Issues on Education and Research: Volume 3

Edited by Gregory T. Papanikos

ISBN: 978-960-9549-33-2644 pages

First published in 2013 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 60 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Gregory T. Papanikos

i

Part I: Technology and Information

1.

Achieving Interdisciplinary Learning in Doctoral Study in Nanomedicine

Mary H. Shann

3

2.

Academic Librarianship Issues in Developed and Underdeveloped Countries

Carlos Gabriel Wong-Martínez

17

3.

The Effects of e-learning in teaching a Course Unit

Maria de Fátima Goulão

31

4.

Innovation in E-Reader: Sharing Note-taking on Social Networking Service

Yun-Ting Su and Shelley Shwu-Ching Young

43

5.

Integrating the Four-Frame Webcomics with Hyperlinks and Social Networking Site as Motivations of Learning about Chinese Lunar Festivals

Wei-Chen Hong and Shelley Shwu-Ching Young

51

6.

How ICTs are changing the way we live

Maria de Fátima Goulão

61

7.

Muta Morphosis

Murat Germen

73

8.

The Most Effective Means of Reaching Students who Require Help

Nicole Racette, Louise Sauvé, David Moisan and Normand Bourgault

87

9.

Health Education as a Leading Factor in Adult Health Competence Building

Inara Upmale

101

10.

Readily Available Technology Integration in an Early Childhood Education Preservice Curriculum: Issues and Strategie

Howard P. Parette, Jr.

111

11.

The Effectiveness of the Computer-Assisted Teaching Method on Students Achievement in Science Education

Ezgi Güven, Elvan İnce Aka, Pınar Fettahlıoğlu, Ayşe Sert Çıbık, Alev Doğan and Mustafa Aydoğdu

129

Part II: Education and the Market Place

12.

Correlation between Company Feedback and Self-Reflections on Professional Competences for Science and Engineering Interns

Esther Vinken and Jetse C. Reijenga

139

13.

Pre Business 101 Professors, Loréal and Students Unite Through the Kallystee Game*

Daniel Tixier

149

14.

The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility in Education

Elena Bundaleska and Makedonka Dimitrova

163

Part III: Teaching and Teachers: Early, Primary and Secondary

15.

Sexuality Education in the University Setting: Necessity or Luxury?

Sara B. Oswalt and Tammy J. Wyatt

177

16.

The Challenge of Motivating Engineering Students

Daniela M. Campos and Ana C. Queiroz

191

17.

The Confrontation of Experienced Teachers' with some Challenges of M.Ed. Studies in Environmental Education

Yehudith Weinberger and Amos Dreyfus

199

18.

Scaffolding the Continuing Professional Development of Science Teachers Classroom Practice

Emmanuel Mushayikwa

215

19.

Solving Problems on a Blackboard as a Traditional Social Norm in Slovenian Mathematics Classrooms

Alenka Lipovec and Darja Antolin

231

20.

Group Assessment; A Study on the Impact of Students within Group Attitudes

Mona Shekarriz and Alireza Mousavi

245

21.

Assessing reading in a Period of Change: Early Years Teachers Views

Angeliki Kostopoulou and David Wray

259

22.

Differentiating Instruction Based on Individual Differences in Primary School Science Classrooms

Pinar Özdemir

277

23.

The Effects of Poster Applications in Science Education in the Unit The Solar System and Beyond: The Puzzle of the Space on Students Academic Achievement

Esra Benli and Alev Dogan

289

24.

6 Year Old Pre-School Childrens Perception of Past

Rengin Zembat, Burcu Özdemir Beceren, Tuba Şengül and F. Özge Ünsal

299

25.

Examining Elementary Second Grade Students' Level of Knowledge about Air Pollution

Ayşe Sert Çibik, Elvan İnce Aka, Pınar Fettahlioğlu, Ezgi Güven, Alev Doğan, Erdinç Öcal

311

26.

Assessment of Breakfast Habits of Elemantary School Students and their Participation Levels in Classroom

Leyla Özgen and Yücel Gelişli

323

27.

The Effects on Teacher Candidate's Point of Views Related to Teaching Profession after Practice of School Experience Course-I

Yücel Gelişli

339

28.

Actively Engaging ALL Students in Learning

Christine Bond

359

29.

Examining Teachers Beliefs and Implementation of Comprehension Strategies in a Balanced Literacy Framework

Gary E. Bingham and John E. Kesner

365

Part IV: Teaching and Teachers: Higher Education

30.

Criticisms of Higher Education during the Cromwellian Period in Britain

Marek Smoluk

389

31.

Assessing Preschool Childrens Attitudes towards Animals

Ilkay Ulutas and Serap Demiriz

401

32.

An Analysis of the Effects of Pre-School Educational Settings on Six-YearOld Childrens Social Adaptations

Filiz Erbay, Gözde İnal and Esra Ömeroğlu

409

33.

The Effects of Active Methodologies on the High Schools Student's Pro-Social Behaviour: Teachers' Views

Alessia Carta and Carla Podda

421

34.

Preschool Teachers about Introducing Special Educational Principles of Reggio Emilia Concept in Slovene Curriculum for Preschool Education

Tatjana Devjak, Sanja Berčnik and Srečko Devjak

437

35.

The Study of Pre-School Teachers Practices for Preparation for Literacy

Adalet Kandir, Özgün Uyanik, Münevver Can-Yaşar and Gözde Inal

451

36.

Young People and Risk: Perceptions and Possibilities

Steve Dixon, Madeline Martyn, Dave Trotman and Stan Tucker

463

37.

Evaluating of Information Literacy Skills of Prospective Primary Teachers with Respect to some Variables

Mustafa Kahyaoglu, M. İkbal Yetişir and Firat G. Birel

479

38.

Training Motivation in Academia: Antecedents of Participating Voluntarily in Professional Development

Alexandra Nikitopoulos and Silke Weisweiler

495

Part V: Special Essays

39.

An International Exploration: The Influence of National Culture on the Identity of Catholic School Leaders and Their Creation of a Catholic School Community Culture

Merylann J. Schuttloffel

515

40.

Capacity Building for School Improvement: Knowledge Production and Utilization

Patricia Stringer

529

41.

What does Chemistry have to do with Art?

Monika Kuchnowski

549

42.

Curricular Commonalities in Conflicted Countries: U.S., Rwanda, and Cyprus

Nancy Strow Sheley

561

43.

Academic Writing and Learning in an Era of Singularity

Yitzhak Ezuz

571

44.

Is Euclidean Geometry Still Relevant? The Case of a Quaternionic Algorithm

Michael Aristidou

585

45.

Effect of Repeated Reading Technique on Reading Comprehension Skills

Emine Seda Gün

597

46.

The Relationship between Dietary Iron Consumption and School Achievement

Saime Küçükkömürler, Suzan Şeren Karakuş and Orhan Yavuz

613

47.

Identifying the Qualities of the Administrations Giving Service on Catering and Banquet, the Educational Background of the Staff and the Necessities of Vocational Education in the Sector

Saime Küçükkömürler, Mehmet Güllü and Bülent Topal

621

48.

Lexical Semantics and Deverbal Nominalizations in Sesotho

Pule Alexis Phindane

631