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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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Ndille, Roland – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
The British colonial policy of education in the Southern Cameroons was guided by the philosophy of adapting education to the mentality, aptitude and occupations of the local population. This policy was gradually abandoned in the 1950s when it was realized that it was serving the colonial exploitative agenda of keeping natives to a permanently…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational History, Postcolonialism
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Bosu, Rosemary Seiwah – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This paper describes the relationship among Information and Communication Technology (ICT), curriculum content and pedagogy as an important issue for faculty and administrators in tertiary institutions with an aim to consider it in the light of the increasing use of ICT use in the world today. This is underpinned by the notion for technology…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Curriculum, Technology Integration, Technological Literacy
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Obiefuna, C. A.; Oruwari, Joy Ngozi – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This quasi experimental research was conducted to assess the effects of students' learning styles on their performance in English language in Senior Secondary Schools in Imo State. Two research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. A purposive sampling technique was used to sample 300 students in the area of study. The study utilized both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Shamsideen, Saula Ayinla – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Society is rapidly transforming into one which is based on information requiring its citizens to be familiar with information based resources and manipulations. This paper focuses on the continuing education and relevance of educational technology for adult learners; explains the using of computer based educational technologies such as Computer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Mokotso, Isaac Rasebate – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Witch killing and ritual murder have been increasing in Lesotho since 1999 even though there is absolute silence from different social sectors including academic community. This paper is an attempt to break such silence from the angle of religious education proposing that Basotho Traditional Religion should be introduced in Lesotho schools to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Religious Education, At Risk Persons
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Eshetu, Amogne Asfaw – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Parental socioeconomic status is among the widely cited factors that has strong association with academic performance of students. Explanatory research design was employed to assess the effects of parents' socioeconomic status on the academic achievement of students in regional examination. A survey was conducted to collect data on regional…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Socioeconomic Status, Performance Factors, Foreign Countries
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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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Ginsburg, Mark; Balwanz, David; Banda, Dennis; Park, Jeongin; Tambulukani, Geoffrey; Yao, Wei – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This study investigates inter-school variations in several dimensions of opportunity to learn as well as examines the extent to which these measures significantly affect students' performance on grade 7 literacy and numeracy exams. After situating the study within the global discourse emphasizing the importance of providing access to quality…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education, Numeracy, Literacy
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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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Kinyua, Kiragu; Okunya, Luke Odiemo – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This study was carried out to establish the factors influencing the validity and reliability of teacher made tests in Kenya. It was conducted in Nyahururu District of Laikipia County in Kenya. The study involved 42 teachers and 15 key informants selected from teachers holding various positions of academic responsibilities in their schools in…
Descriptors: Tests, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Physics
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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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