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    A comparative study of teachers' perception towards extracurricular activities according to their demographics in giraffe English School Nanjing, China 

    Ailun, Gu; Yan, Ye; Jane Kanjanaphoomin (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    This study attempted to determine and compare the teachers’ perception towards extracurricular activities according to their demographics in Giraffe English school, Nanjing City, Jiangsu province, China. A total of 75 full time teachers got involved in this study during the academic year 2017. The researcher adopted the questionnaire based on Judith’s (1978) to determine teachers’ perception towards extracurricular activities of 2 indicators including inclusive activities and exclusive activities in Giraffe English School Nanjing China. The ...
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    A comparative study of teachers' perceptions towards principals' leadership behaviors at Jeyang and Hkachyang Middle Schools in Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar 

    LaRaw, Nnye; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The main purposes of this study were: 1) to identify teachers’ perceptions towards principal’s leadership behaviors at Jeyang Middle School; 2) to identify teachers’ perceptions towards principal’s leadership behaviors at Hkachyang Middle School; 3) to compare principals’ leadership behaviors perceived by teachers between Jeyang and Hkachyang Middle Schools in Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar. The researcher designed this study as a quantitative and comparative study using the questionnaire in two parts. Part one was associated with the teachers’ ...
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    A comparative study of teachers' perspectives of the learning through play approach according to their selected demographics at selected international schools in Bangkok 

    Pandey, Neha; Ye, Yan (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purposes of this study was to identify demographic profiles of the teachers, to determine teachers’ perspectives towards the learning through play approach at selected international schools in Bangkok and to compare teachers’ perspectives towards the learning through play approach from their practice of early years based on their nationalities, years of teaching experience and qualification specialty in 2016. From the total number of 170 preschool and kindergarten teachers working at 17 selected international schools in Bangkok; 93 ...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TEACHERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS ACCORDING TO GENDER, NATIONALITY AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT THREE SCHOOLS IN BANGKOK, THAILAND 

    Dahuja, Manika; Surapee Sorajjakool (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The purpose of this study is to find out about the attitude of teachers towards inclusion of children with special educational needs according to demographics at three schools in Bangkok. The objectives of this research are (a) To identify the level of teachers’ attitudes towards inclusion of children with special educational needs according to gender, nationality and teaching experience at three schools in Bangkok, Thailand (b) To compare the significant difference of teachers’ attitudes towards inclusion of children with special educational ...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON SELF-EFFICACY FOR PERFORMING LEARNING INQUIRY TASKS AND ATTITUDES TOWARD LEARNING CHEMISTRY THROUGH INQUIRY-BASED LABORATORIES IN GRADES 9-12 STUDENTS AT CONCORDIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, THAILAND 

    Pawinee Narueponjirakoon; Suwattana Eamoraphan (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The purpose of conducting this research was to determine students’ self-efficacy as well as attitudes toward learning chemistry of middle and high school students before and after learned inquiry-based laboratories. The inquiry-based laboratory offered many benefits to students without difficulties of planning and performing laboratory for science classes. The inquiry-based laboratory process was comprised of developing a hypothesis, designing an experiment, and interpreting data. The attitudes toward learning chemistry were favorable views about ...
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    A comparative study on teachers' perceptions towards principal's instructional leadership according to their demographics in USH private school, Mandalay, Myanmar 

    Kyi Kyi Yu; Yan, Ye; Jane Kanjanaphoomin (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The main purpose of this study was to identify the demographic profiles of teachers, to determine Teachers’ Perceptions towards Principal’s Instructional Leadership, and to compare Teachers’ Perceptions towards Principal’s Instructional Leadership at USH private School Mandalay according to their gender, age, educational background and work-experiences in 2017. A total of 53 teachers (23 male and 30 female) from USH private school Mandalay completed the questionnaire, it was designed to identify the Teachers’ demographics and their perceptions ...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE EXPECTED AND ACTUAL SERVICE QUALITY PERCEIVED BY THE STUDENTS AT BOARDING HOUSES OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER SISTERS IN PATHEIN DIOCESE, MYANMAR 

    Khaing, May Oo; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    This study attempted to determine and compare the service quality of the St. Francis Xavier Sisters’ boarding houses as perceived by the students before they joined the boarding houses and while they were staying there. The objectives of this study were (1) to determine the students’ expected perception on service quality before they stay in Sisters’ Boarding Houses of Pathein Dioceses, Myanmar. (2) to determine the students’ actual perception on service quality while they stay in Sisters’ Boarding Houses of Pathein Dioceses, Myanmar. (3) to ...
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    A comparative-correlational study of attitudes toward and motivation for Learning English as a foreign language in Grade 9 students from Akha, Bamar and Shan ethnic Groups at no 2 Basic Educational High School, Keng Tung, Eastern Shan State, Myanmar 

    Thant, Zaw Myo; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a significant relationship between attitudes and motivation of Grade 9 students toward English as a foreign language from the Akha, Bamar, and Shan ethnic groups and to compare both variables among three different ethnic groups at № 2 Basic Education High School, Keng Tung, Eastern Shan State, Myanmar. A total of 199 students participated, and the instrument adapted for this study was the latest version of Gardner’s (2004) Attitude/Motivation Test Battery. Pearson product-moment ...
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    A comparative-correlational study of years 4 to 6 and years 7 to 9 non-Thai students' motivation and orientation of motivation toward learning Thai at an international school in Bangkok, Thailand 

    Sunida Wiriyanusorn; Lynch, Richard (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a significant difference between Years 4 to 6 and Years 7 to 9 non-Thai students’ level of motivation toward learning Thai, and to determine if there was a significant association between Years 4 to 6 and Years 7 to 9 non-Thai students’ orientation of motivation toward learning Thai at an international school in Bangkok, Thailand. An adapted version of Gardner’s Attitude/Motivation Test Battery (AMTB) was used to collect data from 29 non-Thai students in Years 4 to 6 and 44 non-Thai ...
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    A CORRELATIONAL-COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SELF-COMPASSION AND ENGLISH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ACCORDING TO GENDER OF GRADE 10 STUDENTS AT CHAKKAM KHANATHON SCHOOL IN LAMPHUN PROVINCE, THAILAND 

    Maccabi, John Andrew; Suwattana Eamoraphan; Pisutr Vapiso (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    In this study, self-compassion and English academic achievement were investigated and analyzed among grade ten male and female students. The sample of this study purposively selected 384 former grades 9 Chakkam Khanathon School male and female students out of a total of 594 grade 10 Chakkam Khanathon School students. The study used students’ grade 9 national English Ordinary National Educational Test (O-NET) to determine students’ English academic achievement. To determine students’ level of self-compassion the Self-Compassion Scale Short Form ...
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    A correlational-comparative study of self-efficacy for learning Chinese as a foreign language and Chinese academic achievement of Grades 6-10 students according to their Chinese language proficiency levels at a trilingual international school in Samut-Prakarn, Thailand 

    Huang, Li-Yun; Lynch, Richard (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between selfefficacy for learning Chinese as a foreign language and Chinese academic achievement in four different criteria of Chinese class Phase 3, Phase 4 and Phase 5 (Grade 6-10 student groups) that were divided according to their Chinese language proficiency level, The four criteria were comprehending spoken and visual text, comprehending written and visual text, communicating in response to spoken, written and visual text, and using language in spoken and written form. An ...
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    Death anxiety, coping strategies, and empathy among Thai physicians in Chiang Mai 

    Handagoon, Sasisupa Arizaiah; Varma, Parvathy (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    This study investigates the relationship of years of experience and death anxiety to the empathy of Thai physicians in Chiang Mai toward their patients, as mediated by coping strategies (engaged, disengaged, and both). A total of 143 physicians (ages of 25 and 75) from four hospitals in Chiang Mai, who completed a self-administered questionnaire that was designed to measure the study’s variables, namely demography, death anxiety, coping strategy, and empathy. The results of the study indicate that the years of experience of Chiang Mai’s ...
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    A DEVELOPMENT MODEL OF ADMINISTRATORS’ LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES FOR EFFECTIVE JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS 

    Suvatinee Salee-on; Sangob Laksana (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    The main purpose of this study was to develop the model of administrators’ leadership competencies for effective job performance in private higher education institutions. The five domains of Spencer & Spencer (1993) leadership competencies and the four domains of Thai Higher Education missions were used as theoretical framework for the study. This study was conducted with both quantitative and qualitative methods. The data was gathered from 351 lecturers from 7 private higher education institutions in Bangkok, Thailand. The questionnaire with 5 ...
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    A development of an academic leadership model for higher education in India 

    Dani, Asmita; Nathara Mhunpiew (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    Academic leadership is one of the major factors that can address the challenges of 21st century and subsequently enhance the quality of higher education. The aim of this study is to develop a model of academic leadership for higher education in India for which it has employed a sequential mixed methods strategy. Qualitative data gathered from the research literature is analyzed by recursive interim content analysis to explore academic leadership. The findings of content analysis are used to develop research instruments. The survey questionnaires ...
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    A development of student leadership characteristic practice model at normal universities in Hebei Province, China 

    Yanan, Yang; Nathara Mhunpiew (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    Student leadership development provides students with opportunities to demonstrate and cultivate their leadership characteristics. In this research, the main purpose was to create a model for the development of student leadership characteristic practice at Normal Universities in Hebei Province of China. It applied both qualitative and quantitative methods. The researcher applied the content analysis about desirable student leadership characteristics in higher education. Skills, knowledge and attitude were crucial components of student ...
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    The direct and indirect influences of self-compassion on alcohol consumption among Thai businessmen, mediated by stress and depression 

    Darnell, Lihi; Varma, Parvathy (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The current research aimed to explore the direct and indirect influences of self-compassion (SC) on alcohol consumption (AC), being mediated by stress and depression among Thai businessmen in Bangkok, Thailand. This research investigation employed quantitative methods based on data derived from a self-report survey questionnaire on a population of 266 Thai businessmen (N=266). This study used the correlation approach via path analysis to determine if the targeted population’s level of SC can predict their level of AC, both directly and ...
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    EMPOWERING YOUTH: PROMOTING SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING AMONG THAI ADOLESCENTS OF LOW SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS THROUGH POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY INTERVENTION 

    Permsit Lamprasitipon; Blauw, Jon (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    This quiz-experimental study examined the effectiveness of a 10-hour workshop-based intervention program that incorporated positive psychology strategies. Participants in the study included 72 Thai adolescents age 14 to 17 years with low socioeconomic status from four Fai-Fah centers, two of which were randomly assigned to one of two experimental conditions: (1) the Positive Empowerment for Adolescents (PEA) group or (2) the expressive writing and reading control group. PEA is a series of positive psychology interventions including character ...
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    Enhancing the 21st century life skills of university students using whole brain literacy, experiential learning theory, and appreciative inquiry: an action research for Assumption University 

    Puntharee Israngkul na Ayudthaya; Chavez, Gloria S.; Lertchanta Seelaungsawat (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    This research investigated the effect of organization development interventions (ODI) using three modalities namely: Whole Brain Literacy (WBL), Experiential Learning Theory, and Appreciative Inquiry (AI) in enhancing the 21st Century Life Skills of undergraduate students in Assumption University of Thailand. An action research was conducted in three phases; pre-ODI, ODI, and post-ODI where both quantitative and qualitative research methods were used to explore, assess and gather the data to enhance the life skills of students which included ...
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    AN ETHICAL LEADERSHIP MODEL FOR ENHANCING MORAL EDUCATION IN THE DIOCESAN COLLEGES OF PALAI, KERALA, INDIA 

    Joseph Purayidathil; Kanog-on Rungrojngarmcharoen (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The aim of this research was to develop an ethical leadership model for enhancing moral education in the diocesan colleges of Palai, Kerala, India. The researcher identified four specific objectives for this research. For accomplishing the first research objective, the researcher did the content analysis of 16 books and 114 articles directly related to the subject. These results were validated by twenty experts and from these results the instruments for the data collection for acquiring the second objective were developed. The data for second ...
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    FACEBOOK USE, APPEARANCE COMPARISON, BODY DISSATISFACION, AND SELF-ESTEEM IN THAI FEMALE FACEBOOK USERS 

    Atita Uttravanich; Blauw, Jon Nicholas (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    It is well known that social media such as Facebook has gained popularity in recent years with its unique features facilitating communication among people from every part of the world. It can be the free space of self-presentation where users portray their flattering images through well-selected posts. Using correlational research design, this study aims to investigate the direct and indirect relationship between Facebook use, appearance comparison, body dissatisfaction, and self-esteem. Thai female Facebook users (n=171) aged between 20-74 years ...