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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 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 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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    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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    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 ...
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    THE IMPACT OF NEGATIVE BEHAVIOR EVALUATIONS/GUILT AND NEGATIVE SELF EVALUATIONS/SHAME OF THAI UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN BANGKOK ON THEIR PERSONAL GROWTH INITIATIVE BOTH DIRECTLY AND INDIRECTLY, BEING MEDIATED BY THEIR REPAIR AND WITHDRAWAL TENDENCIES 

    Chatwimol Puengtum; Blauw, Jon Nicholas (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    Researchers have claimed that negative evaluation of one’s behavior or oneself after one has made a mistake can have a distinct negative or positive impact. After one has made a mistake, the Negative Behavior Evaluations or Guilt (NBEs/Guilt) emerges when one focuses on one’s action and the Negative Self Evaluations or Shame (NSEs/Shame) emerges when one focuses on one’s self. Correspondingly, the present study investigated the direct and indirect impact of NBEs/Guilt and NSEs/Shame on Personal Growth Initiative (PGI) which is an active, intentional ...
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    THE IMPACT OF SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING, CALLING, AND RELIGIOUS COPING ON BURNOUT, MEDIATED BY JOB STRESSORS, AMONG THAI PROTESTANT PASTORS 

    Wandee Wajanathawornchai; Blauw, Jon Nicholas (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The present study attempted to investigate the direct and indirect influences of spiritual well-being, calling, and religious coping on burnout among Protestant Thai pastors, being mediated by job stressors. This investigation consisted of two parts (Study 1 and 2) which included the examination of the psychometric properties of five Thai-translated Western-based measures: The Clergy Spiritual Well-Being Scale (CSWS), the Calling and Vocation Questionnaire (CVQ), the Brief Religious Coping (Brief RCOPE), the Challenge and Hindrance Stressors Scale ...
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    INFLUENCE OF CONTEXTUAL WORK FACTORS ON BURNOUT AND JOB SATISFACTION AMONG MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL WORKERS IN MYANMAR 

    Mon, Su Zar; Weinstein, Benjamin (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    The purpose of this study was to examine the direct and indirect influence of six contextual work factors (workload, control, reward, community, fairness and value) on job satisfaction, mediated by three dimensions of burnout (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and negative personal accomplishment) among Myanmar mental health social workers. A national sample of 205 mental health social workers various local and international organizations across Myanmar participated. The results showed that for mental health social workers in Myanmar, the ...
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    The influence of extraversion and neuroticism on self-esteem and life satisfaction mediated by Facebook use among Thai Millennials 

    Pimchanok Suebsumrarn; Varma, Parvathy (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    Facebook is the number one social networking site in the world that people engage in the most. Its popularity has reached epidemic proportions and it leaves many questions unanswered as to whether it is good or bad for users’ psychological health, especially for Millennials who engage in Facebook more than any other activity in their lives. The current investigation attempted to explore the direct and indirect influences of the personality traits of extraversion and neuroticism on self-esteem and life satisfaction, being mediated by Facebook ...
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    INFLUENCE OF GENDER ROLE ATTITUDE, QUALITY OF ALTERNATIVES, INVESTMENT SIZE, AND COMMITMENT ON MARITAL SATISFACTION BETWEEN THAI WOMEN WHO MARRIED THAI MEN AND THAI WOMEN WHO MARRIED FOREIGN MEN 

    Napont Suntornkanit; Varma, Parvathy (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    Gender role attitude, quality of alternatives, investment size, commitment, and marital satisfaction were measured and compared between Thai women who married Thai men and Thai women who married foreign men. Direct and indirect influences of gender role attitude, quality of alternatives, investment size, and commitment on marital satisfaction were also analyzed. The sample consisted of 200 respondents (N=200), of whom 100 were Thai women who married Thai men (50%) and 100 were Thai women who married foreign men (50%). The mean age of respondents ...
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    THE INFLUENCE OF GENDER, SELF-ESTEEM, AND COMPUTER SELF-EFFICACY ON THE INTERNET USAGE PATTERNS OF SELECTED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN BANGKOK 

    Koini, Rose; Natalie Chantagul (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The current study attempted to examine the influence of gender, self-esteem, and computer self-efficacy on the Internet usage patterns of high school students in Bangkok, aged between 13 and 19 years who have access to the Internet for social and academic purposes. Reliability analysis was conducted on the self-esteem and computer self-efficacy scales for the purpose of maximizing the internal consistency of these two measures. MANOVA was conducted to test for gender differences in the variables of self-esteem and computer self-efficacy and the ...
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    THE INFLUENCE OF PERSONALITY (EXTRAVERSION AND NEUROTICISM) ON BODY IMAGE, MEDIATED BY CELEBRITY WORSHIP, AMONG THAI FEMALE ADOLESCENTS IN BANGKOK 

    Narula, Navneet; Varma, Parvathy (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    The purpose of the current investigation was to examine the direct and indirect influences of the two dimensions of personality (extraversion and neuroticism) on body image, being mediated by celebrity worship, among adolescents in Bangkok. A total of 250 female adolescents were recruited from various locations/sites in Metropolitan Bangkok through convenience sampling. The participation involved the filling in of a set of Thai-translated questionnaires. The scales used were Celebrity Attitude Scale (CAS), The Eysenck Personality Questionnaire ...
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    INFLUENCES OF TEMPERAMENT TYPES ON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ WELL-BEING, ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT 

    Embalzado, Henzel Tagalog; Varma, Parvathy (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    The purpose of this present study was to investigate the influence of the temperament types toward university students’ well-being, academic performance and college adjustment. Temperament types are basic dimensions of personality that are fundamentally based on biology and genetics. Its biological foundation posits that temperamental traits are relatively stable, consistent across cultures and situations, and evident throughout the lifespan. The marked individual differences are due to the developmental processes—a byproduct of maturation, ...
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    JOB PERFORMANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING OF THAI HOTEL WORKERS: A MULTI-MODEL PATH ANALYTIC STUDY 

    Raich, Annett; Ho, Robert (2017)

    Job performance and the psychological well-being of employees are of paramount importance for a successful company. Especially in the hospitality industry in a country like Thailand where tourism plays a major role in the growth and sustainment of a healthy Thai economy, it is imperative to identify what and how certain factors may influence job performance and psychological well-being of employees. In order to achieve this aim, the present study posited and investigated a comprehensive process model to determine the direct and indirect influences ...
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    A model for content and language integrated learning for English programs in Saint Paul De Chartres Schools in Thailand 

    McBain, Robert; Nathara Mhunpiew (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    Teaching and learning practices were examined across three English programs in St Paul De Chartres Schools in Thailand to develop an effective CLIL framework, for teaching and learning math, science and social studies. Quantitative & qualitative data collection methods were employed including content analysis of documents and websites. Findings from this revealed that for any CLIL plan to be successful, eight key administrative and teaching practices have to be planned for and in advance of teaching these content subjects. These eight ...
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    A qualitative look into the lives and aspirations of street children in Ho Chi Minh City 

    Jeffrey, Azrael Josiah; Johnson, Donald Arthur (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The following paper presents a phenomenological view of Street children’s future aspirations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (HCMC) in 2018. Information was collected addressing general background data, their experiences of living on the street, and the reasons for and how they came to be living on the streets. The subjects studied comprised 3 male and 3 female street children living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Phenomenological interviews were generated using a variety of quantifiable data techniques. They included: in-depth interviews of ...