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Gromik, Nicolas A. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
iPod and iTunes are gaining popularity amongst educators as a tool and platform to access and deliver complementary educational learning materials. The research question focuses on whether students access and use iTunes resources to enhance their content knowledge without teacher's assistance. The participants of the research consist of forty-nine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Engineering Education
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Salami, Ishola Akindele – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
There is no gainsaying the fact that Early Childhood Education generally, and preschool education in particular, is faced with myriad of problems in Nigeria. Scholars, government agencies and nongovernmental organisations have been struggling to find lasting solutions to these problems but the successes recorded have been quite insignificant. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschools, Pilot Projects, Educational Environment
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Babalola, Ibrahim T. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This study is on correlation between entry qualification and performance in A'level chemistry at the school of Basic and remedial studies, Yobe State University, Damaturu. The grade in chemistry at the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or National Examination Council (NECO) is the predictor while the criterion is the grade earned in the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Asenova, ?sya; Yotovska, Kamelia – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The current study investigated student's perception and experience on the distance practice-oriented university courses and virtual laboratory in particular. The virtual laboratories (virtual labs) concept is one of the challenges in higher education especially in the engineering education. Being more interactive they allow the students to acquire…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Preservice Teachers, Biology, Science Teachers
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Quadri, R. F. – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The information explosion coupled with the electronic or virtual era has brought great changes to libraries and its working environment. This paper therefore looks at the concept of library within an academic environment. The knowledge society was also described vis-a-vis the changing roles of libraries and librarians. The paper concludes by…
Descriptors: Library Role, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Staff Role
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McLoone, Pauline; Oluwadun, Afolabi – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The concept of approaches to learning (deep, surface and strategic) has been influential in higher education research, policy and practice, particularly, in the world's leading universities. In this review, published international research investigating the relationship between approaches to learning and educational outcomes in higher education is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Tiruneh, Wudie Atnaf; Petros, Philipos – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
In Ethiopia, female students' participation at all levels of education is increasing at an alarming rate. On the other hand, the numbers of female students who graduate from higher learning institutions are still less as compared with their male counter parts due to different factors. This study was conducted with the objective of assessing major…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Influences
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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Elen, Jan – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This paper provides grounds for creating an integrated instructional design model that can be used to guide the design of quality classroom instruction in higher education also in countries with limited resources. To achieve its purpose the paper investigates various projects on integration of ICT in education in developing countries and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Instructional Design, Models
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Aurah, Catherine M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This research demonstrates that the experience of international students on U.S. university campuses is replete with cultural, social, relational, work-related and linguistic challenges. This study explored the experiences of two international graduate students from Africa (male = 1, female = 1) as they adjusted to campus life at a Mid-Western…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Foreign Countries
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Alemu, Yirgalem; Teshome, Aschalew; Kebede, Million; Regassa, Tessema – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The aim of this study was to explore the experiences and sources of stress among practicing student-teachers in the Eastern region of Ethiopia. A total of 112 participants were selected from the total population of 197 using stratified random sampling technique. Data were collected using the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS), sources of stress measure…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Teaching Conditions, Graduate Study
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Mahende, Gissa A.; Mabula, Nkuba – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
Teaching practice is the central activity in testing teaching skills gathered in classroom learning and in preparing professional teachers in any country. The current study investigated student teachers perception and experience on the teaching practice supervisor's treatment, student supervisor pre or post classroom discussion and teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Student Teaching, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Patience, Nwamuo A.; Chinyere, Ihekwaba N. – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
Test anxiety which implies excessive worry about doing well on a test by students no matter the level can become a major hindrance on test performance and can cause extreme nervousness and memory lapses among other symptoms. This study x-rayed and investigated the level of test anxiety among students in tertiary institutions using Alvan Ikoku…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, College Students, Gender Differences
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Badu-Nyarko, Samuel Kofi – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
The quest for lifelong learning and determination to acquire academic qualifications worldwide has opened up universities and polytechnics to cater for the growing number of applicants every year. In this wise, emphasis is placed on widening access to prospective learners of all categories. But should we do this at the expense of quality if we are…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation
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Vlachopoulos, D. – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
Since the beginning of the use of the e-learning concept in the 1990s, in the context of the information and knowledge society, there has been an explosion of different interpretations and approaches in Higher Education. This range of different interpretations and approaches can lead to a confusing and even contradictory situation given the many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Chikoko, Vitalis; Chiome, Chrispen – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
Quality in distance higher education is one of the main concerns among institutions today. This study sought to explore students' experiences with quality tutorials in ZOU an open and distance education institution. The study employed the descriptive survey design and generated both quantitative and qualitative data using a questionnaire with both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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