Browsing by Author "Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez"
A comparative study of Grades 9-12 students' perceptions of teaching effectiveness in music class according to gender, years of enrollment, and music instrument played at the American School of Bangkok, Green Valley campus Yang, En-Chia; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Assumption University Press, 2018)
The aims of this study were to identify Grades 9-12 students’ perceptions on teaching effectiveness of teachers in music class at the American School of Bangkok, Green Valley campus, and to determine whether there was a significant difference among these students’ perceptions according to their gender, years of enrollment, and music instrument played. This study focused on 81 Grades 9-12 students who enrolled music class at the American School of Bangkok, Green Valley campus, during the academic year 2016-2017. The students answered a ...
A comparative study of mathematics self-efficacy and anxiety levels of Grades 10-12 students at Thai Christian School before and after supplemental practice use of the mathematics e-learning application website Khan Academy Parsons, Brian S.; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Assumption University Press, 2018)
The purpose of this study was to determine if students’ mathematics selfefficacy could be increased and their mathematics anxiety could be reduced by adding supplemental mathematics practice using the internet-based website Khan Academy to increase mastery experiences in solving mathematics problems. The study focused on 156 Grades 10-12 students at Thai Christian School in Bangkok. A research experiment was conducted during the course of the second semester of the 2016 school year based on Bandura (1977) sources of self-efficacy ...
A comparative study of teachers' and students' beliefs towards teacher-centered and learner-centered approaches in Grade 12 English as a foreign language class at one governmental senior secondary school in Shaan'xi Province, China Xiangqin, Bai; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)
The aim of this study was to determine what were Grade 12 EFL teachers’, and Grade 12 intermediate- and advanced-level students’ beliefs towards teacher-centered approach and learnercentered approach, in order to determine whether there was a significant difference between them. This study was conducted at one governmental senior secondary school in Shaan’xi Province, China. The study focused on 23 Grade 12 EFL teachers, 48 Grade 12 EFL intermediate-level students and 87 Grade 12 EFL advanced-level students of the second semester of academic ...
Transforming a literary work into a dramatic performance: a qualitative case study of the experiences of selected international school students in Thailand and Myanmar Ceisler, Robert Alan; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Assumption University Press, 2018)
This is a qualitative case study of how selected middle and high school students at two international schools, one in Thailand and another in Myanmar, took literary texts and transformed them into dramatic performances. From 2010-2015, I directed my students in three stage plays and three films. Ten student performers from those plays and films became participants in this study. I interviewed these students about their experiences. My objective was to explore how each participant had reflected on their own personalities, characteristics, ...