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    Learning-centered leadership for Buddhist monastic education in Thailand 

    Phramaha Panya Kham Ai; Poonpilas Asavisanu (Assumption University Press, 2016)

    Monastic education is the oldest form of education available to common people in Thailand. It continues to this day in the education of monks and in the practice of temporary ordination. This report is based upon research done for Assumption University of Thailand and explores the possibilities for the improvement of monastic education. It analyzes the learning-centered leadership capabilities of the Thai Sangha educators and it provides suggestions for improving the educational standards and evaluation in monastic education.
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    Student Attrition: A Study of Risk Factors in an International University 

    Poonpilas Asavisanu (Proceedings from the International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Social Sciences 2017, 2017-08)

    Increasing pressure on Thai private universities to retain their students in the wake of decreasing student enrollment, demographic changes, and direct competition from public universities calls for them to address more systematically plans and action for student retention. The purpose of this study was to determine risk factors that affect student retention at an international university in Thailand. First year undergraduate students (N=2,193) were surveyed for factors related to student attrition. The survey was conducted both online and ...
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    A STUDENT RETENTION STRATEGY FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERS IN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS AT THAI PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES 

    Poonpilas Asavisanu; Nathara Mhunpiew (Assumption University, 2014)

    Factors affecting student retention were examined in the context of international programs at Thai private higher education institutions for the development of a leadership strategy to affect retention. A mixed-methods study involving both quantitative and qualitative aspects was employed to determine factors affecting student retention and current practices utilized. Students, faculty and administrators of international programs were surveyed and interviewed to obtain data for this study. Results indicated that retention of students in international ...
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    Utilizing the 4 P's Framework for Student Retention in Thai Private Universities 

    Poonpilas Asavisanu (IRED, USA, 2017-09)

    Increased pressure on Thai private universities to retain students in the wake of decreasing enrollment due to changing population demographics and mounting competition from both public and private universities, calls for a more practical approach to the planning and implementation of strategy and action regarding student retention. Most retention research has tended to be based on predominant models and theories of student retention developed from studies on western student populations. Thus, the explanatory or predictive power of these theories ...