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    THE RELATIONSHIP OF TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS LEADERSHIP CAPACITY AND ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE IN THE MARIANISTS SCHOOLS, INDIA 

    Kujur, Prakash; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The main purpose of this research study was to determine the relationship between teachers’ perceptions towards leadership capacity and organizational culture in the Marianists schools, India. The study was conducted to survey all the teachers from the selected 7 schools manage by the Marianists in India during the academic year 2016-2017. In this study, the research instrument for Part II investigated the teachers’ perception on leadership capacity was adapted from Pierce (2007) based on Lambert (2003) Leadership Capacity School Survey (LCSS) ...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT ACCORDING TO THEIR GRADE AND FAMILY INCOME AT BASIC EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL, KWANTHAIR VILLAGE, CHAUNGZON TOWNSHIP, MON STATE, MYANMAR 

    Win, Cho Cho; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The primary purpose of this research study was to compare students’ perceptions of community involvement, according to their grade and family income, in Kwanthair Village High School, Chaungzon Township, Mon State, Myanmar. The study was conducted with grades 10 and 11, a total of 136 students, during the academic year 2016-2017. It was designed as a quantitative and comparative study. A questionnaire was used for data collection which was adopted from Rivera (2001) based on Epstein’s (1995) six types of framework of involvement. The questionna...
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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 co...
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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 st...
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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 o...
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    THE RELATIONSHIP OF TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS TOWARDS THE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY ACCORDING TO THEIR DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AT LAI ZA HIGH SCHOOL, KACHIN STATE, MYANMAR 

    Hkawng, Htu; Banks, Jerome (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of teachers’ perceptions towards the Professional Learning Community according to their demographic factors of age, educational background, teaching experience and training experience at Lai Za High School, Kachin State, Myanmar. Ninety full time teachers from Lai Za high school, participated in this study and the researcher identified the teachers’ demographic factors, and determined the relationships of teachers’ perceptions towards the Professional Learning Community in Lai Za high ...
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    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PRINCIPAL’S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND THEIR JOB SATISFACTION AT NO.1 BASIC EDUCATION MIDDLE SCHOOL IN YANGON, MYANMAR 

    Linn, Nyan Htun; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    This study identified the relationship between teachers’ perception towards principal’s leadership style and their job satisfaction at No.1 Basic Education Middle School in Yangon, Myanmar. The research objectives were, (1) to identify principal’s leadership style, (2) to identify the level of teachers’ job satisfaction and, (3) to determine the relationship between teachers’ perception towards principal’s leadership style and their job satisfaction at No.1 Basic Education Middle School in Yangon, Myanmar. In this research, there were 65 respon...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TEACHER SELF-ASSESSMENT ON TEACHER QUALITY AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS IN SAINT GABRIEL FOUNDATION’S SCHOOLS 

    Saharath Dowpiset; Suwattana Eamoraphan (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The challenge of the globalization that enhances the students to face a huge competition in their future means that the teachers have an important role to prepare students’ readiness for this challenge. Therefore, the researcher intended to seek an international assessment to evaluate the teacher quality in terms of self-development. The main purposes of this study are to examine the level of teacher quality which was obtained from the teachers’ self-assessment on teacher quality relative to the teachers’ demographic factors and to compare the ...
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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 yea...
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    A STUDY OF TEACHERS’ SELF-PERCEIVED EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WITH THEIR DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILES IN PINYA SANYAE INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, YANGON, MYANMAR 

    Elizabeth; Banks, Jerome (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    This correlational study examined the relationship of the overall teachers’ self-perceived Emotional Intelligence and its sub-skills (Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness and Relationship Management) with their demographic profiles (age, educational background and working experience) at Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education, Yangon, Myanmar. To meet this study’s objectives, all 60 teachers who are currently working Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education were given a survey questionnaire to complete an Emotional Intelligence Appraisal wh...
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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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    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 n...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF STUDENTS’ SELF-EFFICACY FOR THE USE OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY ACCORDING TO THEIR DEMOGRAPHICS IN THE MBA FAST TRACK PROGRAM AT THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, ASSUMPTION UNIVERSITY OF THAILAND 

    Htun, Myo Han; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    This study aimed to identify and compare students’ self-efficacy for the use of educational technology according to their demographics of 215 students from semester 1/2015, 2/2015 and 3/2015 in the MBA Fast Track Program at the Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand. The study was conducted in academic year 2015. The study used quantitative and comparative research methodologies. This study had three objectives. The first objective was to identify the students’ demographics, the second objective was to identify students’...
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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 Sc...
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    A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS’ PERCEPTIONS TOWARDS TRADITIONAL AND SHELTERED INSTRUCTION METHODS IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL AT PAN-ASIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, THAILAND 

    Lee, Adrian; Suwattana Eamoraphan (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The primary purposes of this research were to investigate learners’ perceptions towards traditional and sheltered instruction methods of the grades 6, 8 and 9 middle and high school students in Pan-Asia International School, Thailand, and to determine whether there is any perceived difference between the two methods. This research was conducted from March 21st to June 3rd, 2016 in the final semester of the 2016 academic year. The sample for this study was comprised of 116 students enrolled at Pan-Asia International School in middle and high sch...
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    A COMPARATIVE CORRELATIONAL STUDY OF GRADES SIX TO EIGHT STUDENTS’ PERCEPTUAL LEARNING STYLE PREFERENCE AND THEIR LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT AT PAN-ASIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, THAILAND 

    Swartz, Robert Douglas; Yan, Ye (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2018)

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptual learning styles of the grades six to eight middle school students in Pan-Asia International School located in Bangkok, Thailand. This study was also to determine the preferred learning styles of the students and compare those learning styles with the students’ learning achievement. The research was conducted from December 14 to 16, 2015 in the first semester of the 2015-2016 academic school year at Pan-Asia International School. In this study, Reid’s Perceptual Learning Styles Question...
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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, intent...
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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 abo...

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