Category: Educational Research, Development & Publishing

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Testing Measurement Invariance of Synthesizing Mind Model of Thai Students: Multi-group Analysis

Nowadays, information flows quickly without any limitations on distance. Humans possessing synthesizing mind do not waste time when synthesizing the deluge of data, are able to select useful data and avoid data causing danger. This study aimed to examine the consistency of the synthesizing mind model with empirical data and to study invariance of the

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lab Rotation Blended Learning Model in Promoting Computational and Critical Thinking: An Assessment of Multiple Stakeholder Needs

Understanding the needs are one of the learning success determinants that can assist in an efficient and targeted learning process. The more parties who participate resulted the more comprehensive understanding of it. We aim to identify multiparty needs for the lab rotation model to fostering computational and critical thinking skills. Participants were 49 students, 3

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Researcher Development at a Private Higher Education Institution: Perspectives of New Researchers

Private higher education institutions (PHEIs) have increasingly emphasized research output alongside their core teaching functions to enhance their credibility. However, empirical investigations into PHEIs and their research output are limited. Some scholars have criticized PHEI research output as insufficient. To address this challenge, the examined PHEI implemented initiatives to foster researcher development and reduce the

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A Cross-National Study of Mathematics Achievement via Three-Level Multilevel Models

The present study explored the effects of the national and cultural contexts on students’ mathematics achievement. The study also investigated the nature and magnitude of student-level (level 1), school-level (level 2), and country-level (level 3) factors that are associated with math achievement. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 datasets were used. The findings

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Literature Review of the Relationship Between Physical Fitness, Physical Activity, Cognitive Functioning and Academic Success

The objective of this paper is to provide an extensive literature review of academic papers written in English about The Relationship Between Physical Fitness, Physical Activity, Cognitive Functioning and Academic Success. The research is showing that there are more and more benefits of physical fitness and physical activity on students cognitive (executive functions) and academic

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How Empathic Communication Is Conducted in the First Encounter: A Cognitive-Pragmatic Analysis of Clinical Interviews by American Medical Students

Medical and healthcare universities often use simulated patients (SPs) in simulation practicums, which provide students with important opportunities to develop their interactional competencies. A total of 30 clinical interviews were extracted from the audio recordings. The interactions between American medical students (MSs) and SPs were examined aiming to clarify the process of building empathic communication

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Assessing Biological Diversity Literacy Levels Among Students and Teachers at Teacher Training Colleges in the Eastern Region of Ghana

The biodiversity conservation concept is essential for literacy levels, as it provides the primary value of ecosystem life support, renewable resources, and ecological services. This research assesses the biological diversity literacy levels among students and teachers in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The research used the purposive sampling technique to select 515 students and 45

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The Urgency of Formal Education for Women From the Perspective of Society of Ellak Daya Village, Lenteng, Sumenep

The problem statement of this research is to know the perspective of the educational environment, namely society and the family, on the importance of formal education for women and also to find out the factors of gender inequality that affect society’s perspective on the importance of women’s education. The research method used in this research

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Students’ Use of Social Networking Sites for Educational Purposes

This study responds to the modern global concerns in the field of media, and it seeks benefiting from social media in teaching subjects of media as being considered as media and communicational methods in the first place, and as being considered as an educational method in which the main elements and constituents of modern educational

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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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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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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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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

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Education and Regional Economic Growth in Morocco: Spatial Modeling

Intuitively, the relationship between education and economic growth at the national level would be less complex than at the regional level. The economic development of a region should not be interpreted solely based on internal factors specific to that region, but also on factors from neighboring regions, as (closer) regions interact and the geographic distribution

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Strengthening Characteristics of Outstanding Community Business in Sakon Nakhon Province, Northeastern Thailand – A Case Study on Ban Don Koi Weaving Group in Sakon Nakhon Province

Over decades, Thai government has been supporting and empowering people in local areas to organize community business groups and creating unique local-based products. However, many groups have been still unsuccessful. To encourage those unsuccessful business groups to become more strength, study on operations of successful business groups is vital. An indigo dyed fabric is a

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Supporting Schools, Educators, Students, and Families in a Transition to a Four Day Week

The study discusses the transition of schools in the Emirate of Sharjah from a five-day workweek to a four-day workweek at the start of January 2022, and explores results of surveys conducted to assess satisfaction of stakeholders and challenges that educational institutions and communities faced with this transition. The survey sought to understand the impact

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The Dark Triad in Relation to Teachers’ Interaction Styles

The dark triad is a set of three personality traits, namely narcissism, machiavellianism, and psychopathy, which are associated with manipulative and exploitative behaviors in interpersonal relationships. This paper examines the relationship between the dark triad and teachers’ interaction styles. Specifically, it explores how teachers with high levels of dark triad traits may interact with students

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The Effectiveness of Different Teaching Methods in Teaching Different Languages: Case Study of English and Korean

Grammar Translation Method (GTM) and Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) are the most common methods used for teaching a foreign language. This research aims to investigate the effect of using different teaching methods; the GTM and the CLT method in teaching both English and Korean. This is an experimental research. The sample of this study comprises

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Use of Machine-Learning in Engineering Students’ Trajectories

Students’ trajectories show the student path in the educational system from the beginning to the end of their studies. There are several statistical tools to achieve its understanding and subsequent decision-making by the institution. Each stage of the student’s trajectory can be described by educational, socio-economic, demographic and cultural variables. The purpose of the research

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Bridging the Gap Between Research and Education: The μNet Project and High School Science Education in Greece

Many educators believe that hands-on experience is more effective than classroom learning for science education. However, incorporating rapidly-evolving branches of science, such as Astronomy and Astroparticle Physics, into secondary education can be challenging due to the complexity and cost of equipment and the need for advanced scientific methodologies. To address this issue, the Physics Laboratory

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The Effect of Parental Attitude Depending on the Developmental Stages of Children

Parental attitudes have been the focus of research for many years. In this study, the effect of a dynamic parenting attitude as a function of the developmental stages of the children is discussed. Current parental attitudes, the evaluation of scientific studies and stages of development were examined in detail using the thematic synthesis method. Apart

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Gender Digital Divide: The Complexity of Digital Media Literacy Among High School Students With Professional Technical Training in Mexico

Nowadays, society faces a new era of digitization and virtualization due to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This era has influenced all the complex aspects of human life. Therefore, it is vital to promote the digital media literacy of students in all educational levels, but it is needed in high school as a step before higher

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A Study on the Differences in Perspectives of Cyber-Bullying Between Korea and Japan

South Korea and Japan are the top IT powerhouses in East Asia. Teenagers are taking lessons and forming social relationships such as peer relations through the Internet. Accordingly, cyberbullying by teenagers is increasing and this is a serious social problem. In this study, we focused on cyberbullying by teenagers, which commonly experience of Japan and

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Undergraduate Research and Grant Applications: Access and Barriers at a Transnational University

Undergraduate research is an important opportunity that students should take advantage of. The benefits of undergraduate research have been proven many times, showing benefits to both the students and faculty who participate. Research grants have been an important part of increasing participation in research by overcoming the cost barrier, however, other barriers still exist. In

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The Development of Instructional Design Using Animation in the Elementary Teacher Education Program of Universitas Terbuka

Professional Ability Consolidation (PAC/microteaching), the centerpiece of Elementary Teacher Education at the Universitas Terbuka, is a specific concern for both lecturers and students. In addition to replacing the thesis, PAC involves students making a written report on their action research and participating in action research. A lack of student knowledge regarding implementing procedures has resulted

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Procedural Checkpoint-Infused Laboratory Activity: Impact on the Attitude Towards Physics Among STEM Students With Varying Academic Achievement

As learners are now back in the classroom since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, it was observed that there is a growing negative attitude towards physics among the grade 12 STEM students. Self-assessment was used as a basis to enhance hands-on laboratory activities by infusing procedural checkpoint questions in laboratory worksheets that will elicit students’ active

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Local Wisdom Board Game Based on the Concept of STEAM Education to Promote Innovator Skills

The objectives of this research were: 1) to develop local wisdom board game media based on the STEAM education concept to promote efficient innovators’ competency; and 2) to study the level of satisfaction of students towards the local wisdom board game media. Based on the STEAM education concept to promote innovators’ competency. The tools used

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The Best Practices in STEAM Education: Using Local Wisdom to Improve Innovators’ Competence

It is a challenge for elementary school teachers to design learning activities that blend local wisdom about Thai handicrafts with STEAM education management. Proactive learning management and local wisdom card games are used to help learners develop innovator competencies through the engineering design process. To inspire curiosity and innovation among learners. Take systematic and scientific

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Reflection of the Current Practice in Psychological Diagnostics of Language-Based Diagnostic Tools

This Article contribution focuses on the language-based psychological test, batteries and diagnostic tools used worldwide and their psychometric standardisation. The author follows in his research from his diploma thesis Analytical Methods in Psycholinguistic Research of Perception (Rudorfer, 2019), in which the author addressed the psycholinguistic and statistical approach in language performance tests and provided a

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Assessing ASEAN Students’ Competencies and Readiness in Learning Mathematics Through MaRWA Diagnostic Test

MaRWA is a Southeast Asia regional mathematics assessment based on PISA and TIMSS, initiated by SEAMEO QITEP in Mathematics. This paper aims to determine students’ type of correct and incorrect answers on the assessment. A total of 882 students in grades 5, 8, and 10 from 26 schools in regional wide were involved in this

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Theoretical Framework on the Use of Art-Inspired Pedagogy in Early Childhood to Mitigate Urban Barriers

Cities around the world are changing rapidly, putting new pressures on the education system. Vietnam has particularly seen a period of rapid economic growth in many of its major cities. These urban environments can create both barriers and opportunities for learning. This paper aims to answer the question of if and how art-inspired pedagogy (AIP)

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Exploring Chinese Secondary Teachers’ Perception of Critical Thinking in Mathematics Teaching

The significance of developing students’ critical thinking has been widely recognized by educators. Critical thinking has been regarded as an important and necessary educational achievement as it empowers students to creatively contribute to their future chosen careers. Quantitative and qualitative methods are used in this study to examine the definition of critical thinking espoused by

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A Perception Study of Multicultural Values: Applying Hofstede’s Values Survey Module in the Thai Setting

This paper aims to track the changes in Thailand’s cultural dimension score over a decade. The research methodology includes the target dissemination of Hofstede’s Value Survey Module 2013 to collect data online from corporate employees with 264 usable responses. Demographic data of respondents are majority female (54%), age 36 years and above (77%), graduated with

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Development of Multimedia for Improving English Listening Comprehension Skill for Grade-2 Students

The research objectives were to 1) develop quality multimedia for improving English listening comprehension (ELC) skills for Grade students. 2) compare the learning achievement scores of students Pre-Post-Listening Test. 3) study the effectiveness index (EI) of learning achievement scores, and 4) study the students’ satisfaction after using multimedia for improving ELC skills. The population consisted

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Implementing Soft Skills in Education Through Use of Internships

Many accounting and business students in the United States are required to complete an internship before graduation yet others are not. Several studies have documented the importance of these internships. There are many advantages to having an internship however, that are often overlooked by some colleges when creating curriculum. Internships not only assist students in

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Student Satisfaction With the Internship Experience in the Graphic Design Industry

The Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka (MBKM) curriculum provides opportunities for students to study off-campus for 2 semesters. One of them is the internship program. The Ministry of Education and Culture facilitates this internship program through an independent campus. In addition to certified internships, the study program also provides regular internship programs. The internship program was

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Application of Project Based Learning Methods in Distance Learning During the Pandemic

To prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the university world, one of the methods is online learning, which is carried out using a smartphone or laptop. However, in online learning, lecturers must be innovative so that learning objectives are achieved, obstacles in online learning include internet signal disturbances, sleepiness, boredom, and health problems such as

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The Disaster Risk Reduction in the COPE Floods Storybook for Children’s Awareness to COPE With Natural Disaster

Geographically Malaysia is characterized by two monsoon regimes, the Southwest Monsoon and Northeast Monsoon. The Southwest Monsoon is drier in most states, which happens from the end of May to September. The Northeast Monsoon brings heavy rainfall, mainly on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, from November to March. However, in December 2021, continuous heavy

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Insights Into Contextual Factors Related to Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in UAE Public Schools

In the UAE, there is a recognized need to boost Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills in students, yet there remains a gap between that desire and the knowledge held by decision- makers. Although the Ministry of Education is dedicated to uncovering current SEL competencies, there have been few studies conducted in SEL that relate to

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Research Barriers and Academic Productivity

This study explores the hindering effect of various research barriers on research productivity. Using a sample of 403 University lecturers, we employed ordinal regression to assess the effect of access to research funds, teaching load, personal capabilities for carrying out research, personal interest in research, and access to scientific articles databases as significant barriers to

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Exploring the Impact of Ethnic Studies Course on College Students’ Cultural Intelligence and Self-efficacy

Across 23 campuses of California State University (CSU), students are required to take a 3-unit General Education (GE) course in Ethnic Studies as a part of their baccalaureate degree – starting in fall 2021 (The California State University, 2021). Ethnic Studies courses often discuss the four racialized ethnic groups in the US, including Native Americans,

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Prevalence of Anxiety in University Students During the COVID Pandemic -19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (WHO). University students are prone to experience anxiety during their years of study due to academic the student’s experiences of insecurity, fear and anxiety. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of anxiety among college students during the COVID-19 pandemic, to

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The Use of the Phenomenological Approach for the Study of the Determinants of the Scientific Production of Teacher-researchers

It is never easy to approach a theme such as the relationship between the scientific production of teacher-researchers and their individual and professional characteristics due to the complex links between the different variables. The objective was clearly to find an econometric method that would not distort or harm the final results, hence the use of

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The Prestigious of Nursery School Teachers in the Changes of Preschool Education During COVID-19 Pandemic in the Czechia and Slovakia

The text is based on a project named Impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic on selected functions and conditions of pre-school education in the context of preparing children to start compulsory schooling in selected European countries, which is implemented at the Faculty of Education of Palacký University Olomouc in the Czech Republic. This text presents

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Tourism System in the Face of Pandemic: A Prisma Approach on Current Topics, Research Methods and Approaches

This paper is a systematic review of published literatures used to uncover the current research investigating the tourism system in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic following the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) approach. The presented review identified relevant papers using the Dimensions database that is considered as the world’s largest

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Developing a Conceptual Model: Integrating CALL in TBLT

Over the last 20 years, task-based language learning (TBLT) has gained immense recognition from linguists all over the world. With the seamless assimilation of technology in the lives of educators and learners, a strong and growing body of literature has supported the efficacy of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) over the last decade. Recent research has

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Use of Storytelling to Advance Education Reform

COVID-19 has revealed the deep inequities in our education system, as well as new ways to educate our youth. Countries across the globe are grappling with how to meet the changing needs of students, and educators play a vital role in those reforms. Storytelling has long been a means for revealing universal truths about the

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What Relationship Do Students Have With Mathematics? A Survey in Primary Schools in Martinique, France

The latest international surveys confirm that French students have a very complex relationship with mathematics and mainly, in most marginalized contexts, they have significant difficulties making progress in this area. This situation is becoming particularly alarming in overseas departments, due to the lack of adapted pedagogical infrastructures and an underperforming educational ecosystem, a legacy of

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Teaching Mental Calculation in a Postcolonial Context: A Case Study in Martinique

Numerous studies confirm that, in many post-colonial territories, students experience significant difficulties in the field of mathematics. This skill deficit has a negative impact on the human, social and economic development of these former colonies. This paper presents the initial results of the Africa 2020 Mental Math project. As part of the project, nearly 3000

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A Bird’s-Eye View of Curriculum Publications Concerning Seven Countries: A Bibliometric Analysis

This study reports a bibliometric analysis providing a bird’s-eye view of publications on curriculum pertaining to Australia, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, India and Estonia. Bibliometric analysis enables an overview of the scholarly production within a field. Systematic searches of the Scopus database were conducted to identify relevant peer- reviewed journal articles, and their bibliometric

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Egyptian EFL Writers’ and Instructors’ Perceptions of Peer Written Feedback

The principal aim of this study is to compare between the perceptions of peer feedback (PF) and teacher feedback (TF) as viewed by adult Egyptian L2 writers. That aim is pursued to address the lack of abundancy of that line of research in Egypt, and particularly targeting adult L2 writers. Consequently, the study is guided

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A Chronological Review on the Development of Computer-assisted Language Learning Research: Studies from 1990 to 2020

The purpose of this study is to chronologically review computer-assisted language learning (CALL) research. This review is organized in terms of time when a study was conducted. First, CALL research conducted from 1990 to 2000 (Liu, Moore, Graham & Lee, 2003) and that performed from 2000 to 2004 (Felix, 2005) are discussed. Subsequently, the review

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Interrelation Between Working Memory & Consciousness Consequent SLA

It has been agreed about the general consensus regarding working memory that it is extensively involved in goal-directed behaviors retained and manipulated to ensure successful task execution. The theoretical framework behind working memory including its capacity limit and temporary storage is a multicomponent system that manipulates information stowing for greater and more complex cognitive utility

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Feedback Practices of School-Based Mentors in the Work Integrated Learning Programme in South Africa

Research has demonstrated that feedback is an essential facet of assessment in the learning environment because it enhances learning. However, little is known about the feedback given to student teachers when they are on teaching practice and students’ viewpoints about the role of feedback is not well understood as well. This study fills the gap

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The Development of Leaders: Being, Knowing, and Doing – Leading Through Self Mastery

The study of leadership must include the question “how are leaders made?”. Researchers agree that to develop as a leader requires three dimensions: Knowing, Doing, and Being. Together, these three dimensions enable a leader to bring the self and their abilities into the group interactions and organizational success. Therefore, all three need to be acknowledged

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Study of University Education in COVID-19: Considering Future Lectures Based on Survey Results

COVID-19, which is longer than expected, has a great negative impact on our society and life. We are restricted in our actions and many restaurants and businesses are bankrupt. The unemployed are also accelerating. In the field of education as well, various restrictions were imposed, and we had no choice but to change to a

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Mapping the Research Field of Moodle: A Bibliometric Analysis Using Bibliographic Coupling

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the shift from conventional education online. In supporting this new norm, learning management systems (LMS), which are web-based platforms providing a holistic environment to deliver and manage the educational experience, has become a central aspect in online education. In this context, this study aims to investigate the trends

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The Prevalence and Impact of the Maltreatment of Child Laborers in Developing Countries: A Scoping Review Protocol

Background: Children working in the rural agricultural and domestic workforce are more prone to maltreatment than children in any other social settings. Objectives: This protocol outlines the key components of a scoping review that explores the prevalence and impact of maltreatment of child laborers in domestic and agricultural work in the South Asian rural context.

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Developing High School Students’ STEM Competencies Through a Sports-based Educational Program

Sports is one of the significant drivers capable of fostering cognitive and scholastic skills in the young generation. Its’ potential to integrate within diverse scientific and engineering disciplines makes it an ideal motivational tool to attract high school students towards science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) faculties at universities and careers. Amid gradual educational reformations

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The Impacts of the Anti-COVID Measures Introduced in the Czech Republic and Spain in the Context of Preschool Education

The text presents a part of a broader research study carried out at the Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc in cooperation with foreign partners. Its aim is to analyse and compare the impacts of the measures against the spread of COVID-19 on preschool education in selected European countries. This paper focuses on an initial

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The Observation of Gender Stereotyping in Music Instruments in 2021, and the Process of Musical Instrument Selections of Children

In 2021, a research team in the music and music education department at Teachers College at Columbia University conducted an explanatory sequential research consists of both the quantitative and the qualitative method to contemplate the current status of the gender association in music in the instruments selections and the correlation in regard to the influence

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Design Thinking in AI Systems Design for Engineering Courses

Artificial Intelligence (AI) becomes one of the essential courses that all students should learn regardless their disciplines. In this work, a teaching and learning pedagogy is proposed and implemented to conduct AI’s lesson in engineering course through design thinking. There is no additional course is required in the pedagogy, but the lesson is part of

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Effects of a Mindfulness-based Intervention Program on Changes of Well-being and Hope Belief

Mindfulness plays a critical role in the mental health of humans. To date, it’s still unclear whether mindfulness-based intervention could be an effective and acceptable program to enhance wellbeing and hope belief. This study aimed to examine a mindfulness-based intervention effect on changes of well-being and hope belief. Participants were 32 adults recruited from online

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Collaborative Writing Challenges and Strategies for Successful Elimination

In spite of having good ideas for research topics, some educators may not be able to bring their concepts to fruition because of poor collaborative writing synergy between the various contributors. Whether we choose to advertise it or not, many educators have stories of collaborative writing dysfunction, which in turn may lead to failed projects.

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Establishing an Action Research Group: Resilience, Adaptability, Drive

In September 2020, Dulwich Prep London began piloting a small, internal Action Research Group. With recent experience in action research, we were keen to share experiences and encourage others to identify their own classroom based ‘challenges’. We would address these by exploring pertinent literature, devising appropriate interventions, collecting data and considering our findings before sharing

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Cultivating Social-Emotional Learning and Deeper Learning Skills through the Design and Implementation of Creative and Improvisational Activities in Science Education

Cultivating Social-Emotional Learning and Deeper Learning skills are some of the central skills of the future, according to the OECD report ‘Future of Education and Skills 2030’. These skills should start to be developed by the kindergarten and end up in the Secondary Education, even in Higher Education. This presentation refers to the results of

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The Influence of Soft & Hard Skills on the Graduates Competence Vocational High School Students

Statistics Indonesia (BPS) released about unemployment in Indonesia in February 2020. The highest open unemployment rate (TPT) occurred in residents with Vocational High School (SMK) graduates, reaching 8.63%, followed by Diploma I/II/III and high school (SMA) levels, respectively 6.89% and 6.78%. This becomes very ironic because the aim of SMK is to produce competent graduates

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First Language Influence and Its Effect on Language Fluency Among HS Students: An Analysis

Linguistic competence constitutes direct knowledge of the target language, hence, this knowledge is tacit and implicit especially among the second language learners. This establishes the idea that students do not have direct access to the principles and rules that govern the norms in terms of English language learning processes; be it in terms of speaking,

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Morality Analysis of Students According to Kohlberg and Lickona Theory

The study aims to find out the level of moral development of students according to Kohlberg and Lickona theory, and it was done at State Junior High School (JHS) 29 and State Junior High School (JHS) 9. The design of the research is descriptive qualitative research design, and the data collection is done through observation

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Developing a Textbook of Writing Pantun, Syair, and Acrostic Poetry by Using the Website www.rimakata.com and Kbbi.kemdikbud.go.id

This study was aimed to develop a textbook of writing pantun, syair, and acrostic poetry by using the website www.rimakata.com and kbbi.kemdikbud.go.id. The researcher used the Research and Development (R&D) method with the ADDIE model (Branch, 2009) which the steps were Analyzing, Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating. The results of the need analysis with a closed

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Correlation of STEM Interest and Career Intent in High-School Students

Understanding high school students’ perceptions and dispositions toward STEM, and the role science and math self-efficacy play in establishing STEM career aspirations is imperative to preparing the STEM workforce of the future. Project STEMulate is an industry-aligned technology-rich Problem-Based Learning (PBL) model. The goal of this NSF ITEST grant-funded study (2018-2020) was to improve students’

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Cognitive Representation of Social Identity of Collectivistically and Individualistically-oriented Primary School Students

Collectivistic and individualistic cognitive orientations are considered as a result of the influence of the factors that led to their development on the one hand, and on the other as a mechanism of their carriers’perception and understanding of the world . The ratio of the number of people with collectivistic/individualistic orientations is a distinctive feature

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What Parents and Teachers Say About Their Relationships in ECEC: A Study in Rural China

A growing body of literature refers to the potential of parental involvement (PI) as a critical educational remedy and solution for a diversity of issues in ECEC. However, the reflection of mainstream values and assumptions and the lack of attention to cultural differences in this existing body of literature has been criticized. In this article,

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Developing Self-efficacy of Pre-service Science Teachers Through Teacher Professional Development Program

This research aimed to develop a self-efficacy of pre-service science teachers. The participants were 17 science pre-service teachers who were in the first year of general science program. The teacher professional development program in this study employed 3 strategies to develop pre-service teacher’s self-efficacy including curriculum topic study, content course, and teaching practice. The research

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Self-organized Learning in School Practice

Self-organized learning as a didactic teaching and learning concept is based on the theoretical models of self-control and self-organization within the framework of systemic and constructivist learning theories. In the present concept, this means the participation or transfer of responsibility to learners who, from an organizational point of view, co-determine the subject matter, learning time,

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The Study of Factors That Affect Zhuhai Undergraduates’ Willingness to Get Master Degree in Hong Kong

Previous research is limited in analyzing students’ willingness to study abroad in specific political settings. This paper used Push-pull model to develop a model that link political, economy and cultural factors with Zhuhai undergraduates’ willingness to get master degree in HK. We tested this model with the data got from five universities in Zhuhai and

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Resistant and Nonresistant Teachers’ Identities

In many educational materials, it is recognized that the broader social conditions in which teachers live and work, and personal and professional factors in life, experience, beliefs and practices. The teacher is inseparable from each other, and there are often tensions between these things that impact a greater or lesser degree of sense of self

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Problems and Needs in Writing Skills of Sales Support

In business communication, the English language is globally used for extending more business opportunities nationally and internationally. Sales department is one vital department that is obviously in need of assistants who can employ the English language effectively to increase profits for the company. One of the main tasks of sales support is to perform writing

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The Research Competency Improvement Model Based on Integrated Method of Teacher Professional Students in Faculty of Education at Udont-Thani Rajabhat University

The purposes of this research were: 1) to study and compare students’ achievement between pre-training and post-training, 2) to study classroom skills in research abilities, and 3) to study attitude towards doing classroom research. The research sample group consisted of 26 Mathematics student teachers, Faculty of Education Udon Thani Rajabhat University. They were drawn by

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Using Maximum Variation Strategy Within a Case Study to Explore Reasons Teachers Are Willing to Contribute Open Educational Resources

The intent of this exploratory study was to increase the body of knowledge and guide decisions regarding sustainability of Open Educational Resources (OER). Previous studies have reported one of the challenges facing facilitators of OER repositories is teachers’ lack of willingness to contribute their instructional materials. This study, in contrast, investigated the reasons teachers are

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Using the Delphi Method to Identify Technical Workshop Topics

This research utilized the Delphi method to collect data from a selected panel to both identify and rank the importance of technical workshop topics in one of the sixteen Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways. The primary reason for selecting this research method was based on past research where it was utilized in gaining consensus

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Predicting Social Adjustment During the Transition from Preschool to Primary School – The Role of Children’s Media Use

Early transition from preschool to primary school is an important predictor that gives a lot of insight into the later years of formal schooling.Studies have demonstrated the importance of social adjustment for transition,ranging from childhood,adolescence and adulthood.This study aims to to examine factors that predict children’s social adjustment based on children’s media use during the

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Students’ Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking Skills: Bases for the Development of Contextualized Learning Module in Geometry

This design research aimed at developing a contextualized learning module on the basis of the level of problem-solving and critical thinking skills of the Grade 7 students particularly in Geometry under the K to 12 Curriculum.. This study utilized the researcher-made problem-solving and critical thinking skills test. The results revealed that the students’ problem-solving and

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Development of Learning Modules for Enhancing Classroom Action Research Skills of Student Teachers

A crucially important quality student teachers preferably possess in order to facilitate their own learning and career relates to classroom action research skills. This study aimed to design learning modules for enhancing classroom action research skills among student teachers. This design-based research was divided into three phases. The first phase was the development of the

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The Role of Lectures and Factors Affecting Individual Working Competency of Students at Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam Through Mathematical Modeling Process

For university training, all teaching processes aim at developing and perfecting occupational competencies for learners. In the study of teaching mathematics at Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam, we consider mathematical modeling as a way to help students solve problems mathematically. Accordingly, the main role of teachers in these situations mostly include: to build learning environment, conduct

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Lessons in Grade 10 Biology Using Cooperative and Guided-inquiry Approach

This descriptive developmental research study determined the effect of the developed lessons in Biology using Cooperative and Guided Inquiry Approach for Grade 10 students of Barangay High School in Manito Albay. Specifically, it sought answers to the questions: (1) What lessons may be developed for Grade 10 Biology with the features: cooperative learning, guided inquiry

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Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Lessons in Grade 10 Biology

This descriptive developmental study determined the effect of Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Lessons in Biology to the Grade 10 students’ performance. It focused on the developed Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Lessons, jurors’ evaluation of the Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Lessons in terms of competency-based, process skills involved, inquiry-based and cooperative learning strategy, and its effect on students’ conceptual

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Swarm Intelligence Framework for Tutoring in Schools

A web-based intelligent tutoring system with some swarm intelligence capabilities and with the integration of a learning units with Adaptive Augmented Reality Serious Games (AARGS) is presented. Adaptation to the children, necessary for a more effective learning experience is achieved through two means: the use of sequencing graphs and swarm intelligence techniques. Sequencing graphs determine

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Boarding College Strategy Management in College of Theology Sangkakala Kopeng, District Getasan

The objectives of this research were to: (1) Determine and analyze the boarding management strategies that have been used by Sekolah Tinggi Theologi (College Of Theology) Sangkakala; (2) to analyze the root problems in the management of a boarding college in Sekolah Tinggi Theologi (College Of Theology) Sangkakala; (3) Design and produce strategies that can