Year: 2023

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English Language Teachers’ Motivation and Their Basic Psychological Needs: A Self-Determination Theory Approach

Teachers’ motivation has been linked to quality of instruction, teachers’ job satisfaction, teachers’ well-being, and students’ achievement. The current study aims to examine the relationship between Vietnamese university English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers’ motivation and the satisfaction of their basic psychological needs (for autonomy, competence, and relatedness) using Self-Determination theory (SDT). A total

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Change Leadership in the Development of Digital Learning Ecosystem: A Case Study in an Excellent School

Digital-based education has become one of the important elements to enhance the quality of learning in various educational institutions, especially in senior high schools. Brawijaya Smart High School Indonesia (BSS) is the subject of this study. The purpose of this study is to describe how the leaders of BSS are leading the change towards a

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A Distinguished Path to Teaching English in English: Teacher Agency of a Retired Japanese Teacher’s Professional Development

The newly issued and implemented Course of Study by the Japanese Ministry of Sports, Education, and Science and Technology reinforces the use of English in English classrooms at junior high and high school levels. However, the teachers are rather reluctant to use English in their classes all the time, especially at junior high schools. This

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Assessing Student Learning With Anatomical Focus in Oral and Nasal Suction Videos

Understanding suctioning techniques and the cannula structure can be challenging. This study aimed to improve students’ understanding through instructional videos on nasal and oral anatomy, evaluating the impact on recognizing anatomical importance, motivation to learn, and medical safety awareness. The study involved 105 nursing college students who were divided into two groups: (1) an experimental

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Brainy: An Innovative Context-Aware Generative AI Engine for Education

In the realm of education, the integration of Generative AI tools within learning platforms has transformed teaching and learning paradigms. This paper introduces Brainy, a context-aware AI engine integrated into the Augmental Adaptive Learning platform, which implements the concept of Differentiated Instruction. At its core, Brainy employs Generative AI Models, leveraging a variety of Language

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Nurturing Critical Digital Literacy in the Era of Advancing AI

This research project examines the responsible and ethical integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) within academia, with a particular emphasis on enhancing digital literacy and fostering a deeper understanding of AI’s ethical implications. Implemented across multiple sections of a freshman academic writing course, the study highlights the critical role of comprehensive guidelines and educational interventions in

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Pedagogical Practices in Teaching Institution-Reared Children With Disabilities in the Philippines

Children with disabilities (CWD), depending on the need and the circumstance, may be placed in different living conditions outside of the typical family set-up. For instance, the Philippine government mandates that child-caring agencies (CCAs) and institutions to take care of orphaned, abandoned, and neglected individuals. This involves the need to ensure that the children under

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Special Education and Shadow Teaching: Practices and Experiences in the Philippines

Inclusive education mandates that learners with disabilities (LWD) attend regular schools instead of special education schools. In the Philippines, while schools started to accept more LWD to study alongside the typical students, support provisions are placed to ensure that educational goals are being met. One such provision is the employ of special education teachers as

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Recognition, Awareness, and Effectiveness of Different Services Offered by the Office of the Students Affairs and Services in the Philippines

The study was conducted to determine students’ recognition, awareness and the effectiveness of the various services offered by the office of the student affairs and services. The researchers employed a descriptive research design. The researcher-made questionnaire served as the main instrument in the data collection. Feedback and comments from the participants were also solicited. The

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Impacts of the Sensory-Friendly Orchestral Concert Education Program on Community-Based Learning of Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities lack a connection to the community due to the display of unusual social behaviours and unavailable accommodations. Reactions and judgment toward these students from others limit their participation in community activities. Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) made a venue for the Sensory-Friendly Education Concerts (SFECs), promoting community-based learning and participation of students

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UGC Curriculum and Credit Framework for Undergraduate Programs (CCFUP) Roadmap for Entrepreneurship Development

Curriculum is to provide learning paths to become the citizen of their communities, countries and of the world. Indian Knowledge System established to promote interdisciplinary research for its traditional knowledge of various domains for societal applications and to make India Self Reliant. As per National Education Policy 2020 recommendations UGC developed a new CCFUP. The

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Enhancing Employability of Vietnamese Students: A Study of Collaborative Programs Between Universities and Industries

One of the most crucial solutions in Vietnam’s higher education today is to strengthen collaborations with businesses to improve students’ qualifications and broaden their employment prospects. As part of a PhD dissertation, this research paper is intended to examine collaborative efforts between universities and industries in Vietnam, with a focus on bolstering the employability of

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An Ethnomethodological Case Study on Closed-Loop Communication at Sea by Japanese EFL Learners in Role-Plays

Maritime accidents, 80–85% of which are due to human errors (e.g., Hasanspahic´ et al., 2021), have been a serious problem in international shipping (e.g., Baniela and Rı´os, 2011). Among these errors, the grave risks posed by failures in verbal maritime communications (inter-ship/ship-to-shore/shore-to-ship/on-board communications) (Bocanegra-Valle, 2013) have long been recognized (e.g., Bocanegra-Valle, 2011). To prevent misunderstandings

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Needs Assessment for Buru Language Training

One of the indigenous communities on Buru Island, Maluku, East Indonesia, that uses the Buru language as its native language of communication is now extinct. The Buru language, which is part of the Austronesian language, is spoken by approximately 45,000 people on the island of Buru, with a current population of 136,757. At least, there

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Empowering Multiculturalism: Community Interpreter Training Programme

This paper explores what the Community Interpreter Training Program should provide its objectives, features, assessment methods, and benefits. The program’s core mission is to cultivate interpreters who play an indispensable role in multicultural societies by elevating students’ language proficiency and communication skills fostering multicultural coexistence. A distinctive facet of this program is its adoption of

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Examining the New Course of Study of Japan

The Course of Study, set by The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, describes overall framework in education system, from elementary school to high school education. It provides goals, contents, and guidelines for instructions for all subject areas and has been revised every ten years. The newest Course of Study

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Developing Guidelines for the Use of Generative AI in Education and Research-Toward Acceptance of Ethical Behavior by Students

The advent of generative artificial intelligence (AI) has created confusion in education and research. Generative AI will force a review of lesson design in educational settings, and the future of education will necessarily include dramatic changes. Accordingly, many educational institutions have begun formulating operational policies for generative AI in educational and research activities. To address

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A Multi-dimension Correlational Study Between Self-Directed Learning and Team Effectiveness in Project-Based Learning

At Singapore Polytechnic (SP), the Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic (DPCS) embraces an innovative Industry Now Curriculum (INC) pathway. With this framework, students engage in industry projects to equip themselves with valuable knowledge and skills crucial to the profession. This project-based learning (PBL) approach not only imparts practical expertise but also fosters autonomous learning through

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Educational Reforms in Japan: The Case for an Interdisciplinary Approach in English and Programming Education

Every ten years, the Japanese Ministry of Education enacts major curriculum reforms with the aim of transitioning Japanese society to twenty-first-century industry (Yamanaka and Suzuki, 2020). The latest of these sweeping reforms started in 2020, focusing on two major aspects of globalization: the introduction of mandatory programming education and the designation of English as a

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The Mathematics Mastery Model (M³): A Proposed Cognitive Learning Framework for Engineering Students’ Engagement and Persistence

In pursuing engineering education, the acquisition of mathematical ability is pivotal. Nevertheless, diverse mathematical perceptions among Filipino engineering students present challenges. Anchored in Bandura’s (1986) Social Cognitive Theory, endeavors to elucidate this challenge, leading to the proposal of a cognitive learning model. Utilizing Principal Axis Factoring (PAF) in Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA), four salient factors

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Mental Health Services & Education Policy for Generation Z After the COVID-19 Pandemic in Yogyakarta City

Mental health is a serious issue during and after the pandemic. Young people, including Gen Z, are the most vulnerable group to experience mental health. Yogyakarta is the locus of research where this city has a high life expectancy of 75.04 years, but unfortunately the prevalence rate of mental disorders is the second highest in

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Applying Evaluation Principles to a Collaborative Intensive English Language Programme Between a Japanese and a U.S. University

Language programmes employ a number of strategies, methods, and tools to ensure their success. One such tool frequently used is an evaluation. Evaluations are necessary to determine the value, worth, merit and/or significance of something, thereby assisting decision makers with judgements that impact a program; hence the purpose of this study—to describe how an evaluation

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Game Based Learning for Raising Environmental Consciousness

This paper presents the results of the European Project GENTLY. Within the framework of the project an educational board game with a complementary digital version has been collaboratively designed, developed and tested with young people across Europe. A multidisciplinary approach with experts from seven European countries has been followed with the goal to raise young

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Digital Strategies in Education Across Nordic Countries

Digitalization has already played an important role in education when COVID-19 forced the closing of school buildings and the digitalization of education to varying degrees around the world. COVID-19 started an unprecedented experiment in school systems and the ongoing digital transformation was suddenly accelerated. This situation initiated the creation of new challenges and opportunities for

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Retrenchment in Higher Education

The covid19 pandemic along with changing attitudes has forced many rural public universities to retrench faculty and staff. As enrollments decrease, institutions of higher learning must adapt and change to the changing demographics. Retrenchment is only one alternative to dealing with declining enrollment. Retrenchment needs to be balanced with long-term strategic considerations. As the retrenchment

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Design of Complex Problem-Solving Ability Training Games That Combine Simulation Spaces and Plots

The most important thing in complex problem-solving is to recognize the characteristics of the crux of the problem, which is a very important “ability” in the workplace, and the need to understand the problem comprehensively before analyzing it is an important step in making decisions on how to deal with the problem. This study uses

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Design and Evaluation of a Contextualized Mobile Educational Game for Learning Emergency Medical Care

The emergency medical service is a complex and variable situation and the critical thinking ability of the medical staff is challenged. Compared with traditional education, the contextual simulation of mobile learning can improve the learners’ critical thinking ability. This study《119 Dispatch Center》LINE@ and Google Form were combined to design a digital contextual role-playing mobile educational

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The Effects of Fourier Series Game-Based Learning Activities on Industrial Education and Technology Students’ Mathematical Self-Efficacy

Self-efficacy is vital for the development of oneself since it is the belief that one could conduct the required actions to achieve the tasks given to them. At a particular University in Bangkok, Thailand, the students from the faculty of industrial education and technology attained the lowest score in almost every learning module among others,

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Romance Scam and Legal Interpreting/Translation

Due to COVID-19 starting in 2020, the flow of people or goods was restricted. Along with that, the mobility of criminals, migration, or smuggling of criminal items such as drugs were also stopped. On the other hand, romance scams have skyrocketed through the internet or SNS so that criminal groups or violent groups could raise

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Perception of Foreign English Speakers as Instructors in Elementary Schools in Japan Towards Various Attributions of Japanese Teachers of English

In elementary English education in Japan, Japanese teachers of English have heavily relied on foreign English speakers as assistant language teachers (ALTs). Kano and Hiratsuka (2023) highlighted the widening variety of the attributions of Japanese teachers in the recent few years. Nakazawa and Kano (2022) focused on the perceptions of Japanese teachers towards ALTs, both

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Collective Gender Fictions and the Takarazuka Revue

As a unique all-female musical company founded in 1914, the Takarazuka Revue provides significant insights into Japanese fan culture. In the Revue, otokoyaku (i.e., the women who perform male roles) perform heterosexual love stories on the stage. However, little attention has been paid to the fact that the otokoyaku also wear men’s clothing in their

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Comparative and Content Analysis on Physics Laboratory Curriculum in Japan and the Philippines: An Assessment Policy Review

The study primarily employs comparative and qualitative content analysis. We focus on document analysis to identify potential gaps in K-12 assessment policies in Japan and the Philippines laboratory curriculum while drawing insights from international educational frameworks in mathematics, science, and reading proficiencies found in international Large-Scale Assessments (ILSA). We analyze various education systems, including the

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Online Technical Instructional Video-Generating Motivation Scale (TIVGMS): Development, Reliability and Validity Testing

More people engage in producing online technical instructional videos as a result of increased access to open video channels and the advancement of video-based technical teaching and learning. Producers are essential in the transfer of technical expertise. Their motivations and backgrounds vary widely. It raises the question of what inspires people to generate online videos.

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Rewriting of the Indian Curricula: Its Effect on the Spirit of Inquiry and Scientific Temper

The ever-evolving socio-political dynamics of society, right from the early civilizations to the Anthropocene era, have heavily influenced the knowledge base of humans, and consequently, the systems of education as they have existed from time to time. The systems of education have evolved on two major lines firstly, the change in teaching pedagogy, evaluation mechanisms,

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Sleep for Success: The Vital Role of Sleep Hygiene in College Students

Sleep plays a pivotal role in student success, affecting academic performance, and overall physical and emotional well-being. By improving student awareness of sleep hygiene and addressing deficiencies in quantity and quality, educators may be able to help students succeed. This workshop will examine the relationship between sleep and students’ achievements, emphasizing the importance of optimizing

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How to Embrace Diverse Learners in an Effective Learning Classroom?

Teaching a class of diverse learners poses a great challenge not only for foreign and second language teachers, but also for teachers in different disciplines. Diversity is represented in students’ motivation, their prior knowledge, their various needs and interests, their level of anxiety, and their different learning styles and skills. Thus, this paper shares the

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Early Diagnosis Prediction From COVID-19 Symptoms Using ANN-Based Machine Learning Method

Timely diagnosis of COVID-19 is crucial to mitigate the risk of virus transmission. Traditional diagnostic methods, such as medical laboratory and antigen tests, while effective, are not always easily accessible. This study proposes an innovative approach to detect COVID-19 promptly using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), eliminating the need for laboratory tests. By analyzing an individual’s

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Unraveling Multilingual Identity: The Transformative Influence of Glocal Learning Contexts in Adult ESL Education

In the evolving domain of language education, our research delves into the multilingual identity development of adult ESL learners, guided by Sociocultural Theory. We probe the interplay between ‘glocal’ learning contexts—where ‘glocal’ denotes the blend of global and local influences—and the fluid multilingual identities of learners within this vibrant milieu. The robust longitudinal qualitative approach

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Attention in Digital Training Events: A Conceptual Approach to Increase and Sustain Attention List of Abbreviations

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, digital training events faced the issue that their sessions were no longer take place in physically present. Consequently, participants showed a lower attention span during digital training events. Distractions from social media and smartphones are significantly greater in the digital space respectively at home. Due to the evolution

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People, Plants, and the Planet: The Design and Impact of a Climate Change Curriculum to Support Plant Based Eating in U.S. Adolescents

This study aimed to examine the impact of climate change curriculum on 5th-grade students’ food choice and sustainability considerations. Insight into the drivers of food choice and sustainability considerations that were most salient among 5th-grade students were gleaned through interviews to assist in designing and implementing a school curriculum entitled People, Plants, and the Planet

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L2 Acquisition of the Word Order of a Mandarin Attributive-Head Construction May Not Be Affected by L1 or Word Frequency

Word order can be a difficult dimension for L2 learners to acquire, especially for learners whose L1 exhibits a different order pattern. For example, previous research reported difficulty in the acquisition of Mandarin [Attributive-Head] constructions for Thai learners with [Head-Attributive] constructions, and has attributed the difficulty to negative L1-to-L2 transfer. However, whether this difficulty is

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Black Kewpie and Little Black Sambo: Reading Juvenile Food Culture in American-Occupied Japan

This paper aims to explore the hitherto underexamined topic of juvenile food culture in American-occupied Japan (1945–1952) by analyzing Kuronbo Sambo (1949), a Japanese translation of Helen Bannerman’s The Story of Little Black Sambo. Just like other Japanese translations of Bannerman’s tale, the story of Kuronbo Sambo also starts with Sambo, the protagonist, facing the

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An Autoethnography: Indigenous Intergenerational Pedagogy

In Cree, nêhiýawâtisiwin means “living a traditional Cree life.” Indigenous communities have lived in respectful, relational, and reciprocal ways with all relations. The contemporary understanding of miýo-pimâtisiwin (lives a good life) has been disrupted by globalization and colonial attempts at cultural genocide. This autoethnographic research shares traditional Indigenous pedagogy of intergenerational learning to uplift cultural

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Enhancing ESD-Based English Instruction: A Case Study in a Japanese High School

The purpose of this research is to develop and implement a class that emphasizes active learning elements such as group discussions and presentations from the perspective of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), as emphasized in the current curriculum in Japan. The outcome of the class is to propose solutions to challenges. The study involved 73

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Music and the Culture Wars in the 1970s and 1980s U.S.

This paper examines how evangelical Christians viewed music as a potential means to enact social change as they were becoming a basis for the Religious Right during the decades that led up to the 1990s, when “culture wars” became prominent in the U.S. It focuses on the periodical, Christianity Today, initiated by the politically influential

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Effects of SSCS Learning Activities With Bar Model on Mathematical Resilience and Learning Achievement in Fraction Word Problems

The goals of this this study were to examine two different aspects of learning accomplishment and mathematical resilience in Grade 6 children after they received learning management skills using the SSCS with bar model in fraction word problems. A group of 147 sixth-grade pupils in the first semester of the 2021 school year was the

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The Perceptions and Experiences of Graduate Students: Evidence From a Japanese National Research University

The study is devoted to exploring the perceptions and experiences of graduate students at a case Japanese national university through a comparison between graduate students in Humanities and Social Sciences and those in Sciences and Engineering. The data from the Students Experiences in the Research University (SERU) survey conducted at the case university from 16th

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Foreign Languages and Internationalization: Analyzing of the Foreign Language Skills of Graduating Students at a Public University in Paraguay

The knowledge of foreign languages among final-year undergraduate students is important considering the local labor market’s competitiveness and the opportunities for academic studies abroad. This research focuses on obtaining data that informs on the knowledge or lack of knowledge of foreign languages for accessing competitive job opportunities and the possible application for scholarships for study

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Stretching the Zone of Proximal Development: Accelerating Learning Through ZPD Elasticity

Vygotsky’s (1986) theory of the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is often cited in pedagogical approaches that position the learning just above the learner’s independent problem-solving level, but which the learner can do with the help of a More Knowledgeable Other (MKO). However, these approaches reflect only a partial understanding of Vygotsky’s work, which describes

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Designing Inclusive Play Experience

Play is essential to everyone, while it is often misperceived as a waste of time. Maria Montessori, who started the Montessori school in 1907, believed that play could be used for children to learn naturally and play was the work of the child. Play is unarguably vital to children’s development. However, play is a necessity

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A Qualitative Exploration Into the Impact of Interdisciplinary Education on Graduate Students in Japan

Interdisciplinary educational programs in graduate studies often serve as a crucible for innovation and comprehensive knowledge. In Japan, such programs have garnered attention and have progressively been integrated into the academic landscape, aiming to foster collaborative knowledge creation and address complex global issues. This study delves into the nuanced experiences of graduate students engaged in

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Assessing the OIC Member States’ Engagement in China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications

The remarkable demonstration of substantial collaboration between fifty-seven member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and China’s Belt and Road Initiative exemplifies a significant milestone in contemporary international cooperation. This article assesses the involvement of member states of the OIC in China’s BRI since 2013. The BRI is a large infrastructure development project aimed

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Design and Evaluation of an Educational Board Game for Learning ESG Sustainability Challenges

Towards the Paris Agreement underlines the need for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, it has become more and more important for companies to transform and create an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) sustainable development ecosystem. Moreover, there is a growing emphasis on educating and training employees in the concept of ESG. In addition to traditional

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An Exploratory Survey of University Students’ Perceptions Regarding AI and Robots by Psychological Scales

In recent years, there has been a significant expansion of information education in high schools and a proliferation of science and technology education, resulting in global recognition of STEM and STEAM education. The release of Chat GPT on November 30, 2022, marked the onset of a transformative era in intellectual engagement and learning, prompting the

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A Brief Report Regarding a Relationship Between Specification of BYOD Devices and ICT Proficiency Test

In this information society, information literacy and computer skills are one of the most important factors in higher education. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, online learning was widespread and became a general way of learning. Sendai University introduced a curriculum based on BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in 2023. The university presented recommended minimum specifications;

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AI, AI, Who Is the Most Beautiful Person in the World?

This research focuses on applying AI to evaluate students’ performance in makeup learning, aiming to provide them with a self-learning reference tool and professional grading assistance. Use AI technology to verify whether facial makeup can enhance facial appeal. This research has two main goals: to achieve the effectiveness of students’ makeup learning through AI technology,

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Using the Partial Credit Model and Rasch Model to Examine the FOCIS Survey

This study examined the dimensionality and effectiveness of the five categories Likert Scale of the framework for observing and categorizing instructional strategies (FOCIS), a survey that measures students’ preference for learning activities in science instructions, developed by Tai et al. in 2012. The data included 6546 students from 3rd to 12th grade including 4 school

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Moral Resilience in Ethical Leadership: When Good is Rewarded with Bad

Based on the principles of fairness and reciprocity, people typically expect that good deeds will be rewarded. However, when real-life situations deviate from this expectation, individuals often feel shocked and their moral motivation may be negatively impacted. The aim of this study is to explore how ethical leaders prevent negative impacts on their moral motivation

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Minors’ Engagement in Health-Based Programs: Insights From UNICEF Lesotho’s HIV-Nutrition Intervention

This paper explores strategies to enhance minors’ understanding of program participation, ensuring their active involvement from the program’s inception through its completion, emphasizing the crucial role of sustainability for long-term change. Drawing insights from UNICEF Lesotho’s three-year HIV-nutrition intervention (2019-2022) that spanned all 10 districts and 69 community councils, the project championed the health and

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The Human Traumas in Fazal Sheikh’s Photography

Trauma is the physical injury, the human wound, or the emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience. Metaphorically we use the term to speak of natural disasters. Fazal Sheikh is the American photographer who saw these human wounds within the humanity, within the human face of the other while suffering. His unique

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Examining the Nursing Workforce Shortage in Vietnam: Implications for Nursing Education

This study examines the nursing human resource crisis in Vietnam that emerged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. A literature review encompassing policy documents, statistics, reports, guidelines, news, media, and academic publications was conducted. Even before the pandemic, Vietnam grappled with a nursing shortage, with a nurse-to-population ratio significantly below the global average. The

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Learning Through Sharing: A Case Study on the Effectiveness of Learning Experiences in a Multilingual Setting on Students’ Personal Growth

Internationalization at Home’ (IaH) refers to ‘the embedding of international/intercultural perspectives into local educational settings’ (Turner and Robson, 2008:15) to raise the global awareness, cultural understanding and intercultural competence of faculty and students. One of the exemplifications in this regard is the trend that tertiary institutions in non-English speaking countries are increasingly offering courses in

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CATalysts for Learning: Elevating Education With Authentic Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)

Classroom assessment techniques, or CATs, are invaluable tools for formative assessment in any classroom and represent a formative approach to assessment. Their purpose is to improve the quality of student learning rather than collecting evidence for evaluating or grading students. Classroom assessment provides faculty with real-time feedback about their effectiveness as teachers and gives students

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Integrating Technology-Supported Multi-representational Scaffolding Into Board Game for Learning Muscular System Physiology

In the teaching of muscular system of physiology, it is difficult for students to memorize a large amount of knowledge such as muscle names and movements generated by muscle contraction from the traditional classroom lecture, which in turn affects the motivation and learning outcome. A board game integrating technology-supported multi-representational scaffolding was designed to promote

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Analysis of Three Placement Test: Their Roles and Prospects

Many universities in Japan, specifically in the private sector in local areas, have been struggling to secure applicants because of the declining number of 18-year-old population. These universities have lowered their acceptance criteria to reach their capacity levels. Consequently, concerns have been raised regarding the declining academic levels and widening gaps among students. To cope

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If ChatGPT is Writing the Courses and the Assignments, Why Do We Need Faculty or Students? An Ethics Module on Academic Integrity and Generative AI in Higher Education

This presentation delves into the convergence of academic integrity and Generative AI (GenAI). It introduces a framework for a lesson dedicated to exploring the ethical dimensions of GenAI with undergraduates students. This lesson was piloted during the winter semester of 2023 and subsequently during the Spring intersession. It specifically targeted first-year undergraduates at a science

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Exploring the Synergy Between Digital Illustration and AI: An Artist’s Insight

Digital art has revolutionized the creative landscape by merging technology and artistic expression. With advancements in technology, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital art has gained significant attention. This research paper explores the utilization of AI tools, particularly Dall-E (DE) and Midjourney (MJ), in the creative process of digital art. The artworks presented

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From Digital Media Literacy to Malaysian University Students’ Attitude towards Technological Usage by Using SMART PLS

The increasing adoption of technological gadgets in an interconnected world, facilitated by the ease of smartphone usage, has led to active participation in the digital realm. This participation has spurred the creation and exchange of ideas, beliefs, and opinions. Surprisingly, despite the pivotal role of technology in accessing online information, there remains a dearth of

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Promoting a Sense of Community in the Japanese as a Foreign Language Classroom and Beyond

Foreign Language Learning could be lonely tasks, memorizing endless lists of vocabulary, grammar, and sentences. In this post pandemic era, it is extremely important for foreign language learners to feel a sense of community when they learn a foreign language. Building a community and promoting a sense of community is a very important part of

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Segmenting Student User Profiles for Microsoft Teams at Kuwait University: An Investigation Using SUS and K-Means Clustering

In the context of higher education, efficient use of digital tools and platforms has become more important for both students and professors. The purpose of this research is to better understand the user experience and usability of Microsoft Teams, a popular communication and collaboration tool among Kuwait University students. To accomplish this, we used the

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HybridEdu Quiz Maker: A Tool for Creating Paper-Based and Online Quizzes in Hybrid Classes

This paper presents HybridEdu Quiz Maker (HEQM), a tool for creating paper-based and online quizzes in hybrid classes. The primary goal of HEQM is to simplify the process of generating comprehension assessment tests, making it convenient and efficient. Hybrid classes, which blend in-person and online instruction, often require instructors to create paper-based quizzes (PBQuiz) for

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Best Practices in Promoting Gender Equality in the Philippine Education

Integrating gender education into the system is the key to breaking free from biases, closing pay gaps, ending workplace segregation, and empowering women economically. It transforms education into a catalyst for societal equality. The present study delves into an analysis of the best practices of Philippine Education in promoting gender equality. Employing a qualitative design,

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Women’s Scholarship and Engagement in Policy, Pedagogy, and Development

The whole world has been observing changes that have been happening in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 2015. Interestingly, most of the changes are targeting Saudi women in terms of developing – their rights, roles, and positions. Some people believe that Saudi women are strong creatures – strong mothers, wives, and workers in many

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Differentiating Indigenous Career Education in a Canadian Post-Secondary Institution

Developing skills to navigate career development and management is critical to a student’s long-term success and overall well-being. However, Indigenous students do not access career education at the same rate as non-Indigenous students. A 2010 report from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada documented a high unemployment rate for Indigenous youth between ages 15 and

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Exploring Student-Centered Initiatives in Virtual and Asynchronous Post-secondary Graduate Programs

As post-secondary education continues to evolve in response to diverse learners, graduate post-secondary programs have embraced virtual and asynchronous learning environments. This paper investigates the implementation and impact of student-centered initiatives within these contexts within online learning communities at the graduate post-secondary level. Educational institutions face challenges and opportunities posed by online learning environments including

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Systems Design Education in Industrial Design: A Hybrid Approach of Combining ID Studio and UX Design Courses as a Superblock

Traditional Industrial Design (ID) curricula have successfully trained students in fundamental ID skills. However, the increasing complexity of modern industries and technological advancements call for integrating Systems Design and User Experience (UX) principles. This paper introduces the “ID+UX Superblock,” a hybrid educational model combining ID Studio and UX Design to better prepare ID students for

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Case Study of the Use of the Interactive Annotation Software Perusall with Mixed-Proficiency EFL Japanese Students

This study reports on the use of Perusall in a basic university English course in order to understand how such software facilitates second language acquisition, particularly in mixed-proficiency language groups. This study focuses on the effect of text choice on student performance. The question centers on how the reading difficulty of a particular text affects

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – Challenges in the Integration Process of Young Refugees Within School Settings in Sweden

Cultural and ethnic diversity has become an increasing phenomenon in recent decades in many contemporary societies. That ethnocultural diversity is visible within school contexts in many countries in Europe and North America. One example of this is Sweden, a place that received more than 35,000 unaccompanied children and young refugees in 2015. This article presents

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Designing an Alternate Reality Educational Game That Integrates Virtual Reality and Storyline to Learn About the History and Culture of a Local Town

Local cities in Taiwan actively emphasize the preservation of town cultural assets and the creation of distinctive cultural attractions. In this study, we designed an alternate reality educational game, taking the love story of the town of Puzi in Taiwan 70 years ago as the theme, and connecting several representative cultural attractions. The learning objective

“Mother and Child Yoga” and the Change to Mothers’ Stress Levels: Examinations by Child Care Support at a University Attached Kindergarten

This research is focused on “Mother and Child Yoga”. In recent years, the stress of parenting has been increasing due to changes in the environment in which children are raised. Crnic and Greenburg (1990) discuss the potential for this stress to influence microsocial processes within the parent-child relationship and to contribute to dysfunction in children

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An Investigation on the Similarities and Differences in Conducting Project-Based Learning in Pure Online and Face-to-Face Class Environments at UTAS-Nizwa

Following a prolonged stretch of worldwide online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent return to a face-to-face setting when everything normalized, the authors had the opportunity to conduct phenomenological observations on a project-based approach to learning. This was done while different cohorts of IT students undergo this approach when classes are done

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The Effectiveness of Self-Regulated Learning via Infographics on the Topic of the Traditional Chinese Artisan Tools: A Case Study of Sichuan Vocational College of Health and Rehabilitation, Republic of China

The objectives of this study were to: 1) compare learning achievement after using infographics of traditional Chinese artisan’s tools, 2) study the effectiveness after using infographics of traditional Chinese artisan’s tools, and 3) explore student’s satisfaction after using infographics of traditional Chinese artisan’s tools. The population of this study were 30 students from Sichuan Health

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A Study of Literary Characters Who Knew How to Dress Up

Fashion and Literature are two primarily different mediums though they do intersect each other and deviate in their own historic and contemporary times. Fashion in fiction is explanatory, illuminating, symbolic and full of visualization. Some of the best scenes in the literature are braced with fashion. It is assumed that fashion is only about clothing

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Artificial Intelligence-Enabled in Clothing Supply Chains: Research Context and Motivation Perspectives

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to drive technological advancements today, it profoundly influences economic and social development. Publication of research on AI integrated with multiple disciplines, such as creative computing, art, innovation management, finance, etc., reveals the boost of academic attention. In this context, research on AI in the fashion industry provides insights for industrial

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Age Limit for Teachers’ Recruitment in Moroccan Public Schools: Investigation of Teachers and Student Teachers’ Perspectives About the Policy

In November 2021, the Moroccan government launched a new educational policy restricting the age for teachers’ recruitment in Moroccan public schools, bringing the age down to 30, which caused a lot of controversy and disagreements among Moroccan student teachers. The aim of this study was to investigate teachers from Moroccan public primary and secondary schools,

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Virtual Archive as New Materiality: Application of Virtual Reality on Digital Art Collection

“New Materialism” is a philosophical concept that has gained prominence in recent years. It represents a shift in philosophical thinking that challenges traditional dualisms and emphasizes the agency and significance of material entities and processes. Here are some key aspects and concepts associated with New Materialism. Moreover, new materialism has been used to explore how

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The Knot: Other Possibilities in Moebius’ World

This presentation will highlight the multiple possibilities described in the film Moebius and how they impact the lives of Argentines who lived in the midst of convulsive social changes, the dictatorship regime, disappearances, famine, and especially the brain drain suffered by the country when many decided to escape from the knot of reality that makes

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Adoptee Ancestry Searches: The Intersubjective Space of Self-Integration

The adoptee’s ancestry search can function as a dynamic intersubjective space that is vital to self-integration in the psychoanalytic sense. The guiding theoretical question of this paper is: How can contemporary intersubjective psychoanalytic theories describe this intersubjective space? Intersubjective psychoanalytic theory has its roots in philosophical hermeneutics and phenomenology. A case of adoptee ancestry search

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Insights on Innovation in Education: A TPACK Experience in Continuing Teacher Education in Southern Brazil

Pedagogical practices at different levels of education, especially in basic education, demand proposals capable of developing autonomy and innovation skills. Considering the Latin-American scenario, especially in Brazil, the (post) pandemic context has contributed for information and communication technologies to move from supporting to protagonists in the pedagogical process, with their limitations and potential being the

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Japanese as a Lingua Franca: Exploring Communication Dynamics and Pedagogical Insights for L1 Speakers

Lingua franca (LF) communication research is critical to addressing the challenges and opportunities posed by our increasingly interconnected and linguistically diverse world. English is at the forefront of LF scenarios owing to its global prevalence and international significance. In contrast, Japanese as a lingua franca (JLF) has a different dynamic, unfolding primarily within specific communities

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The Migration of Lolita From High-Brow Literature to Pop Music: An Overview

Considered nowadays to be one of the best novels of the 20th Century, Lolita has become firmly established in the literary canon. Futhermore, its main character has become an icon in mass culture. However, by making her a teenage temptress with an out-of-control sexuality, mass culture has distorted the point of the novel. Film versions

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Development “Tangram Sultan” as Medium for Presenting Angle and Side of a Two-Dimensional Figure in Elementary School

Children naturally learn through play, which has been shown to be age-appropriate and a useful learning strategy. The goal of this research is to create media that will help elementary school pupils understand geometry through games. Tangram Sultan is the name of the produced medium that blend folkstory and mathematics games. The Tangram Sultan is

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University Student Perception Regarding the Poster Tour Method

The following research is descriptive in nature and the proposed objective is to show the student’s perception of the application of the poster tour method during the school semester. To obtain the sample we used the non-probabilistic sampling technique by convenience, this leads us to define a sample composed of 20 students who make up

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Self-Actualization Through Personality Psychology and Goal Setting

Higher education is a mechanism through which academic success, worldly knowledge, and career preparation are prioritized. However, there is a significant void in the area of personal discovery and fulfillment, or, self-actualization. It could be argued that the primary purpose of a college or university should be to help students realize their unique capabilities. In

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Cultivating Preservice Teachers’ Professional Vision About Multilingual Students Through Video Analysis

Teacher professional vision is comprised of three skills: perception of relevant classroom events that influence student learning, interpretation of how incidents connect to pedagogical theory, and the decision-making that the teacher will undertake to anticipate student response to learning or proposing alternatives to observed activities to maximize student learning (Gippert et al., 2022). Previous research

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Critique of Francis Fukuyama’s Views on State Formation in Africa

This paper is a critique of Francis Fukuyama’s views on, essentially, the crisis of development in Africa which he associates with the weakness of state institutions in African countries. In analysing the underlying causes of weak state institutions in Africa, Fukuyama examines institutional development in the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial Africa. But his approach is

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Community College Instrumental Faculty Using Technology to Engage Remote Learners During a Pandemic

Instrumental faculty include music instructors and directors focusing on teaching specific instrumentation, often in ensemble or orchestra settings. During the pandemic, community college instrumental faculty relied heavily on technology to engage remote learners. Research regarding their experiences currently exists, and a better understanding of what transpired will inform both pitfalls and best practices for using

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The Establishment of an Asynchronous E-learning Course in Higher Education – Challenges and Guidance to Overcome Them

After the Corona period, the use of asynchronous e-learning settings has increased in higher education, including the Bachelor’s degree program in Business Information Technology (BIT) at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW). In autumn 2022 an asynchronous e-learning course was introduced for a compulsory finance module in the aforementioned program. The comparison of

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Determinants of Learning Amongst 21st Century ESL Learners

This study focuses on determinants of learning amongst 21st century English as a second language (ESL) learners at Wenzhou-Kean University. Although it is an undoubted fact that the persistent change in learning experiences has contributed to the changing of learning determinants of 21st century ESL learners, the actual determinants have not been explored and defined.

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Optimizing Early Childhood Adversity: The Impact of Play-Based Learning and Counselor Competence in Indonesia

Early childhood adversity in Indonesia is an intriguing topic for research. Based on initial interviews with teachers and school counselors for early childhood education, it was discovered that many children had decreased adversity ability, as evidenced by their lack of confidence and their fear of trying again after failing while playing. Due to the continued

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Proposed Solutions to Reading Loss Faced by Arabic Language Teachers During COVID-19 in the UAE

Research shows that the sudden transition to emergency remote teaching has negatively impacted students’ reading abilities, particularly in the Arabic language. To understand the specific challenges faced by Arabic language teachers in the UAE, a survey was conducted involving Arabic language teachers. The survey aimed to explore the quality of teaching, student-teacher interaction, learning outcomes,

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1975-2024: Five Decades of Overseas V-Pop

The end of the Vietnam War in 1975 opened a new chapter in the history of the country. The 30 of April, 1975 is a day of many meanings: to the majority Vietnamese, it is an unforgettable day for the people to return to peace and rebuild the country after 21 years of civil war

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The Characteristics and Essence of Multiculturalism in Greater Khingan Mountains

Greater Khingan Mountains region is a relatively independent geographical area, which can be regarded as a cultural region. There are many ethnic groups such as Han, Mongol, Daur, Ewenki, Oroqen, Manchu, etc. distributed in the region. These ethnic cultures interact with specific environments. They not only form a cultural region at the macro scale, but

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Pre-service Teachers’ Perception, Interpretation, and Decision-Making in Mathematics at the Primary Level – Using Video-Vignettes for Research

Teachers’ perception, interpretation, and decision-making skills are considered a prerequisite for appropriate teacher behavior in complex teaching situations. For researching these skills, video-vignettes are recommended as a context-sensitive stimulus. The article presents a study about these skills of pre-service teachers using video-vignettes showing learners dealing with context-related problems. When watching these video-vignettes, the pre-service teachers

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Strengthening Magna for Women (RA 9710) via Gender-Responsive Leadership Training for Marginalized Women and Girls in Iligan City, Philippines

This research project in Iligan City, Philippines, aims to establish a gender-responsive leadership program to empower marginalized women, challenge gender stereotypes, and address issues related to violence against women. The program was implemented across seven barangays and involved 190 marginalized women categorized based on their familial roles to assess their leadership qualities. During the training

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A Study on the Interaction Between Gender Morality and Free Love in Early 20th Century: Centered on Du Cheng Shu & Qu Jiang’s Love Letter

This article attempts to answer the question of “love” and why it has been prohibited from entering the public sphere in Chinese history. This article takes the “Love Letter Incident” as a case study and uses the process tracking method to analyze the love letter incident between Du Chengshu and Qu Jiang. In this event,

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Lost and Found: The Connection Between Education Level and First Language Attrition

Language attrition is a complex phenomenon that can be explained as a loss of fluency in one’s mother tongue due to a variety of factors. So far, research on the process of language attrition has predominantly been conducted on internal and external emigrants. Nevertheless, native language attrition has also been observed in international schools where

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A Quantitative Study of Middle School Students’ Perception of the Impact of Parent Involvement on Academic Intrinsic Motivation

Motivation plays a crucial role in student’s academic growth and research shows that students who are intrinsically motivated tend to achieve higher academic growth (Mendoza, 2012). Self determination theory (Gagne & Deci, 2005) proposes a continuum that shows the connection of intrinsic motivation with extrinsic motivation. Studies show that parental involvement is one of the

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Contextualising the Principles, Policies and Practices Needed to Implement Education for Sustainable Development Into HEIs in Myanmar

Education for sustainable development (ESD) is an important feature of the Sustainable Development Goals, being explicitly mentioned as part of SDG4 dealing with education. While ESD needs to be embedded in all levels and types of education, its conceptualisation and implementation has been particularly driven by academics and the higher education institutions (HEIs) they work

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Prevalence of Dyslexia Involving Different Levels of Grapho-Phonemic Correspondence in Romance Languages

This study aims to relate dyslexia prevalence with different levels of grapho-phonemic correspondence in Romance languages. Thus, we propose to understand dyslexia through linguistic analysis based on the grapho-phonemic structure of languages, rather than strictly retating it to the neurobiological aspect of those individuals with this learning disorder, which is frequently associated with dyslexia. The

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Digital Technologies in Pre-school Education in the Czech Republic and Norway

This paper presents the results of a research project that aims to interpret the differences or similarities of pre-school education (PE) in the Czech Republic and Norway. Using Bereday’s methodological comparative model, this study specifically focuses on a comparison of the anchoring of the importance of digital technologies in the Czech The Framework Educational Programme

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Preventing the Digital Gap in Czech Schools

A consequence of the digital gap is widening inequality in access to education. At the level of the individual pupil, this can lead to exclusion, which can result in lower chances of success in education and thus lower employability in the labour market and in life. For these reasons, the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth

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Understanding the Dynamics of Online Hatred and Mental Health Issues Among Adolescents: Exploring Factors, Impacts, and Alternative Strategies

The phenomenon of hatred is a crucial problem in the digital era, particularly among adolescents. However, it remains unclear what motivates them to become more involved and how hatred impacts their mental health. This study aims to investigate phenomena associated with the causes and effects of online hatred among adolescents, as well as appropriate intervention

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Caring in Crisis: Unveiling Compassion Fatigue Among Indonesian School Counselors

The large number of traumatic problems in adolescents and the shortage of school counsellors cause school counsellors to have a heavier workload. Compassion fatigue occurs when a counsellor is unable to consistently demonstrate empathy, compassion and care to clients. This is due to the fact that constant contact with clients undergoing intense emotional experiences is

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Evaluation of a Brief Sexuality Education in a Nursing School in Hong Kong

Although sexual health is an important element of holistic health, healthcare professionals feel embarrassed and are not willing to address sexual concerns of patients. Poor knowledge and conservative attitudes regarding sexuality are two major obstacles to providing sexual healthcare. This study organized a 9-hour brief sexuality education program in a nursing school in Hong Kong

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Exploring Motherhood: A Multisensory Portrait of Complexity, Chaos, and Intertwining Experiences in Contemporary Daily Life

The project seeks to explore the complex nature of motherhood by curating and showcasing a range of diverse encounters, connections, and sentiments presented as individual multisensory portrayals. The research intends to establish an anthology of personal encounters by distinct caregivers to uncover motherhood’s intricate and interwoven facets in modern daily existence. This project features personal

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Queering Asian-American Masculinities in David Henry Hwang’s “M. Butterfly” and Ocean Vuong’s “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous”

Asian-American masculinity has been a critical topic in cross-cultural studies as well as gender studies. Previous studies have relied on the historical context to examine the Asian-American masculinities in contemporary literature. However, not much attention has been given to the transformation of queering Asian masculinity in contemporary literature. By analysing David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly

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Coaching Future Innovative Leaders Across Disciplines

This study’s focus was how to coach and mentor students, faculty, leaders, and administrators using three different Leadership Coaching models (FUEL, GROW and Transformational Leadership Model. Each Model will be discussed in terms of their use, effectiveness, challenges, and weaknesses. Specific highlights will be presented from an ongoing 4-year study of Doctor of Education (EdD)

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Linguistics for Intercultural Competence in the Classroom

We argue that adopting a linguistically oriented pedagogical approach following Aygen (2021,2022 a, b,2023, and in progress) in the classroom contributes to fending off linguistic discrimination and provide empirical evidence that a linguistic path to eliminating cultural discrimination also helps improves intercultural competence. The effect of this linguistic approach as a systematic incorporation of intercultural

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The Art of Observation and Documentation of Children’s Play

How might we use data to make children’s learning through play visible? Noticing and valuing the ideas, thinking, theories, questions and feelings of our youngest learners involves the process of observation. Understanding their strengths, interests, needs and challenges also comes from meaningful documentation. At the same time, one of the most difficult aspects of observing

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The Successful Graduate Students’ Research Supervision Pedagogy

To make up the successful graduate students’ supervision, pedagogical practices are presented in this research. Upon reviewing the existing research works in the same research area, together with the tested four hypotheses for this research, the analyzed raw data was collected by a questionnaire that was answered by ninety qualified respondents. Those hypotheses are: (i)

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Employability on Self-Perception Among IT Students: The Effects of Intrinsic Motivation and Academic Performance

The primary objective of higher education in Thailand is to prepare students for future careers. However, some students are uncertain about their ability to find employment. Therefore, this study investigated the relationship between intrinsic motivation, academic performance, and self-perceived employability, and aimed to create a predictive model of IT students’ self-perceived employability. The sample group

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Navigating the Impact of Social Media on Cross-Cultural Learnings and International Mobility: Students’ Perception

In an era marked by the pervasive social media, its evolution transcends from mere communicative instruments to becoming synonymous with communication. Considering that human existence today is heavily characterized by cross-cultural intersections, the present study discusses the transformative influence wielded by social media on the perceptual landscape of cultural distinctions. The study, therefore, is a

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A Serial Mediation Model Testing Family Interaction, Anxiety, and Zest for Life as Predictors of Perseverance of Effort

Perseverance of effort, an individual long-lasting exertion to achieve a long-term goal even when facing obstacles (Duckworth & Quinn, 2009), has been consistently supported as a key indicator of subjective well-being and success. Due to the profound and significant role of perseverance of effort across the literature (Salisu et al., 2020), it is important to

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Transforming Education in the Digital Age: Harnessing Technology for Enhanced Learning and Engagement

Digital technology has established itself as a crucial element in contemporary education in a society that is becoming more interconnected. Digital tools that provide fresh ways to interact with educational content are being integrated into traditional pedagogical practices. This integration is not only aiding the education process, but also transforming it as a whole. This

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Learning Technologies for Today and Tomorrow: A Digital Collection of Insights and Tips for Academics

This virtual presentation offers a participatory-online experience. In this collection of digital diaries by seven multi-disciplinary academics and instructional designers from five different universities in South Africa, each share their personal stories about their teaching and learning approaches when using digital technologies. Utilising the website builder, MS Sway, the group collaborates to create an interactive,

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Unlearning the Canon: A More Global and Decolonized Survey of Art History Course

In undergraduate survey courses, global art is regularly compressed into discrete chapters in textbooks aimed at summarizing cultures and vast expanses of time in a few short pages. At worst, Asian, or African art is highlighted when it has historically influenced a European artist or served as a comparison to Western (read: superior) art. Equally

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Lived Experiences on Student-Teacher Relationship in a Higher Education Institution During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and instructors transitioned from face-to-face classes to online learning. Thus, the mode of communication and transmission of learning between students and teachers also differed. Although the importance of student-teacher relationships and interaction seems underappreciated in higher education, it is still vital to maintain students’ engagement in studying. Using a

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Complexity of Islamic Knowledge (Re)Production

With the proliferation of publicly engaged religiosities, most Islamic centres and institutions advanced women sections where women actively participate in shaping themselves and their perspective societies under the umbrella of da‘wah (call towards God). Women activism within/out institutional frameworks is not a new phenomenon but a marginalized one. This paper looks at teeming social actors

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A Correlational Study of Political Accountability of Sanguniang Barangay and Barangay Readiness for Climate Change

Climate change is a worldwide phenomenon having far-reaching consequences in numerous areas of society, including the economy, government, and living conditions. To effectively mitigate these effects, the national government needs to develop and employ policies and directives that can fulfill the safety and protection requirements of its people through development efforts, therefore improving the overall

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A Comparison of High School English Textbooks in Japan, Korea, and China: Do the Differences Significantly Affect the Outcomes?

English education in Japan, Korea, and China may display certain similarities, since they are all fundamentally monolingual societies, where citizens may not have much need for English on a day-to-day basis. They are all now keen to take advantage of the opportunities of globalization and recognize the importance of English in this context. In all

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School Websites as Mechanism for Good Governance Basis for E-Governance Initiatives

Websites are believed to be the central public information sharing networks which potentially involve the public in communicating, participating, and sharing public information and services (Sandoval-Almazan & Gil-Garcia, 2012); hence, the crafting of the national government’s E-Government Master Plan (EGMP) in 2012. In compliance with EGMP, the Schools Division Office of Imus City implemented Project

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The Online Training to Create an Online Society That Connects Tourism for Employment and Preparation for Future Work

This research aims to: 1. construct an online training system to convey knowledge and the production process of tourist media to communities and people during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic; and 2. examine people’s access to online training systems. Examine the performance of the online trainees. The findings demonstrated that: 1. The developed online

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Education to Attain Inclusive Education in Indonesia

Education about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) needs to be implemented in inclusive education to establish social justice. SRHR is everyone’s right because it is tightly related to success of human empowerment. The Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture has issued guidelines for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Right program to implement inclusive

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A Social Privilege Simulation Game

This study introduces a game for social change designed to allow players to observe and understand the concept of gender privilege and its mechanisms. The game was developed in collaboration between Sapienza University of Rome and The Business Game srl, a company specialist in designing educational games and business simulations. The primary objective of this

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Ritual and Intent in a Renaissance Faire – Taiwan

This action-research explores the effect of intentional embodied ritualization in an advanced college ESL experience. Forty-six sophomore students (from two different classes) were asked to work together to create a complete half-day Renaissance Faire experience for students and faculty at the Soochow University Campus, Waishuangxi, Taipei. Students worked in self-organized teams of 2-8 people. Each

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Integrating STEM Education With Local Culture in Indonesia: Teachers’ Perspective and Practice

STEM education based on local culture produces a more contextual and meaningful learning experience for students. However, the practical implementation has led to numerous issues. The study aims to describe the challenges teachers face in implementing STEM education based on local culture and explore the teacher practice related to understanding and teaching strategies in STEM

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The Impact of Game-Based Learning on First-Year Undergraduate Students on Knowledge and Motivation: An Example From the Logistics Field

The paper aims to study the impact of utilizing the learner-centered framework on Game-Based Learning (GBL) on first-year university students. The objectives of the study are 1) Game-based learning can achieve knowledge for the learner. 2) Game-based learning can create student learning motivation. The game implemented in this study is called Beer Game, which is

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Comparing Students’ Learning Preferences Through Cluster Analysis: Implications for Higher Education

In response to the disruptive changes within society and technology, higher education institutions need to transform their content-centric curricula into learning pathways that effectively equip students for the workforce. Adapting to the challenges posed by evolving learner dynamics is a crucial approach for institutions to enhance their responsiveness to such changes. This research aims to

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The Integration of Error Correction Codes in Five Introductory Writing Classes

Effective teacher feedback on second language writing cannot begin and end with surface error correction. However, many students equate ‘good’ writing with error free writing and see any attempt on their part to fix their errors as a way, and at times the only way, to improve their writing. Hence, instructors and students often hold

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Exploring Face-to-Face vs. Online Feedback Approaches in Academic Writing Courses

There are various ways in which teachers and students provide feedback in L2 academic writing courses. This has been especially true over the past four years during and after the pandemic. This research presents two dimensions—how the teacher has changed his approach to giving feedback during and post-COVID interruptions, and key differences noted in students’

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Transformative Effect of Reading Activities on Critical Incident Scenarios in Fostering Cultural Empathy

In response to the evolving political and social landscape of the 21st century, the focus in foreign language (FL) programs has transitioned from proficiency across skills to “transformation”. A key avenue through which this transformation can be achieved lies in FL classrooms, where the cultivation of “cultural empathy” is being pursued. However, this integration of

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Generative AI Tutors and Project-Based Learning: Boosting Financial Literacy in Japanese Students

This research study aimed to investigate how generative AI-enhanced Japanese university students’ financial knowledge, behavior, and attitude following a 15-week course on personal finance. An electronic instrument was distributed to 49 English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students in two elective courses focused on teaching the basics of personal finance at a private university in

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Development of an Automatic Multiple Choice Question Generation System to Promote Understanding of Programming Concepts

Gagné, a learning psychologist, defined four hierarchical elements of learning skills: problem-solving, rules, concepts, and discriminations. These intellectual skills form a hierarchical structure with problem-solving at the top, followed by rules, concepts, and discriminations. Mastering lower-order skills is essential for higher-order skill acquisition. We apply this theory to programming education. In programming education, students are

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Virtual Reality as Supplementary Education Tool for Pharmacology Laboratory Practical: The Effect on Student Experience, Knowledge and Confidence

Virtual Reality is an emerging technology for immersive learning. A Virtual Reality Organ Bath Lab (VROBL) simulating the physical pharmacology laboratory practical was developed to help students to comprehend complex pharmacological principles. The study aimed to investigate the impact of VROBL adoption as a pre-laboratory experience on student learning experience, knowledge, and confidence levels. An

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An Analysis of Students’ Mathematical Thinking Through Task Sequence on Division in Classroom Using Open Approach

The purpose of this research aimed to analyze students’ mathematical thinking that occurred in task sequence on division. The participants were 9 students in grade 4. The research methodology was qualitative method based on Lesson Study processes: collaboratively plan 5 research lessons, collaboratively do with include 4 steps of Open Approach: 1) posing open-ended problems,

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Instructional Design Model of Virtual Reality Digital Integration: An Experimental Case Study in Managerial Control Education

Virtual reality immersive learning technology is widely recognised for offering the potential for fully immersive environments that can enhance learners’ cognitive development. This paper introduces instructional guidelines for the creation and integration into the learning design of pedagogically structured virtual reality digital content to support cognitive learning. The learning prototype created for the study simulates

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Digital Teaching Aid Development to Answer Challenges in Learning Quadratic Equation in Indonesia

Quadratic equation is considered as the most challenging mathematics topic for secondary high school students in various countries, including Indonesia. Studies have been done to identify challenges in the teaching and learning of this topic. The three most common challenges discovered include dull teaching method that does not encourage active learning, difficulty in obtaining conceptual

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Bridging Asynchronicity and Engagement: Data-Driven Insights Into Flipped Learning

Advocates of flipped and blended learning have reported on how these models encourage students to actively engage and become agents in their own learning. There is, however, limited evidence on the extent to which asynchronous online learning materials developed for flipped learning programmes support students to actively engage in their learning. Using back-end data analytics,

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An Assessment of TOEIC Listening and Reading Proficiency Tests of Foreign Graduate Students: Basis for Comprehensive Enhancement Program

This study aimed to assess the current English Proficiency Program of the foreign students enrolled in the Claro M. Recto Academy for Advanced Studies at LPU Manila during the academic year 2021-2022. A Mixed Method research design was used in this study specifically an Explanatory Sequential, that explores both quantitative and qualitative data. The researchers

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Rapid eLearning Development Tools in the UAE: Introduction of Structured eLearning Environments for Undergraduates

This study employed a blended learning approach, integrating a microlearning module on ‘Change Management’ into an undergraduate business course curriculum in the United Arab Emirates. This context being of interest because of the high ‘Uncertainty Avoidance’ dimension typical of the predominant Arab culture in the country. The study therefore, aaddressed the question of student adaptability

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Designing Teaching Materials in the On-Demand Classroom Within the Context of Thailand Lesson Study Incorporated With Open Approach: TLSOA

This study aimed to explore how to design teaching materials for the On-Demand Classroom within the context of the Thailand Lesson Study incorporated with Open Approach. Employing a qualitative research methodology, this research involved thirty-one elementary school students and a lesson study team comprising mathematics teachers, researchers, and mathematics and art educators. Data collected from

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How Does Adult Learners’ L1 Interact With Word Frequency in the Error Rates and Patterns of L2 Classifier Use: A Cross-Linguistic Comparison

Previous literature has reported mixed findings on the effect of L1 (classifier languages vs non-classifier languages) on the acquisition of L2 classifiers. This study aims to investigate whether any effect of L1 may be modulated by the word frequency of the target classifiers. Chinese classifiers were categorized into pre-established frequency bands A to C in

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From Analysis to Creation: Utilizing the ADDIE Model for Developing and Educational Game for Children

Designing educational games for children is a topic that warrants attention, particularly when using the ADDIE model as a game development framework. In this exposition, we evaluate three notable children’s video games to highlight the complexities associated with designing games for children. Additionally, we present the ADDIE model, a well-known instructional design framework, to our

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The Construct Study on the Mindset Scale of Primary Gifted Students

The purpose of the study was to construct the cognitive mindset scale for primary gifted students. 120 elementary school students were participated in the pilot study, and there were 908 gifted students in the formal study. Item analysis, exploratory analysis, and confirmatory factor analysis were adopted in the study. The conclusion was found that the

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Teaching Design in the Wake of Artificial Intelligence

In order to maintain its relevance and pertinence throughout history, Design Teaching has been pushed to regularly evaluate its adequacy in the face of cutting-edge technologies and constantly renewed tools. In that respect, the new paradigm of Generative Artificial Intelligence pushes once more the territorial limits of Educational Research and Pedagogy. In this study, we

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An Exploration of Mathematics Teachers’ Reflections on the National Learning Camp Implementation

This research aims to comprehend the reflections of five mathematics teachers who taught mathematics during the implementation of the National Learning Camp 2023. Reflection is defined in this study as the teachers’ interpretation of their teaching experiences, practices and observations. It also identifies teacher participants’ challenges when teaching mathematics for the entire program duration. The

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Reflections on Using a Monitoring System for Participating Students in Work-Based Learning (WBL) Aimed at Developing the Adversity Quotient (AQ) Through Cloud Computing Technology

The aims of this research are 1) To study the level of Adversity Quotient (AQ) and the level of work behavior of students practicing in the Work-based Learning (WBL). of a college in Thailand and 2) To study the level of satisfaction in using the student monitoring system for practicing students in the work-based learning

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The Development on a Board Game to Promote an Information Literacy for Upper Secondary Students at the Srinakharinwirot University Prasarnmit

In today’s information-rich landscape, cultivating effective information literacy skills is imperative for upper secondary students. This study focuses on developing a board game as an innovative tool to enhance information literacy among students at Srinakharinwirot University Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Secondary). Learning can be more enjoyable when gamified, and this research aims to achieve just that.

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Development of a Java Source Code Analyzer for Learning Support That Runs in a Web Browser

Students make various mistakes in the process of practicing computer programming. For this reason, we have developed a source code analyzer, which evaluates the source code submitted by students from The tool can identify misspellings in the method names of source code and can judge the compiling and execution results. However, because the tool was

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Towards Absolute Pitch Training With Wearable Technology That Incorporates Tactile Stimuli Based on Auditory-Tactile Simulated Synesthesia

This study intends to tackle the challenge of Absolute Pitch (AP) training through multisensory stimuli. Recent studies have investigated new methods of AP training; however the results were not satisfactory when compared to the output of natural AP possessors in the context of both success rate and closeness to pitch recognition. This study intends to

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Usage of Attention-Getters for Attentive Viewing in English Academic Presentations

When English as a foreign language (EFL) learners conduct an English for academic purposes (EAP) presentation they often encounter various issues. Many researchers state that one such issue is the possibility that the presentation might result in the audience becoming bored and it could be challenging for presenters to gain more attentive viewing. For example,

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Developing of E-Assessment for Microteaching Using ADDIE

This study aimed to develop a digital assessment system. The system was developed with the ADDIE model. Based on the results of the research, it shows that at the Analysis stage a cur-riculum mapping is carried out which includes fourteen learning outcomes that students must master. At the design stage, the system interface design, database

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Bridging the Digital Divide: Empowering Ghanaian Youth Through Prudent Internet Usage and Social Media Training

The use of the Internet has significantly influenced modern human interaction and life as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp have become the dominant media for communication and business. Ghana, along with other countries, has witnessed a surge in Internet users, with over 23 million people accessing the Internet by the beginning of 2023. Current scholarship

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Unveiling Parental Perspectives: Determinants of Behavioural Intentions and Usage Behaviours in Ubiquitous Learning During Crises

This study aims to investigate the determinants shaping the behavioural intentions and usage patterns of primary school parents within a private school in Samutprakarn, Thailand, specifically in the context of ubiquitous learning (u-learning). Employing a quantitative research design, the study engaged 500 respondents through an online questionnaire, utilising a non-probability sampling technique. Prior to administration,

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The Development of Public Relations Media on Online Platforms for Organizational Communication of Educational Institution in Thailand, KMUTT

The Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand had a mission to communicate and publicize with a variety of target groups, including students, teachers, personnel, parents, enterprises, alumni and other agencies. Therefore, in the digital era it was necessary to rely on technology to play a role and

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The Effects of the Flipped Classroom Model on Pre-university Students’ Academic Performance and Learning Outcomes

This study investigates the implementation and impact of the flipped classroom model (FCM) on Year 12 pre-university students at one of the six form centres in Brunei Darussalam. Traditional pre-university education often revolves around time constraints to cover syllabi and prepare students for board examinations, leading to a reliance on conventional transmission-based teaching methods. However,

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Augmented Reality Technology on Chinese Vocabulary Teaching for International Undergraduate Students

Studying basic Chinese as a foreigner poses challenges rooted in unfamiliarity with the language’s characters and tones, compounded by cultural differences. These obstacles require state-of-the-art learning material which encourages participation, stimulates attention, and retains the learner’s enthusiasm. This study deployed an active learning approach, examined the primary challenges faced by international students in Chinese character

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The Application of TPRS Teaching Method for Chinese as Second Language Students

This study employs the TPRS teaching method to research elementary-level spoken Chinese instruction for foreign learners. It emphasizes moving beyond textbook content and focusing on cultivating students’ oral output abilities. The purpose includes of this study were: 1) to applying TPRS in an experimental class for elementary-level spoken Chinese, comparing it with a control class,

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Investigating Key Determinants Influencing the Improvement of Students’ Potential and Employability via Smart Campus Platform at Guangdong Vocational College, China

Building the essential competencies in the professional field that help increasing the employment rates are the major challenge for overall vocational colleges in China. As they are extremely difficult and limiting the in-depth analysis of this correlation of success factors. This study aims to delve into the current academic performance of students at Guangdong Vocational

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Inclusive Policy Formulation in Science Education for Biodiversity Conservation Utilizing Design Thinking

The Palawan Corridor is home to a diverse and remarkable biological diversity. The highest peak in the province, Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL), is a Protected Area and is considered sacred by the indigenous Pala’wan people. Its watershed provides the necessities of the community in terms of agriculture, drinking water, and livelihood. Although MMPL is

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Enhancing Mathematics Classroom Teaching Through Micro-Lessons and Increased Learning Interest

This research discusses how to strengthen the teaching of mathematics class by using micro-lessons and improve students’ interest in learning. In order to solve these problems, this study puts forward the application of micro-lesson in mathematics teaching. The needs analysis is carried out in advance with the aim of stimulating students’ perceptions of learning using

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Forgetting Green Biographies: Memories and Relationship With Plants in a Primary School

This research explored the experiences of children and parents in a primary school class in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Participants took to the green archives where they engaged in a process of exploration, rediscovery and appreciation of their relationship with plants. The researchers’ approach, based on active listening and curiosity, brought the sleeping green memory to

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Code-Switching in Mathematics Teaching in Early Childhood Education: Switching From English to the Home Language

In communication and linguistics, code-switching (CS) refers to the process of using two or more languages in speech. South Africa is a multi-lingual and multi-racial society. Schools form part of societies, therefore it is to be expected that this ‘multi-ness’ will also be evident in schools. In many South African schools, children are taught two

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Fostering Career and Life Development of Secondary School Students Through Effective School Self-Evaluation Mechanism

OCED (Mann, Denis & Percy, 2020) reported that in the survey of PISA (2018) 15 year-old students in OECD countries participate in career and life development (CLD) activities were relatively low (average 46%) and Hong Kong was merely 27%. An effective self-evaluation mechanism, as an important part of the quality assurance process, could support ongoing

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Surveillance on College Students’ Experiences During Online Modality: Towards an Independent Learning Approach

With the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in lockdowns in the Philippines starting in March 2020, learning had to be immediately shifted to an online modality, a setup where students studied mostly on their own forcing them to become independent learners. Using descriptive phenomenology by Paul Colaizzi as a research design, the study investigated the lived

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Construction of Instructional Design Model Using Picture Books on Children With Specific Language Impairment

Compared with ordinary children, children with specific language impairment (SLI) have delayed language development, poor reading comprehension, and greater difficulties in learning. This study tested 5 SLI children at a primary school in northern Jiangsu Province in China in the last two years. This study aimed to develop and implement an instructional design model for

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Assessment of 5S Sa Pamumuno: SDO Imus City School Leadership Approach

Purpose: The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of 5S (School-Based Management, School Improvement Plan, School Report Card, School Governing Council, and School Monitoring, Evaluation, and Adjustment) sa Pamumuno as a school leadership approach in the Schools Division Office of Imus City. Design/methodology/ approach: The study utilized the descriptive method of quantitative research. A modified

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The Contradictions of Implementing Flipped Classrooms at Pre-university Education: An Activity Theory Perspective

A limited body of research has investigated on the factors that primarily affect the implementation of Flipped Classroom Model (FCM) at pre-university education. This study aims to uncover the contradictions that emerge when applying a whole-school FCM approach in a pre-university institution in Brunei Darussalam. The Activity Theory (AT) lens was applied to examine the

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Nurturing Inquiring Mind Through the Quest of Augmented Reality: An Experiential Learning Approach

Nurturing students’ inquiring minds is essential as it encourages curiosity and critical thinking, both of which are tools for independent learning and problem-solving. In this study, we examined the effects of AR-Quest activities integrating with the experiential learning approach on undergraduate students’ inquiring minds. Thirty Thai undergraduate students participated in the study, which spanned a

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Well-Being of the Students – What Matters?

According to the WHO (2022), anxiety disorders are highly prevalent globally. It is much more prevalent among adolescents because of their exposure to a variety of stressors. Research shows that emotional well-being changes over the course of their schooling, with a general increase in anxiety, highlighting the need to further investigate the risk factors that

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The Impact of Picture Book to Enhance Learning Achievement on the Chinese Traditional Culture Course

In recent years, with the advancement of globalization and the rapid development of information technology, China’s education industry has shown a rapid development trend, but it is still faced with new opportunities and challenges, and educational content and teaching methods need to be reformed. This paper discusses the difficulties encountered by students in learning Chinese

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The Impact of English Songs to Enhance Learning Achievement for Students With Unequal Cognitive

The objectives of this study were to: 1) compare the learning achievement of students between pre-test and post-test scores using English songs 2) Identify effectiveness after using English songs. The population in this study were 200 students in Sichuan Yibin Vocational Technical School in semester 2/2023. The sample of this research were 54 students selected

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Pre-service Teachers’ Perceptions Regarding Classroom Management and Learner Discipline During Teaching Practice

Teaching practice is a type of work-integrated learning as a period during which students work in the relevant industry to acquire specific in-service training to put theory into practice. It is an exercise aimed to expose student-teachers to the practical aspects of the teaching profession and to allow them to put their theoretical knowledge gained

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Pursuing a Career in Logistics: Study Choice Motives and Career Expectations

Major trends, such as digitalization and sustainability, are shaping the future of logistics. As a consequence, qualifications required in the professional field will significantly change, and the demand for logistics professionals with a graduate degree will generally increase. At the same time, the industry has to cope with a skills shortage. A sufficient number of

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Improving the Global Presence of Undergraduate Programs Using Tracer Study

Global competence is often, and rightly, labeled a “21st-century skill” needed for employment in today’s global economy. To respond to this, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) nationwide have been constantly assessing their academic programs. An approach to achieve this end is through a tracer study. The study aimed to develop a better understanding of the effects

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Writing Conversations: Exploring How Metalinguistic Understanding Fosters Young ESL Learners’ Writing in Classrooms

The purpose of this article has two main objectives: firstly, to investigate and identify the syntactic structures employed by young ESL writers in their compositions; and secondly, to explore how ESL writers’ metalinguistic understanding of syntactical construction affect their writing. The study involved the analysis of essays from 92 ESL secondary students of advanced and

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Classroom Action Research Using Peer Assessment as a Tool to Improve EFL Students’ Speaking Skills

This study examines the impact of peer assessment and feedback on secondary school EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners’ speaking skills. By providing a platform for students to evaluate each other’s performance, peer assessment can help overcome shyness and fear of making mistakes. The study employed CAR (Classroom Action Research) following Kemmis’ cycle process

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Access and Utilization of Health Care Services Among the Lumad Young Mothers

This study aims to investigate the access and utilization of health care services among Lumad young mothers in Rogongon Iligan City, Northern Mindanao, Philippines. The Lumad of Iligan City is a group of indigenous peoples collectively called the “Higaonon”. Respondents were chosen on purpose based on the following criteria: (1) they are pure Lumad young

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Confluence of Virtual Learning Environments and Virtual Reality Integration: An In-Depth Study in Digital Animation Education for Acceptance Among Learners

As innovation continues to reshape educational landscapes, this study delves into the intricate intersection of virtual learning environments and the integration of virtual reality (VR) within the realm of advanced animation education. Drawing from the latest advancements and methodologies, this research examines the convergence of learner perceptions and acceptance within this dynamic context. Through a