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.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, 2017

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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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