International Journal of Secondary Education

Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014

  • ESP Book Evaluation: The Case of Management Course Book

    Maryam Azarnoosh, Maryam Ganji

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 61-65
    Received: 17 June 2014
    Accepted: 7 July 2014
    Published: 30 July 2014
    Abstract: Textbooks are believed to be an essential component of the classrooms. Teachers usually spend a lot of class time on using textbooks and choosing an appropriate one. Therefore, textbook evaluation is important to improve and increase their fitness to the needs and goals. Specifically, in courses of English for specific purposes (ESP), textbooks pla... Show More
  • Drawing Inference from Data Visualisations

    Theodosia Prodromou

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: 8 July 2014
    Accepted: 28 July 2014
    Published: 20 August 2014
    Abstract: This article investigates how 14- to 16- year-old students interpret representations of multivariate data generated by data visualisation tools and how they then seek to construct their own meaningful data visualizations that highlight emerging important aspects of data. Students were asked a single question—about where they would like to live—that... Show More
  • Improving the Secondary School Curriculum to Nurture Entrepreneurial Competences among Students in Uganda

    Peter Lugemwa

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 73-86
    Received: 2 January 2014
    Accepted: 20 August 2014
    Published: 30 August 2014
    Abstract: There is need to design a secondary school curriculum that will contribute to the alleviation of the unemployment problem among the youth. Such a curriculum should inculcate entrepreneurial competences in addition to other employment competences. The country’s development strategy emphasizes the development of relevant competences of its people to ... Show More