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


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 on Empowerment in Adult Learning: A View on Renewed Learning
Luisa Daniele, ANPAL-National Agency for Active Labour Market Policies, Italy

Factors Affecting Teachers’ Perceived Proficiency in Using ICT in the Classroom
Prema Basargekar & Chandan Singhavi, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, India

The Dynamics of Decentralization of Higher Education Delivery and Local Politics in the Philippines: The Case of Two Mandaue City Colleges in Cebu Province
Ronald A. Pernia, University of the Philippines Cebu, Philippines

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

Friends with Benefits: Causes and Effects of Learners’ Cheating Practices During Examination
Leo Andrew B. Diego, Roxas National Comprehensive High School, Philippines

Self-Efficacy Reduces Impediments to Classroom Discussion for International Students: Fear, Embarrassment, Social Isolation, Judgment, and Discrimination
Junko Maeda, Hachinohe Institute of Technology, Japan

Politician-Turned-Doctoral Student’s Narrative Identity at an Australian University: A Case Study
Singhanat Nomnian, Mahidol University, Thailand

Hearts Grow: Contemplative Learning for Inner Stability Development in Female Prison Inmates
Somsit Asdornnithee & Proetphan Daensilp, Mahidol University, Thailand

White Teachers’ Reactions to the Racial Treatment of Middle-School Black Boys
Stefan Battle, Rhode Island College, USA