Education Journal

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Factors Contributing to Students’ Academic Performance in the Education College at Dammam University

    Hassan Yahya Alfifi, Jalila Abed

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 77-83
    Received: Oct. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2017
    Published: Mar. 05, 2017
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    Abstract: The objective of this research was to identify and analyze different factors influencing academic achievement. A survey was conducted by using a questionnaire for information gathering about learning preferences, entry qualifications, class size, number of hours studying, student’s competence in English, gender, age, family income, parents’ educati... Show More
  • Film-Aided Foreign Language Teaching Under the Constructivism Theory

    Wang Lin

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 84-86
    Received: Jan. 16, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 06, 2017
    Published: Mar. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: In this paper, the foreign language teaching using movies is discussed under the constructivism theory. The movie has its characteristics in the foreign language teaching, especially in improving students' interest for foreign language learning, their ability and in understanding the social situation. In this paper, the method about how to arrange ... Show More
  • University-Industry Collaboration in Curriculum Development: Analysis of Banking and Finance Graduates’ Attributes from Educators and Industries Perspective

    Banbul Shewakena Tessema, Sintayehu Belay Abejehu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 87-93
    Received: Jan. 25, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 09, 2017
    Published: Mar. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the role of university-industry collaboration in producing banking and finance graduates with employability skills from instructors and industries viewpoint. For this purpose, mixed research design called embedded design was employed. The sample of 76 industry employees and 73 instructors were selected using... Show More
  • Evaluation of a Sun Safety Education Program for High School Students in Beijing, China

    Dihui Lai, Jianchun Hao, Yu Fu, Shaowei Cheng

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 94-99
    Received: Feb. 08, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 09, 2017
    Published: Mar. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: Actions in reducing excessive sun exposure during childhood and adolescence has been a goal of a series of programs. The objective of this study was to evaluate a multi-component high school-based intervention program to increase sun safety knowledge and sun protection behaviors among students in Beijing, China. Volunteers from three high schools i... Show More
  • Effects of a KWL Plus Model of Meta-Cognitive Translation Instruction and Internet-Based Language Laboratory on Non-English-Majored Undergraduates’ Translation Skills

    Yougen Lou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 100-105
    Received: Jan. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 24, 2017
    Published: Mar. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: This paper reviewed a one-term experiment on integrating internet-based language laboratory (IBLL) in teaching translation skills with the know-want-learn (KWL) plus model to 132 first-year non-English-majored undergraduate students from Yangtze University as subjects. Subjects in this study consisted of 66 non-English-majored undergraduates in the... Show More
  • The Study on Imporving the Political Theory Education for the Undergraduate Students in Vietnam – from the Political Theory Education Experience in China

    Pham Thanh Trung, Li Quan Liu, Pham Huy Thong, Nguyen Van Sang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 106-109
    Received: Apr. 04, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 12, 2017
    Published: Apr. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: Educating political theory for university students is an integral part of political ideology, playing a very important role in shaping, developing and perfecting the political pathways, assuring the leadership of the Communist Party for the whole of society in all periods of revolution. The paper outlines the role of political theory education in u... Show More