Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Education

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Sense of Belonging at School: Defining Attributes, Determinants, and Sustaining Strategies

Authors: Jerome St-Amand, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada Stéphanie Girard, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada Jonathan Smith, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada Email: [email protected] Published: September 1, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.05 Citation: St-Amand, J., Girard, S., & Smith, J. (2017). Sense of Belonging at School: Defining Attributes, Determinants, and Sustaining Strategies. IAFOR Journal of

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The Dynamics of Decentralization of Higher Education Delivery and Local Politics in the Philippines: The Case of Two Mandaue City Colleges in Cebu Province

Author: Ronald A. Pernia, University of the Philippines Cebu, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: September 1, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.04 Citation: Pernia, R. A. (2017). The Dynamics of Decentralization of Higher Education Delivery and Local Politics in the Philippines: The Case of Two Mandaue City Colleges in Cebu Province. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.04 Abstract This study

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Factors Affecting Teachers’ Perceived Proficiency in Using ICT in the Classroom

Authors: Prema Basargekar & Chandan Singhavi, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, India Email: [email protected] Published: September 1, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.03 Citation: Basargekar, P. & Singhavi, C. (2017). Factors Affecting Teachers’ Perceived Proficiency in Using ICT in the Classroom. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.03 Abstract Effective implementation of Information and Communication Technologies

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Discourses on Empowerment in Adult Learning: A View on Renewed Learning

Author: Luisa Daniele, ANPAL-National Agency for Active Labour Market Policies, Italy Email: [email protected] Published: September 1, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.02 Citation: Daniele, L. (2017). Discourses on Empowerment in Adult Learning: A View on Renewed Learning. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.02 Abstract The paper examines critically the dimension of empowerment in the European discourse, starting from some

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Measurement and Analysis of Student (Dis)engagement in Higher Education: A Preliminary Study

Authors: Akihiro Saito, Hakuoh University, Japan Michael E. Smith, Aomori University of Health and Welfare, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: September 1, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.01 Citation: Saito, A., & Smith, M. E. (2017). Measurement and Analysis of Student (Dis)engagement in Higher Education: A Preliminary Study. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.01 Abstract Higher education is attracting more

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IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Issue 2 – Summer 2017 Editor: Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: September 1, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2 Articles Measurement and Analysis of Student (Dis)engagement in Higher Education: A Preliminary Study Akihiro Saito, Hakuoh University, Japan Michael E. Smith, Aomori University of Health and Welfare, Japan Discourses

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Politician-Turned-Doctoral Student’s Narrative Identity at an Australian University: A Case Study

Author: Singhanat Nomnian, Mahidol University, Thailand Email: [email protected] Published: September 1, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.08 Citation: Nomnian, S. (2017). Politician-Turned-Doctoral Student’s Narrative Identity at an Australian University: A Case Study. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.2.08 Abstract This study aims to explore the narrative identity of a politician-turned-doctoral student at an Australian university with a particular focus

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The Flipped Classroom: Teaching the Basic Science Process Skills to High-Performing 2nd Grade Students of Miriam College Lower School

Author: Mark Kenneth Camiling, Miriam College, Philippines E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.10 Citation: Camiling, M. K. (2017). The Flipped Classroom: Teaching the Basic Science Process Skills to High-Performing 2nd Grade Students of Miriam College Lower School. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.10 Abstract Technology has greatly shaped pedagogical practices over time. However scholars

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The Use of Technology for EFL Classes in a Brazilian School: Consolidating Education 3.0

Authors: Aline Fay de Azevedo, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil Heloísa Orsi Koch Delgado, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil Asafe Davi Cortina Silva, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.09 Citation: de Azevedo, A. F., Delgado, H. O. K.,

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Theatrically Digital: Education and Online Identity

Author: Nastaran Khoshsabk, Monash University, Australia E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.08 Citation: Khoshsabk, N. (2017). Theatrically Digital: Education and Online Identity. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.08 Abstract The dramaturgical aspects of using social media are applied in this study from a sociological perspective (Goffman, 1959) to describe the process of gaining a

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Future Primary Teachers’ Beliefs, Understandings and Intentions to Teach STEM

Authors: Premnadh M. Kurup, Michael Brown, Greg Powell & Xia Li, La Trobe University, Australia E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.07 Citation: Kurup, P. M., Brown, M., Powell, G., & Li, X. (2017). Future Primary Teachers’ Beliefs, Understandings and Intentions to Teach STEM. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.07 Abstract The development of integrated

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Academic Engagement and Technology: Revisiting the Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge Framework (TPACK) in Higher Education (HE): The Academics’ Perspectives

Authors: Matt Glowatz & Orna O’Brien, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.06 Citation: Glowatz, M., & O’Brien, O. (2017). Academic Engagement and Technology: Revisiting the Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge Framework (TPACK) in Higher Education (HE): The Academics’ Perspectives. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.06 Abstract Research into

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Social Network Misuse in the Classroom and Its Impact on Male Student Motivation in UAE Tertiary Education

Authors: Sultan A. Alkaabi, National Defense College, United Arab Emirates Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.05 Citation: Alkaabi, S. A., Albion, P. & Redmond, P. (2017). Social Network Misuse in the Classroom and Its Impact on Male Student Motivation in

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Posters That Teach – Blended Learning and Total Engagement

Authors: Adina Stan, UNSW Global Foundation Studies, Australia Mahnaz Armat, UNSW Global Foundation Studies, Australia Elyssebeth Leigh, Aalto University, Finland & University of Technology Sydney, Australia Elizabeth Rosser, UNSW Global Foundation Studies, Australia Nikki Hayes, UNSW Global Foundation Studies, Australia E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.04 Citation: Stan, A., Armat, M., Leigh, E., Rosser,

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Examining the Effects of Two Computer Programming Learning Strategies: Self-Explanation versus Reading Questions and Answers

Author: Nancy Lee, Academic Concepts Educational Solutions (ACES), United States of America Eunsook Hong, University of Nevada, United States of America E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.03 Citation: Lee, N., & Hong, E. (2017). Examining the Effects of Two Computer Programming Learning Strategies: Self-Explanation versus Reading Questions and Answers. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI).

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Competency-Based Blended Learning: Flipping Professional Practice Classes to Enhance Competence Development

Authors: Mark Ragg, Eastern Michigan University, United States of America James Piers, Hope College, United States of America E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.02 Citation: Ragg, M., & Piers, J. (2017). Competency-Based Blended Learning: Flipping Professional Practice Classes to Enhance Competence Development. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.02 Abstract In the past decade, health

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CALL to Arms: Generations Clash over Digital Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom

Author: Sandor Danka, Assumption University, Thailand E-mail: [email protected] Published: August 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.01 Citation: Danka, S. (2017). CALL to Arms: Generations Clash over Digital Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom. IAFOR Journal of Education, 5(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si.01 Abstract Is a smart phone a toy or a tool? Students can’t get enough of it – after all,

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IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Special Issue

IAFOR Journal of Education: Volume 5 – Special Issue – Summer 2017 Editor: Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Published: August 16, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0594 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.5.si Articles CALL to Arms: Generations Clash over Digital Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom Sandor Danka, Assumption University, Thailand Competency-Based Blended Learning: Flipping Professional Practice Classes to Enhance Competence

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Japanese University Athletes’ Dilemma: Study, Sport Performance, or Both

Author: Yoshihiko Yamamoto, Shizuoka University, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.08 Citation: Yamamoto, Y. (2016). Japanese University Athletes’ Dilemma: Study, Sport Performance, or Both. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.08 Abstract The aims of this study were to investigate the Japanese university athletes’ dilemma of managing both study and sport performance effectively, and to

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Exemplary Chinese University Professors: Qualities and Impact on Students

Authors: Eugene P. Kim, Concordia University Irvine, China Mathias Olson, Tathva International School, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.07 Citation: Kim, E. P., & Olson, M. (2016). Exemplary Chinese University Professors: Qualities and Impact on Students. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.07 Abstract This study focuses on the qualities of Chinese university professors as

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Teacher’s Influence Scale from their Colleagues and Principals: Its Relation with School Performance in Public Schools of the Albanian Educational System

Author: Valbona Nathanaili, University of Tirana, Albania Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.06 Citation: Nathanaili, V. (2016). Understanding Student Attitudes about Distance Education: The Importance of Excitement and Fear. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.06 Abstract This article aims to evaluate the relation between school performance and the Teacher’s Influence Scale on certain issues from

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Understanding Student Attitudes about Distance Education: The Importance of Excitement and Fear

Authors: Esther Smidt, Jennifer Bunk, Rui Li, Ashley McAndrew & Matthew Florence, West Chester University, United States of America Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.05 Citation: Smidt, E., Bunk, J., Li, R., McAndrew, A., & Florence, M. (2016). Understanding Student Attitudes about Distance Education: The Importance of Excitement and Fear. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1).

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Attitudes and Behavior of Ajman University of Science and Technology Students Towards the Environment

Author: Rasha Abdel Raman, Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.04 Citation: Raman, R. A. (2016). Attitudes and Behavior of Ajman University of Science and Technology Students Towards the Environment. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.04 Abstract This study examined the attitudes and behavior of Ajman University

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How to Practice Posthumanism in Environmental Learning: Experiences with North American and South Asian Indigenous Communities

Author: Ranjan Datta, University of Saskatchewan, Canada Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.03 Citation: Datta, R. (2016). How to Practice Posthumanism in Environmental Learning: Experiences with North American and South Asian Indigenous Communities. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.03 Abstract This paper explores how to practice posthumanism in everyday life. This idea has increasingly come

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Analysis of Compositions Written by a Chinese Child in Japan

Authors: Lucy Spence, University of South Carolina, United States of America Yang Tao, Kansai University, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.02 Citation: Spence, S., & Tao, Y. (2016). Analysis of Compositions Written by a Chinese Child in Japan. IAFOR Journal of Education, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.02 Abstract This discourse analysis focuses on the Chinese and Japanese

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Online Independent Vocabulary Learning Experience of Hong Kong University Students

Authors: Eunice Tang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Edsoulla Chung, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Eddy Li, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Steven Yeung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Email: [email protected] Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.4.1.01 Citation: Tang, E., Chung, E., Li, E., & Yeung, S. (2016). Online Independent Vocabulary Learning Experience

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English For the Medium of Instruction (EFMI) at a University in Hong Kong

Author: Paul C. Corrigan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Email: [email protected] Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.3.2.10 Citation: Corrigan, P. C. (2015). English For the Medium of Instruction (EFMI) at a University in Hong Kong. IAFOR Journal of Education, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.3.2.10 Abstract English as the Medium of Instruction (EMI) is gaining ground as an internationalizing

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The Effect of Math Modeling on Student’s Emerging Understanding

Author: Andrzej Sokolowski, Lone Star College, United States of America Email: [email protected] Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.3.2.09 Citation: Sokolowski, A. (2015). The Effect of Math Modeling on Student’s Emerging Understanding. IAFOR Journal of Education, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.3.2.09 Abstract This study investigated the effects of applying mathematical modeling on revising students’ preconception of the process of optimizing area

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Students-Enthusiasts in Online Classes: Their Contribution to the Educational Process

Author: Anna Toom, Touro College, United States of America Email: [email protected] Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.3.2.08 Citation: Toom, A. (2015). Students-Enthusiasts in Online Classes: Their Contribution To the Educational Process. IAFOR Journal of Education, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.3.2.08 Abstract In this work, the phenomenon of student enthusiasm was explored in a population of 47 students of Touro Graduate