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Geberew, T.; Tigist, T.; Pullen, D.; Swabey, K. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
This study investigated attribution related factors in English language performance among grade nine students (n = 147) in Ethiopia. Three public secondary schools were selected from Adama town using census sampling techniques. Sixty attribution items (that is, had 30 items of perceived reasons for success, and 30 items for perceived reasons for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, English (Second Language), Public Schools
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Abdulahi, Mohammed Mussa; Hashim, Hakim; Kawo, Mohammed – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
The purpose of this action research is to improve the achievement of students in general and, to examine the perception of students and teachers about cooperative learning, to identify major factors affecting the implementation of cooperative learning and to identify the possible strategies used to improve cooperative learning in Madawalabu…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Natural Resources, Cooperative Learning, Achievement Gains
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Feyera, Teka; Atelaw, Habtamu; Hassen, Najib Abdi; Fufa, Gemechu – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
This descriptive cross-sectional survey examined faculty publication productivity at Jigjiga University, Ethiopia. It, specifically, aimed at exploring the factors and barriers that may influence publication productivity among academic staffs while also comparing variations across academic disciplines. The survey employed self-administered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, College Faculty, Faculty Publishing
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Belaineh, Matheas Shemelis – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Quality of education in higher institutions can be affected by different factors. It partly rests on the learning environment created by teachers and the learning approach students are employing during their learning. The main purpose of this study is to examine the learning environment at Mizan Tepi University from students' perspective and their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Cognitive Style
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Mekonnen, Melaku Anteneh – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
This study predominantly focuses on investigating the respective impacts of family educational background, dwelling background and parenting styles on students' overall academic performance with respect to governmental secondary schools in Bahir Dar town, Ethiopia. A descriptive survey method was employed. A 42 items questionnaire was constructed…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Educational Background, Parenting Styles, Foreign Countries
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Molla, Tsegaye – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
The difference in economic development among nations entirely emanates from difference in human capital development as it is the priority pathway out of poverty, diverse socio-economic and environmental crises. Although, huge investment in human capital development has long been made, mere investment will never lead to quality labor force unless…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Factor Analysis, Path Analysis
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Feyisa, Dessalegn; Ferede, Bekalu; Amsale, Frew – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The school principal's role in determining the academic achievement of students has been an agenda of controversy among scholars in the field of educational leadership. Several studies, have been carried out, over the years, to resolve this controversy. However, the findings so far have not produced consistent outcomes pointing to the need for…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Bademo, Yismaw; Tefera, Bekalu Ferede – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
This study was conducted to assess the desired and actual levels of teachers' participation in decision-making process in Ethiopian secondary schools. For this, the study employed a cross-sectional survey design collecting data from sampled secondary school teachers (n = 258) found in Assosa Zone, Benishangual Gumuz Regional state, Ethiopia.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Participative Decision Making, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
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Eshetu, Amogne Asfaw – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
Gender is among the determinant factors affecting students' academic achievement. This paper tried to investigate the impact of gender on academic performance of preparatory secondary school students based on 2014 EHEECE result. Ex post facto research design was used. To that end, data were collected from 3243 students from eight purposively…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Gender Differences, Case Studies, Secondary School Students
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Sewasew, Daniel; Mengestle, Missaye; Abate, Gebeyehu – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this study was to compare PPT and traditional lecture method in material understandability, effectiveness and attitude among university students. Comparative descriptive survey research design was employed to answer the research questions raised. Four hundred and twenty nine participants were selected randomly using stratified sampling…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Lecture Method, Conventional Instruction
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Gidey, Mu'uz – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This action research is carried out in a practical class room setting to devise an innovative way of administering tutorial classes to improve students' learning competence with particular reference to gendered test scores. A before-after test score analyses of mean and standard deviations along with t-statistical tests of hypotheses of second…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Teaching Methods, Scores
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Tegegne, Worku Fentie; Gelaneh, Alebachew Hailu – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The objective of the study is to evaluate the mentoring process of the PGDT program which was under the supervision of Jimma University in the regional states of Oromia and SNNP, Ethiopia. The overall intention was to see whether the program was being underway as expected. Because, there was uncertainty regarding the proper running of it as it was…
Descriptors: Mentors, Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Lemma, Abbi; Regasa, Tadese; Hailu, Ewnetu; Sime, Tariku; Ferede, Bekalu; Tolemariam, Taye; Dejene, Tariku – Educational Research and Reviews, 2014
This study aimed at investigating grade four students learning at Jimma town, Ethiopia. A cross sectional survey method was employed. Students, teachers and principals were participants of the study. Standardized tests, questionnaire, interview and observation were the instruments used to collect authentic information from the research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Principals
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Aregu, Bekele Birhanie – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
The study examines the effects of use of self-regulated learning strategies on critical reading performance among second year distance education students taking critical reading course. It also analyzes correlations of the variables treated. In this study, 140 participants, who were interested to participate, were included. To gather data, scales…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Regression (Statistics), Critical Reading, Learning Strategies