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Asoke Buddhist Education in Thailand

This paper looks into the Buddhist community-based education in the Asoke Buddhist villages in Thailand. The Asoke Buddhist movement has been running its own schools for the last thirty years. Thousands of young people have been trained in these samma sikkha schools. Many of the young people subsequently stay in the Asoke groups and may

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Image of ‘Justice’ in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment

Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment (1860) is a psychological novel, which has been subjected to various interpretations by the scholars worldwide. Dostoevsky has aptly dealt with the problems of the concept of justice and human existence. The protagonist is suffering from an acute psychological crisis after committing the dual murders. He has his own vision of

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The Role of Art Education Teacher’s in Developing Designs of Traditional Crafts in Oman: A Field Study

This paper is devoted to a review of the literature that covers all the topics related to the role of art education teacher’s in developing designs of traditional crafts in Oman. These topics can be mostly grouped into two main parts. The first part explores the most significant stages in crafts enterprises’ historical developments including

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Justice in Measure for Measure: An Approach through Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga-Psychology

The theoretical approach applied in this paper is based on the ‘consciousness investigation’ of Sri Aurobindo( 1872-1950), who gives us a detailed map of human consciousness using his own terms for the different areas of our being, like the Physical, Vital, Mental, Psychic(in the Upanishadic sense), their various sub-divisions and the blend of those planes

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The Practice of Language Advising at the School of Modern Foreign Languages (Falem) at the Federal University of Para (UFPA)

This presentation aims at defining language advising, as well as informing how the practice is done, and who is involved in the process. Studies have shown the importance of language advisers in teaching and learning a foreign language (GARDNER; MILLER, 1999; MOZZON-McPHERSON, 2007; RILEY, 1997; VIEIRA, 2007). One of the goals of language advising is

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Anti-Coloniality in Ali Ahmad Bakatheer’s Mismar Juha and Imberatoriyya Fil Mazad

Ali Ahmad Bakatheer (1910-1969) wrote a number of plays which dealt with some of the nation’s pressing issues. One of these issues is colonialism. He believed that the theatre can be used to address these issues, enlighten the masses to the dire consequences of colonialism, and awaken within them the call for liberation and anti-colonialism.

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Geography of German Daycare Centers and its Association with the Preschoolers’ Sociolinguistic Characteristics

Purpose: Language acquisition is associated with or influenced by a number of factors which can be called sociolinguistic, social/sociological or demographic. Among other things, children cannot avoid being influenced linguistically by their peers and other contact persons from their neighborhood. Also, neighborhood might be a correlate of several factors influencing language acquisition. This study aimed

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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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An Appraisal and Corpus Study of Thai News Agencies’ Evaluation of Suthep Thaugsuban Found in Political Conflicts in Thailand

Appraisal has been employed in previous foreign studies focusing on corpus-based analysis and comparison of news reports. However, the previous work in Thailand has inadequately been concerned with appraisal of news report comparison among news agencies, and corpus analysis. Thus, this paper aims to analyse and compare representation and attitudes of the media towards Suthep

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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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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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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

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Expressions of Sensory Evidentiality in Journalistic Travelogues: Elements of Persuasive Narration

In most cases, journalistic travelogues do not only want to share an experience with the reader, they also want to persuade the reader to make the same journey. If this is the purpose, __evidence__ is needed for the truthful presentation of the description. Involving all senses in the description of the perception makes the representation

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Influence of Play on Social Development of Early Childhood Education Pupils’ In Rivers State of Nigeria

Play is essential to the social development of children. It has a natural tool for children to develop resiliency and social tie. Two questions and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study was 1,600 teachers from which a sample of 150 teachers was drawn. A 25-item questionnaire developed by

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News Framing of the Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Coverage: A Comparative Study of the Philippines Inquirer and the Wall Street Journal News Sites

Natural disasters, which strikes without warning and leaves limited scope of preparedness, is a potentially traumatic event that is collectively experienced with severe consequences. With its high news values, natural disasters gains attention of the media, and therefore is given foremost and extensive coverage, particularly on news sites which allow readers to access to the

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My Own Little Television: Implications of the Conflation of Internet Broadcasting and Television Broadcasting in the Korean Context

Internet broadcasting jockey (BJs) has been a lucrative occupation in Korea, but it has not necessarily been a legitimate job. However, the recent boom in independent internet broadcasting shows spearheaded by an online video streaming service AfreecaTV has brought these shows and the BJs into the limelight. Not only do some of the popular BJs

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Comparative Analysis of Purchasing Behavior at Physical and Online Bookstores by University Students

This study conducts a comparative experiment on the purchasing behavior of university students at both physical and online bookstores. Recently, the spread of the Internet has changed people__s lifestyles and their purchasing behavior. Given the presence of large online bookstores, this also applies to book purchasing behavior. In particular, this study uses university students –

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An Empirical Study of Cloud Maturity across Industries

The cloud adoption can be regarded as a paragon shift of business transaction, which will accompany with business process reengineering. How do cloud systems be implemented to enhance the business processes across industries? By conducting a empirical survey, this study focuses on the comparison of the cloud adoption across industries in Taiwan. This research project

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Memory Devices: Reflections about the Animated Documentary Films

Documentary films have an impact on the construction of historical memory. As cultural devices aren__t neutral means to reach ends and goals; are extremely varied and are keys to foster massive and reciprocal knowledge between societies in this increasingly global and technology-mediated world. To create a documentary artwork that has an effect on the community,