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    Impact of occupational stress and coping styles on burnout among physicians in Yun nan, China 

    Wang, Zhi Lin; Ho, Robert (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    This study was conducted to investigate the impact of occupational stress and coping styles on burnout among physicians in Yun Nan province, China. the sample consisted of 208 participants, consisting of 80 male and 128 female in-service physicians, recruited from different public hospitals. They voluntarily filled in a survey questionnaire consisting of the Occupational Stress Indicator-2 (OSI-2), the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Human Services Survey (MBI-HSS), and the Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS). The results revealed tha...
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    The relationship between parental mediation and Facebook victimization and in-person victimization, both directly and indirectly being mediated by the intensity of Facebook use by middle school students in an International School in Bangkok, Thailand 

    Saunders, Claudia; Varma, Parvathy (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between parental mediation and victimization that occurs from being bullied on Facebook, and victimization from bulling in-person, both directly and indirectly being mediated by the intensity of Facebook use. Also examined in the study was the overall difference in frequencies from victimization on Facebook and victimization which occurs from bullying in-person, amongst middle school students at an International school in Bangkok, Thailand. All students who participated in ...
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    The relationship between the teachers' demographics and their conflict management styles at Anuban Damrongrachanusorn School, Sisaket, Thailand 

    Bennagen, Markimson; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    This study was conducted mainly to determine the correlation between the teachers' demographics and their conflict management styles at Anuban Damrongrachanusorn School, Sisaket, Thailand in the academic year 2015. The demographics and the conflict management styles of the teachers were both surveyed and investigated by a questionnaire developed by Patana (2003). The demographics questionnaire surveyed the education background, age, and years of work experience while the conflict management styles questionnaire which was based on Thomas and K...
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    The influence of materialism on well-being among Thai adolescents 

    Mattaneeya Chotima; Blauw, Jon (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    This investigation attempted to examine the influence of materialism on well-being, mediated by gratitude, anxiety, and depression among Thai adolescents. Operationally, well-being encompassed the factors of academic performance, social integration, and life satisfaction. Data were collected from 1,200 university students in the Bangkok area. A self-administered survey questionnaire in Thai was employed for data collection. The questionnaire consisted of the following: a researcher-constructed set of questions to elicit demographic informat...
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    The relationship between grades four to six students' perceptions towards Montessori teaching method and their achievement at Mahachai Christian Wittaya School, Thailand 

    Basumatary, David; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The primary purpose of this research study was to investigate students' perceptions towards Montessori teaching method and whether there is any relationship between students' perceptions towards Montessori teaching method and their academic achievement. The study was conducted upon grade 4,5 and 6 students at Mahachai Christian Wittaya School, Mahachai, Thailand in a Montessori setting. A questionnaire was used for data collection and 97 students completed the surveys that measured their perceptions towards Montessori teaching method. The da...
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    A comparative study of students' use of peer learning according to selected demographics in the Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand 

    Sina Sobhanian; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    Peer learning has been shown to be one of the most effective strategies for improving students' learning, boosting motivation, and strengthening friendship. The study set out to investigate the use of peer learning and to explore the extent to which the students use this strategy in their academic lives. It also aimed to report the differences in the use of peer learning among the students according to the selected demographics. The research involved students from the Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand. A conven...
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    Internationalization of higher education: case studies of Thailand and Malaysia 

    Napaporn Armstrong; Sangob Laksana (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    Internationalization of Higher Education has grown considerably as a topic for several different reasons as for instance, a desire to promote mutual understanding, the migration of skilled workers in a globalized economy, the desire of institutions to generate additional revenues or the need to build a more educated work-force in the home countries which are generally emerging economies (OECD, 2004). Moreover the impact of ASEAN Communities which will be implemented at the end of 2015 supports the development of internationalization of higher ...
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    The relationship between teachers' perceptions on the school director's leadership style and the school's organizational climate at Assumption College English Program, Bang Rak, and Bangkok, Thailand 

    Saw Josaphat; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The purpose of the study was to identify the relationship between teachers' perceptions on the school director's leadership style and the school's organizational climate at Assumption College English Program, Bang Rak, and Bangkok, Thailand. The research objectives of the study were: (1) to identify the teachers' demographics at Assumption College English Program, Bang Rak, Bangkok, Thailand, (2) to identify the teachers' perceptions on the school director's leadership style at Assumption College English Program, Bang Rak, and Bangkok, Thailan...
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    A comparative study of teachers' perception of retention according to their demographic factors at Yunnan Normal University Business School in Yunnan Province, China 

    Jing, Zhao; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The main purpose of this study aimed to compare the teachers' perception of retention according to their age, gender, marital status, major, education level, residence registration and income at Yunnan Normal University Business School, China in the academic year 2013-2014. A total number of full-time teachers at Yunnan Normal University Business School in Yunnan Province of China were surveyed for this study. The study utilized Frequency and Percentage, Mean and Standard Deviation, and The Independent Samples t-test to analyze the data. Dea...
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    A comparative study of students' motivation for learning social studies according to their preferences for instructional strategies at the Escola Secundaria Catolica de Sao Jose Operario in Dili, Timor-Leste 

    Gama, Gaspar Florindo Noronha; Lynch, Richard (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    This research was conducted at the Escola Secundaria Catolica de Sao Jose Operario in Dili, Timor-Leste in the school year 2014. The purposes were: 1) to determine the level of students' motivation for learning social studies; 2) to determine the students' preferences among five instructional strategies; 3) to compare the students' motivation for learning social studies according to their preferences for instructional strategies. This study used a questionnaire, including 5 motivation subscales (intrinsic goal orientation, extrinsic goal orie...
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    A comparative-correlational study of emotional intelligence and musical intelligence among students from years eight to eleven at modern International School Bangkok, Thailand 

    Laxshmi Sachathep; Lynch, Richard (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    In this study, emotional intelligence and musical intelligence were investigated and analyzed among the students from year's eight to eleven in MISB. One hundred and eighty three students participated in this study in the first semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. The quantitative data collected by means of the EMI questionnaire, the findings indicated that the participants had average levels of both emotional intelligence and musical intelligence and there were no significant differences in the emotional intelligence of the participants ...
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    The relationship between the levels of students' satisfaction and their achievement at Kant Kaw Education Center in Myanmar 

    Aung, Ja Sawm; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The purpose of this study were to determine the students' satisfaction level, their achievement level, and test whether or not was there any a relationship between students' satisfaction and students' achievement at Kant Kaw Education Center, Yangon, Myanmar. The supportive theories used in this study were Effective School Indicator Theory, Student Achievement and Variables related to student achievement. The revised "High School Satisfaction Questionnaire" (2006) from Arkansas department of higher education in USA were used as a research too...
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    Factors influencing the psychological well-being of street venodrs in HPA-An township, Karen State, Myanmar: a path analytic study 

    Aye, Nan She Lar; Varma, Parvathy (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The present study examined the factors that influence the psychological well-being among street vendors in and around the public markets of Hpa-an township, Karen State, Myanmar. A total of 190 female participants who make a living as street vendors in the local markets were obtained by convenience sampling method. The findings of this study revealed that the vendors reported having average levels family functioning, social support, stress, and psychological well-being, used average levels of coping styles. The results showed that the vendor...
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    A comparative study of educational administrators' leadership styles in three types of universities in China: Normal University, University of Science and Technology, and Medical Universit 

    Meiyu, Yu; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    This study compares educational administrators' leadership styles in three types of universities in China: Normal Normal
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    The relationship between motivation for learning and academic achievement among basic and advanced level students studying Chinese as a foreign language in years 3 to 6 at Ascot International School in Bangkok, Thailand 

    Ting, Li; Lynch, Richard (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2016-06)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the level of motivational goal orientation, and the relationship between the motivational goal orientation and academic achievement among basic and advanced level students studying Chinese as a foreign language in years 3 to 6 at Ascot International School in Bangkok, Thailand. The study respondents were 127 students studying Chinese as a foreign language in years 3 to 6 at Ascot International School in 2014. This study followed a quantitative research methodology employing both a questionnaire and u...

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