Education Journal

Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015

  • Factors Affecting Term Scores of Taiwanese College Students

    Shan-Shan Kung

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 94-97
    Received: 2 April 2015
    Accepted: 14 April 2015
    Published: 24 April 2015
    Abstract: Highly globalized society in modern society makes English extraordinarily important. Taiwan is evitable affected by this trend; especially many of its economic and educational activities are linked to the United States. To explore how student can improve their English skill that is of higher priority in future career succeed, this study adopts a mu... Show More
  • Artists and Higher Education Partnerships: A Living Enquiry

    Pam Burnard, Carol Holliday, Susanne Jasilek, Afrodita Nikolova

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 98-105
    Received: 15 December 2014
    Accepted: 12 April 2015
    Published: 5 May 2015
    Abstract: In this article our central argument is that we should be promoting creative education and that this is a necessity, not an option. How creative education is applied by and to different individuals, groups of people, in different communities, institutions and societies, historically and culturally, is dependent on how the term ‘creativity’ is groun... Show More
  • The Impact of Game Assessment on Enhancing Student’s Performance

    Ahmad L. El Zein, Lobna Bou Diab

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 106-110
    Received: 24 February 2015
    Accepted: 5 March 2015
    Published: 13 May 2015
    Abstract: There are various ways to assess students, but what differs is the validity of assessment and its impact on students’ life-long learning. This study will discuss the way assessment were applied in the past (traditional assessment) and the negative effect it exerts on students. In addition to that, the study aims to prove the worth of authentic asse... Show More
  • Teacher Education and Development in Nigeria: An Analysis of Reforms, Challenges and Prospects

    Ogunyinka, Emmanuel Kayode, Okeke, Tochukwu Innocent, Adedoyin, Ronke Charity

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 111-122
    Received: 21 March 2014
    Accepted: 13 January 2015
    Published: 19 May 2015
    Abstract: Although teacher education, both pre-and in-service, programs are offered in Nigeria by different teacher education institutions (as provided in the National Policy on Education), and varying degrees of success recorded, various problems still confront the program with far reaching consequences in Nigeria’s educational system. This paper talks abou... Show More
  • Khalifa University Students’ Attitudes Towards Mathematics in the Light of Variables Such as Gender, Nationality, Mathematics Scores and the Course they are Attending

    Yousef Abosalem

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 123-131
    Received: 21 April 2015
    Accepted: 11 May 2015
    Published: 21 May 2015
    Abstract: This study was aimed at identifying the attitudes of the students of Khalifa University towards mathematics .The sample of this study consisted of 88(out of 216) students distributed evenly according to gender. 56.9% of the sample were Emiraties and 53.1% were expatriates. The Attitude Towards Mathematics Inventory (ATMI) was implemented in collec... Show More
  • Internet Self-Efficacy in Writing Processes Task Performance

    Amin Shahini, Majid Nemati

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 132-138
    Received: 17 May 2015
    Accepted: 26 May 2015
    Published: 8 June 2015
    Abstract: This paper investigates the impact of Internet Self-Efficacy on the process writing performance of EFL learners in two online environment—wiki and email. Forty male and female sophomores and juniors who were sitting a course on process writing participated in this study. The participants were randomly assigned to the wiki and email modules. The tea... Show More