Category: ACE ACSET AURS 2016

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Effectiveness of a Blended E-Learning Approach in a Flipped Classroom Environment

Researchers have persuaded educational institutions that there is a new set of vital skills that students are required to have, thus giving rise to a new trend in education called Blended Learning. An example of this is a Flipped classroom where the traditional in-class and out-of-class activities is switched. The purpose of this study is

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Investigating The Effective Use of Online Course Tools for University Athletes in Japan

University athletes tend to achieve lower academic performance, often due to their less interest in academics and extensive time commitment to sports (Miller & Kerr, 2002; Adler & Adler, 1985). The authors of this study believe that online course tools can be effective for supporting these university athletes if both teachers and students use these

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“I’m a Different Person Now”: Online Learning as a De-Facto Higher Education Equity Pathway to Transforming Lives

In line with global trends in higher education, many Australian universities are energetically embracing the concept of flexible online learning, which has significantly increased the number of students studying university courses through online and/or open-access delivery. This mode is highly utilised by non-traditional students, and is therefore an important avenue to fulfil Australian government policies

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The Role of International Student Mobility in Hybridized Stem and Interdisciplinary Programs in Japanese Higher Education

The task of producing students who are global citizens confronts Japanese higher education as a path to domestic and international success. I use the University of Tsukuba’s example to demonstrate and analyze of current trends in international student mobility in Japanese STEM research programs. The Japanese government’s “Global 30” program aims to expand internationalization at

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A Mobile Software Development Using Aspect Orientation Approach

Today mobile devices are widely used everywhere, and have rapidly changed. One of the major characteristics of the mobile software is to continuous need and demand for faster development. Separation of concerns in the mobile software development is essential for adaptability and extensibility. An adaptability is a capable to adapt with respect to the environment

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Electronic Learning for Preschool Preparation Under Parental Guidance: A Case Study of Thai Educational System

Failures in human development lead to many problems in many countries. Effective child development is a cornerstone of human resources and useful knowledge and skills gained during childhood will be the foundations of later learning. But preschool education is not available in every country. Some countries still lack good systems for child preparation before elementary

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The Development and Evaluation of a Dual Play Online Virtual Reality Game that Incorporates Collaborative Problem-Solving Mechanism for Physics Education

Compared to the traditional lectures and practice in science education, educational games that integrate simulation and manipulation with game-based learning theories may enhance learners’ understanding of abstract scientific concepts and their learning motivation. Collaborative problem-solving, CPS, is one teaching strategy that has been emphasized by many learner-centered instructions. The scientific educational games that incorporate CPS

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A Basic Study on a Task-based Style Foreign Language Learning Environment Using RFID and a 3DCG Character

This paper presents a method of integrating RFID tags and a 3DCG character into a foreign language learning environment, mainly focusing on the following two objectives: (1)The application of RFID tags to the use of cards or realia as learning materials in task based-style foreign language activities; (2)The use of template programs to support TVML

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The Application of Analytic Hierarchy Process for the Evaluation of Imaginative Teaching Strategies

As the advocacy for and importance of imagination is increasingly emphasized around the world, a mass fervor for imaginative education has sprung up in Taiwan. In the domain of arts and design education, imagination means the source of creative designs; a variety of teaching plans that arouse and promote imagination are required to enhance students’

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A Reader of Gesture-Based Accessibility User Interface Design for Visually Impaired Children

A mobile application, called READ, is developed in this paper to provide visually impaired children more friendly way of reading. This system includes an accessible mobile app and a book library in the cloud. In Taiwan, there is a special kind of books designed for children, which contains both braille and print characters on the

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The Effects of Stem Integrated into Marine Science Issues on Junior High School Students’ Learning Motivation, Learning Interest, and Learning Achievement

STEM education is an integrated concept of mixing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of STEM integrated into marine science issue on junior high school students’ learning motivation, learning interest, and learning achievement. The experimental research method was employed. Two classes of ninth graders were

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Measuring the Use of Twitter in Education

The educational environment is affected by the transformations of new technologies, virtual communities, and social networks, and especially by the creation of social knowledge. In this frame, students show a greater tendency to use ICT tools, inside and outside academic settings, a fact that is transforming their process and the ways of learning. To copy

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Development of an Introductory Programming Education System by Automatic Generation of Lecture Slides

It has become increasingly easy to learn programming because online learning for programming has spread globally. These e-learning systems execute and evaluate programs that students create as programming exercises. However, such systems have not been able to evaluate programs while they are being coded. This paper describes a system that was developed to evaluate students’ programs as they

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The Factors Affect Work Performance of Public Health Personnel Affiliated with Network Institute of Public Health & Medical Technology College toward ASEAN Communities

As the Network Institute of Public Health and Medical Technology College is going to take part in ASEAN community, it is important for the public health personnel to improve their potential so that they can fit into life within ASEAN. The research was aimed at studying the factors that affect the work performance of public

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A Software Model Design for Examiner Personal Verification Systems

Nowadays the examiner personal verification system in most universities uses a comparing methodology to match a physical appearance of an examiner to a student ID card. This methodology is simple but it easily leads to an examination cheating. For instances, some students face has been changed during study but his/her student ID card is not

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Conceptual Framework: A Mobile Software Model for Web Based Learning

Currently, mobile devices are very extensively used in our society as we have realized the large number of brought mobile devices in each recent year. With rapid advancing evolution of wireless networking technologies and innovation in mobile devices, a mobile learning has become another alternative learning. This article presents an innovative software development of a

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The Reading Habits Among Library Users in Rural and Urban Areas of Sarawak, Malaysia

In 2014, Pustaka Negeri Sarawak commissioned a research to investigate library users’ reading habits and leisure time activities in the state of Sarawak. The study was conducted at seven town and fourteen village libraries, involving 843 respondents of various socio-economic, cultural and demographic backgrounds. This study found out that 81% of the library users in

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Using SQL in CBR for Similarity Retrieval: The Case of the TQF Advisory System

Case-Base Reasoning (CBR) is a methodology that stands out as one the most useful artificial intelligence techniques. The essential idea of CBR is to answer user�s queries by comparing them with problems in the case base that have been solved and determine the most similar one. Case retrieval is a procedure that a retrieval algorithm

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A Study of the Online Learning Environment in the B.A. (English) Program of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand

STOU (Thailand) has launched the B.A.(English) online program in 2010 and the first group of students graduated in 2013. This study aims to study the interactivity patterns of online learners, as well as the factors influencing interactivity patterns based on the principles of constructivism theory. It makes use of a survey, which stresses that the

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The Applications and Effectiveness of Smart Campus in Taiwan Thematic Research Plan

In recent years, many countries have introduced ICT-related applications in learning, energy saving, management and others on campus in attempt to alleviate the burden of teachers and administrators and to improve the effectiveness and results of learning. To help Taiwan’s enterprises to provide products and services in line with the international development and to meet

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An Interactively Application of Fairy Tales for Preschool Children

There are many classics fairy tales, the Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, etc. which are well known by every child across the world. These stories not only are interesting, but also have educational value. The rapid development of mobile devices and the increase in their use by preschool children, revealing how technology

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Collaborative Construction of Advance Organizers as a Learning Event for Online Instruction

Instructional strategies for online learning vary from face to face learning in many aspects. However, only a few studies suggested appropriate strategies for online learning. Classic instructional theories such as advance organizer has been proofed to be effective for teaching. It is traditionally developed by professional instructional designers. But in a collaborative construction online learning

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Exploring Learning Performance of Using Different Scaffolding on Problem-Based Learning

The essence of Problem-based learning is to construct knowledge, to share knowledge, to approach their goal, and to solve the problems. However, in online collaborative construction environments, environmental changes and personal characteristics will considerably affect the effectiveness of the problem-based learning. Therefore, online instructors need to provide facilitations to help learners completed their learning tasks.

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Designing the Multimodal Network in an Agriculture Supply Chain in Thailand

In terms of economic situation towards logistics implementation, it is found that one of the most important factors to consider about is transportation costs which need to be handled in many ways in order to get the best effectiveness and the lowest costs for the best profitability. For land transportation, rail transportation costs cheaper when

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Republican Freedom Against Pluralism

Phillip Pettit has drawn on a republican tradition in order to articulate a conception of the state as primarily oriented towards pursuing freedom, understood as non-domination. In his framework, domination constitutes a harm that the state ought to alleviate. He explicitly treats this ideal as a political one, but in this paper I assert that

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Development of Cheap Flow Meter

In this study, we plan and develop a cheap and accurate flow meter and the boat to mount it. The purpose of this study is to reduce the cost of flow rate measurement in rivers. In the development of the flow meter, we are planning to develop a magnetic flow meter. The principle of the

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The Design of a Small Footprint Versa Writer Control Chip

In this paper, we present the design of a versa writer control chip. We have to reduce the chip area as far as possible for our CMOS custom VLSI chip. The versa writer consists of our control chip, 24 RGB LEDs, a clock generator, battery and an I2C serial EEPROM. We use a hardware description

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Finding the Root Substance: Religious Classification of Liu Zhi

During the Qing dynasty in China, starting particularly in the 17th century, Hui Muslim scholars began to develop a distinctive Chinese reinterpretation of Islam based on the preceding Neo-Confucian tradition. In the early 18th century, the work of several such scholars was collected in the Han Kitab, a volume compiled by and primarily authored by

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Factors Related to Estimated Maximal Oxygen Uptake (VO2Max) Among Faculty of Health Sciences Students in Universitas Indonesia 2016

Estimated VO2Max value, which is the maximum oxygen capacity a body can use in a minute, is regarded as the best indicator to measure one’s level of cardiorespiratory fitness. The objective of this thesis is to get information about the mean value of estimated VO2Max among Faculty of Health Sciences (Rumpun Ilmu Kesehatan) Students and

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Vegetables and Fruits Intake as a Dominant Factor of Hypertension

Hypertension is a global public health problem and cardiovascular risk factor. The purpose of this study was to find dominant factor of hypertension in officer population. This research was a cross sectional study with 132 respondents. Data were collected from April to May 2016. Data of blood pressure were collected with sfigmomanometer and stetoskop. Data

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The Differences of Sugar-sweetened Beverages Consumption Averages according to Some Factors among Students of SMAN 48 East Jakarta 2016

Sugar-sweetened beverages are certain types of calorie drinks which are ready to drink when it purchased. This research aims to get information about the differences of averages sugar-sweetened beverages consumption among students of SMAN 48 East Jakarta according to sex, mass media exposure, accessibility, availability, family influence, peer influence, nutritional knowledge, attitude, physical activity, the

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Assessment of the Youth Information Technology Education Program in Community Services

The Youth Information Technology Education (YITE) is a community based program of ICTED Institute of Science and Technology in Lipa City, Batangas. The program objective is geared for the acquisition of basic knowledge, attitudes, values and skills that will serve to youth and adult as powerful tool in combating illiteracy in information technology education which

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Improving Student Learning by Growing a Teaching and Learning Culture in an Engineering School

The problem addressed in this presentation is that lecturers in schools of professional education such as engineering schools are typically disciplinary experts first, researchers second, and teachers third; they typically have limited knowledge about good educational practice unless the school provides measures to develop such knowledge and practice. To address this problem in a School

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Infographics: Effects in Student Coding Skills and Conceptual Understanding in Biology

This study determines the effect of Infographics on the student coding skills and conceptual understanding in Biology. Furthermore, the relationship between coding skills and conceptual understanding was tested/identified. The improvement in coding (visual literacy) through a Coding Skills Test was found to have an effect in the improvement of students’ performance in Biology. 62 Grade

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Why Can’t Mine Be International?: An Exploration of the Challenges, Strengths and Opportunities of Internationalisation in the Public Universities of Ghana

similar to what is happening globally, internationalisation has become a key concept driving policies and practices in many public universities in Ghana. However, internationalisation as a concept, is bedevilled with many challenges, which impact negatively especially on ex-colonial countries. This paper explores the challenges, strengths and opportunities of internationalisation in the public universities in Ghana.

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Revisit the Hospitality Law Curriculum

This exploratory study examines the effectiveness of the hospitality law subject to students, the legal issues students have encountered at workplaces, and the practicality of the subject contents. Survey results show that 63% of respondents agreed that the law subject is the most important subject. Moreover, 68% believed that the law subject should be compulsory.

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Applying Wearable Technology in English Learning and Evaluating Learning Performance

Wearable technology is predicted as the next big shift in technology and innovation. The applications of wearable technology in teaching and learning are expected to accelerate learning performance in the education context. For example, language learning or musical instrument playing requires a lot of hours practice to create the ability and accumulate skills. Whether wearable

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Factor Structure of Research Attitude among Graduate Students in Education

Dropping survivability and rising drop-out rates in the graduate school is attributed to the demands that come along with research-related requirements. Graduate students tend to withdraw from their studies when confronted with such requirements. This act of succumbing to the challenge is primarily due to a negative mindset. An understanding of students’ views towards research

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Development of the Ability in Creative Problem Solving of Early Childhood Education Major Students by Using Group Process Activities

In order to produce quality early childhood education teachers, one of the important skills is problem solving ability. In addition creative problem solving ability helps students to understand and adapt to the rapidly changing society better. The aim of this research was to study and compare development of creative problem solving ability of early childhood

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If You Write Back, Do It in English

During the entire European colonial era, the colonisers were able to impose their language/s to the subalterns due to political, economic and social superiority of the Centre/s over their colonial Peripheries. Moreover, in certain aspects, the Centres have managed to maintain that dominant position in some of the former colonies even after they gained independence,

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A Study on the Effectiveness of the Education Development Fund as a Post-Colonial Strategy to Control Non-Tertiary Education in Macao SAR

As a former colony of Portugal, Macao has experienced slack control on education, which resulted in the diversity in it today. After its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1999, educational legislations and subsidies have been gradually introduced to schools in an attempt to subject the system to a more public and centralized form of control.

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An Italian Case: Students with a Foreign Background in IVET and the Access to Italian as Second Language

The article is based on a study carried out by the administration of nearly 3600 questionnaires on a sample equally distributed among Italian students and pupils with foreign origins in IVET in six Italian regions. The text examines the survey data related to the ownership and use of the Italian language and of different dialects

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Achieving the Goal of Universalization of Education: A Situational Analysis of Chhattisgarh State, India

Chhattisgarh is one of the developing Indian states that is yet to taste the fruits of development like other states of the country. The State’s Human Development Index is 0.430, the lowest of all states and literacy rate is 71.04%, which is below the national average of 74.04%. Under the flagship program of Sarva Shiksha

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Examining Effects of Two Computer Programming Learning Strategies: Self-Explanation Versus Reading Questions and Answers

The current study explored the differential effects of two learning strategies, self-explanation and reading questions and answers, on learning the computer programming language JavaScript. Students’ test performance and perceptions of effectiveness toward the two strategies were examined. An online interactive tutorial instruction implementing worked-examples and multimedia learning principles was developed for this study. Participants were

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Guidelines for Enhancing Education Quality of Film and Digital Media for Private Universities

This study aims at seeking guidelines on enhancing the quality of Film and Digital Media curriculums offered by universities in Thailand. By conducting an in-depth interview with 16 key experts in the film and digital media industry such as a film production company, post production company, equipment rental company, producer, director, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor,

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Japanese EFL Learners’ Experiences with Written Corrective Feedback

The debate regarding the efficacy of WCF (Written Corrective Feedback) spans two decades. Much of the research to date has utilized quantitative methods to investigate students’ written output, which all too often neglected learners’ experiences and learner diversity. In contrast, this research employs a qualitative approach in an interpretive paradigm to explore the experiences of

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What Students Want: A Study of Desirable Teacher Characteristics as Perceived by Their Students

The purpose of this research was to investigate student preferences and characteristics exhibited by their lecturers. A comparison of these opinions was also conducted based on students’ sex, age and academic achievement. The results of this study will provide a guide for universities to assist lecturers to improve the quality of their teaching. A sample

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The Design of an Ecosystem-Education Board Game Integrating Role-Play and Peer-Learning Mechanism and Its Evaluation of Learning Effectiveness and Flow

The teaching activities in ecosystem-education are now more interactive in addition to the traditional classroom lectures, films, or field trips. In particular, game-based learning helps learners’ motivation and the opportunities for peer learning. Board games that do not need electricity and focus on players’ interactions are now widely used in many teaching practices. Based on

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High Scope Project Evaluationthe Impact of Congruency Between Preferred and Actual Learning Environments on Tenth Graders’ Science Literacy

This study explored how the congruency between preferred and actual learning environment (PLE & ALE) impacted on students’ scientific literacy in the innovative Sci-Tech Mind and Humane Heart (STMHH) curricula as part of the High Scope Project sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan. A pre-/post-treatment experiment was conducted with 34 tenth graders. We

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On the Threshold: The Story of School Security Guards in Israel

We often talk about the ways education should change society. However, we should also be sensitive to the ways by which social reality – sometimes harsh and unjust – influence education, and the intricate interplay between these two spheres. Under the conditions of neoliberalism, in Israel, as in many other countries, the practices of outsourcing

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Lecturers’ Competencies in Higher Education in Indonesia to Support the Quality of Graduates

The purpose of this study is to analyze the implementation of lecturers’ competencies based on the Indonesian Higher Education Policies. Many studies have shown that lecturer’s competencies are significant to prepare the quality of graduates entering the workplace. Lack of lecturers’ competencies will affect the quality of graduates to enter the workplace. As a result,

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Educational Policy and Management in the Equitable Allocation of School Resources: Budgetary Priorities and Funding in an American High School

The building of a budget for an educational institution requires careful consideration of budgetary priorities and of the rationale behind the priorities. School leaders also need to define in adequate detail a realistic and effective funding formula to generate revenues for an educational institution (Antolovic, 2001). The funding formula employed by the Apollo High School

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Learning Critical Incidents and Socio-Cultural Differences: An Interactive Tool of Reorienting Students in a Multicultural Classroom

This conceptual paper attempted to describe the significance of developing awareness and knowing socio-cultural differences and critical incidents in social educational participation experiences. Observe the nature of each country; diet, customs, the age of the patient; speech; manners; fashion; even his silence…One has to study all these signs and analyze what they portend (Hippocrates, 5th

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The Effect of Board Game Teaching with the Marine Science Educational Course on Students’ Learning Motivation, Interest, and Achievement in Junior High School

Board games are innovative educational tools that may advance learning motivation, interest and enhance learning achievement. And the board-game teaching often offers a variation in the students, comparing with traditional teaching.This study developed a Marine Science Educational Course for Junior high School Students and designed a board game combining the path of currents in the

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L2 Learners’ Awareness through a Joint Student Exchange Program

L2 learners generally expect that participating in an exchange program will help to develop their target language through various social interactions with local people. Collaborative activities in a program can enhance learners of opportunities for examining their target language, and for understanding culture, history, life style and so forth. In this study, 15 Japanese college

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The Influence of Using Movement-Based Game Integrating Guided-Discovery Teaching Model in Safety Education

According to Ministry of Health and Welfare, accident has led death, especially for young adults and children. The iBaby Website analyzed children’s accidents and discovered that home, traffic and water are first three places that occurred accidental events and cause children’s death. Although daily safety is scheduled in students’ formal program, the class time is

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Oxbridge and the Nurturing of an ‘Urban Gentry’ – The Reform of Oxbridge and Cambridge in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

By the mid nineteenth century, Oxford and Cambridge began to adjust to the demands of educating the future elite of a more fully industrialised nation. Through a series of reforms, Oxford or Cambridge became a more desirable and accessible destination to an expanding middle class. An Oxbridge education became a seal of gentlemanly status in

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Challenges of Language Education in Post-Colonial Contexts

A problem that persists in post-colonial contexts is the perception that the standard form of languages should prevail on regional dialects and creoles. In many countries (Haiti, Belize, etc.), a creole is spoken at home, while only the standard form of the language is used in the education system. Students face negative attitudes of teachers

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School Bullying: Its Influences on the Academic Performance of the Basic Education Students

Bullying has already been a pervasive problem across Asia. It has been noticed as a school nuisance causing harm to students that could potentially affect their physical and psychological conditions. Most of its victims are powerless and taciturn. As observed, students who are bullied cannot concentrate well in the class. The grades may be a

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The Relationship Between Study Habits, Attitudes, and Teaching Behavior and Achievement in Learning of Bachelor Level Students of RMUTL

The research entitled the relationship between Study habits, attitudes, and teaching behavior and achievement in learning of bachelor level students of Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna aimed to 1) to study habits, attitudes, and teaching behavior and achievement in learning of Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna and 2) to study the relationship between Study habits,

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The Relationships between Learning Experiences, Psychological Capital, and Student Engagement in Taiwan College Freshmen

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between learning experiences, psychological capital, and student engagement. This study adopts the database management system about learning process and performance. Participants of effective sample were 996 college students from college in Taiwan. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, ANOVA, and multiple regression. And

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Leadership and Civic Engagement of Myanmar Refugee Students in the United States: Experiences, Influences and Aspirations

The refugee youth’s involvement in civic engagement and leadership means an access to other opportunities in life, such as social recognition, psychosocial well-being, rewarding relationships and connections, exposure to professional employment, and ability to advocate for oneself and for his/her community (Flanagan and Levine, 2010; Flanagan and Bundick, 2011). Likewise, student civic engagement brings significant

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Entrepreneurship Education Questions and Good Practices in Hungary and Central and Eastern European Countries

Entrepreneurship is a key driver of economy as the majority of jobs and produced goods are created by small and medium enterprises all over the world. This process highlights the need and importance of entrepreneurship education. Being an entrepreneur could be motivated by different issues: freedom, higher self-esteem and a greater sense of control over

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Disability and Employment an Overview on the Role of Education and Educators

People with disabilities shall face many socio-economic constraints in their everyday life, starting at kindergarten and primary schools, and ending by finding a decent job and being adjusted to corporate culture. The key to the problem might be education in an integrated way, which allows people with disabilities to use and strengthen their abilities. It works

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A Study of Effects on Cognitive Load and Learning Achievement with Different Spatial Ability After Using Synchronized Multi-Display

For science learning, learners learn the specific scientific concepts one at a time. However, in real situations, a scientific concept usually involves abstraction, which made learner have misconceptions. In recent years, Augmented Reality has been applied to science teaching and has been considered to be an effective approach for interactive e-learning. However, as stated by

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Project-Based Approach by Using the Song-Lyric Method in Teaching English Writing for Students of Music Department

This study discusses the problems that arise in increasing the ability of English writing skill of students at the Department of Music, Indonesia Institute of the Arts of Yogyakarta. Project-based approach that becomes a part of English for Specific Purposes is one of the alternative proposed approaches to be applied to art students where English

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A Gentleman’s Education – The Birth of the Public School Ideal in Mid-nineteenth Century England

Thomas Arnold, headmaster of Rugby School from 1828-1842, is usually seen as the one man who created the English modern public school. Yet the public school movement in the mid-nineteenth century was more a response to the demands of a particular section of a rapidly changing society. Arnold and his disciples first voiced and then

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Building People’s Awareness on Using the Outdoor Advertising for Tourism Promotion Case Study: Tourism-Content Billboards in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Currently, the out-of-home (outdoor) advertising is still used as a media campaign that gives many advantages for advertisers because of its benefits. The use of out-of-home advertising can be maximized on its use for the potential promotion of tourism in Yogyakarta, which is famous as the city of culture. The purpose of this study was

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Implementing Mother Tongue Based-Multilingual Education in an Area of Armed Conflict in Southern Philippines: A Case Study

With Philippine schools adopting the use of mother tongue as the medium of instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 3, this case study looked into how the Mother Tongue Based- Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) programme was implemented in an area of armed conflict. The study answered the following questions: 1) How is MTB-MLE implemented in an area

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Melodious Sound of Saw Sam Sai

Saw sam-sai (Three strings-fiddle), a traditional instrument of Thailand, has an extraordinary appearance as well as a remarkable sound. Its construction process requires distinctive materials and a thorough method of craftsmanship. Saw sam-sai has its role in the royal court, serving in the royal ceremonies since the ancient times. Later, its role has expanded to

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Applying Gamification in Vocational and Professional and Education and Training (VPET) Classroom to Engage Students’ Learning

This paper aims to discuss the possibility of applying gamification in various classrooms in vocational education. The application of gamification in education has been explored in recent years. A number of research suggesting that incorporating game elements and game dynamics can enhance students’ engagement and motivation by changing their role from being taught to active

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Classroom Climate: Implications to Students” Academic Achievements

This descriptive-correlational study determined the relationship between classroom climate and student’s academic achievement measured in terms of their general average grade in all general education subjects. Purposively sampled, 500 students from the different programs enrolled during the Academic Year 2014 – 2015 in Lourdes College participated in the study. My Class Inventory (MCI) questionnaire by

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Student Assistantship Program: Advocating Inclusive Growth Through Education

There has been much discussion about the need to ensure that growth translates into broad-based improvements in living standards that touch all citizens rather than a fortunate few. Yet there is little practical guidance about how countries can achieve both growth and equity (World Economic Forum 2015). There are various ways of assisting families improve their

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Practices for Public Relations Effectiveness in Education and Social Justice Within and Across Borders

Public Relations (PR) effectiveness depends on planning. Good planning is the best way to practice preventive rather than remedial PR. Tactical and strategic plans help Public Relations coordinate its efforts with those of other areas of the organization. (Baskin, et all, 1997, p.129). This study focus on practices of PR in FISIP UB for education

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Minding the Gap: Confronting the Standardized Testing Mindset in Higher Education

Teaching to the test has become standard practice in Japan. The uniformity of instruction this approach requires, as well as the apparent fairness of everyone being judged by the same standard, fits well within the parameters of conformity and equality that are hallmarks of Japanese society. Learners raised on this system become very comfortable with

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The Relationship Between Teacher Efficacy and Attitude Toward Inclusive Education in Public Inclusive Elementary School

This research is conducted to find about the relationship between teacher efficacy and dimensions of teacher efficacy with attitude toward inclusive education in public inclusive elementary school. The instruments of this study were Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy Scale (to measure teacher efficacy) and Multidimensional Atitude toward Inclusive Education Scale (MATIES) (to measure attitude teacher toward

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School Engagement: It’s Influence on the Academic Performance of College Students

Academic success is influenced by many factors, one of which is student engagement that this study explored in relation to the academic performance of 2nd year college students of Lourdes College. Specifically, the study determined the students’ level of affective, behavioral, and cognitive engagement using a standardized assessment tool; their level of academic performance measured