The Journal of Educational Research

The Journal of Educational Research is an educational research journal for teachers, counselors, supervisors, administrators, planners, educational researchers and professors. Founded in 1920, it is a bimonthly publication published by Taylor (and) Francis Group Journals.The Executive Editor is Mary F. Heller.

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Vol. 22, No. 2, 2019

Effectiveness of Literacy and Numeracy Drive at Primary Level in Punjab: A Trend Analysis
Keywords: Longitudinal study, trend analysis, 3rd grade students.IntroductionVictorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (2017) has defined literacy as the ability of students to understand, interpret and create texts with accuracy and fluency in and out...
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Authentication of Psychosomatic Capability and Workplace Life of Teachers Scales by Structural Equation Modeling
Keywords: Psychosomatic capability, workplace life of teachers, and scales validationIntroductionPsychology is the science of mind. Brain science concentrates exclusively and only on side effect and illness. The majority of the studies concentrated on...
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Educators, as Agents of Sustainable Development in Pakistan
Keywords: Sustainable development, Educators perception, instructional strategies, CurriculumIntroductionThe theory of Sustainable Development (SD) became popularized after the publication of a report named as Our Common Future which was presented by...
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E-Learning with Digital Media and Human Development: The Way Forward for Pakistan
Keywords: E-learning, Human Resource Development, Digital Media, Technology, PakistanIntroductionThe essence of the successful achievement of a certain nation is founded in their conception and improvement in the sector of education. The development...
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Madrassas Reforms in Pakistan: A Critical Appraisal of Present Strategies and Future Prospects
Keywords: Madrassa, Islam, Jihad, Pakistan, Extremism, National Action Plan, InterfaithIntroductionIn a Muslim society, religious schools are commonly known as “Deeni Madrassas” which provide not only social cohesion and harmony but also a feeling of...
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How Socioeconomic Classes Influence Academic Grades of Elementary School Students? Defining Mediation Role of School Backgrounds and Cognitive Processing Strategies
Keywords: Socioeconomic classes, Memorization strategies, Deep strategies, Academic grades, Pakistani private schoolsIntroductionThe examinations, students' personal characteristics, students' home and school environment are important aspects of the...
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A Study of School Related Factors and Their Influence on English Speaking Skill of Students
IntroductionEverybody needs better communication skill for leading comfortable life. It is helpful for exchange of ideas and sharing daily life experiences. One can be recognized socially if he has the ability to express his views in an effective manner....
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Exploring Online Peer Harassment Experiences of Female University Students: A Qualitative Study
Keywords: Online peer harassment, cyber-bullying, victimization, bystander behavior, perpetrationIntroductionInformation technology has changed the lives of individuals, affording them many benefits and enabling them to complete their daily tasks more...
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Association between Study and Exam Taking Habits among Graduate and Postgraduate Students
Keywords: Study habits, exam taking habits, graduate and postgraduate studentsIntroductionExamination is the primary component of every education system. Through the process of exams, the performances and learning ability of the students are assessed...
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Teacher Education for Peaceful Classrooms: An Interpretive Analysis
Keywords: Peace education, primary teachers, competencies, curriculum implementation.IntroductionPakistan is a country of heterogeneous culture. The people here belong to various ethnic, religious and racial groups. For the last decade, the significant...
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Impact of Career Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Educational and Career Aspirations of Bachelor Students
Keywords: Aspirations, educational aspirations, career aspirations, career self-efficacyIntroductionStudents' aspirations can be changed due to the effects of different factors which influenced them at the university level but these aspirations can be...
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Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation of Teachers in Special Education Secondary School: A Qualitative Study
Keywords: Special education, intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation.IntroductionThis qualitative study has many theoretical as well as practical implications. In theoretical point of view, with the special reference to Pakistan this study literary...
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Vol. 22, No. 1, 2019

Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction of University Teachers
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence (EI), Job Satisfaction (JS), University Faculty, Designation, Qualification, Work Experience.IntroductionHuman personality is a combination of emotions. The role of emotions can't be separated from human life. Emotions...
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Factors Distressing the Quality of Special Education Centers
Keywords: Special deucation, quality, special education centresIntroductionDiversity exists universally; all of us are different in terms of our competencies, discernment due to diversity is not acceptable. Special People differ in terms of their bodily...
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Listening through Innovative Methods in Education: A Case Study of English Graduate Students of Sargodha University
Keywords: English language, Innovative methods, Education, Listening skills.IntroductionVandergrift (1999) is of the views that listening skills have been performing a major role in our daily conversation and round about forty percent of our communication...
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The Effects of Household Wealth on Children Educational Activities: A Case Study of Cholistan (Pakistan)
Keywords: Children educational activities, Household Wealth, Ordered Logit Model, child labor, Wealth Paradox.IntroductionTheoretically, it is suggested that the families with high income and wealth send their children to school and the children are...
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Participation of Community through Parents Teacher Councils regarding Utilization of Funds in PublicSector Schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Keywords: Parent Teacher Council, Community Participation, utilization of funds, Khyber PakhtunkhwaIntroductionThe concept of community participation in the public sector schools was first introduced by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa NWFP, in Pakistan.The...
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Perspectives of Government School Teachers towards Higher Education
Keywords: Perspectives, Teachers, Government Schools, Higher EducationIntroductionEducation is the major factor of human and social development. It brings desirable changes in the social and cultural lives. It also opens door for modernization, develop...
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Interventions for Students with Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorder at Elementary School Level
Keywords: Learning difficulties, teacher education, teachers' training, teaching interventions, attention deficit and hyperactive disorder, main-stream classroomsIntroductionToday mainstream classrooms are becoming increasingly assorted with gifted students,...
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Effect of Instructional Leadership on Teachers' Performance and Job Commitment: A Comparison of Public and Private Universities of Lahore
Keywords: Job commitment, instructional leadership, teachers' performance, public and private.IntroductionInstructional leadership (IL) is identified as a dimension of educational leadership exclusively focusing on teaching and learning, technical core...
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Effectiveness of Explicit Pragmatics Instruction in Developing Business Communication Skills: A Study of Teachers' and Students' Perceptions
Keywords: Pragmatics, explicit instruction, business communication, perceptionsIntroductionLinguistics scientifically studies language as a tool of communication from various angles and pragmatics deals with the language of real life use and addresses...
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Secondary School Heads' and Teachers' Sensitivities about Performance Appraisal System
Keywords: Performance Appraisal, Appraisers' Attitude, Feedback, Motivation, Appraisers' Biasness, System EffectivenessIntroductionEvaluation of employees' performance and giving them feedback is a pre requisite for effective organizations. Performance...
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Vol. 21, No. 2, 2018

Identification of Institutional Factors of Research Productivity of Public Universities Teachers
Keywords: Institutional factors, Research productivity, TeachersIntroductionUniversities are source of producing new knowledge and establishing new perceptions regarding research. Teaching and research are thought to be efficiently interrelated. Teaching...
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Examining Deans’ Perceptions: Roles and Challenges in University Governance
Keywords: Universities, Governance, Roles, Powers, DeansIntroductionUniversities are specific spots having functions, roles and cultures which incorporate and accommodate ideas and values involving various governance structures; (Middlehurst, 2004; Aziz,...
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Analysis of Secondary School Students’ Achievements in Geometrical Part of Mathematics
Keywords: Mathematics, achievement, geometry learning, standardized test, secondary education.IntroductionMathematics introduces an assurance of knowledge and wisdom to learners. It initiates varying degree of factual and realistic skills which is related...
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Analysis of Education Occupation Mismatch at Pakistani Educational Institutions
Keywords: Educational mismatch, occupation, teachers, educational institutionsIntroductionEducation is considered as a strong weapon for the development of a nation. Educated nations are dominating all over the world. The nations which invest on education...
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Teaching Literature in 21st Century Pakistan
Keywords: Literature, Banking, Liberating, Fluid Times, world View, post-colonialismIntroductionIn the current postcolonial, postmodern and post 9/11 world, the teaching of literature has assumed a new multidimensional role in making up the minds of...
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Training Needs Assessment of Secondary School Head Teachers through Different Stakeholders
Keywords: Head teachers, need assessment, officer, education departmentIntroductionEducation is the prime agent of transformation towards sustainable development, increasing people’s capacities to transform their visions for society into reality. Education...
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Exploring External Expectations of Newly Entrants in University of the Punjab, Lahore
Keywords: Newly Entrants, External Expectations, institutional reputation, learning environment and study timing, availability of resourcesIntroductionIn today’s competitive and modern society, individuals seem to be unsatisfied with their fundamental...
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Teaching Practices Used for Developing English Writing Skill at Secondary Level
Keywords: Teaching practices, English writing skills, secondary school levelIntroductionWriting is the most important skill that second language learners need to develop. Writing integrates the other three skills i.e. listening, speaking and reading....
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Analytical Study of Attitude of the Teachers towards Reforms at School Level
Keywords: Attitude, Teachers, Reforms, School LevelIntroductionSince 1980s, phenomena of international competition, globalization and socio-political demands have drastically affected the world and induced rapid changes in almost every society in the...
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Identifying Factors of Research Delay at Postgraduate Level
Keywords: Supervisor, supervisee, delay factors, research work, postgraduateIntroductionDelay in the completion of dissertation at postgraduate (MS/MPhil) level is a phenomenon of common concern in the local and global research activity. There are numerous...
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Students’ Interest and Academic Achievement in the Light of New Instructional Approaches
Keywords: Academic achievement, lecture Method, Information Communication Technology, Higher Secondary level, Interest inventory, Higher secondary levelIntroductionNew Instructional methodologies are the need of the day. Analysts of the world are investigating...
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Vol. 21, No. 1, 2018

Development of Number Concepts in Students with Intellectual Disability by Using Digital Game Based Learning
AbstractIntellectual disability is characterized by substantial limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior. Teaching students with intellectual disability is not an easy task. Use of computer assisted techniques to teach students...
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Comparing the Stress Level of Teachers at Public and Private Universities in Pakistan
AbstractThe aim of the present study was to compare the stress level of teachers at public and private universities. An instrument developed by Glazer (1978) was used to assess the stress level of teachers. It consisted of twenty opposite sets of questions...
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Comparison of Primary School Boys and Girls on Number Conservation Ability
AbstractThe purpose of this empirical study was to observe the ability of primary school boys and girls to test on the Piaget’s task of number conservation. The current study was based on two major objectives: 1) To explore number conservation ability...
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Employers’ Satisfaction with Professionally Qualified Secondary School Teachers in Pakistan
AbstractHigher Education Commission launched professional training programmes for secondary school teachers in Pakistan. That is significantly important for teachers’ professional development. In this study, the employers’ satisfaction with secondary...
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Gender Based Subject Matter Knowledge of Diverse Modes of Selected Teachers in the Light of Competency Based Teacher Education
AbstractThe current research work was conducted to compare the male and female subject matter knowledge of secondary school teachers selected through Conventional, National testing Service and online process regarding competency based teacher education....
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Role of Social Media for Promotion of Education in Southern Punjab
AbstractThe researchers have explored the role of Social Media in promoting Education, the academic performance of students and their attitudes towards Social Media. The study conducted under the light of Social Presence Theory, Social Learning Theory...
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Error Analysis of English Language Speakers in the Use of Articles in Pakistan
AbstractThe present study was conducted to investigate the errors of students in the use of English articles (a, an, the, and zero articles). The sample of the study comprised of 60 graduate students selected through simple random sampling method. The...
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Leadership as Distinguish Operative Total Quality Management Factor in the Public-Sector Universities of Pakistan
AbstractThis research study explores leadership and examines leadership as one of the distinguishing operative factor of total quality management in public-sector universities of Pakistan. Population of the research study comprised of all the Public...
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Comparison between Perception and Use of Alternative Assessment Techniques in Teaching of English at Secondary Level
AbstractThe quantitative, survey type study was aimed to explore the difference between the perception towards alternative assessment and practical application of alternative assessment techniques by the secondary school teachers of English subject in...
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Beginning Teachers’ Professional Self-Image: Reconciliation between Teachers and Head Teachers
AbstractThe head teachers play a vital role in the effective professional socialization of beginning teachers. This study was conducted to know the level of harmony and understanding between the Head teachers (HTs) and beginning English teachers (BETs)...
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Vol. 20, No. 2, 2017

Examining Pakistani English Teachers' Professional Learning in an Online Community of Practice
IntroductionAs the Internet and digital technology become increasingly significant tools for creating social connections and fulfilling personal and professional needs across a variety of contexts (Collins & Halverson, 2009), educators in many countries...
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Mathematics Teachers' Beliefs and Their Practices towards Collaborative Learning in Public and Private Schools: A Comparative Case Study
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionA plethera of researches have investigated the relationship between beliefs of teachers and their instructional practices and have reported that the beliefs are in line with their practices (Beswick,...
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Weaknesses in Evaluation of Teaching Practice in the Formal and Non-Formal Teacher Education Institutions
IntroductionThe quality of education is linked with the quality of instruction in the classrooms. Teacher is the most important factor in implementation of all educational reforms in the masses. The academic qualifications, knowledge of the subject matter,...
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Assessing ESL Students' Literal, Reorganization and Inferential Reading Comprehension Abilities
IntroductionLinguists divide language into four skills; namely, speaking, writing, listening and reading. Two skills such as speaking and writing are known as productive skills. Contrarily, reading and listening skills are considered as receptive skills....
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Impact of Distributed Leadership and Psychological Empowerment on Organizational Learning Culture
IntroductionThe purpose of this study was to measure the impact of distributed leadership and psychological empowerment on organizational learning culture. Distributed leadership involves sharing leadership practices among the faculty who can demonstrate...
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Concept Maps as a Tool for Classroom Teaching and Assessment: Perceptions of University Teachers
IntroductionThe learning process of the students can be enriched by a number of teachinglearning strategies which have been designed by outlining the role and characteristics of teachers, students and contents. Presently in Pakistan, classroom environment...
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Reasons Behind the Selection of Open and Distance Learning by Women in Punjab Province of Pakistan
IntroductionWomen in rural areas of Pakistan are deprived of minimum facilities of education. On the other hand, traditions play vital part in our rural sight to obstacle the women empowerment and liberty for attending institutions that are sometimes...
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Testing Maxwell's Leadership Level Assessment Questionnaire: Appraising Executives Leadership Level in Educational Context
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionJohan C. Maxwell is an American leadership expert, and in May 2014, he was professed world No. 1 Leadership and Management expert by Inc. magazine. Maxwell is an author in the field of leadership and...
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Problematic Mobile Phone Use, Academic Procrastination and Academic Performance of College Students
IntroductionThe purpose of the study was to explore the effects of excessive usage of mobile phones on academic procrastination and academic performance among college students. Generally, it is observed that students look crazy in using mobiles, ignoring...
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Comparison of Study Material and Its Approaches Used in Formal and Distance Education
IntroductionThe study material used for formal and distance education are different. In formal education teacher is present in the classroom and explains the study material but in distance education the tutors and the learners are not physically present...
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Relationship between Attitudes of Prospective Teachers and Their Academic Achievements in Teacher Educational Programs in Baluchistan, Pakistan
IntroductionThe term 'attitude' has been defined in various ways, such as, attitude is derived from the Latin root which means small set of concepts involving preferences (Cunningham, 2010). It is said to be the mental readiness for any act in the perspective...
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Role of Female Teachers in Personality Development of Secondary School Students in Lahore: A Quantitative Exploration
IntroductionOne of the prime aims of education is to create complete individuals capable of manifesting their full potential. But these day's most of the education systems are emphasizing more on the cognitive aspect of students than other personality...
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Relationship of Fathers' Parenting Style with Secondary School Students' Anti Social Behaviour
Background of the StudyParents have been bestowed due respect in Islam. Quran' o Sunnah bequeaths luminous codes in this phenomenon. Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) said, "No child is born but upon Fitra (as a Muslim). It is her parents who make him a Jew or...
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Effects of Problem Based Learning on Students' Critical Thinking Skills, Attitudes towards Learning and Achievement
IntroductionIt is need of the day that the learners should be prepared in a way that they possess certain basic skills to work in diversified circumstances. A number of educational philosophies provide guidelines essential for the development of human...
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Global Changes and Improving Teacher Education Institutions in Pakistan
IntroductionThe year 2009 is a special year in the history of Teacher Education in Pakistan because two major steps were taken to uplift teacher education programs i.e. four-year B.Ed. the program was introduced and National Professional Standards for...
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School Choice Autonomy- A Source of Generating Inequities in Pakistan
IntroductionPakistan comprises a complex and chaotic society divided into various socioeconomic strata of rich, average and poor classes. These strata are characterized in terms of their access to the resources and social mobility. Obviously, classes...
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Accreditation and Quality Enhancement Dynamics in Higher Education
IntroductionQuality assurance refers to the degree of confidence that academic provision meets predefined standards (DePaor, 2016). Quality assurance (QA) mechanism monitor quality of higher education through policies, procedures, and practices of internal...
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Comparison of Teaching Practices in English Writing Classrooms of Secondary School Certificate and General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
IntroductionWriting is communication with others, write to others and read others text. It has great contribution in students' personal, educational and professional field because power of effective communication convinces a reader about something. The...
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Perceptual Posture of Stakeholders: Efficacy of Sports in Curbing Violent Behaviors among Youth
IntroductionSports may be defined as "all forms of physical activities that contribute to physical fitness, mental well-being and social interaction, such as play, recreation, organized or competitive sport, and indigenous sports and games." (UNIATFSDP,...
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Vol. 20, No. 1, 2017

Critical Analysis of General Science Textbooks for Inclusion of the Nature of Science Used at Elementary Level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
IntroductionNature of science is a critical component of scientific literacy. Nature of science is derived from observation of the natural world. it involves human prediction, imagination and creativity (Lederman, 2007). Achievement of targets of teaching...
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Effect of Motivation, Willingness to Communicate (WTC), Self Perceived Communicative Competence (SPCC) and L2 Anxiety on the Frequency of Use of English as L2
IntroductionThe present study was designed to measure the effect of motivation, willingness to communicate (WTC), L2 anxiety (ANX) and self-perceived communicative competence (SPCC) of the ESL learners on the frequency of use ESL for oral communication...
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Second Language Motivational Orientations of Undergraduate Students at a Pakistani Public Sector University
IntroductionEnglish is the lingua franca of the contemporary world and there is a great scope of English language not only internationally but in Pakistan correspondingly. It is the second language and the medium of instruction in almost all academic...
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Going Green, Living Green and Use of Green Spaces at the Tertiary Institutions of Nigeria
IntroductionAs assert by Hawken, Lovins, and Lovins (2016) that for decades, environmentalists have been warning that human economic and social activities are exceeding the limits of the planet; and man has kept on pushing those limits back with clever...
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Students' Academic Performance and Its Relationship with Their Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
IntroductionConcept of motivation has been defined by different people in different ways. In its simplest term it is urging to do something. Motivation refers to the reasons for specific behavior (Lai, 2011). In simple words motivation provides the individuals...
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Comparing Professional Attitude of Formal and Non-Formal Prospective Teachers: Gender Based Differences
IntroductionIn educative process educators, learners and educational purposes are considered the major components of education. Shah (2003) said that quality of teaching learning process directly depends upon quality of teacher education given to prospective...
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Using Social Media Websites in Enhancing Learning and Interactions at Post Graduate Level
IntroductionIn the present age of technology, technological advances are revolutionizing the world. For many, social media websites have become an essential aspect of our lives. Social media websites are taken as all types of online technologies through...
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Effectiveness of University Teachers Training Modules
IntroductionRole of teacher is the most important component in education system; and higher education has no exception in this regard. A well-motivated and well-trained teacher is an essential feature for the development of a nation in its entirety....
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Vol. 19, No. 2, 2016

Action Research a Tool to Build Capacity of Teacher Educators
IntroductionThe world is advancing very fast and knowledge is growing exponentially. Science and technology has contributed a lot towards creating an advance complex society. In response to such progression, the school has to play its critical role in...
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Vol. 18, No. 1, 2015

Development of a Semi Standardized Achievement Test of Education for Intermediate Level
IntroductionThe subject of education is taught as an elective subject at college level in Pakistan. Students intending to adopt teaching as profession in future select this subject for study from intermediate level. The subject education introduces basics...
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