Category: IICEHawaii2016

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Can You Be Prejudiced Against Your Own Students? Measuring Teacher’s Unconscious Bias in the Classroom

This presentation aims to familiarize the audience with 1) the concept of implicit (i.e., unconscious) attitudes, 2) their significance to the educational process, and 3) how to measure them. First, I will explain what implicit attitudes are and how that are different from explicit attitudes. This will show that explicit and implicit attitudes can be

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English as a Co-Language: Perspectives by the Foreign Language Learner

Abstract This research examines the language learning attitudes of English at three universities in one Japanese prefecture. All three universities have different requirements for the amount of English they need to learn to earn an undergraduate degree. The purpose was to investigate whether attitudes about English might have changed today compared to a decade and a

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Including Students with Disabilities: Attitudes of Typically Developing Children and of Parents of Children with and without Special Educational Needs

The present paper constitutes a literature review research, discussing issues of inclusion of individuals with disabilities. Inclusive education refers to the appropriate response to the diversity of students with disabilities, addressing their Special Educational Needs (SEN) as equal members and as stakeholders of the culture of the school learning community. These inclusive educational environments both

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Transnational Higher Education – Lingustic Negotiations

The demand for transnational higher education, in particular UK education, has been high in countries where there is under- provision. Davis et al. (2000) raise concerns that most programmes are delivered overseas without significant adaptation, questioning therefore whether these programmes are relevant to local context, and appropriate with respect to different cultures, learning styles and

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A Factor Analysis of the Transformational Leadership among Undergraduate Student Leaders in Thailand

The study was aimed at factor analysis of transformational leadership among undergraduate student leaders in Thailand. The samples were 328 undergraduate student leaders in 5 universities. They were selected by multi-stage random sampling. Data were collected through Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ). A confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was used in this study. The results found that

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Development of Instruction Based on Active Citizen Project

The objectives of this research were 1) develop instruction based on Active Citizen Project and 2) to study effects of instruction based on Active Citizen Projectaccording to the national framework for higher education. This research study was an experimental research whose populations were 70 students of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Course at BansomdejchaoprayaRajabhat University,

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Development of Learning and Teaching by Television Creative

The objectives of this research were (1) to study development of an instructional model based on television creative presentation and (2) to study effects of learning focusing on creative television production project published through YouTube media. The populations of this experimental research were 31 students taking the Television Creative Presentation Course at Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University

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Development of Learning and Teaching by Bankruptcy Law

The purpose of this research was to study education development in law by using role playing. This research was experimental research. There were 30 samples of students in law school faculty of humanities and social science Bansomdej chaopraya Rajabhat University who failed in bankruptcy code semester 1/2014. Samples all agreed to join in research by

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Time Management in Higher Education: A Challenge for Academic Leaders

Workforce planning is an essential part of every University department__s administrative work. Teaching duties, research and other internal tasks must be planned from available resources and in accordance with working agreements. For this reason, some universities have implemented time management software solutions to support staffing and planning. This paper reports from a study of such

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Pitfalls of Enthusiasm: Questioning Our Practices – Reflecting on Our Actions

It is not accidental that by problematizing the question, we, as researchers, begin to ‘learn by doing’ and formulate ‘what works’ within our research design. If we add the dimension of different languages, countries, and research practices to our intended study, we find ourselves not only ‘questioning what we do, but how we do it’.

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Promoting Self-Esteem Among Culturally Diverse Kinder Children by Exploring the Background of Their Names

Aim: This Names Project aimed to promote social interaction and positive self-identity, through sharing the background of names of culturally diverse children. Methods: Parents were engaged to provide an account on the background of their child__s name, including why they gave the child that particular name. They were encouraged to divulge details on what the name linguistically

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The Development of Application for Thai-ASEAN Neighboring Language- English Common Base Concepts Wordnet of 1st Order Entity

The application of Thai, ASEAN neighboring languages, and English common base concept words was developed from the equivalent translation WordNet of English-Thai-Lao-Vietnamese words in the 1st Order Entity. Present study selected Lao and Vietnamese languages to include in the pilot application based on the study of BanSomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University students need. The 1st Order Entity

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Negotiating Gender Roles in Intercultural Communication in Qatar

This sociocultural linguistic study explores gender roles within the Qatari community emphasizing masculinity-femininity in terms of education, marriage, interdependence-independence and from different perspectives, including religion and traditions. More specifically, it focuses on the ways whereby gender roles associated with male and female Qatari students in intercultural communication courses in a university in Qatar are negotiated

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Some Insights into a Peer Mentoring Programme

The FBE Senior Peer Mentoring programme piloted peer engagement methods from an internationally accredited programme, namely the Peer Assisted Session (PASS), to explore how well students would respond to it prior to fully implementing it. The study, which was conducted through an online survey comprising 6 questions, elicited varying responses on student mentees__ preferred learning

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The Comparison of Children’s Caloric Expenditure During Elementary Physical Education Class and Free-Choice Recess Time

The physical benefits of structured physical education (PE) classes and free-choice recess time in elementary school and how they compare to each other is unknown. National health objectives encourage 50% of PE class time being spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), while no set standards for elementary recess exist. PURPOSE: To determine if

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Predicting Teachers’ ICT Integration in the Classroom

This study was conducted to explore the teacher factors associated with the frequency of the use of ICT for instructional purposes in K-12 classroom. Survey data collected from 810 teachers in Thailand were analysed to examine how teachers use ICT as a tool for teaching and supporting students__ learning in the classroom. Additionally, the antecedents

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Media Education – A Major Challenge for Our Era

The media play an important role in modern democracies by providing a space for deliberation and for creating and exchanging meaningful discourse. They contribute to a better understanding of the world and enable citizens to participate in society’s debates. International guidelines for acquiring “media competence” grounded in the functioning of the media have been drafted.

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School and Family Involvement in Educational Practices in French Polynesia

The purpose of this paper is to present an ongoing research project financed by the Ministry of Overseas in France. The paper describes a longitudinal exploratory study that aims at gathering a large scale corpus on educational practices both from classroom and family environments from five French Polynesian archipelagos. To our knowledge no other study

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Gerontological Educational Work in the Context of Neighbourhood Community Work – A Reliable Path towards Greater Social Equality and Empowerment

Gerontological educational work in the context of neighbourhood community work __ a reliable path towards greater social equality and empowerment. Abstract. In addition to a supporting range of services (such as personal mentoring, various therapies, day-care and supporting Case and Care Management), sustainable and community-orientated educational and neighbourhood work with the elderly in the city of

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Comparing Labour Market Expectations and VET Qualifications in the NecVET European Project

This paper presents the results of research in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET) undertaken with respect to the framework of the EU project __New approaches to strengthened cooperation facilities for VET institutions and labour market__ (NecVet). The NecVET project has the aim of setting up a network between vocational education institutions and