Category: Dubai Conference Series 2017 Virtuals


Using ICT for Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become indispensable tool for both teachers and learners in various fields and discipline. The aspiration of many in this age is therefore aided by Internet facilities to the extent that ICT is gradually pushing aside the traditional library from educational scene. This paper is therefore an attempt to examine


Friends with Benefits: Causes and Effects of Learners’ Cheating Practices During Examination

One of the major cognitive contents of educational system concerning examinations is the prevailing fraudulent culture–copying other learner’s answers during examination. (Smith,1994) The impact of this issue is consistently appalling and pervasive in this contemporary setting especially in secondary schools. This alarming kind of culture in the academe makes every learner know and do what


The Use of Contemporary Video Art Techniques to Convey Buddhist Dhamma Teaching

This research aims to explore the use of video art based on contemporary/western performing art and visual art techniques to convey eastern philosophy of Buddhist teaching of Truth or Dhamma. The qualitative methods were used for data collecting and analysis. It is found in this research that contemporary/western video art techniques could facilitate the artist


Beyt El Hekma’, The House of Wisdom: The Legacy of Arabic Science, Interdisciplinarity and Contemporary Art Practice

The Arab-Islamic Empire historically evidences interdisciplinary approaches to knowledge production and scholarship. This was realised with vast success during a period of intellectual expansion, religious tolerance and philosophical inquiry known as the Golden Age. One of the greatest innovations of this knowledge-based economy was the interdisciplinary approach to knowledge-production, which informs innovative approaches to contemporary


Bureaucracy in the Power-Dependence of Domestic Politics and Linkage in Foreign Policy

The domestic politics and foreign policy have relevance. The policy-making actors in domestic politics are bureaucracy, party and parliament. Especially, bureaucracy is the most influential actor in policy-making. This paper will discuss how bureaucracy affects foreign policy. This paper consists of three parts. First, described is how various Ministries coordinate with the policy networks. In


Case Study: Pre-Service Teachers Characterization and Engagement Levels of Critical Reading

Preservice teachers must be critical readers and thinkers if they are to prepare our future generations for the challenges of the 21st Century. Critical reading and thinking skills are essential to the evolution of a well rounded individual who can interpret information, challenge evidence, and assess diverse arguments. The following case study attempts to examine


Academic Issues and Solution Proposal in a Plurilingual EFL Class in Japan

The purpose of this study is to propose solutions for issues in class of reading and writing English which South Korean, Chinese, and Japanese students attend, which is a typical plurilingual EFL class composition in Japanese universities. In Japan, a class of reading and writing English is requisite to students from Asian countries as well


The 21st Century Skills in Higher Education

To increase the employability of baccalaureate graduates, tertiary education must include what are known as professional or 21st century skills. While academic programs worldwide strive to develop a solid professional skills base in students, these skills are notoriously difficult to teach and assess. In 2014, Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began a


Scenery Changes in Campus Proceeded by Students

University is where students improve their abilities and professors proceed with their research. It is fortunate if their interests coincide with each other’s. However, they are not always the same. In such a case, a seminar in a laboratory might fill the gap between them to a certain extent. In departments such as architecture or