American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews

  • Private Estate Housing Productivity in Greater Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    Private Estate Housing Productivity in Greater Port Harcourt, Nigeria Dr, (Mrs) Augusta Ayotamuno1 And Obinna Victor Chika2 1Institute of Geosciences and Space Technology (IGST) at the Rivers State University (RSU) Nkpolu, Port Harcourt, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; 2Department of Urban and Regional Planning(URP) at the Faculty of the Environmental Sciences at Rivers State University(RSU) Nkpolu, Port Harcourt, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The housing deficit in Nigeria is reportedly of the order of 17 million units.  The private sector…

  • Researching and developing interdisciplinary course that integrates science and art (CISA)

    Researching and developing interdisciplinary course that integrates science and art (CISA) X. T. Yang1; M. M. Zhang2; Y. Yue1; Y. H. Zhao1; Han Hui3; Q. Wang1** 1.College of Elementary Education, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China; 2.College of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China; 3.Experimental School of Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone, Affiliated High School of Renmin University of China, Beijing, China In this study, the purpose is to develop students’ comprehensive ability and positive attitude and understanding of interdisciplinary…

  • Holistic Global Citizenship Education and Global Entrepreneurship for the Challenge of the 21st Century

    Holistic Global Citizenship Education & Global Entrepreneurship for the Challenge of the 21st  Century Young-Gil Kim, Ph. D Chairman of UN Academic Impact Korea Founding &Emeritus President of Handong Global University, Pohang, Korea The 21st Century brought global issues the world has never faced before. Climate challenge and destruction of the environment raise the issues of ecological preservation. Poverty and youth unemployment precipitates the issues of social inclusion. Extreme violence and moral hazard bring up the issue of social inclusion. These…

  • Computer self-efficacy and attitudes toward internet usage among library and information science postgraduate students in two library schools in Nigeria

    Computer self-efficacy and attitudes toward internet usage among library and information science postgraduate students in two library schools in Nigeria Olalekan Abraham Adekunjo1 and Stanley Omondiale Unuabor. (CLN)2 1Faculty of the Social Sciences Library, University Of Ibadan; 2Lbrary Department, National Institute Of Construction Technology Library, Uromi, Edo State, Nigeria In integrating computers in higher education, researchers have proposed that positive attitudes toward computers and high computer self-efficacy levels could be important factors in helping students learn computer skills and use…

  • Pyramid Power in Colors

    Pyramid Power in Colors Seock-Ho Kim, Mi-Ran Kim, Naanhee K. Kim, and Yoonhee K. Kim The University of Georgia The infamous ‘pyramid’ question on the Math section of the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) was reconsidered. Illustrations in colors are presented with a new possible scoring key. Some practical consequential issues are discussed. Keywords: item analysis, scoring errors, test validity.

  • Intercultural Marriage, a Social Indicator of Adaptation in Sino-African Civil Union: Case of Guangzhou People’s Republic of China

    Intercultural Marriage, a Social Indicator of Adaptation in Sino-African Civil Union: Case of Guangzhou People’s Republic of China TANO Kouassi Joseph and SUN Qiu Yun Department of sociology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China Marriage is the union of two peoples and consequently of two families and two cultures. In traditional Chinese society, everybody gets married for the sake of family continuity. This is because bringing forth a child is seen as a contribution to perpetuate family name. It…

  • A Study of Classroom Assessment Practices: Challenges and Issues in the Context of Public Secondary Schools of Karachi Pakistan

    A Study of Classroom Assessment Practices: Challenges and Issues in the Context of Public Secondary Schools of Karachi Pakistan Dr Shagufta Shazadi and Afshan Rafat This study presents the conceptualized analysis understanding about the current assessment practices and the authentic assessment practices in education and integration of real-world task in classroom assessment. The main focal point of this research is to identify the challenges and issues of classroom assessment practices in the context of public secondary schools of Karachi Pakistan….

  • Is Teacher Education level and Experience impetus for student achievement? Evidence from public secondary schools in Kenya

    Is Teacher Education level and Experience impetus for student achievement? Evidence from public secondary schools in Kenya Duke D Obonyo1, Prof Chen Bin1, Gichuru F Maina2 1Huanzhong Normal University 2Tianjin Normal University This study established whether advanced degrees and years of teaching experience are associated with student science achievement gains in Public Secondary schools in Kenya. In particular, the study differentiated education level into advanced degrees in Science and advanced degrees in any major, and experience into general years of…

  • Teachers’ Perception of Guidance Counsellors’ Task Performance in Secondary Schools in Anambra State

    Teachers’ Perception of Guidance Counsellors’ Task Performance in Secondary Schools in Anambra State EGENTI UJU. P. (Ph.D) Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus, Anambra State, Nigeria (Formerly Anambra State University, ULI) This study investigated teachers’ perception of guidance counselors’ task performance in secondary schools in Anambra State. Four research questions guided the study. Three hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population…

  • The Teachers’ Perceptions on the Use of ICT as a Tool for Early Childhood Development Teaching and Learning: A Case for Women’s University in Africa in-Service Student Teachers

    The Teachers’ Perceptions on the Use of ICT as a Tool for Early Childhood Development Teaching and Learning: A Case for Women’s University in Africa in-Service Student Teachers Dr. P. Kashora, Dr. E. Chikwiri and C.Kuranga Women’s University in Africa, Manresa Park, Greendale, Harare, PO Box GD32, ZIMBABWE The purpose of this study was to find out the teachers` perceptions on the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) as a tool for teaching and learning at Early Childhood Development (ECD)…