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    An Application of the Instructional Leadership Model at Schools in the Kachin Area of Myanmar 

    Seng, Khun; Nathara Mhunpiew (David Publishing Company, 2014-02)

    The model is created to develop instructional leadership with the purpose of promoting the quality of teaching and learning and students’ achievement at schools in the Kachin area of Myanmar. Therefore, a development of an instructional leadership model will be applied to prepare the Kachin students for the 21st century. Thus, five projects, namely: (a) motivation for teachers and students; (b) managing teaching and learning; (c) developing collaborative culture; (d) relationship with other countries and inside the country; and (e) professi...
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    Social Networks as a Tool for Education: An Awareness of School Leaders 

    Nathara Mhunpiew; Joseph Purayidathil (US-China Education Review A, 2015-02)

    By nature, human beings look for knowledge and once he/she gets that, he/she shares it with others who are around him/her. So, it can be said that human beings are both information consumers and sharers. In the present world, social networks play an important role in human life. Studies reveal that human beings have adopted social media into their work, profession and so on, other than just communication and entertainment. Education is one of the fields that that adopted social media and new technologies to increase the course effectiveness. So...
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    Authentic Leadership, Social Cognitive Theory, and Character Education: The Transforming of Theories into Practices 

    Jerome Banks; Nathara Mhunpiew (US-China Education Review B, 2012)

    Character development must balance academic achievement. International school environments are diverse and multicultural settings, containing a learning-focused culture. This investigation constructs the sophisticated elements of authentic leadership and the complexities of the social cognitive theory as factors that produce a practical approach to character development in international schools. The research referenced solidifies this claim by providing evidence to the significance of this theory-based approach. The propose of this study is to ...
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    Development of a vocabulary instruction model for content and language integrated learning for English language learners in Bangkok 

    Robert McBain; Nathara Mhunpiew (Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2014)

    This paper presents a research project on content vocabulary instruction with a focus on the development of a model to improve vocabulary learning in a content and language integrated learning (CLIL) environment. The model was based on Cronbach's (1942) and Stahl and Fairbanks' (1986) theories of vocabulary learning, and culminating in a productive stage of specific vocabulary. The model also relates to the analysis of classroom discourse which highlights the importance of a student-centred learning approach, where emphasis is placed on encoura...
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    A Supervisor's Roles for Successful Thesis and Dissertation 

    Nathara Mhunpiew (US-China Education Review A, 2013-02)

    The success of a thesis or a dissertation for a graduate student relies upon the roles of their supervisor. The student not only needs to be equipped with the knowledge, but also be able to manage others and external factors at the same time. The journey during the period of conducting research is mixed with various tasks. Five supportive roles of a supervisor involving the supervision system are specific technical support, boarder intellectual support, administrative support, management, and personal support brings about the output of the stud...
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    A student on teachers' followership styles and strategies for developing followership skills in Soochow University, Chaina 

    Yan, Ye (2008)

    The study was conducted to identify teachers‘ followership styles at Soochow University; to identify the most important followership skills and characteristics; as well as the important followership skills that the university lacks in its training program as the teachers perceived at Soochow University, and to provide some key training themes and suggestions that will help develop teachers‘ followership skills at Soochow University. The examined population was comprised of 133 randomly selected instructors from seven different departments of So...

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