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    A comparative study of Grade 3 students' Chinese character achievement through character structure literacy method and Chinese radical literacy method at an international school in Samut Prakarn, Thailand 

    Wu, Chih-Min; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a significant difference between Grade 3 students’ Chinese character achievement through character structure literacy method (CSLM) and Chinese radical literacy method (CRLM) at an international school in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. This study was conducted on a population sample of 65 Grade 3 students from the target school. The Chinese Character Achievement Test was administered to students and collected in March 2018, to identify students’ Chinese character achievement after an expe...
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    The moderation effect on the relationship between the TPB-based predictor variables and intention for healthy eating among Thai university students in Bangkok 

    Ruentip Poolthawee; Mohanan, Santhosh Ayathupady (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The present study was conducted to explore the moderation effect of health science education, internal health locus of control, and gender on the relationship between theory of planned behavior (TPB)-based variables and intention for healthy eating among Thai university students in Bangkok. There are 199 participants in this study whom were recruited from two universities via convenience sampling. Questionnaire about TPB-based variables from previous research and Multidimensional health locus of control scale were utilized to access parti...
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    The relationship between teachers' art experiences and their attitudes towards the importance of art education in an international school in Bangkok, Thailand 

    Iglesias, Lemuel De Jose; Ye, Yan (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this research was to identify teachers’ art experiences, as well as their attitudes towards the importance of art education, and subsequently determine the relationship between teachers’ experiences and their attitudes. The research focused on teachers from the primary level of an international school in Bangkok, Thailand. A questionnaire was used to gather information about teachers’ past art experiences as a student in primary, secondary school and university, as an adult and as related to family. Findings revealed that t...
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    The relationship of perceived teacher effectiveness and perceived teacher's classroom use of dialects with motivational orientation for learning Chinese language of Grade 10 students in Chinese language class at Hengxian High School, Guangxi Province, China 

    Lin, Taoping; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship of perceived teacher effectiveness, perceived teacher’s classroom use of dialects with motivational orientation for learning Chinese language of Grade 10 students in Chinese language class at Hengxian High School, Guangxi Province, China. Analysis of the collected data revealed that there was a significant, positive, and moderately strong correlation between perceived teacher effectiveness and motivational orientation for learning Chinese language of Grade 10 students in Chinese l...
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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 inclu...
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    The relationship of attitudes toward mathematics and mathematics self-efficacy with mathematics achievement of Grade 10 students at a Len Bum IDPs High School in Kachin State, Myanmar 

    June, Zaw; Suwattana Eamoraphan (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the level of attitudes toward mathematics, mathematics self-efficacy, mathematics achievement of Grade 10 students at A Len Bum IDPs High School in Kachin State, Myanmar and the relationship among them. The study focused on 200 of Grade 10 students who enrolled in A Len Bum IDPs High School in the academic year 2018-2019. Attitudes toward mathematics questionnaire (ATMQ) and sources of mathematics self-efficacy scale (SMSES) were used as the research tools in this study. For mathematics achievem...
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    A comparative study of students' motivation for learning English as a foreign language according to their preferences for indirect learning strategies at Nelson English Language Centre, Yangon, Myanmar 

    Siphora; Richard Lynch (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to examine the difference between the students’ motivation for learning English as a Foreign Language according to their preferences for indirect learning strategies at Nelson English Language Centre in Yangon, Myanmar. This research was designed as a quantitative comparative study. A total of 215 students from Intro, Level 1 and Level 2 at Nelson English Language Centre in Yangon participated in this study research. Data were collected using a survey questionnaire, which was adapted from the international ve...
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    A comparative study of Grade 6 science students' academic achievement under teacher-centered learning method and inquiry-based learning method at Panchasap School, Bangkok, Thailand 

    Shriya Gorowara; Lynch, Richard (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to compare grade 6 science students’ academic achievement under two different teaching methods at Panchasap School, Bangkok, Thailand. The two methods were teacher-centered learning method and inquiry-based learning method. The research included five objectives. Objective one was to determine the students’ academic achievement under teacher-centered learning method in pre-test and post-test. Objective two was to determine if there was a significant difference between pre-test and post-test under teacher-cente...
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    The influence of social support and student's self efficacy on academic engagement of undergraduate students mediated by sense of belonging and psychological distress 

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

    This study investigates the relationship of social support and self-efficacy on the academic engagement of Thai undergraduate students in Chiang Mai, Thailand, mediated by sense of belonging and psychological distress. A total of 267 students (aged between 17 and 24) from three universities in Chiang Mai participated in this study by completing a self-administered questionnaire designed to measure the study’s primary variables (social support, self-efficacy, sense of belonging, psychological distress, and academic engagement). The results...
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    The relationship of Grade 7 students' general ICT use and attitudes towards ICT use for school related activities with ICT self-efficacy in eleven English program schools of Thailand 

    Hines, Michael G.; Lynch, Richard (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of Grade 7 students’ general ICT use and attitudes towards ICT use for school-related activities to ICT self-efficacy in eleven English Program schools of Thailand. An adapted version of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment 2012, Information and Communication questionnaire was used to collect data from 559 Grade 7 English Program (EP) secondary students attending public or private (i.e., non-international) secondary schools within Central Thailand who were enro...
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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 p...
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    The relationship between teachers' demographic profiles and teachers' perception towards the internal quality assurance assessment at program level in two secondary high schools in Laiza and Mai Ja Yang Townships, Kachin State, Myanmar 

    Tun, Aung Ya; Ye, Yan (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the teachers’ perception towards Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Assessment at program level and relationship with the teachers’ demographic factors: age, educational qualification, years of service in school, and academic rank in two Secondary High Schools in Laiza and Mai Ja Yang Townships, Kachin State, Myanmar, and to compare teachers’ perception towards internal quality assurance system according to teachers’ gender. Two set of questionnaires were used to conduct this study: Questionnaires ...
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    Stress and life satisfaction among medical students in Myanmar: the mediating role of coping styles 

    Myint Oo, Agnes Mary Khine; Mohanan, Santhosh Ayathupady (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    This study investigate the direct effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction and the indirect effect between stress and life satisfaction mediated by the three different coping styles; problem-focused coping, emotional-focused coping, the avoidance focused coping The participants were medical students from first year to final year from two medical universities in Yangon, Myanmar. The quantitative research employed path analysis using survey questionnaires of 216 students obtain via convenient sampling. The path analysis result showed...
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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 in...
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    A study on the effectiveness of ecological civilization education in experimental school of Chinese education for sustainable development 

    Zhang, Jing; Ye, Yan (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    Ecological civilization is the wisdom crystallization of China's long-term explorations and researches based on Marxist ecological theory and scientific outlook on development, and the essence is to achieve sustainable development. Since the beginning of the new century, our government has attached great importance to ecological civilization and sustainable development and school education played an important role in this process. With the active promotion of international and domestic related policies and education administrative departm...
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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 study of attitudes toward English language held by Grades 7-10 students at no.1 Mindat High School, Chin State, Myanmar 

    Mang, Yaw; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of the study was two-folded: firstly, to determine the levels of attitudes toward learning English, in terms of four subscales (i.e., English language teacher, English language class, English language textbook and English language work), of Grades 7-10 students at № 1 Mindat High School, Chin State, Myanmar; and secondly, to determine if there was a significant difference among Grades 7-10 students at the target school regarding their attitudes toward learning English language in terms of the aforementioned subscales. This qua...
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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 a...
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    The relationship between instructors' transformational leadership style and their job satisfaction in nursing science faculty, University of Somalia 

    Ali, Leila Ismail; Banks, Jerome (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    This study investigated the relationship between instructors’ transformational leadership style and their job satisfaction in nursing science faculty, University of Somalia. This study aimed (1) to identify the degree in which transformational leadership style is used by the instructors; (2) to determine the satisfaction level of the instructors; and lastly (3) to examine the relationship between instructors’ transformational leadership style and job satisfaction of the nursing science instructors at University of Somalia. The study had 7...
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    A comparative study of Grades 10 and 11 students' perceptions of English teacher effectiveness in Lai Za High School and Mai Ja Yang High School in Kachin State, Myanmar 

    Nam, Bawm; Gonzalez, Orlando Rafael Gonzalez (Bangkok : Assumption University, 2019)

    The purpose of this study was twofold: firstly, to determine Grades 10 and 11 students’ perceptions of English teacher effectiveness using Danielson’s (2011) framework for teaching model and its domains (i.e., planning and preparation, classroom environment, and instruction) in Lai Za High School and Mai Ja Yang High School in Kachin State, Myanmar; and secondly, to identify whether there were significant differences in Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grades 10 and 11 students’ perceptions of English teacher effectiveness between the same schools...
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