European Journal of Research on Education


Announcement: Invitation to submit papers for EJRE Volume 4 – Issue 1 January 2018!

Dear Educational Researchers, after 3 year break, European Journal of Research on Education (EJRE) resumes its publication life in 2018. As the editor, I would like to invite you to submit your paper to EJRE for Volume 4 – Issue 1. Please scroll down to get more information about the journal and the manuscript submission system. Yours Sincerely, Dr. Mehmet Ali Icbay.

EJRE: An interdisciplinary journal of educational studies (ISSN: 2147-6284)
Editor-in-Chief: Icbay, M. A.
2 issues per year
Publisher: International Association of Social Science Research (IASSR)
Language: English

+ Aims and Scope
Published on behalf of International Association of Social Science Research (IASSR), European Journal of Research on Education (EJRE) is an international, peer reviewed and open-acess journal. It disseminates new research results and ideas from educational and social disciplines. It invites contributions from the researchers working in any educational setting, in any subject, at any educational level, anywhere in the world. It fosters the work reporting on international and interdisciplinary research. EJRE is looking for submissions fitting with its three main goals. First, it publishes articles with new research results. Second, it publishes editorials on special topics written by leaders in the field. Third, the journal welcomes essays covering current debates in the field, the state of research in relevant disciplines, and summaries of new research findings in a particular region.

+ Instructions for Authors
You can submit your paper online using the online submissions system. Be sure to read Instructions for Authors before submitting. Any queries regarding submitting can be directed to the journal editor, Mehmet Ali Icbay, at maicbay (a)

+ Journal Policy
(1) EJRE does not charge authors for article processing, article submission or article publishing.
(2) EJRE is an open access journal, available online to the reader without financial, legal, or technical barriers (e.g. no charge for subscription, licensing fees, pay-per-view fees) and permission barriers (e.g. copyright and licensing restrictions).
(3) All of the articles submitted to EJRE undergo rigorous double blind peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous referees.
(4) EJRE does not screen the submitted articles for plagiarism. The authors are held responsible for any plagiarism.
(5) The review process in EJRE is expected to last around three weeks after the authors submit their works using the online submissions system.

+ Abstracting & Indexing
Currently EJRE is covered by the following indexes. Re-applying for the indexes currently. Will be updated soon.

+ Editorial Board
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Mehmet Ali Icbay
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

Editorial Associate: Dr. Hasan Arslan
Department of Educational Administration and Planning
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

Advisory Board
Adela Popa, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Alejandro Gallard, Southern Georgia University, USA
Ali Yıldırım, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Christian Ruggiero, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Corina Buzoianu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Erica Antonini, Sapienza University in Rome, Italy
Francesco Sidoti, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Fred Dervin, University of Helsinki, Finland
Frederic Jacobs, American University, USA
Georgeta Rata, BANAT, Romania
Jari Lavonen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Joanna Prystrom, University of Bialystok, Poland
Kerim Gündoğdu, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
Kevin Norley, Bedford University, UK
Mehmet Durdu Karslı, Near East Univerity, TR North Cyprus
Olga I. Brusilovska, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Ukraine
Rasim Yılmaz, Namık Kemal University, Turkey.
Roida Rzayeva Oktay, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan.
Sari Hosoya, Kanto Gakuin University, Japan
Valentina Ekimova, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Russia
Vatanyar Yagya, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Vedat Çalışkan, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

+ Previous Issues
Volume 3 – Issue 1 – January 2015
Volume 3 – Issue 2 – June 2015
Volume 2 – Issue 1 – January 2014
Volume 2 – Issue 2 – June 2014
Volume 1 – Issue 1 – January 2013
Volume 1 – Issue 2 – June 2013















Volume 3 – Issue 1 – January 2015
Cover Page
Table of Contents
Letter from the Editor
Identity vs Alterity? Constructing Europe as Alterity during the Elections for the European Parliament in 2014
Corina Daba-Buzoianu
An Empirical Analysis of Gender-Based DIF Due To Test Booklet Effect
Okan Bulut
Sleep – A Sociological Perspective
Ramona Marinache
The Impact of Strategy Development on Listening As a Productive Skill in ELT: A Constructivist Approach
Pınar Kahveci
What Do Medical Students Think About Disability?
Hatice Şahin
Vanished Schools: Village Institutes
Erkan Kıral
Preschool Teachers’ Emotional Socialization Responses To 4-6 Year-Old Turkish Preschoolers’ Emotional Expressions
Şükran Kılıç
E-Instructor Certificate Programme: Reflections of Participants
Filiz Kalelioğlu
Research on the Environmental Knowledge and Environmental Awareness of Preschool Teachers
Güneş Salı, Aysel Köksal Akyol, Özlem Körükçü
Application of Humanistic Approach in Family Counseling
Ayla Akbaş
Advances in Accounting Education Affecting Efficiency and Sufficiency of Knowledge
Habib Akdoğan, Yasin Şeker

Volume 3 – Issue 2 – June 2015

Cover Page
Table of Contents
Letter from the Editor
Relevance vs. valence: Directed forgetting in sub-clinical checkers and washers
Metehan Irak & Dicle Çapan
A study of the relationship between self-concept and primary school readiness in 60-72 month-old children and the analysis of their primary school readiness and self-concept according to some variables
Özgül Polat & Ezgi Akşin
The relationship between job satisfaction, perceived organizational support and organizational cynicism of ÖYP research assistants
Selver Özgür
The opinions of prospective music teachers towards the problems that they encounter in the course of piano
Feyza Sönmezöz
Using Turkish comedy cinema films in group therapy to increase self-esteem among adolescents
Bakhtiyar Aliyev & Abdullah Türkmen
Theoretical approaches to participation beyond the state and the market
Emiliano Bevilacqua
Undergraduate students’ purposes of utilizing social networks: A survey research
Feride Karaca
The construction of children at the primary education Turkish language teaching programme
Hülya Çevirme & Şenel Gerçek
Ombudsman in the institutionalization of administrative ethics
Ramazan Şengül & N. Işıl Çetinkaya İstikbal
Under the scope of green marketing, the examination of green product purchasing behaviors of vocational school students in terms of socio-demographical variables
Ahu Yazici & Ali Kızıl Yalçin & Yıldırım Toprak
The effect of demographical features on students’ hedonic shopping behaviors
Ahu Yazıcı & Tuğrul Ayyıldız

Volume 2 – Issue 1 – January 2014
Advisory and reviewer board
> Letter from the editor
Comparison of classical test theory and item response theory in terms of item parameters
Neşe Güler, Gülden Kaya Uyanık, Gülşen Taşdelen Teker
Spatio-temporal variation in educational status and level of socio-economic development in Aligarh District, U.P, India
Kazma Khan
Using museum education as a tolerance facilitator in multicultural societies: The case of Quincentennial (The 500. 20 Years) Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews
Nurten Bulduk, Betül Altıntaş
The correlation between primary teachers’ views on critical pedagogy and their student control ideologies
Gökhan Baş
Predicting academic achievement among deaf students: emotional intelligence, social skills, family communications and self-esteem
Setareh Ataabadi, Zahra Yusefi, Azam Moradi
Factorial structure and psychometric properties of self-motivation for smoking cessation scale in a sample of Turkish adolescents
Eyüp Çelik

Volume 2 – Issue 2 – June 2014
Advisory and reviewer board
Letter from the editor
The impact of a prostitute mother on the child life circumstances
Ana-Maria Mandiuc
Analysis of the attitudes of final year students in faculty of education towards postgraduate education
Fatih Mutlu Özbilen, Gökhan Günay
A research regarding to the relationship between economic literacy and consumer preferences in knowledge economy
Nuray Mercan, Vasfi Kahya, Bayram Aalamur
From mother-goddess to the pandora’s box: Glass ceiling myth
Aslı Ercan
Phenomenon of working after retirement and its relation with quality of life in Turkey
Özlem Çakır, Efe Çınar, Umut Denizli
Children’s environmental perceptions and solutions
Osman YILMAZ, Selçuk Bedur, Ruhi Uysal
Different identities and value preferences
Akif Akto, Yüksel Şengül
The relation between work-family conflict, job stress, organizational commitment and job performance: A study on turkish primary teachers
Senem Nart, Özgür Batur
The influence of demographic factors and risk aversion on tax morale: A multi-group analysis
Cristina Sa, António Martins, Carlos Gomes
Understanding strategy development in mathematics: using eye movement measurement in educational research
Naoko Okamoto, Yasufumi Kurado
Model development to reduce pesticide risk behaviors among rubber farmers in Khogyang Community, Trang, Thailand
Buppha Raksanam, Nongnart Suklim, Archin Songthap
Risk behaviors related agrochemical use among rubber farmers in Southern of Thailand
Nongnart Suklim, Buppha Raksanam, Archin Songthap
Construction of social exclusion in the case of harmful alcohol use
Ilona Tamutiene
The relation between modern state and religion and Turkey practice
Rabia Beyza Candan
The interaction between child labour and household income: A statistical survey in the industry of Turkey
Aslı Yenipazarlı, Umut Evlimoğlu, Gülşah Erbey
Teacher goals in an early intervention program for children with hearing loss
Zerrin Turan
Community reintegration for widows suffering religious minority violence: personalism as therapy
D. Larrivee, A. Gini, R. Vaz Svd, F. Kujur Sja, C. D’Alessio, R. Saldanha
How do I see the neighbourhood I live in? Reading the drawings of children from Kasımpaşa, Istanbul
Yasemin Çakırer Özservet
The case study approach in extreme psychology Master’s course
Valentina Ekimova, Alexej Kokurin
The reliability-validity studies for the Student-Teacher Relationship Scale (STRS)
Hülya Gülay Ogelman, Serdal Seven
Investigation of ego resiliency of preschool children according to opinions of mother, father, and teacher
Hülya Gülay Ogelman
An adaptation study of the parenting scale into Turkish
Aysel Tüfekçi, Ümit Deniz
Corporate social responsibility practices of transnational corporations: Examples from Turkey and Italy
Sibel Hoşnut, Seçil Deren van het Hof
The legal rights of child workers in the working life from Ottomans to the Republic
Önder Deniz, Hüseyin Vehbi Imamoğlu
The relationship between emotional labor and task/contextual/innovative job performance: A study with private banking employees in Denizli
Yeliz Mohan Bursalı, Zübeyir Bağcı, Sabahat Bayrak Kök
Investigating the relationship between pre-service early childhood teachers’ emotional awareness levels and their emotion regulation strategies
Ebru Ersay, Didem Türkoğlu, Keziban Büşra Kaynak
How pre-service early childhood teachers respond to children’s negative emotions
Ebru Ersay, Keziban Büşra Kaynak, Didem Türkoğlu
The reflection of social changes and transformations to the marriage affairs: The application in Malatya
Ünal Şentürk
To what extent is self-censorship a kind of freedom? The case of China
Chiara Landi
Sexual knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours of teacher candidates
Ümit Deniz, Aysel Tüfekçi, Ömer Rıfkı Önder
The role and function of school sociologist in guidance system
Vehbi Bayhan
Youth, sports and alcohol consumption. Studying and comparing alcohol rituals in the Littoral Opal Coast
Porrovecchio Alessandro, Caby Isabella, Masson Philippe, Kuehn Carl, Hurdiel Remy, Pezé Thierry, Theunynck Denis
The interaction between personality traits, emotional intelligence and environmentally sensitive management: A research on central Anatolian companies
Mustafa Şeker, Perviz Rüstamov, Fatih Yalçın


Volume 1 – Issue 1 – January 2013
Advisory and reviewer board
Letter from the editor
The relationship between emotional intelligence and school management.
Osman Ferda Beytekin
Effectiveness of board of trustees in university governance.
Hasan Arslan
Resistance to change and ways of reducing resistance in educational organizations.
Derya Yılmaz, Gökhan Kılıçoğlu
Democratic understandings and behaviours of primary education and English language training department.
Tugay Tutkun, Salih Zeki Genç
The reasons of the teachers and pre-service teachers to prefer the mentally disabled primary school teaching program.
Ilker Kösterelioğlu
The construction of shared laughter in an institutional setting: Who laughs at what in the classroom?
Mehmet Ali Içbay, Ali Yildirim

Volume 1 – Issue 2 – June 2013
Advisory and reviewer board
Letter from the editor
I love my environment, I protect it
Sema Güzey Kandemir
Emotional disorders
Ayla Akbaş
An evaluation of academic achievement of primary school, secondary school, and secondary education students with fragmented families on the basis of different variables
Neşe Güler, Cüneyt Erkal
The need for professional training programs to improve faculty members teaching skills
Abdulghani A. Al-Hattami, Omar M. Muammar, Ismail A. Elmahdi
Evaluation of temperament, character, and sociotropic and autonomic personality traits of nurse students
Ayten Demir Zencirci, Ayşe Saba Yalçın
The evidence based approach in determining the service policy of libraries: The reality of digital hybrids
Asiye Kakırman Yıldız