Issues on Education and Research: Volume 2

Edited by Gregory T. Papanikos

ISBN: 978-960-6672-91-0, 344 pages

First published in 2010 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

 

1.

An Introduction to Issues on Education and Research:

Volume 2

Gregory T. Papanikos

1

Part A: Qualitative Studies

2.

Gender, Ethnicity and the Education of Cambodian American Students in a U.S. Urban High School

Kimmie Tang and Dennis Kao

9

3.

Friendships, Talk and Identities: South-Asian Teenage Girls tell their Stories

Geeta Ludhra and Deborah Jones

23

4.

Creating Community Advisory Panels in American Indian Schools: Connecting the Culture of Students Everyday Lives to School Science

Rebecca Monhardt, Jim Barta and Kurt H. Becker

41

5.

Prospective Teachers Attitudes towards Cooperative Learning

Z. Canan Karababa and Aliye Erdem

59

6.

The Opinions of Classroom Teachers, Pre-Service Teachers of Classroom Teaching and First Year Students of Primary Education on Cursive Handwriting

Tolga Erdogan and Ozge Erkul

67

7.

The Effects of Fantastic Novels and Films on Children

Aysegul Celepoglu and Nuray Kisa

81

8.

Play and Movement in the Preschool Child

Tatjana Devjak and Srecko Devjak

89

9.

Views of the Preschool Teachers regarding the Content and Implementation of the Movement Education in Preschool

Elif Ustun, Menekse Boz and Ozge Metin

99

10.

Pupils Attitudes towards Music Education in Secondary Schools of Cyprus: A Pilot Study

Panayiotis Teklos

111

Part B: Quantitative Studies

11.

Students Perspectives on Themselves and on School Work Contributing to the Construction of Evaluation Scales

Margarida S.D. Serpa, Suzana N. Caldeira, Carlos J. Gomes,

Aurea S.T. Sousa and Osvaldo D.L. Silva

127

12.

Relationship between High School Students Self (Ego) Identity Status and Aggression Behaviors

Susran Erkan Eroglu

139

13.

The Prevalence and Nature of Bullying in Primary Schools: A Sample of Turkey

Tuncay Ayas and Metin Deniz

151

14.

Values Education Program and its Outcomes

Canay Demirhan Iscan and Nuray Senemoglu

159

15.

How Good is the Teaching of China in Scotlands Secondary Schools?

John Vincent Oates

175

16.

A Study of Turkish Elementary School Students Career Development according to Perceived Social Support, Socioeconomic Status and Gender

Hasan Bozgeyikli

187

17.

An Analysis of the Role of Didactic Material for Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Concepts

Vida Manfreda Kolar and Tatjana Hodnik Čadež

201

18.

A Study into the Status of Knowledge, Behaviors and Evaluation of Preschool and Primary School Teachers Teaching at 1-5th Grades over Problem Solving Skills

Esra Omeroglu, Sener Buyukozturk, Yasemin Aydogan and

Arzu Ozyurek

219

19.

Educational Practices in Albanian and American Cultures

Sofokli Garo

229

20.

The Relationship between Problem Solving Skills and In-Class Activities

Yasemin Aydogan

243

21.

Transparency of Economic Accessibility of Users in Kindergartens in Slovenia

Srecko Devjak and Joze Bencina

253

Part C: Case Studies

22.

Educators and Mandated Reporting of Child Maltreatment:  Comparisons to Legal, Medical and Social Service Reporters

John E. Kesner and Gary Bingham

267

23.

A Comparison of Exemplar and Non-Exemplar School-wide Positive Behavior Support Schools as Measured by Suspension Rates

Jean H. Hollenshead,  Michael D. Welch, Barzanna A. White, Gary E. Jones and Casandra Kersh

275

24.

School Violence: Some Evidence from the Economics Literature

Djily Diagne

289

25.

Latvias Teachers Innovative Activity in Contemporary Conditions

Jelena Davidova and Irena Kokina

299

26.

Museum Education in Turkey

Ayse Cakir Ilhan

313

27.

History of Drama as a Teaching Method in Turkey

Ayse Okvuran

323

28.

An Evaluation of the Policy and Practice of Multigrade Schools in Turkish Primary Education

Naciye Aksoy

329