Educational Research Quarterly

Educational Research Quarterly is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 3, March

A Three-State Study of Female Superintendents
Women Superintendents: Why so Few?The most powerful position in public schools is that of school superintendent, and it is a position dominated by men. Of the 13,728 school superintendents in the United States, 11,744 are men and 1,984 are women (Glass,...
Effect of Think Alouds on Literal and Higher-Order Reading Comprehension
AbstractThis study examines the effect of training in think alouds on literal and higher-order reading comprehension. Thirty-two (n = 32) eighth grade students of English as a foreign language (EFL) participated in the study. The participants were randomly...
Goal Setting as Motivational Tool in Student's Self-Regulated Learning
IntroductionThe concept of management by objectives has long been used in business in enhancing good staff performance. There has been growing interest among teaching researchers in exploring the influence of goals within the academic field. Much of...
Measuring the Gap: The State of Equity of Student Achievement in Kentucky
AbstractThe No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 has increased emphasis on "closing the gap" between the achievement of African-American and disadvantaged children and that of their respective peers. Using the 2001 results of Kentucky's accountability tests...
Statistics Anxiety and Mathematics Anxiety: Some Interesting Differences I
AbstractStatistics anxiety is hypothesized to be a closely related but a distinct construct from mathematics anxiety. However, many incorrectly conceive that statistics anxiety is the same construct as mathematics anxiety. Confusing statistics anxiety...
The Effects of Holocaust Education on Students' Level of Anti-Semitism
Since the 1970s Jewish and other religious organizations in the United States and elsewhere in the Western World have made a substantial effort to introduce the Holocaust as a subject for study in the curricula of public secondary schools as well as...