Category: ACEID2017

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A Study on Reformation of National Vocational Educational System Based on National Competency Standards

A Study on Vocational Curriculum Development of Technical High School Based on NCS (National Competency Standards) As the industrial structure and demand has been high upgrading and complicated, it needed to develope NCS(National Competency Standards) that present skills required by the industry and real work fields at the national level. The purpose of this study

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Hearts Grow: Contemplation-Based Inner Stability Development in Female Inmates

The researches objectives are to study the learning process facilitation appropriate for the inner stability development in female inmates, and to explicate the female inmates� inner experiences found during and after the completion of the program. The phenomenological result shows significant inner changes in the participants. These include the more inclusive perspectives one possesses, i.e.

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The Students’ Satisfaction Toward Managerial Economics Class

As a policy of the Minister of Education that want all the educational institutions improve the quality of their students to be smart, good, and happy person. Kasetsart University has realized about the importance of this policy, so all lecturers were encouraged to do the classroom research to improve and update their teaching. The objective

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The Influence of Lecturer Performance Index Toward Student Achievement Index

Good lecturers brings good students. The result of student achievement is determined by the lecturer performance. This study aims to determine lecturer performance seen from student achievement index for 1 (one) semester and focused on lecturers nurturing a certain course. This research is expected to contribute information of reducing lecturer shortcomings and improving lecturer performance

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Customer Orientation Ensure Organization’s Flexible Response to Keep Sustainability

Global competition forced education organizations to rethink about providing better service to their customers. Many firms and public sectors have adopted Business process reengineering (referred BPR) to enhance their competitiveness, but not all of them succeeded. We interviewed four state university administrative departments (two in the United States and two in the U.K.) that had

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Joys and Pains of a School Principal: Educational Accountability in Context

While considerable interest has been accorded to evaluating the leadership effectiveness of school principals, rarely would research put focus on the things that enthuse or frustrate them in the course of acting in response to the call of educational accountability. As such, this qualitative study focused on an investigation of the hardships and milestones of

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The Application of AHP Method in the Successful Elements Selections in the After-Class School in Taiwan

The purpose of this paper is to aim at the successful elements in the after-class school in Taiwan. The study adopted the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) techniques as the research methodology. A model has been proposed to evaluate the best treatment and disposal technology. As well, Expert opinions have been incorporated in the selection of

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Educating for Capacity Building: A Case Study of Timor-Leste Officials Studying on an English Language Training Programme in New Zealand

Building capacity is critical to human development. It starts with building skills and knowledge in individuals and communities, and leads to the growth of societies and nations. The English Language Training for Officials (ELTO) programme,a five month content-based course funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme, builds capacity in the government sector in Southeast Asian

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The Development of Teachers Desirable Characteristics of Student Teachers in Thepsatri Rajabhat University by Using Behavioral Record Sheet

This research aimed at developing teachers’ desirable characteristics of student teachers who currently have enrolled in ‘Self-actualization for teachers’ subject in 2016 academic year of Thepsatri Rajabhat University by using behavioral record sheet. The sample for this studying were 57 student teachers in English education major. The instrument of this research was a behavioral record

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The Effect of Project Based Learning to Enhance Problem Solving Ability in Distance Learning Media Subject of Student Teachers

The research aimed to study the effect of the project based learning which focused on enhancing problem solving ability of the student teachers who are currently enrolled in ‘Distance learning media’ subject in 2016 academic year of Thepsatri Rajabhat University through instructional media service activities by using project based learning for enhancing problem solving ability

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Student Attribute Correlates of Academic Achievement in High School Chemistry Between Grade 9 & 10 Students

This study examined three student attributes namely; level of mathematics anxiety, learning style, and attitude toward Chemistry that generated information on their effect on student achievement in Chemistry. The study employed the causal-comparative descriptive research method. Instruments used included an achievement test to measure performance involving mathematical concepts in Chemistry, level of mathematics anxiety scale to

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Taking Leisure Seriously: Adolescents’ Pursuit of their Most Important and Interesting Leisure Activities

Whereas schools are the most common educational settings worldwide, learning and personal growth can take place in other contexts outside the school system. One of these significant contexts is leisure. Characterized by relative freedom, fewer social constraints than other life domains, self-determination and intrinsic motivation, leisure has been identified as a major context for youth

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Applications of the Arduino Electronics in the Kinematics

Due to high precision, quick response and low price, Arduino electronics, including motherboards and sensors, have potential to be the main parts of physical experiments. Especially, the experimental data can be easily transferred to smartphones and tablets through the Bluetooth communication that greatly enhances the portability of the experimental equipment. There are many commercially available

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A Critical Analysis on Thai University Students’ Reflections towards Politics of the English Language

English language is a gatekeeper to positions of prestige in society (Pennycook 1994,1995), especially due to its dominant status as a world language or as a Lingua Franca. Many take English language as apolitical, particularly in educational systems worldwide, including Thai’s. From a different view, however, there could be many hidden agendas behind the language

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Call for a Change in Mathematics Education: From Platonism to Social Constructivism

At school, children are expected to become numerate in order to be able to function in a modern technological society and contribute to the growth of its economy. However, one of the most frequent complaints of mathematics teachers is that “forgetting is particularly common for knowledge acquired in school, and much of this material is

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Parental Home-Based Support and Educational Outlook Towards Primary School Children in Urban Mongolia

For the past decades, the enrollment rate of primary school has been increasing in developing countries. Unfortunately, due to problems such as lack of classrooms, textbooks, and school facilities, as well as qualified human resources, a quality education can be difficult to obtain. Providing quality education is a key issue especially in rural areas and

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E-Kankor: Opening New Vistas of Higher Education Through an Innovative Intelligent Tutoring System

Passing the entrance examination to a university is a major step in one’s life. Kankor is the nationwide tertiary entrance examination in Afghanistan. Since the score on the Kankor Assessment Test determines the student’s academic future, it is highly recommended to do some test preparation so that the score and consequent placement reflect the student’s

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Keep Smile Book: An Instrument of Students’ Affective Evaluation

This study aims to describe the use of “Keep Smile Book” as an instrument of students’ affective evaluation and factors affecting its implementation. “Keep Smile Book” is a diary consists of students’ book and teachers’ column. This book combined observation and self-assessment technique of evaluation. The students actively involved to assess their-self by a cute

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The Face of Secondary Education: Students’ Perceptions on the Functional Differences between Schools in Macau

After the handover to China, the complexification of Macau educational circumstances, favored by the progressive expansion of free education coverage due to subsidy schemes introduced by the government and the exceptionally rapid economic growth due to the liberalization of the gambling market, significant pressure has been felt by local secondary schools in order to accommodate

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Surau Merantau: A Curriculum Development Based on Minangkabau Ethnic Culture

This study aims to determine the nature and purpose of “Surau Merantau”, a school based on Minangkabau ethnical culture and its basis of curriculum development. “Surau Merantau” is a Junior High School carrying a concept of local culture from West Sumatera. Located in Tangerang, Banten, this school concerns on the growth of current generation who