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Drawn In

Art, has always been about reflecting and interpreting the world. It also appears that much of today’s output seems directed towards highly individual, so artists seem to demand an intimate, and personal engagement with their art. Drawing has become such perfect platform to accommodate the artists’ personal, intimate and direct experiences of belonging in transcultural

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Media Websites and Their Visitors’ Choices on Cookies

Cookies are small bits of data that are being sent from the websites a user visits and downloaded to their computers.They appeared immediately after the introduction of the World Wide Web (WWW) and are now widely used.By using these particular pieces of information, websites have the capability to offer customized services covering the personalized needs

ISSN: 2186-5892 The Asian Conference on Education 2020: Official Conference Proceedings

ACE2020, Online from Tokyo, Japan
Friday, October 31 – Sunday, November 2, 2020
ISSN: 2186-5892

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Flipped Classroom: The Case of Professional English Writing Course

Recently the teaching trend is to keep up-to-date with the boom in technology. Flipped teaching, which is rated as one of the “top trends in educational technology” (Watters, 2012), has gained foot in the EFL/ESL classrooms only recently (Fahim & Khalil, 2015; Bauer-Ramazani, Graney, Marshall, & Sabieh, 2016). To follow the teaching trend, the researcher

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Social Bond of Indonesian Higher-Education Students Who Access Facebook

Along with technological advances and the rapid flow of information, people’s need to access the Internet is increasing. According to data held by www.internetworldstats.com, a site that continues to monitor internet usage in the world of on-line, internet users in Indonesia, in 2008, reached 25 million people. This is because apart from being a source

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Educational Practice and Professional Identity among Volunteer Correctional Educators: Becoming a Teacher Behind Bars

This case study examines the experiences of 8 volunteer educators working in a rural county jail in the northeastern United States. More specifically, it explores the challenge of developing a critical educational practice and nascent professional identity in a context otherwise alien to them and on the “borderlands” of contemporary educational practice It is well-documented

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Storytelling with Multi-media Technologies

Storytelling is considered one of the most effective ways for teaching a foreign language, and it enables learners to build greater confidence in their target language fluency through improving their presentational skills. Furthermore, storytelling sparks learners’ curiosity about the target culture while stimulating learners’ creative thinking and active learning processes. This paper investigates how the

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Intermedia Motion Tracking in AR/VR – On Immersive Storytelling and Choreographic Patterns

According to the KAMC Submission Stream “Performing Arts Practices: Theater, Dance, Music”, we would like to contribute details on our current research project IML – “Immersive Media Lab” (https://research.fhstp.ac.at/en/projects/immersive-media-lab). The project was funded by FFG COIN “Aufbau” and started in 2018 at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences under the leadership of Dr Franziska

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Representation of History in the Indian Graphic Novel: An Analytical Study of History Through the Frame of Graphic Narratives

This research paper attempt to explore how, through the amalgamation of images and words, India’s historical events have been represented within the frame of the graphic narrative and how these narratives serve to uphold the “history from below”, thereby providing counter narratives to the more dominant, so called “historical facts”. History in the graphic narrative

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Romantic Illusions in ELT: The Cultural Creation of Pedagogic ‘Self’ and Student ‘Other,’ from Shakespeare and the Sublime to English Textbooks

This paper will discuss the connections between Western cultural movements such as the enlightenment and the romantic counter-enlightenment, and their residue in modern English teaching practices abroad. While enlightenment culture represented Western progress positively, demarcation between `civilized self` and `savage other` meant that other parts of the world were judged by Europeans to be inferior.

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Measuring Articulatory Distance for Consonants Towards a Learner-language-sensitive Pronunciation Training Tool Development

This study introduces the theoretical basis for the articulatory distance in foreign language learning context, which serves to find the efficient and optimal path to correctly pronounce the consonants of the target language in a learner-language-sensitive way, i.e. taking into account the operational difficulties for different learners who already have their own specific phonological system.

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A Child’s Meaning-Making during COVID-19

Situated in a bounded socio-geographical context (i.e., Vancouver, Canada), this ethnographic individual case study provides an in-depth analysis of a bilingual young girl’s home literacy practices of meaning-making established across semiotic modes (i.e., linguistic, visual, audio, spatial, embodied, kinesthetic) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Framed within multimodality as its main theoretical perspective and drawing and play

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Exploring Filipino Kindergarten Children’s Concepts of the Environment: A Study of Drawings

The success of Environmental Education (EE) is based on how the curriculum helps students develop the “right” relationship with the environment. EE scholars reveal that environmental problems arise not because EE approaches have failed but because people connect with the environment differently. Hence, educators should understand students’ views of the environment before formulating environmental science

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AI Ethics in Next Generation Wireless Networks: A Philosophical Outlook

Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms are playing a great role in modern society nowadays. Developing AI-based algorithms more intelligent than humans, for example, it has beaten humans in many specific domains such as chess, and ensuring the use of their advanced intelligence for good rather than bad raises a lot of ethical issues including safety, security,

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Eusebism and the Unified Theory of Rights

In ancient Greece was coined the term εὐσέβεια to define a sense of respect of exceptional magnitude, as the two terms used implied “ευ” (good) and “σέβομαι” (to respect, revere). We live in what Bobbio described as “the age of rights” and new rights are raising everywhere, as well as the proposals to recognize new subjects

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Sonic Kinesthetic Forest: Listening to and Dancing With Trees

Sonic Kinesthetic Forest is an interdisciplinary research project and pedagogical investigation that uses sensory-based, creative methods of drawing, sound, and movement for connecting humans more viscerally to trees and forest landscapes. Our work responds to David Abram’s premise in The Spell of the Sensuous that sensory practices are vital for mitigating human disembodiment, desensitization and

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Wolves on the Prairie and Worms in the Sand: From Colonizer to Colonized – The Inversion of Principalities in Western Films

There is a consistent desire to locate the worldview on animals. In the Cheese and the Worms, Carlo Ginzburg (1992) describes the universe in the mind of a medieval miller: the universe was formed from chaos, as if cheese had been curdled from milk; angels first appeared as maggots born from cheese. This implies the

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Becoming-other to Belong: Radical Eco-Cosmopolitan Subjectivity in Jeff Noon’s Nymphomation

Critiques of the Industrial Revolution pair it respectively with the twin evils of alienation and the advent of the anthropocene. Such arguments suggest that mechanical and digital technologies alienate individuals from each other and undermine their responsibility towards the future vitality of the places they inhabit. While many environmentalists have proposed a re-emphasis upon the

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The Off-Screen Space and the Silent Fragments in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Films

This paper discusses two major films by the Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky, Ivan’s Childhood (1962) and Andrei Rublev (1966). Both films are set in the background of turbulent periods in Russia. The two main characters, Ivan and Rublev, however, are ordinary individuals rather than war heroes. Their most significant aspect is that in the chaotic

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Resilience Must Cope with Increasing Natural Hazards in Europe

Rampant European flooding in recent years reminds us of the natural hazards facing Europe. The North Sea has a history of ferocity. Europe has also faced seismic and volcanic risks, landslides, tsunamis and wildfires. The Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 and the Storm of 1703 are historic reminders of the perils facing Europe.Risks are not

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Perceived Barriers to, and Benefits of Physical Activity Among Injured or Sick British Military Veterans: A Behaviour Change Wheel Perspective

Background Physical activity (PA) has been shown to have many positive benefits for wounded, injured, and/or sick (WIS) British military veterans. Before PA is promoted in this population, however, it is important to understand the perceived barriers to, and benefits involved. Yet, to date, research has not explored this topic; despite many WIS veteran PA

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Social Innovation: Towards Community Wellbeing and World Peace: A Case Study of Weixin Shengjiao I Ching University’s Lifelong Learning

The global environment is facing natural drastic changes. The rapid changes have eroded our humanistic values. The implementation of humanistic education has become a most concerned issue to all countries, and lifelong learning has also become a good prescription. However, “lifelong learning” has always been a popular slogan. How lifelong learning affects people’s heart and

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Participatory Processes and Co-Creation Methods as Paths toward Innovation: Evidence on the Application of Participatory Methods in Secondary Schools

This paper provides evidence of the possibilities of participatory processes and co-creation techniques as an effective way to approach the process of diagnose, analysis and prescription of any given challenge. We argue that the entering of innovation in the classroom by means of the adaptation of pre-existent participatory tools -according both to the intended goal

ISSN: 2189-1001 –The Asian Conference on Business and Public Policy 2021: Official Conference Proceedings

ACBPP2021 – Online from Tokyo, Japan
Monday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 2, 2021
ISSN: 2189-1001

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Who Am I? Omani English Language Teachers Professional Identities

This presentation will shed some light on the concept of teacher professional identity and the impact of educational policies on the development of this identity from both theoretical and practical perspectives. The initial findings of the research conducted on Omani English language teachers professional identities will be discussed and revealed. This presentation will draw on

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Jurisdictional Issues in Cross Border Hacking

Increase in use of cyber technologies and at the same time increasing trends in the related crimes, compelled the scholars to discuss about the respective. During the regulation of the cyber world, one of the major problems, which was witnessed was the clash between the transnational internet and national law(s) because online activities are not

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Sustainable Management for a Long-Term Caring Center Taking Community Service as a Moderating Role

According to Ministry of Interior, there were more than 2.6 million people older than 65 years in Taiwan. It consisted of 11.15% of the whole population. Long-term caring for senior persons in Taiwan is now a booming business that delicate business prescription is a must for any private institution. No more than 48 beds in

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De-colonizing Canadian Post-Secondary Education

In Canada, the recent Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Canada Report (2015) revealed the devastating impact of over a century of forced assimilation on Indigenous peoples. In the educational context, assimilation manifested itself in the residential school system, a system which existed from the late 19th century until 1996 and whose mandate was to “Kill

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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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The Utilities of New Media for Indonesian Organic Community

Making a commitment to eat healthy food is a great start towards a healthier life. Organic food has become very popular issue in Indonesia because it provides a variety of benefits. But in fact, as the biggest agricultural country in the world, people in Indonesia is not really aware about organic food. Consequently, Organic Community

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Web-Based Science Learning as Innovative Instruction

There are so many mediums of technology, which is radically redefined in order to obtain communication and change the view of teaching and learning. The widespread use of the World Wide Web (www) extended the capacity of the different educational institutions involved in training to extend the possibilities of e-learning. There are a lot of

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Equity and Meritocracy in the Singapore Education System: Can There Be a Balance?

The Republic of Singapore is a small multiracial and multicultural island-nation. While the Malays are recognized as the country’s indigenous group, they make up less than 14% of the total population. The Chinese, being the dominant group, form 75%, while the Indians, at 8%, are represented as another minority group. The rest of the population

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Game Analysis on Stakeholders of Low-Carbon Building Market Promotion

Recently, the climate change has become a globe issue influencing human survival and development and all countries have taken steps to reduce carbon emissions to address climate change. Low carbon building is one of the effective methods to deal with climate change. However the low carbon building market is developing slowly. Thus, it is necessary

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An Investigation Into the Efficacy of Students-as-partner Pedagogy in a Singapore University Education Learning Context

In Students-as-partner (SAP), students work in partnership with staff members in higher learning institutions to facilitate deeper learning in students by promoting student engagement. While SAP’s impact on student consultants and staff members directly involved in partnership is generally well and widely researched, relatively little is reported about its application on student learning in an

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Reaching Global Audiences Through Platform Partnerships

This presentation will walk through how the University of Virginia has partnered with third-party platforms to reach global audiences. Data on the massive open online course (MOOC0 portfolio of the University of Virginia and the related metrics on enrollments and completions will be reviewed. The content strategy of the University utilizing courses and specializations to

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The Risks of Purchasing Superficies Right-Based Housing: The Perspective of Consumer Protection

This paper investigates the risks of buying superficies right-based housing for consumers and takes the Zone T-9 development project in Taipei city as a case study. It explores the potential risks consumers face when purchasing such housing and the question of how they can safeguard their personal rights and interests. Interviews were conducted with scholars

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Using the Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM) to Investigate Consumers’ Purchase Intention: Usana as an Example

The sudden boom in direct selling business in recent years has drawn a considerable number of participants. The mechanism that makes the participants stand out and entices consumers to buy products is crucial to them. This study explores the impact that two independent variables, which are argument quality (central path) and source expertise (peripheral path),

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Risk Management and Profit-Loss Analysis of Foreign Currency Risks During Low-Interest-Rate Periods: A Case Study of NTD/NZD

In recent years, central banks in many countries have adopted quantitative easing monetary policy which induces lower-interest-rates; take Taiwan as an example, currently the interest rates for short-term (one year or shorter) time-deposits range from .1%~1%. Yet, foreign banks offer short-term deposits with interest rates between 1%~5% which greatly welcome by investors. The drawback for

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Hello Kitty’s Popularity and Its Change of Representation

Since it was introduced in the market in 1974, Hello Kitty, a fictional white cat, became a Japanese cultural icon and has been attributed as being ��kawaii�� (��cute��). Characters of Kitty have been used in a myriad of ways like iPods, PCs, Nintendo 3DS, Play Station, games, telephone, televisions, buses, jewelries, coins, and etc. Many

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Exploring Consumers’ Intention to Accept Smartwatch

Smartwatch is currently the most popular form of wearable technology, a promising category of information appliances. As an integration of classic timepiece and fashionable IT industries, smartwatch is a challenging business since both of the industries used to have very different marketing strategies. However, there are few studies having discussed about consumers’ attitude toward such

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The Audit Commission of Local Government in the UK

This paper examines the Audit Commission of local government in the United Kingdom. The function of the Audit Commission, established in 1983 as an independent public corporation and dissolved in 2015, is to audit administration by the local authorities. However, in fact, the Audit Commission has been playing roles of the policy maker and influencing

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The Mediating Effects of Green Product Design on Economic Performance of Reverse Logistics: A Conceptual Study

The dwindling of natural resources and higher demand for landfill space fuelled the concept of sustainable consumption. For decades, buy and throwaway society created a string of negative environmental consequences and a positive change is taking place as developed nations take the lead in closing the supply chain loop via extended producer responsibility (EPR). Returns

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Online Reviews in an E-Commerce Environment: Impact on Brand Trust and Consumer Equity

This study adopts a quantitative approach using a factorial between-subjects experimental design to determine the effects of online reviews on brand trust and consumer equity. Customer equity links closely with customer value, brand value and relationships unlike willingness to buy. An online user discussion forum was purpose-built to conduct experimental research for this study, using

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Community, Peace and Sustainability: Leveraging Institutional Positionality to Affect Local and System Change

In October 2018 the IPCC published a predictable, but no less grim, report on where ‘we’ are situated vis a vis climate change and what is yet to unfold. Despite over a hundred years of scientific concern from scientists on the human effects of industrialization and globalization we now face out of control wildfires, drought,

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Community Radio Use to Providing Knowledge of Media Literacy among the Elderly in Rural, Thailand

The consequence of attempts to radio broadcasting reform in Thailand has been delayed more than 15 years. It’s causing emptiness and establishing community radio stations without monitored almost 8,000 stations all over Thailand, which mainly produced the programs for commercial and political purposes. It does not conform to the principle of the community radio in

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Reflection of Sustainable Entrepreneurial Intent Among the Learners on Completion of Courses on Sustainability

The increased awareness of destruction created by human behavior is serving as fuel to stand together for a sustainable planet as a society. The irrational behavior towards society and the environment has moved us closer to global crises like global warming hunger & poverty. The studies in recent times prove the learned consumers are attracted

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Learning Media of Currency Introduction for Children with Special Needs

Application of Information Technology and Communication (ICT) has no longer been uncommon and has reached almost every aspect of human lives, including education and learning aspects. The learning media in this study is targeted at children with special needs. It is constructed based on the standard curriculum for mathematics, especially the topics related to numbers,

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Is there any Connection/Relation between Ad Creativity and “Old Brain”? Analyzing Awarded Advertisements through Neuromarketing

Creativity is a central component of advertising success and in a close relation with the other components like getting interest and attention. Many awards in the advertising business focus on creativity, only a few focus on the effectiveness of advertising. Neuromarketing is a new field of advertising research which tries to understand consumer’s mind. It’s

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Factors Influencing the Decisions of Non-Medical Professionals in Barangay Tugatog, Malabon in Choosing the Most Appropriate Health Information

“Laughter is the best medicine” already became a household phrase, oftentimes used as a joke when someone doesn’t want to take medication. Health Information in the Philippine setting is very complex. It is a combination of early traditional and modern scientific practices. Libraries play critical roles in the e-health era. They are tasked to help

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Language as a Barrier to Informed Consent and Patient Communications in South African Hospitals

Background: The ability of HCPs to communicate effectively is critical to patient understanding. Barriers to communication arising from illiteracy and language could prevent understanding of medical procedures, thereby putting patients at risk of providing informed consent (IC) without comprehension. The National Health Act stipulates that healthcare professionals (HCPs) when obtaining IC, “must, where possible, inform

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Government Officials Perceptions of Public Relations in Indonesia

This research attempts to illustrate the perception of Public Relations (PR) profession in Indonesia. Adapting past research from Sterne in 2010 which research described media perception in New Zealand, this particular research explore the perceptions not from the media, but from government officials. Information was extracted from representative of government officials since they represent the

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Changing Behaviours Through Design: An Educational Comic Brochure to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Communication implies engagement with the message, and it becomes more relevant when the primary purpose is to educate while having an entertainment experience. Based on the literature review, we know what types of illustrations will capture most of the attention of specific age groups. This project aims to develop a set of artefacts to increase

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The Impact of End of Session Exams on Students’ Learning

Educating professional doctors who are familiar with modern knowledge and up to date is of an utmost importance. In this research, the impact of an exam at the end of the class session has been used to evaluate students’ learning. This research took place at Islamic Azad University Tehran Medical and Dentistry branches. 329 subjects

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Stress Resistance, Adaptability, and Emotional Stability of Medical Students Obtaining Categories 4 and 5 on The Psychometric Test and Related Factors

Background: In its effort to produce high quality graduates, the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Indonesia administers psychological tests to assess first year medical students’ logical thinking skills and personality. The results of those tests are divided into 5 categories of recommendation, 1 to 5, based on the capability of the students to complete

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Social Support and Life Satisfaction of Burns Survivors: Relationship with Demographics

Burn survivors are facing many challenges which are affecting their life satisfaction. Even at discharge from hospital, majority of burn survivors reported extra misery and lesser satisfaction with life than the normative samples (Patterson, Ptacek, Cromes, Fauerbach, & Engrav, 2000). Present study was conducted to study the social support and life satisfaction, with specific role

ISSN: 2188-1111 – The European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2017: Official Conference Proceedings

ECAH2017 The Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront, Brighton, United Kingdom
ECAH2017 Conference Theme: “History, Story, Narrative”
Tuesday, July 11 – Wednesday, July 12, 2017
ISSN: 2188-1111

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Innovative Methods of Teaching of Radiology to Undergraduate Medical Students

The current generation of doctors have become very much dependant on radiology for making a diagnosis.Therefore it is imperative that the medical student learns radiology at the undergraduate level itself. In order to encourage and motivate students in learning radiology I have devised an innovative and unique method in teaching the subject of radiology.The main

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Minding the Gap: Confronting the Standardized Testing Mindset in Higher Education

Teaching to the test has become standard practice in Japan. The uniformity of instruction this approach requires, as well as the apparent fairness of everyone being judged by the same standard, fits well within the parameters of conformity and equality that are hallmarks of Japanese society. Learners raised on this system become very comfortable with

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Understanding and Practice of Informed Consent by Professional Nurses in South Africa: An Empirical Study

Introduction: Informed consent (IC) is a legal and ethical doctrine, constitutionally protected in South Africa through rights to bodily integrity, privacy and self-determination. The National Health Act 2003 codified requirements for IC; stipulating that healthcare professionals (HCPs) must inform patients about diagnosis, treatment risks, benefits, options, and right of refusal. However, multicultural societies are challenged

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Legal Measure to Waive Abortion in ASEAN Regional Countries

The purpose of this research is to study exception of abortion in South East Asian region compared with globally legal abortion standard, and to bring this knowledge obtained to improve Thailand’s abortion law for its government is planning the use the country as the center of South East Asian’s medical hub. It has a research

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Justice Delayed? The Nkanu Igbo and the Nigerian Army Occupation: 1967-1970

The Nigerian-Biafran Civil War was savagely contested by both sides of the divide. The seceding Biafra had borne the brunt of the pogrom, the counter coup d’état that decimated its officer corps in Nigeria and the sporadic outbursts of sectarian and ethnic cleansing preceded the declaration of the Republic of Biafra on May 30,1967. In

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Developing Effective Government Responses to Climate Change: The Case of Australia

The international awareness and emphasis on global climate change has put pressure on national governments to prepare action plans to counter its impact. The imperative to act as quickly as possible is an added strain on national government agents who seek effective and timely responses to this complex problem. A country’s environmental policies are shaped

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Advertorials as a Public Relations Tool and its Impact on Newspapers and Readers

Advertorials are regarded a potent form of communication, albeit with a reputation for deception. It is a portmanteau of two words advertising and editorial and refers to any piece of communication (in any media) that is sponsored by a brand and endorsed by a publisher. The key difference between advertorial and editorial content rests in

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Changing Teachers’ Perceptions on Low-Achieving Students’ Cultural Capital and Habitus

In general, low-achieving students in Singapore schools have been reported to perform well in literacy tests (PIRLS), compared to their counter-parts in other countries. However, for these students to achieve even a higher level of literacy skills in English, as promoted by the latest English Language Syllabus, classroom discourse patterns will need to change. The

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De-Westernising Travel Journalism: Consumerism Meets Postcolonialism

Scholars have long viewed travel writing and travel journalism from a postcolonial perspective, based on the history of ‘the West visiting the rest’. Today, however, travel and tourism is multi-directional, with increasing leisure travel among the rising powers of Asia. To counter this western-dominated perspective, this paper uses a grounded-theory approach to assess how travel

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Numbers and Needed Nuance: A Critical Analysis of the Gender Equity Index (GEI)

Gender equality has become an important societal goal, and a number of indices attempt to measure gender equality on a country-level. This chapter analyzes Social Watch’s Gender Equity Index (GEI) in terms of its stated aims and associable strengths, weaknesses, and problematic issues. A distinctive strength of GEI is an authenticity stemming from the independence

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Being Liked’: The Constructed Identiity of Project-Based Workers in the New Zealand Film Industry

“The New Zealand screen industry, in line with similar trends in the UK and US, has experienced a proliferation of tertiary trained ‘film school’ graduates, and consequently there is an oversupply of aspiring workers. Tertiary providers are creating false expectations in graduates that employment will come following time and money spent on industry-specific training. In

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The New Atheist Movement in the Blogosphere: Burlesque and Carnivalesque as Rhetorical Strategies in Visual Productions

This paper examines the visual production of the New Atheist Movement in the Blogosphere. The new atheist movement appeared as an action to fight the exclusion and alienation of atheists’ beliefs in the U.S. religious discourse. I argue that the images of New Atheism use burlesque and carnivalesque as rhetorical strategies. Result, in the public

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An Analytic Study on the Therapeutic Boundary between Counseling Psychologist and Sexual-Abused Children

This study aims at exploring different types of therapeutic boundaries during counseling psychologist’s counseling process with the sexual-abused children. It also aims at providing methods for the counseling psychologists to use the therapeutic boundaries in order to enhance the counseling process as well as providing a practical approach and reference for professional counselors. This study

ISSN: 2186-5892 The Asian Conference on Education 2019: Official Conference Proceedings

ACE2019, Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
Thursday, October 31 – Sunday, November 3, 2019
ISSN: 2186-5892

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Investigation of the Best-case Scenario of Rice Husk/Briquette Combustion for Lower Particulate Matter Emission

Air pollution has been a major cause of diseases and deaths, especially in developing countries, due to their inability to afford cleaner sources of energy. Biomass such as agricultural residues is combusted, using inefficient combustion techniques, characterized by high emission of particulate matter (PM) and smoke, which have adverse effects on human health. This study

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Sensitivity and Interpretativity- Between Schizoaffective Disorder and Paranoid Schizophrenia

Motivation of topic: A differential diagnosis between schizoaffective disorder and paranoid schizophrenia in this case is difficult to make, patient presenting specific elements of both disorders, requiring an assessment based on both the life history information and history of the disorder, as well as emotionally resonance and emotional presence of the patient in the relationship

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Archival Institution as Agent of Representation of Religious Plurality in Indonesia

Using qualitative research through literature analysis, this paper hows archival institutions could act as a strategic agent of representation to develop a network with religious communities in Indonesia. Thus, they all together could collect, preserve, and exhibit religious archives. Through that action, religious archives collection in the archival institution could represent the plurality of religions

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Borderlands – Exploring Commonalities and Overcoming Challenges in Sarawak

Today there still exist many borders which hamper transit and crossings for many others. Case in point is the border between Sarawak and Kalimantan, a border whose crossing requires documentation for many a potential traveller. In this regard it is helpful to remember that most national borders are different from natural borders. National borders are

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Cosmopolitan Legal Education: From Irnerius and the Westphalian Paradigm to the Modern Law School

The law school has not always been one that would be predominantly engaged with national legal matter. The subject of law, as a field of learning, has for a number of centuries been the toy of national educational systems, because law has been the toy of nation States. Law, the discipline, which nowadays draws materials

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Eve and Her Beings: A Chopin-Brainard Simulation

This study investigates the characteristics of Eve reinvented in Cecilia Manguerra-Brainard’s “Magdalena” and Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening” through the signification of three elements: language, characterization, and theme. ​Supporting the assumption are the literary theories of mimesis , formalism and feminism. ​The method utilized in this study is discourse analysis. Findings 1. Both novels portray the

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Examination of the Challenges in Local Climate Action Planning and Implementation in Japan

Climate change poses substantial challenges for the effective implementation of counter-measures. Carbon emission reduction and climate impacts adaptation require actions from the international level to the local level in terms of the geographic scale and the level of government Here the implementation theory poses questions regarding the implementation of meta-policies, the effectiveness of top-down and

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Designing Science Simulations in Accordance with Research-Based Guidelines: A Case Study Approach

Educational researchers have shown experimentally that student learning through animations and videos can be made more effective through the consideration of a number of cognitive based design principles. The applicability of these evidence based guidelines in the design of complex science simulations for a popular online course regarding life on other planets is documented in

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Hate Speech or Voice from Minority? – Media’s Dilemma under Multicultural Pressure

This research is both an effort to examine the mass communication discourse on hate speech incidents and to draw a rough map of some of the landscape of recent argumentation. This landscape may give clearer view on the complex structure of racism which is a compound of ethnocentrism fundamentally caused by jus sanguinis (Latin: right

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Criminals Cash Flow Strategies in Financial Crime on the Example of Online and Offline Fraud

Financial aspects of crime are in many cases not evident and the criminal’s motivation to commit a specific crime is sometimes very individual, i.e. not driven by common sense. Those financial aspects are – also in cybercrime – related to motivational aspects, the type of crime, modus operandi and legal alternatives. In our work, we

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Media and Human Rights: India’s North East in National India Media

With the dawn of India’s independence in 1947 and subsequent consolidation of its territory, and reorganisation of international border with her neighbours, India’s North East as a distinct geographical region is explicitly palpable. More than just a geographical region, it is a cultural region different from mainland India. Culturally, people from the region are yet

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In Search of Wellness in Hong Kong: The Evolution of Delusive Public Space in the Metropolis

From a fishing village with only several hundred of the population to one of the most densely populated city and globally recognized economic body — Hong Kong has been transformed into a world-renowned city with a unique history and vivid lifestyle, which has deemed her a very mysterious place that is yet to be unfolded.

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The Power of Informality in the Con-Textual Design of English-for-Specific-Purposes Scripted Role Plays

The study aims to analyze the theoretical underpinning of the design technique of formal-informal contextual alternation in scripted role-plays for teaching and learning English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and the practical effects it bears upon the communicative skills of ESP learners at levels above B1 (CEFR) as compared to a traditional predominantly-formal contextual design. The

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Learning Skills in Journalistic Skepticism while Recognizing Whistleblowers

This paper explains a didactic program of blending provocative teaching method with experiential learning – within the third year of the Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies – University of Wollongong, Australia. There are pedagogical imperatives for developing the professional ‘self’ in respect to citizenship, journalistic values and practice. The challenge

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Folktales, Myths and Legends on Sculptors of South India

History speaks on sculptures and silent on sculptors; whereas folktales take contradictory position towards this phenomenon. The folktales, Myths and legends on sculptors of south India narrate the dark shades of the life of sculptors. The present paper is intended to explore the tales from south India and hypothetically propose the four processes occurring in

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Stories We Tell Our Selfies

Selfies have become a common social practice for a significant number of people throughout the world. While some criticise selfies as attention seeking or narcissistic, others have argued that they are a form of visual diary and a way for an individual to tell their own story. This would make them a kind of autobiography

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Apocalypse of Terrorism in Kashmir: Interface between Patriarchal Domination and Gender Issues

In the quagmire of terrorism in Kashmir spanning over a period of nearly three decades innocent women and children have borne the severest brunt. Terrorism is often described in the language/ idiom of ‘war’, usually by terrorists. Whether or not it is war is an important debate, though, it has caused serious destruction of lives

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Te Wananga O Raukawa: Transforming the Colonial State of New Zealand Through Education

Within the settler state of New Zealand, education has been a force for social transformation, both positive and negative. Throughout the first 150 years of contact between the indigenous Maori and the British colonists, education was one of the strategies employed to assimilate Maori; they were transformed from members of sovereign nations (iwi) into British

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Television Comes to Town – The Role of Television in National Identity Formation in One Post-Colonial Caribbean Nation.

The decolonisation movement that swept the British Caribbean and which saw all but five of the islands begin their move to self-government between 1962 and 1983, heralded a significant change in the political relationships with the metropole. It did little for the consciousness raising of the formerly colonial people to be independent. In order to

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Just-in-Time-Teaching – A Solution to Meet the Current and Future Challenges Many African University Lecturers Face: Ethiopia as an Example

The future challenges for universities are fueling the current situation at many African universities. The main pressure is coming from the demographic situation. In Ethiopia for example, it is anticipated that by 2030 the age group 0-24 will amount to 62% of the total population. Moreover, Ethiopian universities lack of qualified lecturers, which might jeopardise

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Beyond “Sex and the Family”: Revisionist Historiography in Nora Okja Keller’s Comfort Woman

Until the early nineties and due to various reasons, the experiences of (Korean) comfort women were edited out of Korean and Japanese historical narratives, highlighting how power dynamics and different agendas lead to the sanitization and censoring of historical records. In her novel Comfort Woman (1997), Nora Okja Keller positions Akiko, a survivor of Japanese

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Media Portrayal of Street Violence against Egyptian Women

“Often ignored in media coverage of the Egyptian revolution is how protests led by labor unions—many of them women based labor unions in the manufacturing cities of Egypt—catalyzed the revolution,” says Nadine Naber. Women are at the heart of every social movement that happens in Egypt and in the Arab world. Nevertheless, the local media

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Challenging the Narrative Rhetoric: Inscribing Her Story Into History

Historically the media has been used for propaganda, and censorship to supress creative expression. Recently the presence of censors in newsrooms and on editorial boards served to highlight its misuse of the media, so when Alankrita Shrivastava’s film Lipstick Under My Burkha ran into trouble with the censor board, it raised the question of whether

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Friends with Benefits: A Discourse Analysis on Framing US-Philippine Relations through Print Media’s Coverage of EDCA

This study examines discourse production in the reportage of foreign affairs. In early 2014, Philippines announced the planning and signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the United States. This research discusses vested interests of stakeholders, conflicting frames the print media used in their reportage, and representations of diplomatic concepts of friendship, peace

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Quantifying Risk of Natural Disaster Using Typhoon Damage Cases in Commercial Buildings

Damages caused by natural disasters are increasing worldwide, and damages are increasing accordingly. Therefore, a number of international public organizations and global insurance companies are actively studying risk modeling models to predict and counter the risks of natural disasters. These organizations are working to increase the sophistication of the model, as it creates a strategy

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The Indian Odd: Women’s Rising Education and Declining Workforce Participation

The disproportionate representation of women in labor as compared to their education is an Indian odd which will be examined in this study. Women are attaining higher education degrees at similar rates as men but hold a much lower track of considerable labor participation. Women constitute only 21% of the workforce as compared to 49%

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A Reflection on Personal Bias to Create an Inclusive Learning Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several areas of student need. It has also revealed and magnified the societal failures that have caused inequities in our classrooms. Creating an inclusive digital space begins with self-work. This paper explores the role of color-blindness in society and how to counter its effects. Additionally, self-awareness as a means to

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Cross-Temporal Icons: Amazonian Globality

Recent studies of the female warrior figure, have shown that it is a character that needs rethinking and contributes to the subversion of the so called “female identity”. The figure of these warriors or Amazons, comes up as a challenging one. On the one hand, seen as monsters and unnatural, and on the other, praised

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Triggering Incarcerated Students’ Use of the Target Language and Reducing the L1 Interference in Class Through Positive Reinforcement

The aim of this presentation is to demonstrate that teaching and learning a foreign language in social sensitive populations such as incarcerated students is always possible despite the technological limitations both professors and students are subjected to. The use of the dollar technique not only triggers the students’ use of the target language but also