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AN EVALUATION ON THE STAGE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN MUSIC TEACHERS

Research article of American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews AN EVALUATION ON THE STAGE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN MUSIC TEACHERS Ali AYHAN1, Tuba GÜRBÜZ2 1Assistant Professor Dr., Inonu University , Faculty of Education, Department of Music Education 2Inonu University, Institute of Education Sciences, Department of Music Education Graduate student In this study, based on women music teachers thoughts about stage performance field, to detect the problem types they have about stage performances, what kind of activities they do with their instruments or why they don't do those activities a survey was applied which is one of the qualitative research method. For this purpose, the survey was applied to 54 woman music teachers who serve in our country. In result of survey, frequency and percentage analysis’s of obtained data is made with SPSS v.17 program. Data obtained from the survey results were analyzed by SPSS v.17 in terms of frequency and percentage. Data were scrutinized and views related to the subject were presented. In theoretical part of the study, theoretical base of the research was enriched with literature review. As a result of the study it was detected that woman music teachers have concern about stage performance and social and cultural structure where they live affects their stage experiences. It is concluded that Because of some feminine responsibilities, they need more time to improve themselves professionally. It is determined that men are more dominant then women in stage experience. In this study, we see that lessons for instrument training are not sufficient enough to prepare the students Professional or private stage experiences. Keywords: Woman, music teacher, instrument, performance, stage, experience, education ...

Intertextuality and pastiche Technoques of Mark Twain Select Novels

Research article of American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews Intertextuality and pastiche Technoques of Mark Twain Select Novels G.SANKAR1, DR.R.SOUNDARARAJAN2, S.P SURESH KUMAR3 1Assistant Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-India 2Associate Professor, Department of English, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, 3Head & Associate Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-India William Dean Howells remembered Twain as "entirely satisfied with the result of the Civil War and . . . eager to have its facts and meanings brought out at once in history.[19] By 1881, Twain had observed the consequences of the Civil War and felt that the freedmen needed help in their new roles in society. Hence twain uses in his two novels Intersexuality and Pastiche techniques. Which means an important element of postmodernism is its acknowledgment of previous literary works. The intersexuality of certain works of postmodern fiction, the dependence on literature that has been created earlier, attempts to comment on the situation in which both literature and society found themselves in the second half of the 20th century: living, working, and creating on the backs of those that had come before. Keywords:  Intersexuality, pastiche techniques, postmodernism, literature and society ...

Commercialization of smallholder farmers in climate change and logistic challenges

Research article of Global journal of Economics and Business Administration Commercialization of Smallholder Farmers in light of climate change and logistic challenges: Evidence from central Ethiopia Gutu Tesso Assist. Professor at the Institute of Cooperatives and Development Studies, Ambo University Commercialization smallholder farmer has been taken as one of the frontline strategies to extricate the community out of poverty and distinguish the nation among the middle income economies for the past several decades. Investments have been geared toward the same with only little progresses in the endeavor. Market participation and degrees of commercialization still remains unsolved puzzle. This paper investigates smallholders’ market participation, degree of commercialization and factors determining commercialization level using a survey of 453 HH in central part of Ethiopia. Household Commercialization Index (HCI) approach was used to measure degree of commercialization, while a double hurdle regression model was employed to identify the key determinants for market participation and degree of commercialization. The result indicates that significant proportions of HHs were still out of a product market and the degree of commercialization still remains very low. The policy recommendation is that government should focus on the boasting of production and productivity through fertility enhancements, improve access to market information through improved agricultural logistics, increased livelihood diversification, and build resilience to climate change induced shocks and stresses. Keywords: Degree of commercialization, market participation, double hurdle, Ethiopia ...

Violence among Nigerian Adolescents: A Threat to National Security

Research article of American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews Violence among Nigerian Adolescents: A Threat to National Security FAREO Dorcas Oluremi Department of Educational Foundations and Counselling, School of Education, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria. Violence among adolescents or youths is a universal problem, and it is so serious that it can have negative effects on victims and their families, friends and communities.. It is a phenomenon which in practice has led to a near breakdown of law and order, low productivity due to disruption of production activities, increasing crime rate, intra-ethnic hostilities, and harassment of prospective developers and other criminal tendencies. These alarming incidences of youth violence provoke this paper to identify types of youth violence, causes, effects, counselling strategies and recommendations. In conclusion, effective counselling to youths could go a long way in curbing violence. The role of counselling in the management of behaviour cannot be neglected; this is because a counsellor is the only professionally trained person who possesses the personal and professional skills required in managing such behavioural problem. Keywords: adolescents; youths; violence; types; causes; effects; counselling strategies ...

Social realities with survival strategies of the protagonists

Research article of American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews The Social Realities with Survival Strategies of the Protagonists in Nayantara Shgal’s Storm in Chandigarh G.SANKAR1, DR.R.SOUNDARARAJAN2 and S.P SURESH KUMAR3 1Assistant Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-India 2Associate Professor, Department of English, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli 3Head & Associate Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-India In Storm in Chandigarh, the scene of action shifts from Delhi to Chandigarh, but the same storm of This Time of Morning continues to rage in Storm in Chandigarh. The further linguistic bifurcation of Punjab into Haryana and Punjab nearly twenty years after the first partition based on religion is the situation; political tension between the two newly carved states regarding the boundaries, water and electric power is the theme and as the capital of the two states, Chandigarh is the stage for the action. The relationship between politics and literature has been an interesting field of study. Irving Howe, whose Politics and the Novel is considered the locus classics on the subject, caste, “more than enough skepticism on the impulse to assign literary levels” and calls his book Politics and the Novel, but not Political Novel Keywords: Social Realities, Survival Strategies, Protagonists, dominant politics ...

Teacher’s views on students’ cognitive modelling competencies

Research article of American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews Teacher’s Views Regarding the Development of Students’ Cognitive Modelling Competencies and Modelling Implementation Process Ayşe TEKİN DEDE and Süha YILMAZ 1 Dr, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, TURKEY 2Assoc. Prof. Dr., Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, TURKEY The purpose of the study is to reveal a mathematics teacher’s views regarding the development of 6th grade students’ cognitive modelling competencies and modelling implementation process. She conducted a long-term modelling sequences aiming at the competency development and was interviewed after the implementation process. Her answers were analyzed by using content analysis and the views were gathered under some themes and codes. It was seen that the views were shaped under seven themes as providing the development of each modelling competency, development of cognitive modelling competencies, factors contributing the development of cognitive modelling competencies, factors preventing the development of cognitive modelling competencies, implementation process, future implementations and factors required to be fixed in the implementation process. Some strategies supporting the development of the cognitive modelling competencies were appeared from her statements. She also indicated her general thoughts about the strengths and weaknesses of the implementation process. It is suggested for further studies to utilize the factors and strategies revealed in the study for planning modelling implementations. Keywords: Cognitive modelling competency, mathematics teacher, modelling sequence, teacher view ...