viewpoints about the practicality of implementing Assessment Methods in Amharic writing courses. In order to achieve the goals of this study, document analysis such as course outlines and assessment papers, 10... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3194[Article Number: 9B5158363946]
Complimentary Basic Education in Tanzania (COBET) is a community-based programme initiated in 1999 to provide formal education system opportunity to over aged children or children above school age. The COBET program was analyzed using secondary data collected from 21 regions from 2008 to 2012. Cluster analysis was applied to classify the 21 regions in terms of enrolments by cohort, dropouts, gender, and regional per... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3140[Article Number: 32DE59163948]
This study aims to study households’ expectations for their children’s academic performance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Education has a significant role in increasing the productivity and income level of an individual in a society. Household education, income, distance from school, gender discrimination within household and cost of education can affect parents’ expectations of their children. The... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3222[Article Number: D83EB3663994]
This study investigates the effect of preschool teachers’ collective self-efficacy. A study group consists of 172 preschool teachers who are working in public preschools affiliated with the Ministry of National Education in different cities of Turkey. In this study, teacher self- efficiency scale is employed to assess professional efficiency perception of teachers. Schwarzer et al have developed the scale,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3176[Article Number: F81CC0163999]
The purpose of this study is to develop a valid and reliable scale to identify the strategies students who study instrumental music use during the practice and learning of instrumental music based on their own responses. The study group comprised of 358 students studying music education in five universities in the academic year of 2015 to 2016. The scale developed within the scope of this study includes five dimensions:... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3220[Article Number: A0BE00464006]
In Vietnam, primary school students explicitly learn the concept of fraction in Grade 4 and 5. Because this concept is introduced to them intuitionally, it is difficult for them to understand and apply it. Base on this point, we believe that the students will commit many errors when solving exercises related to this concept. The survey of 478 students showed that some remarkable errors were made by most students; when... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2016.2928[Article Number: 968C7BE64010]
Problem-based learning is an innovative educational approach that is gaining prominence in higher education using “real world” problems or situations as a context for learning. The present study explored the use of problem-based learning with teacher trainees of the University of Belize. Using a concurrent mixed method design with 74 teachers in training from the Belmopan and the EU Sugar Belt Project in the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3132[Article Number: 8A03B1B63534]
Professionalism is important in all service-providing professions. Professional bodies have extensive rules and regulations creating the foundations of the definition of professionalism, its meaning and these rules have to be followed. In view of this, healthcare students are given intensive training. A prospective study conducted in a District General Hospital, to establish if professionalism was clearly defined. A... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3144[Article Number: FC4A76663536]
In this study computer self-efficacy of Turkish undergraduate sport management students was investigated. There were a total of 295 sport management students from three universities. Data were collected by survey which was developed by Compeau and Higgins, 1995, translated to Turkish and adapted for students by Aktag, 2013. The results showed that there was a significant positive correlation among students’... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2016.2977[Article Number: 0A33FF463538]
This study aims to implement empirically students’ abstraction with socio-cultural background of Indonesia. Abstraction is an activity that involves a vertical reorganization of previously constructed mathematics into a new mathematical structure. The principal components of the model are three dynamic nested epistemic actions: recognizing, building-with, and constructing. This study identified the abstraction... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2016.2871[Article Number: 910608763542]
This article examines some selected Educational Policies of First and Second Cycle Institutions in Ghana and Burkina Faso, in comparison with that of the UK and US. The purpose of the study is to itemise the commonalities and differences in Educational Policies of both developed (UK and US) and developing countries (Ghana and Burkina Faso) in order to learn from the developed countries where necessary, and to improve... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2016.3118[Article Number: 21C8AEA63544]
In this research, Movement Notation (Laban) and Traditional Method in Folk dance Teaching were compared in terms of learning success. Movement notation group (n = 14) and Traditional group (n = 14) consisting of students from the S.U. State Conservatory Turkish Folk Dance Department were formed. During the 14 week long study, the symbols of the Movement Notation (Laban) have been taught by exemplifying motifs in Turkish... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3153[Article Number: D86BA6663546]
This research examines preservice music teachers` perception of their music teachers during their schooling. The data for the research were obtained by asking 135 preservice music teachers to fill in the blanks in the sentence ‘my music teacher was like a…, because...’ A content analysis of the data resulted in 80 different metaphors. These metaphors were grouped into eight different categories. The... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2017.3218[Article Number: 7D46B8F63675]
The main purpose of this study is to develop a scale intended for identifying the school administrators’ nonverbal communication skills, and establish the relationship between the nonverbal communication skills of school administrators and job performance of teachers. The study was conducted in three stages. The first stage involved the creation of a pool of items based on a literature review, and the performance... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/ERR2016.3095[Article Number: BA7D46563683]
This study investigated the effect of learning cycle constructivist-based approach on secondary schools students’ academic achievement and their attitude towards chemistry. The design used was a pre-test, post-test non randomized control group quasi experimental research design. The design consisted of two instructional groups (learning cycle group and lecture group), two attitudes (positive and negative) and... Read more.
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