International Journal of Education, Culture and Society

Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017

  • The Role of Culture in the Experiences of Pre-Service Teachers in Using IsiXhosa to Teach Science Subjects in Grade 4-9

    Nozuko Zukiswa Gxekwa, Nomsa Satyo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 158-164
    Received: Feb. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2017
    Published: Nov. 24, 2017
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    Abstract: There are language limitations that can prevent certain concepts from being part of a culture. In other words, there is an intricate relationship between culture and language that cannot be denied in any context including science education at primary school level. The purpose of this study is to identify and offer solutions to the main challenges t... Show More
  • Integrating ICT into Teaching and Learning Biology: A Case for Rachuonyo South Sub-County, Kenya

    Gideon Mwanda, Samwel Mwanda, Ronnie Midigo, John Maundu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 165-171
    Received: Mar. 03, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 28, 2017
    Published: Nov. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find out the extent of integration of computer technology into teaching and learning Biology in secondary schools of Rachuonyo South Sub-County, Kenya. The target population consisted of students and biology teachers in the Sub-County. Data was collected by use of questionnaires and an observation check list. From t... Show More
  • The Gaps in the Vocational Education and Training Curricula to Address Aeronautical Industry Needs

    Rosa Arnaldo, Fernando Gómez Comendador

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 172-183
    Received: Jan. 09, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 23, 2017
    Published: Nov. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: Aeronautic Industry has a critical responsibility in facilitating European economic growth and social inclusion providing revenues to otherwise isolated regions and allowing people to enlarge their horizons. According to the EU, currently aeronautics and air transport are key drivers of European cohesion and competitiveness, representing 220 billio... Show More
  • New Pragmatic Approach to Learning from Research Practices to Teaching Methodologies

    Joseph Kouneiher, Cecile Barbachoux

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 184-189
    Received: Mar. 04, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 24, 2017
    Published: Dec. 19, 2017
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    Abstract: An essential point of the learning and teaching environment today, is the need to pioneer a new approaches which go beyond some "standard" theorizations of pedagogy. We know by experiences that the most successful solutions should not only engage the students and the teachers but some aspect of those approaches should build on the transformative po... Show More
  • Assessments of Environmental Awareness Among the Some Selective University Students of Bangladesh

    Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumder

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 190-194
    Received: Mar. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 10, 2017
    Published: Dec. 19, 2017
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    Abstract: This study investigated the student’s awareness on environmental issues and problems and their behaviors towards the environment in different public and private universities in Bangladesh. In this regards data has been collected from the students of two public universities and two private universities. A sample of 400 students (60% male and 40% fem... Show More
  • Textual Analysis of Condominium Flyers in Cebu

    Rowanne Marie R. Maxilom, Christy T. Constantino

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 195-202
    Received: Apr. 18, 2017
    Accepted: May 03, 2017
    Published: Dec. 19, 2017
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    Abstract: This study aimed to describe and analyze the contents evident in the selected flyers of condominium projects. This study used the descriptive type of research method as it focused on the mandatory contents present in the selected thirty flyers of condominium projects in Cebu. Results revealed that the exact location of the project including the str... Show More
  • Predictive Value of Race and Gender on Gang Attitudes Among Young Adults

    Moneque Walker-Pickett, Katrina A. Homer-Darg

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 203-207
    Received: Aug. 25, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 16, 2017
    Published: Dec. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: While much research has been done on gangs in general, little research exists that has examined the predictors of attitudes toward gangs held by young adult women in micropolitan communities. The researchers conducted a predictive correlational research study to determine the significant predictors of attitudes toward gangs held by small-metropolit... Show More
  • Using Technological Tools to Boost Motivation and Interest in Students Studying Marathi as a Foreign Language - A Case Study in Mauritius

    Dwintee Bye Rama, Goonesh Kumar Bahadur

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 208-212
    Received: Nov. 28, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 10, 2017
    Published: Jan. 10, 2018
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    Abstract: In Mauritius, it was found that students find it hard to learn the foreign language in Marathi which is an optional language. The main reasons were that these students do not have outside exposure to the language after school classes; they learn and practice the language only in their classroom. Moreover, since the subject is being taught though th... Show More
  • From LCT to Power Trio - The Cooperation Between SFL and Sociology

    Lu Huang, Liping Chen

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 213-217
    Received: Mar. 21, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 01, 2017
    Published: Jan. 10, 2018
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    Abstract: Over the past decade, systemic functional linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory (LCT) has been cooperating to offer insight into education, especially knowledge building. In the special issue of Linguistics and Education in 2013, Karl Maton highlights the significance of semantic waves in knowledge building. These semantic waves involve recurren... Show More