Month: September 2018


Conceptual Reality: National Identity as Part of Ethical History

This paper explores the concept of national identity as ‘acceptable reality’ from three different perspectives: the individual, the society as a whole, and the international community. The national identity and the process of its formation have been a hot topic in various areas of social sciences for many years. However, most of academic research on


Human Genome Editing: Human Dignity in an Era of Genetic Aristocracy

Genetic Engineering brought to man what, until now, was given to destiny or to God (as it were): the determination of the identity and historicity of man, unique to each being. The creator of man can be, now, a peer, that takes in his hands, especially at the level of the biotechnology promises of human


Social Support and Life Satisfaction of Burns Survivors: Relationship with Demographics

Burn survivors are facing many challenges which are affecting their life satisfaction. Even at discharge from hospital, majority of burn survivors reported extra misery and lesser satisfaction with life than the normative samples (Patterson, Ptacek, Cromes, Fauerbach, & Engrav, 2000). Present study was conducted to study the social support and life satisfaction, with specific role


The Effect of Instructor Intervention on Usage of Mobile Devices for Informal Language Learning

Autonomy and self-initiation are essential to informal language learning. However, previous research has shown that instructors can have an influence on students’ propensity to engage in both self-directed and incidental language learning. In order to uncover best practices in regards to the promotion of informal mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) in the Japanese university context, the


The Self-Management System Standard for a Prosper Lifestyle: An Educational Module for Dependencies Interface Management: From the Teachings of Islam

Born orphan. Right after birth, his mother passed away. Nurtured by another mother of the same tongue (Arabic), and living at the countryside (a Bedouin), the prophet Mohammad PBUH (Peace Be upon Him), was consequently taken care of by his grandfather and uncle. Mohammad PBUH gifted with the Quran for Humanity, and the messenger of


The Sharing Cycle of Science Learning: A Method to Connect College STEM Courses with Tribal Community Topics that Enhance Sovereignty

American Indian students are underrepresented in all science and engineering fields by almost 50%. At the same time, the fastest growing occupations for the past half century require knowledge of science and mathematics. To address the need for relevant science training, the “Framing the Chemistry Curriculum” project was created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL),


Sejong Puzzle: An AR Based Fun Geometric Math Teachware

We are developing a teachware app implemented by Augmented Reality (AR) technology. Recent interests on AR technology have promoted a number of AR-based teachwares for children. However, most of them simply show users 3D images to intrigue them when users attach cards or books onto camera. Sejong Puzzle is designed not only to give funs


The Features of QR Code as Attendance Monitoring System: Its Acceptability and Implication to Classroom

The study was conducted to determine the features and acceptability of Quick Response (QR) Code innovative platform as an attendance monitoring system. Purposive sampling was used in the study involving 20 teachers who adapted the QR code and 36 students who were exposed to the attendance monitoring system during the first quarter of the academic


Facilitating Tabuk City National High School Employees Gender and Development Seminar-Workshop Through Cooperative and Collaborative Learning Approaches

The study focused on cooperative and collaborative learning approaches as the strategy in facilitating employees’ Gender and Development (GAD) Seminar- Workshop. It assessed participants’ awareness level on selected GAD laws, mandates, and issues before and after the Seminar-Workshop. Correlation of the participants’ awareness level along variables of sex, age, and subject departmental affiliation was considered.