Month: February 2022

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Neoliberal Principles: Lecturers’ Perspective

Many researchers agree on the notion that neoliberalism is shaping the world today and some even argue that the economics curriculum promotes this ideology because of its emphasis on transferable and flexible skills. The contention is that there is a strong connectivity between neoliberal discourse and economics. Therefore, it is fundamental to investigate if economics

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Study Motivation in the Academic-Industrial Program of Southeast Asian Students in Taiwan

Since 2016’s “New Southbound Policy” in Taiwan, there are more and more Southeast Asian Students coming to Taiwan for study. From 2016 to 2020, their number had risen to over 30,000 students, posting an increase of 85 percent in just five years. How to attract students to study in Taiwan would be the main issue.

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Centralization of Academic Operations as a Pathway to Increased Efficiencies and an Improved Faculty Experience

There are many challenges associated with the management of adjunct faculty profiles and operations in an online, asynchronous environment. One of the biggest challenges for our institution was with the centralization of many of the processes, records, and data that exists across various systems at the university. These include the faculty management system (FMS), student

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Real Men Fantasy: Explore The Media Representation of Effeminate Males in China

“Men should not shed tears” has been a deep-rooted motto for Chinese males. In Chinese culture, masculine men are honorable while effeminate males are abnormal. With the release of reality shows, like Idol Producer, exquisite and effeminate male images gain attention in public, challenging the conventional images of men of steel. Those exquisite male idols

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Grade Inflation: Comparison of Competencies Among Public Schools Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The aim of this study is to find traces of grade inflation during the pandemic on selected public schools in the Division of Bulacan. This phenomenon has been an issue across educational institutions since there was an implemented leniency on assessments during this period. The researchers focused on the average performance of the schools in

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TikTok and YouTube Videos in the Flipped Classroom Model to Improve the Learning Process and Motivate Students

Social media has become a very useful tool for learning in recent years. Millions of people access YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and other social media every day to learn. At the same time, more and more teachers are using these platforms to share their knowledge with the general public and bring it into the classroom. Materials

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Understanding Help-Seeking Behavior Among Filipino University Students

There is an increase of mental health concerns among university students, compared to previous generations, as relationships and academic demands become more complex. The researchers explored students’ perceptions and the experiences they go through in seeking help, specifically problem awareness, decision to seek help and support system. 14 respondents from different colleges and universities in

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Practical Exploration: Research Into the Strategies, Core Content, and Implementation of Transmedia Narrative Communication by the Palace Museu

This research focuses on the strategies and practices of the Palace Museum in relation to its use of transmedia narratives (2013-2021). Specifically, in 2014, the Palace Museum published a post on its WeChat account titled “Yongzheng: I feel cute about myself” (an emperor in the Qing dynasty). The post altered a portrait of the emperor

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The Development of the Basic Arduino Test (BAT)

Educational robotics has a promising impact on students’ learning which triggers educational institutions around the world to include it in their curriculums. In the Philippines, educational robotics is relatively new, and as of writing the Department of Education has yet to deliver a dedicated robotics curriculum. However, some public and private schools have already designed

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Does Motivation Break the Chains of Desistance?

Desistance, educational mobility, and social theory are fields that aim to promote social mobility and encourage the eradication of delinquency and inequality. Desistance is defined by Maruna and Farrall (2004) as the status where an individual is no longer offending. These are split into defined phases; primary desistance, where the individual has a gap in

A Problem-solving Course Designed Based on Micro: Bit to Prevent Mosquitos

In Taiwan, as the temperature rose, mosquitoes came out, causing Dengue Fever. National Mosquito-Borne Diseases Control Research Center reported that 1 out of 200 people who infected Dengue Fever died in 2015. It’s Horrible. So Hsinchu City held a competition about the prevention of mosquitoes for 6-9 grade students in 2021. Based on the competition,

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Criminal Trials of Parents Claiming “Sibling Abuse” How Do Midwives Address Such Cases?

This study aimed to investigate criminal cases in which parents have claimed injury to an abused child was inflicted by a sibling. A search was conducted on a legal database using the search terms “child abuse” and “criminal trial.” We identified two cases in which parents claimed injury to the abused child was inflicted by

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Dialogue Between Religion and Technology: Case Study of Fo Guang Go

The use of technology to recreate and enhance religious experiences has been increasingly present nowadays. An important Buddhist organization based in Taiwan, Fo Guang Shan, practices Humanistic Buddhism. Its founder, Master Hsing Yun, is famous for his use of technology in Dharma propagation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the case of Fo

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Self-Care Plan of College Freshman Students During the Covid-19 Pandemic in the Philippines

The covid-19 pandemic affects not only physical health but also mental health and wellbeing. Loss of loved ones, fear of being infected by the virus, threats to the financial stability of their family, changes in normal routines, and feelings of isolation can contribute to increased anxiety, sadness, and loneliness which pose a greater danger for