Month: July 2023

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Creating Inclusive Curriculum: Incorporating LGBTQ+ Perspectives and Concepts in Counselor Education Courses

This conceptual framework examines the critical importance of incorporating LGBTQ+ perspectives and concepts into counselor education courses to foster inclusivity, cultural competence, and social justice among future mental health professionals. The authors provide an in-depth exploration of the societal context surrounding LGBTQ+ individuals, highlight the challenges they face in seeking mental health support, and emphasize

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Development of Learning Design That Amplifies Self-Regulation and Peer Interaction Among Elementary School Students in a Two-Dimensional Metaverse

The two-dimensional metaverse (2D-Metaverse) has been gaining momentum as a platform for executing “personalized and collaborative learning” in an online environment, in Japanese elementary education, within the purview of Society 5.0. Vital elements of this pedagogical approach are children’s self-regulation and peer interaction. However, empirical studies targeting these aspects within a 2D-Metaverse are sparse. This

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Pecha-Kucha Method to Promote the Acquisition of Soft Skills in Online Higher Education

The latest neuroscientific evidence in the educational field shows the great importance of helping students to be an active part of their learning process, which must undoubtedly acquire a deep and significant character that make it useful throughout life. For this, the acquisition of soft skills is of paramount importance. However, the development of these

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The Integration of Project-Based Teaching and Learning to Enhance Knowledge and Creative Thinking Skills for Students in Science-Based Technology Demonstration Classes, Thailand

The aims of this research were 1) The integration of project-based learning to enhance knowledge and creative thinking skills; 2) Comparative assessment of students’ learning progress through the utilization of project-based learning; 3) Examination of the capacity for creative output via project-based endeavors; and 4) Student satisfaction regarding project-centered learning management. The study involves 14

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Science Students’ Perception of Learning Environment and Its Impact on Their Performance

In majority of schools, primary, secondary or tertiary, Learning Environment is being presented to be made up of only the curricular activities, undermining the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Whereas, Learning Environment as classroom social climate is not made up of only the learning aspect of the school, but also the interaction between the students and

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Oğuz Atay’s ‘Games’: Transactional Analysis Theory in Oyunlarla Yaşayanlar (Those Who Live by Games) and Its Analysis With This Theory

In Transactional Analysis, as developed by Eric Berne, life is analyzed as being full of games that consist of transactions between the Parent, the Adult, and the Child ego states. As a result of these transactions, games causing bad consequences arise. Once they are reached, the players are filled with negative emotions, which is the

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The Digital Transformation of Art: A Comprehensive Examination on a Theater Center Case

This article examines the experiences of the creative precariat in the age of digitalization, focusing on how they perceive mediated performances. The art world has undergone a profound transformation due to the advent of technology and digital disruption, with the COVID-19 pandemic further accelerating this shift. A theater campaign that showcased the uncertainties experienced by

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From Madeira to Hawaii: Augmented Reality Enhancing Creative Historical Education

The project ‘From Madeira to Hawaii’ stands as an innovative educational initiative that has stimulated creativity and historical research among students. It explores the late 19th-century migrations from Madeira Island to Hawaii. Grounded in the principles of Action Research (Elliott, 1991), the pedagogical process culminated in the creation of an Augmented Reality (AR)-enhanced comic book.

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A Content Analysis of Middle Grade Geography Textbooks from the Sustainability Lens – An Indian Context

The paper analyzed the concept of sustainability in geography textbooks, developed and published by The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) at the national level. As the textbooks hold a critical role as a resource in the teaching-learning process at all levels of education. The present paper explores the content of geography textbooks,

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Thinking Aloud Protocol Based Self-Report Questionnaire to Measure Metacognitive Skills in Mathematical Problem Solving

Metacognitive skills play a major role in Mathematical problem solving. Metacognitive skills are required for monitoring and regulating the cognitive process of Mathematical problem solving. Different countries have declared that improving metacognitive skills is an essential component in Mathematics Education. Hence, having an instrument to effectively and efficiently measure metacognitive skills is important for both

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Investigating the Way Contextual Teaching and Learning Approach Improves Senior High School Students’ Writing Skill in Indonesia

The English language has become a compulsory subject for high school students in Indonesia, and one of the most essential skills that students are required to acquire is writing. Nevertheless, it has been noted in previous research that students continue to encounter challenges when it comes to performing a task of writing. This study aims

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The Effects of Feedback Timing on L2 Development in Written Synchronous Computer-mediated Communication (SCMC)

Numerous studies have delved into the effects of interactional feedback on language learning both in the face-to-face and in the online environment. Overall, there is consensus that feedback is beneficial for learners; however, several factors influence its effectiveness. One factor that SLA and CALL researchers have set out to elucidate is feedback timing operationalized as

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Crucial Conversations With Adult Learners: Addressing Academic Remediation, Mental Health Concerns, and Lapses in Professionalism

In the intricate landscape of modern education, effective communication is paramount, particularly when engaging in crucial conversations with adult learners. This conceptual framework delves into the significance of these conversations, exploring their role in addressing academic remediation, mental health concerns, and lapses in professionalism. By examining the impact of such discussions on adult learners’ educational

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Incorporating Media Literacy Into Foreign Language Classrooms to Advance Kazakh Students’ Critical Communication Skills

This paper outlines the results of the study that surveyed whether incorporating media literacy into English as a second language teaching promotes Kazakh students’ critical communication. We reflect on media literacy practices in language classrooms as modes of teaching that foster students’ awareness of media content to recognise and resist fake news and disinformation. The

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Identity Re-Articulation, Muslim Hip Hop and ‘Mappila Cool’ in Kerala, South India: Reading “Thallumaala”

This paper seeks to analyse the recently released Malayalam film “Thallumaala” (2022) in the context of Muslim hip-hop and Hindutva in Kerala, India. A carnivalesque action film that dabbles in themes like love and heartbreak, “Thallumaala”’s soundtrack, album, choreography, sartorial choices, making etc signal the arrival of ‘Muslim hip-hop’ in India. This paper makes use

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Unlocking Perception: Enhancing Visual Literacy Skills Through Project-Based Art Engagement

Visual literacy is a critical skill that enables individuals to effectively explain and communicate ideas through visual means. While art appreciation courses have been used in a variety of educational settings, combining them with project-based learning to improve the visual literacy skills(VLS)of non-design undergraduates remains an area of exploration. This study aimed to investigate the

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Development and Feasibility Study of Blended Learning Career Education Program in Korea

The purpose of this study was to develop and analysis the validity of a blended learning career education program developed as part of preventing career education classes from being cut off during the pandemic. It consists of a total of four topics based on Korea’s career education goals and achievement standards and developing the ability

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Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? E-learning Hegemonies and Educational Justice

Although the pandemic has brought about a global interest in online education, the prevalence of e-learning hegemonies still hinders educational justice in many settings. This paper explores and exemplifies the six hegemonies of e-learning (i.e., linguistic, technological, economic, educational, sociocultural, and sociopolitical), as demonstrated in the Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) community, and attempts to

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Students’ Perceptions of Virtual Laboratories in University Physics Classes

The integration of virtual laboratories (VLs) in education has gained significant attention, especially post-Covid-19, due to their potential to augment learning experiences and facilitate distance education in higher institutions. This study evaluates students’ perceptions of VLs effectiveness in undergraduate physics courses, addressing two key questions: How do students perceive VLs’ effectiveness in understanding theoretical concepts?

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Studying Teachers’ Ability to Learner-Centered Pedagogy

In modern education, under the influence of humanistic psychology originated by A. Maslow and C. Rogers, learner-centered pedagogy is widely developing. This approach imposes certain requirements on the competence of educators. One such competency is the ability to see the learning task through the child’s eyes, which contributes to a productive dialogue and the disclosure

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India’s Digital Divide and Kerala’s ‘First Bell’: A Radical & Alternative Form of Digital Education During COVID-19

Education suffered one of the biggest blows due to Covid-19 in 2020-22. As educational institutes moved to digital-online teaching and learning, ‘digital divide’ or the unequal access of the internet and other digital tools among students, turned out to be a major impediment in its proper conduct & success. In India, caste, class and gender

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The Influence of Transformational Leadership Among Academic Leaders and Readiness for Change Towards Educators’ Workplace Commitment in Malaysian Technical University

Higher learning institutions aim to ensure continuity and feasibility in the academic sphere for the benefit of academic leaders, educators, and students. Local governments and international organisations recognise higher learning institutions as contributors to achieving long-term academic aspirations through competent top management and realistic alternatives to current concerns and difficulties. The Malaysian government’s educational aspirations

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Connotation Evolution and Communication Characteristics of Network Language Using the 5W Communication Model: An Analysis of “X Socialites”

“Online socialite” has become a popular internet buzzword in China in recent years. Originally referring to female internet celebrities who purchased luxury goods through group buying and then pretended to be “socialites” in high-end places to attract attention, a series of “X socialites” emerged on the internet, such as “Buddha socialites” (beautiful and sexy ladies

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A Study on Mathematical Anxiety, Mathematical Resilience of Phra Dabos Students and a Survey for Improving Mathematical Learning Management Plan

The purpose of this research is to study the mathematical anxiety and mathematical resilience of 45th class Phra Dabos students and design the network diagram for the revision of the subject of mathematics for industrial technicians by using the data obtained from the stakeholders’ requirement to improve the teaching process, time management and learners’ potential

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Work Readiness Skills of Bachelor’s in Technology and Livelihood Education (BTLEd) Graduating Students

This study aimed to find out the work readiness skills of Bachelor’s in Technology and Livelihood education (BTLEd) graduating students. The objective of the study is to find out the demographic profile of the respondents, to identify the work readiness skills related to BTLEd graduating students as to sex and age. The researchers utilized as

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The Experience of Empathy in 10th Grade Students With the LGBTQ+ Community Through Narrative Transportation: A Qualitative Investigation

This research explores secondary school students’ expreriences of empathy while engaging with a TV series featuring LGBTQ+ characters. The study, conducted with grade 10 students aged 15-16 in Japan, aimed to uncover perspectives through a generic qualitative inquiry. Thirty-one participants completed a reflection survey, leading to the identification of ten emergent themes related to 1)

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Stakeholders’ Assessment of Basic Science Programme Objectives in Southwestern-Nigeria

Helping to gain better understanding of the world puts science in a better position to influence positively, conditions for life on planet. Therefore, having the necessary science background and knowledge goes a long way to affect people’s life positively. Hence, children are taught science early so as to develop the critical thinking skills necessary to

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Experiences of Teachers Handling Students With Twice-Exceptionality

The study was conducted to investigate experiences of teachers handling students with twice-exceptionality. The identified students with twice-exceptionality fit in the operational definition of Gallagher (2006) as all three were diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome but showed giftedness in the areas of languages and Science. A qualitative single case study was employed which used the transcribed

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The Trees That Divide Us: How Visual Language Presents the Theme of Economic Disparity in “Trees”

Trees by Ellis (2016) and illustrated by Howard (2016) reimagines the metaphor of an alien invasion in the form of a comic book series through its unique view of a post-apocalyptic narrative—ten years after they landed, these aliens did nothing, standing on the earth’s surface, like trees. This comic book is an introspection of the

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Contextualization – an Effective Tool to Improve Efficient Listening Skills Among Adult ESL Learners

Effective Listening is a must for the acquisition of any target language. But unfortunately, such a vital language skill is always neglected even in language classrooms. Listening as a language skill is not simply hearing of aural stimuli, but is an active process of receiving aural as well as visual stimuli attentively. It involves attention,

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Constructing the Scale of Transcendent Leadership for Junior High School Principals

In the rapidly changing global organizational environment of today’s world, the theory of transcendent leadership has been highly inspiring. Although it has emerged for over a decade, there is currently no related scale available for academic use. Especially in recent years, junior high school principals have faced changing educational environments both within and outside the

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Feasibility and Acceptance of Micro-Video as an Innovative Teaching Method in Engineering Education

The growing interest in innovative teaching methods within higher education has prompted an exploration of micro-videos as a valuable intervention tool. Grounded in the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) theory, this study investigates the effectiveness and acceptance of micro-videos as a teaching method in sustainable engineering education, while also identifying the factors that influence students’ acceptance

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Media Freelancers and Platforms: How Beginner and Experienced Media Freelancers Perceive Online Platforms

The article presents the perspectives of media freelancers on digital platforms. This article is based on a qualitative study comprising 20 participants (10 beginners and 10 experienced media freelancers). Our findings indicate that the degree of flexibility is often overstated, as many freelance media workers on online platforms are compelled to adhere to tight deadlines,

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Empathy in Action: Fostering Digital Empathy Through Intergenerational Activities Among Online Users

With the widespread adoption of online media technology, all generations have become active online users in the digital world. However, each generation’s unique experiences and perspectives can create challenges in intergenerational online communication due to a lack of digital empathy – the cognitive, emotional, and social skills to be sensitive and supportive of others’ feelings,

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Presentation Sequences and Styles of Educational Bite-Sized Content by The Indonesian TikTokers

This research delves into the presentation sequences and styles adopted by Indonesian TikTokers in the creation of educational content on the TikTok platform. Employing a qualitative content analysis methodology, we analyse 140 TikTok videos from prominent Indonesian creators, categorising the content into themes and identifying prevalent presentation styles and sequences. Our findings shed light on

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Form of a Successful Y Series

The research in the topic of “Form of a Successful Y Series” is a qualitative research with the objective of studying and analyzing successful television series in the Boy’s Love genre (known in Thai as “Y Series ”). The methodology involves the textual analysis of 7 key qualities of the shows studied, including Plot, Character,

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Reversing Through the Living Hell – Exploring the Value System of Human Spirituality and Rationality in the Demon Slayer Anime Series

During the severe period of the Covid-19 pandemic, as if a living hell had descended upon us, the Demon Slayer anime and film series broke numerous records in 2020 and became known as a source of solace during the pandemic. Through narrative analysis, this study applies concepts of values, dignity and humanism to explore the

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Modern Witchcraft and Identifying With the Dead

The modern witchcraft movement is a spiritual activism that began in the UK in the 1950s and spread to the U. S. in the 1970s. According to Starhawk, who is an American leading feminist witch, compared to other spiritual practices, one of the unique traits of this movement in the U. S. is that modern

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Introducing the Sompoton Mouthorgan of Sabah: Let’s Play Sompoton eBook for Easy Access to Essential Techniques for Beginners

This paper focuses on introducing the sompoton, a traditional mouth organ instrument from Sabah, Malaysia, to beginners. The instrument originates from Kampung Tikolod in the Tambunan District of Sabah and is traditionally played solo. However, there has been a noticeable decline in interest, especially among the younger generation. To address this issue, the “Let’s Play

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Concept Character Design of A 360° 2D Animation ‘Maiden Voyage’ for Fine Dining Virtual Reality

The animation and fine dining world has been changing due to the development of animation and culinary cuisine. The competition between these two worlds is fierce, and companies must strive to survive. Due to increased demand, interest, and competition, the digital art and industrial areas are exploring various technologies and techniques to enhance the immersive

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Redefining Masculinity in Korean Drama, Films and Music: Exploration of Dynamics of Fan Culture in Malaysia and Changing Gender Landscapes

As the ‘Hallyu’, or the Korean wave swept across the globe – it came with implications for how consumers of popular culture perceive and engage in the making or remaking of gender norms. It popularized the idea of ‘soft masculinity’, marking a major shift from the filmic hegemonic representations of gender in Hollywood and Bollywood

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The Social Realities of Tausug Women in the Select Tausug Contemporary Kalangan

This study analyzed thirty-one (31) Tausug Contemporary Kalangan (songs). Through Norman Fairclough’s Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), it revealed and discussed the social realities of Tausug women in the select kalangan, and their perceptions towards these social realities. The findings revealed that the social realities of Tausug women include “Tausug women are deprived of their freedom

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Genocide in the Media: Reporting Variations

Mass killings of innocents based on their identity characteristics are sometimes well reported in the media, sometimes not so much. The variations in reporting impact on efforts to prevent the continuation of the mass killings and to institutionalize remedies for them. The paper will attempt to explain the differences in reporting on genocides by considering

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The Heart Dharma and Martial Arts of Five Hundred Arhats: From an Analysis of Grand Master Hunyuan Chanshi’s Calligraphy Paintings

In the Arhat Belief that has prevailed since the Tang and Song Dynasties in China, people pray to the Arhats for peace, personal safety and health. Individuals are also able to achieve spiritual lift, good health and longevity through self-cultivation of mind and self-practice of the body. In martial arts, there is also a practice

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Glitch Sounds Based on Image Manipulation

Glitch art is the art that makes use of image, video, and sound errors (glitches) intentionally generated by destroying digital data or physically manipulating electronic devices. Such glitch art is interesting in that it expresses unpredictable and accidental beauty. As part of our research into glitch sound creation methods and effects, we tried to create

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The Prominence of Smart in Smart Tourism Experience: A Netnographic Examination of Online Reviews

The purpose of this study is to investigate Jakarta’s potential as a smart tourism city from the viewpoint of visitors, specifically from their post-trip experience through online reviews. The study uses a netnography approach and content analysis to examine online reviews. Data were collected based on Google Review from 25 attractions in Jakarta to understand

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Panopticon Perspective: Visual Analysis of a Film

Bent Hamer’s movie Kitchen Stories (2003) is a Norwegian movie that is a combination of the post-war context within the research storyline of daily life practices. Kitchens are places where parts become wholes: where various ingredients could be combined and turned into a new form. In the film, space turns into a research field about

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Animation Pipeline Disruption: Study Case of Usage of Game Engine in Animation Student Project

Technological developments lately have disrupted many things. One of the disruptions was the production of 3D animated short films. Beane (2012) has described production pipelines for 3D animation production. A lecturer and CG (Computer Graphic) artist in animation, we are used to hearing about the 9 phases in 3D production: research and development, modeling, rigging,

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Textual Analysis of the Publicness in Exploring Indian Hero Films and Democratic Practice of Citizen Participation

South Indian movies bring new public imagination with a variety of plots related to public issues. This study explores how citizens and heroes interact in political thrillers in Tollywood and Sandalwood movies with themes to solve election violence, corruptions, loan defaults and illegal expropriation of land. Textual analysis is conducted for six movies: Sarkaru Vaari

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The Implicit Observer: Exploring Voiceover and the Sense of Reality in Taiwanese Documentary Films

This study examines the role of voiceover in Taiwanese documentary films, with a focus on the increasing use of self-narration by filmmakers. While filmmaker presence was traditionally believed to enhance authenticity, voiceover holds a complex position in documentary aesthetics. Language’s referential nature can convey messages clearly but may also be overly direct, disconnecting audiences and

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Exploring Non-human Language and Vision in Virtual Reality Within the Context of Visual Culture

This study investigates non-human communication and perception via virtual reality (VR) in the field of visual culture. It seeks to integrate visual stimuli and evaluate a non-human perspective in a simulated environment. To lay the groundwork, an emphasis is placed on comprehending the conventional human perspective, particularly through an examination of cinematic and filmic language.

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Synthesisability: Empowering Teachers, Promoting Research

Continuing professional development (CPD) is essential for enhancing teachers’ knowledge and skills in fast-changing times. Co-ordinated exploratory action research (EAR) initiatives present meaningful opportunities for teachers’ CPD in low resourced environments (Smith & Rebolledo, 2022). However, teachers may see research as troublesome, and researchers may overlook the value of teachers’ outputs. Tensions between mismatched stakeholder

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How Brandon Teena Is Portrayed in “Boys Don’t Cry”

A transgender person is a person whose sexual identity does not match the sexuality assigned at birth. Brandon Teena in Boys Don’t Cry (1999), directed by Kimberly Peirce and starring Hilary Swank, is a transgender male who was born female but identifies as male. However, when this film was released in 1999, transgenderism was not

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Dynamics of Digital Transformation as a Competitive Strategy in the Media Industry’s Digitalization Era: A Case Study of Metro TV-Indonesia

Technological developments have changed many things, including how people consume media. Technological developments disrupt conventional media, and digital transformation responds to changing conditions. Conventional media newsroom management is changing the organizational structure of coverage and production (news gathering; news production) to meet the challenges of the digital era. Many theories and business models are no

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Stimulating Consumers’ Emotional Durability in Clothing with Multi-Module Design: A Paradigm Shift in Consumption

The fashion industry grapples with severe environmental challenges, primarily due to its prevalent rapid consumption model resulting in vast waste. Rooted in Donald Norman’s emotional design theory, this research advocates for a profound emotional connection between consumers and their garments, transcending mere aesthetics and functionality. The prevailing consumerist mindset, fueled by capitalism’s “more is better”

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Further Studies of Temporality in Japanese Film: Phenomenological Reflections on ‘Ma'(間), and the In-Betweenness of Sound

This presentation is part of an ongoing investigation into the absence, presence, and in-betweenness of sound and music in selected movies from the post-war Japanese film industry: Japanese film presents a distinct aesthetic that is often sparse and parsimonious in its use of sound and music. In these Japanese films, a notion of in-betweenness resonates

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Online Prosumption of Anime Fan Fiction: State and Self-Censorship

Being a fan has become a ubiquitous practice. As a fan of something myself, I feel interested and even obligated to study more about fandom. In China, increasing attention is being paid to fandom for different social issues. Unlike idol fans who were charged for their “misbehaviors”, anime fans seemingly maintain a peaceful and stable

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The Confirmation of Individual Existence Through Physical Sensations: The Representation of Heterosexuality in the Works of Amy Yamada

From the late 1980s to the 1990s, feminist criticism peaked in Japanese literature. In response to this trend, some female authors depicted independent women who were not dominated by men in their works. However, the works of Amy Yamada differ from this trend. In her works, she depicts women indulging in sexual love with men.

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More Than Entrepreneurial Activity: The Practice of Selling Nasi Pecel That Reproduces Public Space

Lore into traditional food has documented that the practice of preserving traditional food is as important as the traditional food itself. More than just entrepreneurial activities, everyday practices such as selling traditional food have been influential in the reproduction of public space and the identity of the city. We seek to elaborate this study further

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Socially Engaged Art Practice for Mental Caring and Social Inclusion: The Case Study of the International Center for Wound Repair and Regeneration, Taiwan

This research offers analysis and findings from a series of socially engaged art practices implemented by The International Center for Wound Repair and Regeneration in Taiwan to enhance mental health and well-being and promote the social inclusion of patients of a rare hereditary disease: the ‘Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).’ The EB patients often suffer from frequent

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Promotion of Strategic Learning from an Evaluation Approach Based on Student Empowerment: Case Applied in Higher Education

The work describes, from an evaluative approach based on student empowerment, the promotion of strategic learning of the students, all participants of the Diploma in Adult Education, offered by the University of the Americas (Chile) to its teachers, within the Development Training program Teacher. In this way, from this experience, the empowerment and active participation

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Media Exposure and Health Behaviors of Menopausal Woman in Ranong Province, Thailand

This study examines the relationship between media exposure and health behaviors among menopausal women in Ranong Province, south of Thailand. The primary objectives of the research involve analyzing the association between media exposure and health behavior among 375 menopausal female patients who sought medical assistance at Ranong Hospital, Thailand in 2022. The results indicate significant

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Intermedia Narrative as a Phenomenon of Contemporary Artistic Communication

With the changes taking place in contemporary art, aesthetic values have become an insufficient criterion for evaluating artworks. Nowadays, the intermedial narrative is shaped by the aesthetics of analogue and digital media, which can be mixed and combined, enriching the new artistic message they create as a result of media interrelations. This type of activity

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The Management of the Teaching of Traditional Thai Folk Dances in an Online Course for Lifelong Education

The purpose of this research was to develop an online folk dance teaching management method. The study found that 1) Thailand provides teaching of national dance subjects that are scheduled to be taught from kindergarten to secondary. The contents of that courses are large, such Thai dance, drama, and folk dance. Folk dance in four

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How to Be Insufferable on Facebook: Revealing Communities of Practice and Social Construction Through Social-Media Dynamics

Facebook is one of the most influential media dynamics in modern history and it is the most popular social media platform in the world. Several years ago, Wait but Why, a popular blog revealed a pattern of user behaviors that made a post insufferable. This textual analysis uses these core ideas to ascertain ways these

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Knowledge Transfer Impact on Small Medium Enterprises’ (SMEs) Business Growth Within the Food and Beverages (F&B) Sector in Terengganu, Malaysia

Knowledge management was identified as a relevant foundational factor for small medium enterprises (SMEs)’ business growth based on its universal and dynamic nature. SMEs face a range of challenges that necessitate a combination of education, experience, and the drive to actively engage in business strategies aimed at fostering growth and success. Knowledge management is also

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The Power of a Quality Needs Assessment to Develop Curricula

This round table session will highlight the usefulness and power that a quality needs assessment provides for the successful development and implementation of a curriculum. Education relies on both new curriculum creation as well as continual updates to existing curriculum to fill knowledge gaps for learners. But how should educators go about identifying training needs?

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Navigating Indonesian Media Independence: An Analysis of Kompas.com’s Framing of the Government’s Physical Distancing Policy

Government power and control of the media are two things that always go together. The government must continually exert control over the media to retain its hegemony. As a control node, the concept of laws and regulations arises. This event makes the media a supporter and agent of the government’s interests. This paper aims to

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A Study on the Participatory Culture of Filipino Kpop Fandom and Its Fan Activism

K-pop fans are now recognized as a prominent force in the field of activism, having been vocal about their concerns about a variety of social and political issues. Due to the new and still rising activism of modern K-pop fans on a worldwide scale, research on K-pop fan activism is not as thorough in the

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Development of an Entertainment Talk Show Format to Promote Critical Thinking Skills Among Generation Z

The objective of this study is to study the development of an entertainment talk show program format to promote critical thinking skills for Generation Z. The data were collected using in-depth interviews with criterion sampling: (1) the Generation Z audience; (2) program producers; and (3) communication experts. The results of the components of entertainment talk

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Creative Content Strategy of Thai Films Industry Increasing Economic Growth in COVID-19 Pandemic Situation

This research aimed to investigate the factors that influence audiences’ decisions to watch Thai films and examined the tactics, strategies, and economic value creation processes of the Thai film industry. The researcher studied the overview of content creation strategies in the film industry and the revenue of Thai films related to the economic values’ creation

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Journey of Denial, Acceptance and Transformation: Discovering Meaning in Han Kang’s ‘The Vegetarian’

The term “trauma” pertains to events or circumstances that elicit significant emotional distress. It surpasses an individual’s capacity to handle the situation and causes them to feel powerless. Trauma thus affects an individual’s identity and is highly personal, being shaped by various elements. The Protagonist Yeong-hye in Han-Kang’s novel The Vegetarian (2007) defies societal norms

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Disability or a Personal Lifestyle? Examining Indian and Foreign Depictions of Obesity in “Double XL” and “The Whale”

Growing obesity rates are a serious problem among Indigenous populations in several nations throughout the world. Numerous media studies have been done on various elements of obesity, but there hasn’t been much research done on how obesity is portrayed in the media, particularly in films. Recent films released from both industries with the underlying theme

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Strengthening and Supporting Social Emotional Development

Social-emotional learning (SEL) for students plays a crucial role in student success and well-being. This research investigates the challenges in social emotional development among students in the post-pandemic learning environment, specifically for a charter school in Southeast Los Angeles. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 87% of public schools have reported the negative

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A Content Analysis of Online Streaming’s Popular Korean Drama Series in Thailand: Alcohol Imagery and Scene

Exposure to alcohol-related imagery in the media is linked to increased regular use and initiation of alcohol consumption among youth and young adults. This association is particularly evident on online streaming platforms, where portrayals of alcohol are often unrestricted. This study aims to conduct a content analysis of alcohol-related imagery and scenes in five popular

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The Participatory Media Production Process Using Design Thinking Approach to Promote Community Tourism in Thai Phuan Community, Thailand

This research uses a design thinking approach to examine Thai Phuan tourism promotion media production. It is employed Qualitative research methodology by using in-depth interviews. The sample has been divided into two groups: 1) Thai Phuan community members, and 2) media production experts or academics in communication. The sample has been selected by criterion sampling.

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Using Incentive Autonomous Learning Strategies to Enhance EFL Chinese Undergraduate Learning Motivation and Speaking Performances: A Proposal

It is well known that Chinese EFL learners face considerable challenges in speaking English. Affective factors such as learning motivation could be a reason for this issue as motivation plays a vital role in language acquisition. Regrettably, Chinese EFL students lack the motivation to prioritize and improve their speaking as speaking is often neglected at

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Problems and Needs in Experiential Learning in Mathematics: Teachers’ and Students’ Perspectives From Thailand

This study aimed to explore the teachers’ and students’ perspectives of problems and needs in Experiential Learning (EL) in Mathematics at secondary education. 31 teachers and 35 grade 11 students from Narathiwat province, Thailand, responded to the questionnaire, which was analyzed for mean and standard deviation (SD). Overall, mathematics teachers had moderate level of problems

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The Effect of e-Learning System on Academic Performance in Higher Learning Institutions in Tanzania: Moderating Effect of Behavioral Intention

This research evaluated the direct impact of an e-learning system on academic performance at higher education institutions in Tanzania. The research was guided by the modified Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) and used descriptive and explanatory cross-sectional survey research designs. Likewise, the study used the positivism paradigm and a simple random

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Ustaz Hanafi: A Transformative Figure in Malay Silat Through the Education of the Persatuan Seni Silat Cekak Malaysia (PSSCM)

Ustaz Hanafi, the late Founder, President, and Guru Utama of the Persatuan Seni Silat Cekak Malaysia (PSSCM), was a well-known figure among the members of the organization and the Malay martial arts community. This study aims to examine Ustaz Hanafi’s character as a Silat master in PSSCM. Interviews were conducted with 15 active members who

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The Result of Lesson Learned to Develop a Manual for Development of Social Media Knowledge Project in Southern Border Provinces of Thailand

This research focuses on the problem of poverty and unrest prevailing in Thailand’s 4 southern border provinces during the digital era. To contribute to the resolution of these challenges, the researchers undertook a social media knowledge development project spanning from 2020 to 2022. The project’s implementation process involved several key steps, which were carefully analyzed

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The Ocean as ‘Splendor’ in James Prudenciado’s Made of Saltwater

When it comes to the ocean in literature, as it is generally used, multiple authors have utilized this body of water to discuss or imply powerful and sometimes incomprehensible messages and meanings that may often contain sublime implications. This paper aims to discuss the vast, inevitable terror and pleasure present in the sublimity of the

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Feedback Practices, Dialogic Teaching, Adolescent-Writer Identity: A Pedagogic Trifle in the Writing Classroom

This paper, through the use of a thought-framework, explores the harmonising of feedback practices, dialogic teaching and writer-identity development in the Singapore writing classroom. In framing writing as a medium promoting coherence, organisation and logic-presentation (Barnes, 2016), this paper has a two-fold aim. First, it seeks to reflect on the use of PEEEL in writing

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Disaster and Blessing: Alternative Writings on Yellow Peril Narratives in Late Qing China

The Yellow Peril, with anti-Asian racism, has long been criticized. Some scholars noticed the Chinese reproduction of this discourse, but they tend to agree that Chinese intellectuals in the late Qing only emphasized China would threaten the West, thus ignoring the role of Chinese in the cultural translation. As Lydia H. Liu suggests, when a

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Teachers’ Engagement in Literacy Practices

Teachers’ personal and professional literate histories impact their beliefs and practices regarding literacy instruction (Gomez, 2009). Bernstein (2014) explained, “Students pick up on the ways in which teachers are oriented to literacy and if teachers—in part—shape students’ literacy practice and, possibly, their identity, then researchers must continue to attend to the complexity of teachers’ literacy

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Education 4.0: Collaboration to Engage, Include and Enhance – Edu4Col@b

The Continuous Training Division of the Regional Directorate for Education, fulfilling its mission of developing teaching professionality, through continuous training, located in a metamorphic perspective with a view to improving the learning of all students and promoting the process of gradual transformation of the organizational and pedagogical Dialectics of teachers’ work, Develops the project Education

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The Influence of Behavioral Intention to Use e-Learning System on Academic Performance in Developing Countries: Tanzania Context

The objective of this study was to evaluate the direct and indirect impact of behavioral intention on academic performance by examining the usage behavior of e-learning systems among students at higher education institutions in Tanzania. The research employed an explanatory cross-sectional survey design and utilized a stratified sampling method to choose a sample of 312

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Immerse vs ImmerseMe: Who Wins? Exploring the Pedagogical Potential of the VR-Based Language Learning Apps

Virtual reality (VR) has gained significant attention in language education due to its ability to create immersive L2 learning environments; however, their pedagogical grounding is yet to be explored (e.g., Parmaxi, 2023). Specifically, more research is needed to assess the alignment between these VR-based environments and contemporary L2 learning theories. To address this gap, we

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Xinyang Maojian Tea, Domestic and International Tea Packaging Comparative Study

Xinyang tea is a specialty of Henan Province, carrying the deep cultural heritage of the Central Plains. Its packaging design plays an important role in conveying product information and benefits to attract consumers’ tea desire. The purpose of this paper is to explore the cultural differences and design features between Xinyang Maojian tea packaging design

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Educational Recommender Systems: A Systematic Literature Review

Recommendation systems were implemented as a solution to reducing the time and effort required by a user to search for information. In the development of the recommendation systems that offer the best performance, artificial intelligence algorithms are used, in combination with various recommendation approaches. However, in the educational context these systems have a different connotation

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Challenges and Success Among International Students: What Makes International Students Resilient?

International students face an array of challenges while attending higher education institutions. Among these challenges are the resettlement process of making a home in a new country, developing new relationships (e.g., friends, close relationships), and attending college courses in a country and culture different from their own. Using the grounded theory method, we interviewed international

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Integration of STEAM With Local Context for Enhancing Early Childhood Students’ Creativity

This article aims to: a) review, analyze and synthesize the literature related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) education and Context-based Learning (CBL); and b) developing the Context-based STEAM instructional model for enhancing creative skills in early childhood. The authors analyzed the STEAM instruction from the national and international contexts by using content

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Exploring Online Memes as Pedagogical Tools in Health Knowledge and Behaviour

This exploratory workshop consisted of a rapid, intuitive, exploratory session around the following briefing: create a meme that displays understandable, accessible health-related content. The workshop addressed current scientific mistrust – partly due to a chasm between hermetic authoritative discourse, and the allure of subjective skepticism. Online disinformation has been pointed out as a main contributing

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Silk Roots – A Design Template for Interdisciplinary Learning Projects

This paper introduces a design template for interdisciplinary project-based learning (PBL), utilising a design thinking approach, with the “Silk Roots” project as a case study. Traditional education often compartmentalises knowledge, limiting students’ understanding of real-world complexities. In response to these limitations, the paper presents a comprehensive four-stage framework for the implementation of interdisciplinary PBL rooted

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Development of TPCK Creativity-Based Learning Model for Improving Grade 7 Students’ Academic Achievement and Creative Thinking

Creativity-based Learning (CBL) is useful in developing several important skills for mathematics students. This research aimed to: a) develop the CBL integrated with Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) or TPCK-CBL Model to teach mathematics for Grade 7 students; and 2) examine students’ development of academic achievement and creative thinking in the Ordered Pairs topic after

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Digital Inclusion Through Innovative Library Management Systems in Digital Libraries: Literature Study

Library management systems in digital libraries can bring about innovation in digital inclusion. Digital library users will find it easier to access reading materials anywhere and anytime, so the purpose of this study is to identify the effect of using a library management system in digital libraries on digital inclusion innovation. This research is the

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The Becoming and Knowing of New Ways: A Feminist Phenomenology on the Lived Experience of Women’s Post-marriage Education in India

Undoubtedly, the high rate of female dropouts from higher education in developing nations is one of the largest barriers to achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. Research has done little to investigate how marriage obstructs women’s education, except for the few who argue that early marriage has an impact on women’s education levels. This research

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Participation in Early Childhood Education Toward Global Targets of Sustainable Development

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ensure that all girls and boys have access to early childhood development, care, and quality pre-primary education by 2030, enabling them to be prepared for primary education. The Indonesian government has implemented policies to attain these targets in line with these objectives. However, the national Gross and Net Enrolment

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Project-Based Learning for Sustainable Development: An Open Educational Research Framework for Design

Education systems around the world are struggling to transform to better engage students in all their diversity, incorporate and adapt to transformative technology, build real-world sustainability competencies, and recalibrate to provide an education that is relevant for rapidly evolving circumstances. Project Based Learning is an approach to both K-12 and adult education that is designed

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Using Team-Based Learning for Post-graduate Training: Challenges and Solutions

Introduction: Available evidence demonstrates that Team-Based Learning (TBL) enhances teacher-learner interactions, solves cognitive gaps, connects concepts, and builds critical thinking. Nowadays, TBL become a popular approach in undergraduate training (UGT). Surprisingly, only a few institutions implemented TBL into their post-graduate training (PGT) programs. UGT and PGT differ in their educational ecosystem, learning goals, and learner

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Error Correction in Language and Content Classes: Teachers’ and Students’ Views

Errors are an integral part of the learning process. While learners see errors as something negative, for teachers errors can serve as a valuable source of information about the weak sides of the students and help shape the course content accordingly. The research on error correction focused on the types of oral feedback on language

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The Cities of Málaga Represented: Exploring Architectural Heritage Through Drawing and Painting

The present investigation aims to present the development of a research project funded by the Margarita Salas Grants, financed by the Ministry of Universities of Spain and the Next Generation funds from the European Union. Essentially, it consists of the study of the representations, both graphic and pictorial, of several cities in Málaga. New graphic

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Classroom Space Assessment Tool with an Ergonomic Approach: A Case Study in a Classroom in Brazil

When it comes to space and its physical environment, research proves that school buildings can influence both positively and negatively on teaching and student performance. This article proposes a tool for assessing the adequacy of school spaces, specifically the classroom, regarding comfort, accessibility, safety, and organization of this space in line with the institution’s pedagogical

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Investigating Algerian Lecturers’ Views and Classroom Practices on Language Teaching Through CALL: A Case Study

Bringing new perspectives to the formal learning contexts caused a massive change in the teaching and learning process. Indeed, in recent years, the incorporation of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in language education has become increasingly prevalent, offering new opportunities for language learning and teaching. However, its implementation and impact vary across contexts. In fact, the

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Ontology Definition for University Knowledge Graph

Finding the required information to succeed in the organisation of everyday study life is not always easy for a student. Ontologies are an instrument to define a domain by illustrating its concepts and thereby presenting knowledge in a structured way. In this paper, our aim is to design an ontology that is suitable for the

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Public Libraries – Hubs for Recovering and Valuing Renewable and Imuable Knowledge

This paper addresses the public libraries evolution from the conservative concept of collective memory repositories to an updated concept, based on the knowledge reusing process, as the basis for knowledge operationalization, including via digital tools. Due to the increasing expansion of technology at all levels of digital literacy, today, libraries have become – by incorporating

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Understanding Agile: A Case Study in Educational Complexity

As the nature of engineering concepts, products and processes becomes more intricate and detailed, so the task of understanding, managing and implementing them becomes more complex. This paper takes one such development concept, Agile, and examines how the orthogonal, multi-faceted nature of both the concept and its application makes it difficult to understand and employ

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Dramaturgy in Indonesian Post-dramatic Theater: Performing Arts Practice After Reformation Period

Hans-Thies Lehmann’s study of the post-dramatic on the development of European dramaturgical ideas and their influence on contemporary theater and performance practices played a vital role in articulating the relationship between drama and the ‘no longer dramatic’ forms of theater that emerged since the 1970s. Meanwhile, the birth of contemporary Indonesian theater developed rapidly in

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Innovative Technologies for Multidisciplinary Design Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

This research delves into the innovative integration of two emergent digital collaborative platforms, Miro and Padlet, within higher education pedagogy, concentrating on their application in design-centric courses at Sunway University, Malaysia. The study encompasses two distinct student cohorts: one, a collective of seventy-three students from the Design Enterprise module, engaging with Miro and enrolled in

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Strategies for Improving Education Quality

Many factors influence the quality of education, but teachers are the most dominant factor. The problem in education development in Indonesia is that teachers’ competencies have not reached the expected competency standards. This has an impact on the low quality of education in Indonesia as seen from the low achievements of Indonesian children at the

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Diversity and Interesting: International Students’ Perception of Chinese Video Programs to Supplement Cultural Teaching

The growth of Chinese language education on a global scale has significantly aided the dissemination of Chinese culture. The primary venue for introducing Chinese culture to international students is the classroom. Therefore, when practicing classroom teaching of the Chinese language abroad, it is important to consider and plan how to introduce Chinese culture in a

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Music and Choreography Metaphors in Spoken Language Rhythm Modelling and Their Application to Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Training for Mora-Timed Japanese

The article describes the development and assessment of a computer-assisted pronunciation training (CAPT) environment to improve prosody practice focusing its particular setup for Japanese. Users interact with the system by replicating model utterances, while the system feedback is provided in the form of pitch curves contrasting the learner’s pronunciation against the model. Complementing the pitch

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Algerian Lecturers’ Views on English Language Teaching in Algerian Higher Education

Due to its huge popularity and acceptance in the field of English language teaching (ELT), communicative language teaching (CLT) has extended beyond western countries to non-western countries (Littlewood 2007), such as Algeria. This shift towards a communicative way of teaching English as a foreign language in Algeria was made at the secondary level. As far

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Exploring Learner Experiences: Integrating Global Citizenship in English Lessons Through Phenomenon-Based Learning

This study explored Global Citizenship Education (GCED) as a transformational educational breakthrough that offered a new educational viewpoint on understanding the problems with multiculturalism and national citizenship deficits in varied communities. By using Phenomenon-Based Learning for GCED integration in the English topic utilizing different local and global issues, we aimed to describe the learner’s experiences

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Slam Poetry, Voice of Identity and Resistance: Possibilities in Socioeducation

This article discusses the processes of research that sought to analyze the contribution of Slam poetry to recognizing and understanding Human Rights and to building political and emancipatory life projects for adolescents and young people in compliance with socio-educational internment measures. We carried out the research in a Socio-Educational Assistance Center for Adolescents in the

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Increasing Teacher Capacity in Trauma-Informed Practices for Multilingual Learners: Implications for Professional Learning & Development

This study addresses the challenges posed by mass migration and its impact on K-12 schools, especially in New York, where diverse students, including refugees and asylum seekers, require specialized support. The primary objective is to enhance the capacity of in-service teachers to support Multilingual Learners (MLs) and immigrant students who have experienced trauma through trauma-informed

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Understanding the Priorities and Support Needs of Carers in Higher Education: A Qualitative Longitudinal Study

Student carers are those in higher education who have a commitment to providing unpaid support to a family member and/or friend who could not manage without their care, including, but not limited to, disability, illness, and/ or physical and/or mental health issue(s). They are an under-represented and disadvantaged group in higher education and are four

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Disability Art at the Exhibition “Seni Raba Menggambar Suara”

People who are visually impaired from birth cannot see two-dimensional visual objects and do not even have visual memories in their lives. This paper focuses on the recognition of the visually impaired (since birth). This research uses the method of literature study from the Indonesian Visual Art Archive (IVAA) and data reduction with interviews. This

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Role of Local Governance in Creative Placemaking

This study assessed the compliance of the Local Government of Camalig to the Memorandum Circular (MC) 2017-133, which formed the basis for the creation of the Local Culture and Arts Council (LCAC) in every city and municipality in the country. This qualitative-descriptive study employed the Systems Theory of Organizations as methodological framework, with data sourced

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Development of Tools to Support the Creation of Programming Test Questions

The purpose of this research is to support the creation of programming test questions. Source code, class diagrams, specification tables and execution results are often used in programming test questions. In this case, these are related. Therefore, when these are created, the contents must match. However, when correcting a part, it is easy to make

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Do Prior Knowledge of Advanced Mathematics Influence Academic Confidence of Students Taking Pre-university Chemistry Courses

The relationship between Chemistry and Mathematics are directly proportional in the perspective of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. This study investigates the relationship between prior advanced mathematical knowledge attained in high school could predict the outcome of student’s overall confidence in studying Pre-University Chemistry courses. Mathematics is often perceived as a subject that

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Thai Students Developing Intercultural Sensitivity as Study-Abroad Program Buddies

Several empirical studies have examined the intercultural sensitivity of visiting overseas students in various study-abroad contexts. However, research on the intercultural sensitivity of native hosting students, including in buddy programs, where visiting students and local students are paired for purposes of intercultural exchange is lacking. Although such programs can have have positive effects on participants,

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Integration and Utilization of Digital Technology in Music Education: Conceptual Case Studies Analysis

As student-centered methods, techniques, and applications have taken the place of traditional educational methods, techniques, and applications in the 21st century, the role of the teacher has altered. Teachers now “manage the process” and “guide” pupils in accessing information rather than “source and share the information.” A teacher today who wants to effectively guide his

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Poster Narratives of the Child Victims of Marawi Siege: A Semiotic Analysis

In this research, children used poster narratives to communicate their perspectives on the Marawi Siege. A social semiotic approach was utilized to understand their emotions and thoughts. This study aimed to look into the aspect of understanding the narratives of the child victims of the Marawi Siege through their poster narratives by extracting the visual

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Ensuring Test Validity and Accountability in Omani Higher Education Institutions: Findings, Implications, and a Modified Framework

This qualitative study examines the roles, obstacles, and strategies employed by educators and policymakers in pursuit of test validity and accountability in Omani higher education. The study provides an insider’s perspective on the process of test validation based on in-depth, semi-structured interviews with a small, diverse sample of exam committee members and policymakers. The findings

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Gender, Body, and Sexuality in Iran: Between Nationalism and Islamism

This article investigates the complex dynamics of gender, body, and sexuality in Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan, shaped by nationalist and Islamist political systems. It traces the historical changes in these countries, from the Qajar dynasty to the Islamic Regime in Iran, the Ottoman Empire to political Islam in Turkey, and the impact of Soviet occupation,

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How to Optimize Experiential Education in Traditional Schools and Communities to Boost Students’ Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and Adaptability Amidst Global Changes?

This study explores the potential of blending experiential education with traditional classroom settings and real-world community engagement to foster students’ leadership skills, emotional intelligence, and adaptability. Traditional education systems’ limitations in nurturing critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and diverse intelligences have become evident. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of leadership skills and adaptable mindsets. However,

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Digital Computer Technology on Traditional Architectural Decoration Design of Guangfu Windows

Guangfu traditional architecture is one of the representatives of traditional architecture in Lingnan area of China, with a long history and unique architectural style on the buildings. The windows of traditional buildings in Guangfu make the interior space design of traditional buildings to appear rich in connotation and innovation in the regional culture of Guangfu.

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Resee the Beauty of the Temples: A Case Study on Performance in Front of Temple by a Children’s Theatre Workshop Combined an Oral History Story Theatre as an Example

Religious buildings worldwide, including temples in Taiwan, have utilized religious legends, myths, and classical literature to teach people in an expression of art, culture, and humanity. With globalization, people have gradually forgotten the art, education, and entertainment contexts of temples. This study adopted that the temple as a museum and explored whether a teaching activity

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The Implication of Subconscious Approach in Stimulating the English Language Knowledge for Interpreting-Majored Students

This study investigated the implication of the subconscious teaching approach in stimulating the English language knowledge for Interpreting-majored students. The researcher analyzed some relevant theories: Universal Grammar of Noam Chomsky and Stephen Krashen’s Second Language Acquisition. After examining these theories, a proposed subconscious teaching approach was developed to improve the situation of lacking English knowledge

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Facilitating Brave Space Through Transformative Virtual Learning in and Beyond Post-secondary Academic Settings

In this paper, we reflect as a community on the significance of virtual learning and the need to foster the concept of brave space within academic environments. Focusing on the importance of flattening hierarchical constructs and respecting individuals’ lived experiences to cultivate truly transformative learning, together we explore elements of creating an inclusive and collaborative

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Socialising Education: The Role of Social Media Integration in the Digital Learning Space

The digital transformation in education has led to a substantial change in the way students access and interact with educational content. This study aims at exploring the evolving digital education landscape, focusing on how students are increasingly using social media for educational purposes. It seeks to understand the motivations behind this shift, investigate how it

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When Cyber Libel Restrains Press Freedom: The Case of Maria Ressa

Local and international journalism organizations continuously call for the decriminalization of libel, monitor harassment and impunity toward media practitioners, and push for the free speech of media organizations and their journalists. In the Philippines, threats to journalism can hardly disappear when tyrants are elected into government: freedoms of expression and of the press are continuously

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Flexible Teaching in Rural Philippine Higher Education: Attitude and Anxiety of Educators as Predictors of Readiness

This study investigates the level of readiness of educators towards shifting to flexible teaching in terms of attitude and levels of anxiety. The respondents were 179 educators from the seven campuses of Northern Iloilo State University, Philippines selected through proportional random sampling. This study employed the descriptive cross-sectional study using a survey research design. Data

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Human Capital Investment in Science and Technology Education and Quality of Life in Thailand

Investment in education is a vital factor for the development of both individuals and the whole country. In Thailand, people have attempted to increase their human capital in terms of academic knowledge by studying in university as well as entering higher education with the expectation for higher wages and salaries, and a better quality of

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Investment in Social Science Education and Its Worthwhile Wage

Investing in education is a type of capital accumulation in humans. The value of money spent or accumulated in humans from birth to graduation is called human capital. Therefore, being a company employee is like investing in capital equal to the amount of human capital accumulated in that company. Wage or salary earned by a

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Unlocking Potential: Understanding Pathways to Professional Identity Development for Prisoners in a Missouri Jail

Thousands of individuals reenter society from the U.S. incarceration system each year. Reentry involves challenges in social integration, stigma and discrimination, psychological well-being, and essentially, finding and maintaining employment. Research illuminates the potential of professional identity development for vocational success and reducing recidivism. In this study, a series of professional identity workshops were conducted as

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Digital Connections: Pandemic Affinities of Single Filipino Women Formed Through the Ikemen Series Games

The Philippines was the worst place to be during the peak of COVID-19 (Bloomberg News in Business Mirror, 2021): the pandemic surfaced several inadequacies, including meeting basic physiological requirements. As social connection is a fundamental need (Gadais, 2021), individuals suddenly locked up resorted to different means to keep themselves together. At its height, engaging in

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Reducing Māori Student Disengagement in Education: Profiling the Critically Conscious, Culturally Responsive Educator

Māori learners as minority students in New Zealand are over-represented in the negative disengagement indices in mainstream secondary education, despite Māori only representing 17.4% of the New Zealand population. Compared with non-Māori students, Māori are more likely to receive disciplinary action excluding them from mainstream. Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) as New

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Kamala Harris in Ghana and the LGBT Agenda: An Analysis of Media Coverages of the Issue

During Kamala Harris’ recent visit to Ghana, the issue of the rights of people who identify as LGBT in Ghana was raised at a joint press conference with the President of Ghana. At the conference, Kamala Harris commented on protecting the rights of people who identify as LGBT in Ghana. Her comments, which caught a

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The Impact of Teachers’ Professional Collaboration in Taiwan: Application of the Talis 2018 Junior High School Teacher’s Database

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), professional collaboration is an essential support tool for teachers working in challenging environments. It has been identified as one of the five pillars of teacher professionalism. Scholars have indicated that professional collaboration among teachers is one of the essential directions of current educational reform. This

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Study of Career Education in Global Society

The diversification of employment has progressed, and the practice of lifetime employment, which is a characteristic of Japan, has decreased sharply by the impact of declining birthrate, aging society and structural changes in economy. Under these influences, the environment surrounding employment has been changing. The number of young people who leave their jobs within three