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    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 que...
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    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; González, Orlando Rafael González (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, ...
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    A correlational-comparative study of Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 students' motivation for learning biology and their biology achievement at Pan-Asia International School, Thailand 

    Carthy, Martyn; Lynch, Richard (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This study investigated student motivation for learning biology, with student biology achievement at Pan-Asia International School (PAIS) in Thailand. The study separated Grades 9 and 10 students, and Grades 11 and 12 students according to their academic program. The study examined the motivation of 64 Grades 9 and 10 students (“Pre-IB” Program), and 43 Grades 11 and 12 students (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program). The researcher used the Motivated Strategies for Learning Science Questionnaire (MSLSQ) to identify the student mo...
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    The relationship of motivation and perceived parental encouragement with English oral skills achievement of Grades 6 to 8 students at KPIS International School, Bangkok  

    Contreras, Marie Anallie (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the level of KPIS International School Grades 6-8 students’ motivation, perceived parental encouragement and achievement in learning English oral skills as well as their relationship with each other. A motivation questionnaire was used to collect data from 81 Grades 6-8 students studying Language Arts in the academic year 2016 - 2017 at KPIS International School. Means, standard deviations, multiple correlation coefficient and multiple linear regression were used to analyze the data. The findings...
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    A comparative study of teachers' perceptions towards administrative support according to their demographic factors at three public high schools in Kyeemyindine Township, Yangon, Myanmar 

    Phyu, Poe Ei; Banks, Jerome (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The main purpose of this study was to compare teachers’ perceptions of administrative support according to their demographic factors including age, grade level currently teaching and years of teaching experience at three public high schools in Kyeemyindine Township, Yangon, Myanmar. A total of 102 teachers from three public high schools in Kyeemyindine Township completed a survey questionnaire designed for identifying the teacher’s demographic factors and their perceptions towards administrative support. The questionnaire was adapted from...
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    Influence of attachment styles on the well-being of Maldivian University and college students, being mediated by prosocial behavior, social skills, self-esteem, and trust in others 

    Ibrahim, Aishath Jinanee; Natalie Chantagul; Madathil, Jayamala (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The present investigation attempted to examine the direct and indirect influences of attachment style on well-being being mediated by prosocial behavior, social skills, self-esteem, and trust in others, and also to determine if the hypothesized paths would vary as a function of gender. A total of 1,110 Maldivian university and college students aged between 18 and 30 years consented to fill in a set of questionnaires. In the study two hierarchical models were posited, evaluated, and compared as to their efficacy in explaining the influence...
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    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 (mastery ...
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    Influence of coping style on life satisfaction Among Vietnamese undergraduates of psychology, mediated by stress, anxiety, and depression 

    Tran, Vu Anh; Natalie Chantagul (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This study investigated (1) the direct influence of coping style on life satisfaction; (2) the indirect influences of coping style on life satisfaction, being mediated by depression, anxiety, and stress; and (3) gender differences in coping style, life satisfaction, depression, anxiety, and stress on a sample of 510 Vietnamese undergraduates of psychology in Ho Chi Minh city. Vietnamese-translated versions of the Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS), Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale (DASS), Satisfaction with Life Scale (S...
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    A comparative study of Grade 12 students' use of direct and indirect second language learning strategies according to their gender and classes at Luchuan High school, Guangxi, China 

    Liang, Junyi; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This research mainly focused on the Chinese Grade 12 students’ use of second language learning strategies during the academic year 2016-2017, at Luchuan High school, Guangxi, China. A total of 120 students from grade 12 in this study. The data were collected based on the questionnaire of learning strategies for English learning. The study found that Grade 12 students used both direct strategies and indirect strategies for their English learning at a medium level; the use of overall learning strategies was also at a medium level. There was...
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    The relationship between teachers' perception toward teachers' leadership capacity and teachers' occupational stress in in-Gumla High School, Injan-Yang Township, Kachin State, Myanmar 

    Hpaugyi, Tu Lum; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The main purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between teachers’ perception toward teachers’ leadership capacity and teachers’ occupational stress in In-gumla High School in 2016 - 2017 academic year. The total of 45 fulltime teachers at selected School were surveyed by research instruments. The research instrument for this study was utilized to investigate the teachers’ perception toward their Leadership Capacity and their occupational stress in the school. The collected data was analyzed by using mean, standard deviatio...
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    The relationship between teachers' perception toward principal's leadership behavior and school climate among Nursery & Kindergarten sections in an International school of Thailand 

    Weila, Ou Yang; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This study was conducted mainly to determine if there was significant relationship between teachers’ perception towards principal’s leadership behavior and school climate among Nursery & Kindergarten sections in an International school of Thailand in academic year 2016 – 2017. Questionnaires composed of Leader Behavior Description and the Organization Climate Description items were given to 53 of full-time teachers in this study. The study found that teachers in Nursery & Kindergarten sections were perceived their principal as task behavi...
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    The relationship between teachers' perception of instructional leadership and organizational climate at Santichon Islamic School 

    Narakorn Wongson; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The main purpose of this study were to identify teachers’ perceptions of instructional leadership including the examination of several constructs (frame the school goals, communicate the school goal, supervise & evaluate instruction, coordinate the curriculum, monitor student progress, protect instructional time, maintain high visibility, provide incentives for teachers, promote professional development and provide incentives for learning) and organizational climate, and to determine the relationship between teachers’ instructional leadership a...
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    A comparative study of teachers' perception towards school environment according to their demographics at Zhaotong experimental primary school, Yunnan province, China 

    Zhang, Ruilian; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This study attempted to determine and compare the teachers’ perception towards school environment according to their demographics at Zhaotong experimental primary school, Yunnan province, China. A total of 157 teachers from grade 1 to 6 got involved in this study during the academic year 2016-2017. The researcher adopted the questionnaire based on Kate (2005) to determine teachers’ perception towards school environment of 6 indicators including health policies, physical environment, social environment, school-community relation, personal ...
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    A comparative study of university students' perceptions towards parental involvement according to their demographics at Myanmar institute of theology in Yangon, Myanmar 

    Awng, NP Brang San; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The major purpose of this study was to investigate the amount of parental involvement from the perspectives of today’s university students including the examination of several variables (gender, ethnic background, parents’ annual income, parents’ education background, and location) to determine if different amount of parental involvement exists according to the students’ demographics at Liberal Arts program in Myanmar Institute of Theology, Yangon, Myanmar. A questionnaire was utilized as the primary research instrument. A total of 212 un...
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    The relationship of teachers' perception towards their leadership capacity and their level of job satisfaction in an international school in Bangkok 

    Braly, Bruce; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The purpose of this research was to study the relationship of the teachers’ perception towards their leadership capacity and their level of job satisfaction in an international school in Bangkok during the academic year 2016-2017. This researcher used the high capacity leadership instrument adopted from Pierce (2007) based on Lambert’s (2003) leadership capacity school survey (LCSS), as well as the job satisfaction survey adopted from Drukpa (2004). The results showed there was a significant relationship between the teachers’ perception t...
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    A strategic leadership model for teacher evaluation using walkthroughs for student engagement at international school in Thailand 

    McGrath, John; Sangob Laksana (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This study used a multi-method approach to develop a model that changed the focus of teacher evaluation by using walkthroughs to guide teacher evaluation in order to increase student engagement utilizing a strategic leadership model. The objectives were (1) to explore the current practices in teacher evaluation, walkthroughs, and student engagement, (2) to determine the current practices of teacher evaluation, walkthroughs and student engagement at international schools in Thailand, (3) to develop the proposed strategic leadership model i...
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    A comparative study of teachers' perception towards values education management according to their demographics at Bangkok Christian International School, Thailand 

    Cha, Daeyoung; Yan, Ye (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The primary purpose of this research was to determine teachers' perceptions towards values education management according to their demographics in Bangkok Christian International School in Thailand. The study surveyed all 45 teachers in Pre-school, Elementary school, and High school department at Bangkok Christian International School in Thailand during the academic year 2016-2017. The research used the questionnaire adopted from Ye’s (2006) study, based on the Ministerial Council on Education in Australian (2002). The research found that...
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    The relationship between foreign teachers' perception of leadership styles and motivation at Assumption College Bangrak Campus, Bangkok 

    Kistenfeger, Stephan; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    The main purpose of this study was to investigate the possible relationship between foreign teachers’ perception of leadership styles and motivation at Assumption College Bangrak Campus, in which 51 foreign teachers participated. For the 3 research objectives a quantitative study was used with the following purpose: (1) To investigate foreign teachers’ perception on the leadership style of the administrator of Assumption College Bangrak Campus. (2) To investigate foreign teachers’ perception on their own motivation at Assumption College B...
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    A comparative study of Grade 11 students' and teachers' attitudes towards cooperative learning in two international schools in Phnom Penh 

    Nou, Rith Han; Lynchm Richard (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This research was conducted at two international high schools in Phnom Penh, in the school year 2016. The purposes were: 1) to determine the Grade 11 students’ attitudes towards cooperative learning; 2) to determine the Grade 11 teachers’ attitudes towards cooperative learning; 3) To determine if there was a significant difference between Grade 11 students’ and Grade 11 teachers’ attitudes towards cooperative learning. The study followed a quantitative research methodology employing both students’ and teachers’ questionnaires including th...
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    A correlational-comparative study of students' perceptual learning style preferences in learning English as a foreign language and their academic achievement in the cetana academic program for English at Myanmar institute of theology 

    Moo, Marina; Suwattana Eamoraphan (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    This study was conducted mainly to investigate the perceptual learning styles of the students in the Cetana Academic Program for English (CAPE) at the Myanmar Institute of Theology which is in Insein Township, Yangon, Myanmar. This study was carried out to determine the preferred learning styles of the students and compare and correlate those learning styles with the students’ learning achievement. The research was conducted from December 8 to 9, 2016 at CAPE. In this study, Reid’s Perceptual Learning Styles Questionnaire was used as the primar...
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