Conference: ACEID2018

The Impact of Interactive Elearning Pedagogy in the Core Content of Cultural Dimensions Across Curriculum

This study aims to analyze the impact of interactive e-learning pedagogy in understanding the relevance of cultural dimensions across curriculum in the Higher Education Institutions. This interactive e-learning pedagogy refers to the different cultural dimension videos, images, and other interactive elements included in the core content of the lessons particularly in the professional education subjects.

Using an Informatics Course to Support an Herbal Medicine Course for Learning Herbs with Volatile Oil

Phytochemistry is the one of subjects for pharmacy students. The subject is linking about herbs and its chemical compounds which contain pharmacological activities. The contents of phytochemistry are describing the structures of the large number of secondary metabolites found in plants, the functions of these compounds in human, plant biology and environment, and the biosynthesis

Using Web 2.0 And Corpus Technology to Enhance Vocabulary Acquisition

Undergraduate students are exposed to discipline-specific lexis and concepts, particularly when studying in a second language. Current research suggests that most students find it difficult to fully comprehend academic reading material because they lack the requisite vocabulary. In order to enhance vocabulary acquisition and, ultimately, improve knowledge of complex discipline specific vocabulary, this study evaluated

Integration of Teaching and Learning ICT Literacy and Herbal Information in the 21st Century

In the 21st Century, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) acts as an important role to support learning of the core content. In Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum at Silpakorn University, ICT literacy and core content about herbal information were integrated to support learning herbal medicine. Several tools were introduced to collect and applied herbal information. To

Differences Among Generational Groups of Teachers in a Public School District in Their Practice of 21st Century Teaching-Learning Skills

This study explores the differences in the 21st century teaching and learning skills practices among generational groups of teachers in the District of Indang, Cavite. It was conducted to find out if there is any significant difference in the perceptions between and among generational groups of teachers in terms of their overall application of 21st

Utilizing Life Orientations Method in Education to Develop Soft Skills and Organizational Development Among Graduating Students for Career Readiness

Values are the foundation of all our thinking and behavior. We grow up in a home that is characterized by values. No matter in what kind of traditional or modern form of family we grow up, we are shaped by it. In addition, peer groups “determine” what we consider important and what we are to

A Study on the Influence of Technology Hands-on Curriculum on the Technology Attitude and Programming Attitude in Senior High School

The study was aimed to explore the influence of technology hands-on curriculum on the technology attitude and programming attitude. The study sample consisted of forty two 16-year-old students from one K10 class in Taiwan. A 12-week (24h in total) pre- and post-test quasi-experimental study was designed. In the class we used the Arduino microcontroller, let

Examining the Academic Writing Practices of Higher Education in Papua New Guinea

The current global trend in education paves way for new and improved means of academic writing practices in higher education, with which most of the higher education institutions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are struggling to measure up. This comparative case study of a public and a privately (mission) run university in PNG examines the

Cushioning Teacher Bullying: An Exploratory Study Towards Establishing Support Mechanism

Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods was used in carrying out this research since Teacher Bullying (TB) is not yet thoroughly explored in the Philippines. In the first phase, a narrative inquiry was administered to extract significant experiences of teachers in terms of “bullying forms” and its “effects” on their teaching performance and well-being, as well as

Black Students in China: Identity, Environment, and Institutions in the Individual’s Perception of Racial Encounters

In recent years, study abroad and scholarship programs have profoundly targeted the black demographic, a group largely underrepresented amongst the study abroad community. Researchers have contributed a wealth of understanding about the personal and professional benefits of study abroad, and how to make these benefits more accessible to black students. However, a general lack of

Computer-Based Test and Paper-Based Test as English Language Assessment in Indonesian Junior High Schools 2017

This paper explains and critiques the implementation of CBT (Computer-Based Test) and PBT (Paper-Based Test) as English language assessment in Indonesian Junior High Schools. The policy analysis was done by scrutinizing two regulations of Badan Nasional Standar Pendidikan (Indonesian Bureau of Standardised Education): BSNP: 0075/SDAR/BSNP/XII/2016 about the contents of National Examination, and BSNP: 0043/P/BSNP/2017 about

ASEAN Community: Development, Challenge and Change for Thai Higher Education Sector

The emergence of ASEAN community has changed and inspired ideas and expectations for Southeast Asian countries in many ways. As small and developing countries, the members of ASEAN need to be together for stronger in the global context. The collaboration and coordination between member countries are frequently mentioned in several aspects, including higher education (HE),

Vocational Curriculum for Learners with Special Educational Needs

In the past three decades, children with special needs are considered invincible persons of the society (Burtner, 2017). One of the fears of parents of children with special needs is to leave their children behind helpless and dependent in all their needs. The thought of leaving behind a child who cannot take care of himself

A Study on the Mutual Similarity Between Japanese and Chinese for Simultaneous Learning

The number of candidates appearing for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) has increased in this time of accelerated change. Moreover, since Geneva University requires two majors for the bachelor’s degree, students’ interest in East Asian languages has encouraged them to take two Asian languages as their primary subjects. However, the result

The Implementation of Peer Instruction in Mathematics and Physics Lectures

Peer Instruction (PI) is getting much more attention as one of the interactive teaching-learning methods. There are many practical reports of PI in physics, but in mathematics, there are a few. Multiple-choice conceptual question, “concept test” is a key part of PI. As a trial, we made over one hundred concept tests of mathematics, and

Nobel Authors in the Literature Classroom: 2017 Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and the Case for Conscious Empathy

Many years before the Swedish Academy honored Japanese-born, British-educated writer Kazuo Ishiguro with the Nobel Prize in Literature for his resilient works about the human spirit, the author said, “I feel I am part of that generation for whom making something good out of your life, morally good, was a very conscious thing.” I have

The Implementation of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) Program in Northern Isabela, Philippines: Reactions, Attitudes and Perceptions of Teachers

In June 2012, the K to 12 Curriculum was implemented in the Philippines. Basic education is now thirteen years instead of the usual ten years. In the K to 12 Curriculum, the elementary grades will focus on the core learning areas namely: languages, mathematics, science and social studies. One of the highlights of the K

A Symbolic Interactionist Study on Blended Learning in Hong Kong

Information and communication technology (ICT), such as computer, has been widely adopted in teaching and learning activities as a way of supplementing with conventional one-way pedagogy. The mixture of lecturing and ICT-mediated activities is usually referred as blended learning. However, there are considerations on rationale behind its adoption in enhancing students’ learning desires. Some support

Development of Mathematical Connection Skills of Grade II Students by Using Problem-Based Learning with GeoGebra Program

The proposes of this study were 1) to develop the students’ mathematical connection skills in order to pass the criteria of 50 percent of full score, 2) to study the relationship between the students’ learning achievement and mathematical connection skills, and 3) to study the students’ satisfaction toward the problem-based learning with GeoGebra program learning

A Survey of Scientific Concept of Grade 11 Students in Thailand

The purpose of this study was to survey scientific concepts understanding of grade 11th students. The sample was 116 students of academic year 2017 from school in Thailand that selected by purposive sampling. The instrument was electricity conceptual understanding test consisting of 15 questions for pretest. Scientific concept understanding are divided in to 5 levels

Internal Audit in Philippine Provincial Government Office

The study evaluates the internal audit of Provincial Government Office (PGO) in terms of the organizational attributes and functions to identify the demographic profile of respondents, its organizational perspective and the internal audit activities perform by the office. Results show that most of respondents have taken Accountancy course with professional licensure of Certified Public Accountants

A Survey of the Mathematics Problem Solving Ability of Grade 10 Students in Thailand

The purpose of this study was to survey the Mathematics Problem Solving ability of grade 10 students. The participants were 51, grade 10th students at Sarakhampittayakhom school in Mahasarakham province, Thailand, 2nd semester of 2017 that selected by purposive sampling. The instrument was Mathematics Problem Solving ability test that was multiple choice, 30 articles. The

An Introduction to Intercultural Communication Using Scenes From the Film, Zootopia

This study reports on the utilization of the Disney film Zootopia in a college English class. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology clearly prioritizes the advancement of international education, or education that opens the students’ minds to the wider world, in Japan. To achieve this educational ideal, the authors believe that more

The Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) Program in Northern Isabela, Philippines: Teachers’ Competencies and Pedagogical Practices in Teaching Mother Tongue

The K to 12 Program of the Department of Education in the Philippines was implemented in 2012. Some implications of the K to 12 Program include the following: graduates will be better prepared for higher education; graduates will have a better mastery of basics, and remedial courses will no longer be necessary, graduates will be

Development of Mathematics Problem Solving Ability by Using the Problem Solving Model of Metacognitive Process of Grade 11 Students

The proposes of this study were develop the students’ mathematics problem solving ability in order to pass the criteria of 70 percent of full score. The target group were 21 grade 11 students in academic year 2017 from Sarakhampittayakhom School, Muang, Mahasarakham. The research methodology used was classroom action research which consists of four cycles.

Assessment Practices and Students’ Approaches to Learning: A Systematic Review

Student Approaches to Learning (SAL) differentiates between student learning objectives/behaviors that are focused on the memorization of course content (surface approach) or the construction of meaning and comprehension (deep approach). For nearly five decades, researchers have explored Student Approaches to Learning (SAL) as an important framework for understanding, evaluating and guiding learning and instruction. An

The Importance of Student-Centered Learning (SCL) in Indonesian Higher Education

The issue investigated in this paper is about the roles and the importance of Student-centered Learning (SCL) in Indonesian higher educations. In some Indonesian universities, the policy to implement SCL has been instructed, but some lecturers seem to teach passively and simply leave the class after finishing their lecture. There are also some arguments from

Datafication as a Political Technology: US Federal Policy Discourses on International Standardized Tests and Rankings

This paper examines the nexus of educational policy discourses and the growing datafication of education. We problematize widespread presuppositions surrounding the emerging hegemony of data-based international standardized testing systems in global educational governance by asking: How do policymakers respond to the datafication of global education in the form of international rankings such as PISA and

“Tell Us Your Story”: Documenting the Nalik Culture Through an Educational Project in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has more of languages than any other country, about 840 (Simons & Fenning, 2017), accounting for 12% of all languages spoken in the world (Volker, 2014). It also has 5% of all biodiversity (WWF, 2016). These data suggest a great biocultural diversity, and a subsequent wealth of traditional knowledge of numerous ethnic

A Basic Study on the Conformity of Japanese University Students in Language Communication Activities

As a basic study of the communication activities with the system we have been developing, we investigated the affective factors related to student conformity by conducting a questionnaire with 81 Japanese university students in two classes. The results showed that: (1) there was no significant relationship between student conformity with another’s opinion and nervousness during

Explicit and Implicit Grammar Instruction in English Writing

The present study aims to explore explicit and implicit grammar instruction in English writing. Specifically, it seeks to investigate whether grammar should be taught explicitly or implicitly in English composition classes in Taiwan, and which option can help students enhance their grammatical accuracy more effectively after a period of teaching. A quasi-experimental research design was

The Multidisciplinary Project to Promote Story-Based Learning and Soft Skills: Integrating Biology, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Study

Story-based learning is the Engineering Science Classroom of King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (ESC-KMUTT) curriculum promoting high school students to learn through “stories” by which all learning topics are interwoven and integrated. For applying knowledge, the multidisciplinary project called “Ecobox” was created by integrating ecosystem, computer programming, engineering drawing and mathematical modeling topics. Our

Team-Based Learning of the Mercato Project to Nurture Criticism, Creativity and Problem Solving During the Orientation Camp of ESC-KMUTT

Team-based learning (TBL) is a learning practice supporting small group for powerful instructional effect. There are four essential elements of TBL including groups, accountability, feedback and assignment design (Michaelsen & Sweet, 2008). The objectives of this study were to use team-based learning for instructing “The Mercato Project” and nurture soft skills such as criticism, creativity

Fostering “Glocal” Awareness Through Content-Based Study Abroad Programs: Case of a Program on Poverty and Sustainable Society in the Philippines

Study abroad programs have become increasingly popular in Japanese tertiary education in response to the nationwide campaigns and movements for fostering “global human resources” (Yonezawa 2014). In the current discourse of development of human resources with a global perspective, students’ acquirement of global awareness and intercultural skills is often emphasized. Given that Japan’s regional communities

From Information to Empowerment: Tertiary Students’ Experiences with the Use of Social Media in Learning

The aim of this paper is to examine tertiary students’ learning outcomes, experiences and perceptions of using social media; YouTube to enable a collaborative and participatory learning process. From a survey of literature on tertiary students’ use of social media for experiential and participatory learning, there seems to be very little evidence of detailed examination

Care: A Key Factor in Student Learning and Teaching Effectiveness

This study examines how care is a pivotal factor in contributing to student learning as well as teaching effectiveness. In this context, care can defined as emotions and actions to encourage students. The act of caring requires both teachers and students to interact, a relationship that acts as foundation that holds both ends to produce

Factors Influencing Teens to be Involved in Social Problems in a Protection Center

This study was conducted to identify factors that influence behavioral depravities among teens. Respondents in this study consist of trainees aged 13 to 19 years old and above. The methodology of this study is a survey using questionnaires as instrument. Respondents were selected using a purposive sampling technique involving 70 teenage girls in a state

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program: A Response to Emergency of Pedophiles for Preschool in Indonesia

Child sexual abuse is a worldwide global issue which currently is threatening Indonesian children. The massive number of Child sexual abuse and the various models of the cases such as intra-familial sexual abuse, child prostitution, online sexual exploitation of children, and much more put Indonesia in the emergency of Child sexual abuse condition. In this

Learning Environment, Metacognitive Awareness and Problem Solving Ability Among Form Four Students

A conducive learning environment can also help to create the comfort of teaching and learning while maintaining the focus and interest of students in mathematics. The classroom environment and psychosocial interactions of students can bring about changes towards achieving teaching and problem solving goals. The aim of this study is to identify the level of

How to Play Drum Set for Teacher in Private Schools

The objective of this research is to study the how to play drum set for teacher in private Schools.According to the result, this is a quality research that collects data and informative in-depth interview with private music school teachers (3 years experiences) in Bangkok. The study concluded the purpose of this research project. The necessary

Musicianship for Trombone Musician Profession in a Symphony Orchestra

The purpose of the study “Musicianship for Trombone Musician Profession in Symphony Orchestra” is to study skill, technique of Trombone and musicianship for Trombone Musician Profession in Symphony Orchestra. This research is Qualitative research, collective data by interview from the musician in Symphony Orchestra and music teachers in universities total 17 persons and analyzed by

Role of Teachers in Teaching Piano for Children

The research is a qualitative research. The objective of this research was to study piano teaching skill for children. The research tool was an in-depth interview. The samples used in this research was 17 piano teachers. The main issue in the interviews emphasizes about the skill and knowledge for piano teachers. The results of the

Stabilizing Mechanisms in Formula-based Funding of Universities: The Case of Poland

The research is inspired by the decades-long debate on the effectiveness of education and steering of educational systems in Europe and in particular – in Poland. Government funding serves to stabilize the functioning of public universities and to influence them to get compatibility with the educational raison d’etat. In the paper an attempt to measure

Teaching Empathy Through Self-Experience and Diary Reflections

To prevent any repeated human wrongdoings in the future, many say that people need to learn from our past mistakes. However, the question remains. What kinds of learning do we need in order to encourage a peaceful society? History teaching about wars to the young may not be enough due to the fact that there

The Trend to Develop Learning and Teaching for Music Student to become Music Business Owners

This research is qualitative research collecting data by in-depth interview with 4 entrepreneurs from music store in Bangkok to study instrument type or musical equipment as well as the individuality qualities or personality for good music entrepreneur. Guidelines to developing curriculum in Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University to be career focus for bachelor degree students. The

Roles of Administrators in Supporting Science Study for the Basic Education of the Secondary Educational Office, Bangkok

The purposes of this research were to study factors that affects the development of science study and the roles of administrators in supporting science study in basic education of Secondary Educational Office Bangkok. The sampling groups are school directors and head of science departments or science teacher of secondary educational office Bangkok total 400 questionnaires

Key Performance Indicators for Higher Education. Lessons From Poland

It has been argued that quantitative KPIs for academics can create perverse incentives. By narrowing the attention of academia to measurable outcomes rather than its broader mission, they can be a distraction from maximizing universities’ positive impact on society. Quantitative assessments are nonetheless required, among others by governments which finance or co-finance the higher education

Technique of Thai Singing for Thai Musicians

The purpose of this research is to conduct a study of Thai Singing technique for musician. The research tool was an interview by question which was created by the researcher. The question in the interview sought information on their viewpoints concerning the importance of Thai Singing technique for musicians. The samples of this research used

Pipat Ensemble Management for Music Teacher in Secondary School

The objective of this qualitative research was to study about the skill and knowledge that management Pipat ensemble for music teacher in secondary school. The research tool was an in-depth interview of music teacher in secondary school. The samples used in this research include 17 persons that were a music teacher in secondary school in

Education Attainment As a Determinant of Economic Growth in African Countries

In the light of educational policies in developing countries being strongly influenced by the Millenium Development Goals and foreign aid programmes, the role of education and human capital accumulation in the economic development of African countries is examined. The Solow model and the augmented Solow model including human capital were estimated using recent data on

Research into Metaphor-type Art Teaching

In the description of metaphor, the western Metaphor Theory is applied to the word “the wicker swaying in the wind is the lithe and graceful dance” and its allusion is transformed into linguistic phenomenon in the idiom, but it implies the more meaningful mental phenomena (Wang, 2011). The means of metaphor is used as the

Developing Statistical Reasoning and Thinking Assessment for Engineering Students: Challenges and New Direction

In this paper, an assessment for students’ ability in critical thinking within statistics content which includes the statistical reasoning and thinking skills are discussed. Despite instructors’ awareness on critical thinking as one of essentials 21st century skills, it remains unclear about how to develop the instructional framework for teaching, learning and assessing critical thinking in