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Thanasabkasem, Sathita; Keadplang, Kittiya – LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 2016
Communicating in English is proved to be a difficult task for local people in many local communities in Thailand including Koh Kred Community in Nonthaburi Province. This paper reveals how Koh Kred Community's vendors were assisted to enhance their communication skills in English when interacting with foreign tourists or customers. The main…
Descriptors: Tourism, Travel, Communication Skills, Vendors
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Thomas, George; Atkinson, Cathy; Allen, Craig – Educational & Child Psychology, 2019
Aim: This paper sought to explore UK educational psychologists' (EP) practice in relation to motivational interviewing (MI), a counselling style for resolving ambivalence and supporting change. Method: An online survey was circulated to practitioner EPs via professional fora containing questions about EPs' knowledge and use of MI. One hundred and…
Descriptors: Motivation Techniques, Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Barriers
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Kumar, S. Aravindh; Karthikeyan, C. – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2019
Smart phones can be regarded as one of the greatest invention of this century and have become inseparable gadgets from everyone's pocket. The diffusion of smartphones has been widening more rapidly due to its means for communication, gaming, education, entertainment, technical support, information, day to day news coverage, and trading and…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Software, Agricultural Occupations
Davis, Cassie – Center for Public Policy Priorities, 2019
Located on the U.S.-Mexico border, Webb County is an international trading center, bursting with culture and opportunities. But the county's future success depends on whether every Webb County child has access to opportunities that help them reach their full potential. Ensuring the well-being of all Webb County's children--across neighborhood,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Children, Child Health, Metropolitan Areas
Mellone, James Tasato; Wall, Edward F., III.; Xu, Qiong – Online Submission, 2019
This investigation sheds light on the teaching practices of Queens College (QC) faculty in Business. It identifies the Business faculty's teaching support needs in order to develop ideas for improving Library services to them. This report is the result of research conducted under the guidance of Ithaka S+R, and in accordance with Office of…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty, Library Services
Coronado, Adolfo S. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Using a sample of security and privacy breaches the present research examines the comparative announcement impact between the two types of events. The first part of the dissertation analyzes the impact of publicly announced security and privacy breaches on abnormal stock returns, the change in firm risk, and abnormal trading volume are measured.…
Descriptors: Corporations, Investment, Economic Climate, Privacy
Oguntoyinbo, Lekan – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
As a student at Whittier College, Robert Jacobo relished learning more about Native American culture through courses in history and anthropology. But it was a business management course that helped him make up his mind about what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. "The professor was also doing some consulting for an Indian tribe," says…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Administration Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Career Development
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Chen, Xiaoying; Yur-Austin, Jasmine – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2013
A rapid integration of financial markets has prevailed during the last three decades. Investors are able to diversify investment beyond national markets to mitigate return volatility of a "pure domestic portfolio." This article discusses a simulation project through which students learn the role of international investment by managing…
Descriptors: Investment, Portfolios (Background Materials), International Trade, Finance Occupations
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Brunton, Bruce – Social Education, 2013
The world economy and political map changed dramatically between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. Unprecedented trade linked the continents together and set off a European scramble to discover new resources and markets. European ships and merchants reached across the world, and their governments followed after them, inaugurating the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Trade, Land Settlement, World History
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Birnhack, Michael; Perry-Hazan, Lotem; German Ben-Hayun, Shiran – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
This study explored how primary school children perceive school surveillance by Closed Circuit TV systems (CCTVs) and how their perceptions relate to their privacy consciousness. It drew on interviews with 57 children, aged 9-12, who were enrolled in three Israeli public schools that had installed CCTVs, and on information gathered from members of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Privacy, Television, Student Attitudes
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White, Cynthia; Holmes, Janet; Bhatia, Vijay – Language Teaching, 2019
In referencing the title of Chris Candlin's (2008) plenary, this paper focuses on the continuing concern to align research and practice in applied linguistics, and more particularly in language for specific purposes (LSP) and professional communication. We examine how Candlin identified practices for trading places between research and practice…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Applied Linguistics, Languages for Special Purposes, Business Communication
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Brown, Gavin T. L.; Andrade, Heidi L.; Chen, Fei – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2015
Student self-assessment is a central component of current conceptions of formative and classroom assessment. The research on self-assessment has focused on its efficacy in promoting both academic achievement and self-regulated learning, with little concern for issues of validity. Because reliability of testing is considered a sine qua non for the…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Students, Validity
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Jones, Paul; Forbes-Simpson, Kellie; Maas, Gideon; Newbery, Robert – Industry and Higher Education, 2015
This paper reports on an evaluation of a funded undergraduate project designed to enable student business start-up. The programme, entitled "Beta", provides undergraduate students with £1,500 of seed-corn funding. The key objective of the project is for the participants to exit it with a viable and legal business entity through which…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Entrepreneurship, Business Skills, Food
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Dasgupta, Deepanwita – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
This paper is an attempt to reconstruct how C.V. Raman, a peripheral scientist in the early 20th century colonial India, managed to develop a research programme in physical optics from his remote colonial location. His attempts at self-training and self-education eventually led him to the discovery of the Raman Effect and to the Nobel Prize in…
Descriptors: Scientists, Science Process Skills, Scientific Methodology, Thinking Skills
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Karppinen, Seija; Kallunki, Veera; Komulainen, Kauko – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
The paper discusses how a teaching approach, "interdisciplinary design and invention pedagogy," affected primary school student teachers' learning outcomes through the craft design process in pre-service teacher education. This study applies developmental work research (Engeström in J Educ Work 14(1):133-156, 2001; Engeström in…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Handicrafts, Textiles Instruction, Teaching Methods
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