Perspectives of Arts and Social Studies Vol. 3

Authors

Dr. Alina Georgeta Mag, (Editor)
Lecturer,Ph. D, Department of Teacher Training, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania.

Profile Link: http://socioumane.ulbsibiu.ro/team/alina-georgeta-mag/    

Igbolo Magdalene Agbor
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, University of Abuja, P.M.B 117, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.
Jean Ngoc Boulware
University of Chicago, 5848 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
Brenda Huskey
University of Chicago, 5848 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
Heather Harden Mangelsdorf
University of Chicago, 5848 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
Howard C. Nusbaum
University of Chicago, 5848 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
Roy Schwartzman
Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA.
Karen E. Boger
Department of Communication Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, USA.
Wuhan Zhu
The Post-Doctoral Station, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai 200083, China and School of English Studies, Zhejiang International Studies University, Hangzhou 310023, China.
Zahari Ishak
Department of Educational Psychology and Counselling, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Low Suet Fin
Department of Educational Psychology and Counselling, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Mary-Anne Holfve-Sabel
Department of Educational Research and Development, Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT, University of Borås, Borås, Sweden.
Sarah Salih
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia.
Ongowo Richard Owino
Department of Curriculum Instruction and Media, Rongo University, P.O.Box 103-40404, Rongo, Kenya.
Susan Smith Nash
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and Texas A&M University Texarkana, USA.
Gary Stading
Texas A & M University Texarkana, USA.
Larry R. Davis
Texas A & M University Texarkana, USA.
M. Shafiqur Rahman
Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
Syfun Nahar
Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Synopsis

This book covers key areas of arts and social studies. The contributions by the authors include culture, child preference, fertility behaviour, population growth, gender, school type, motivation, learn,  elementary teacher education, practice-based teacher education, learning environment, wisdom, mindfulness training, locus of control, communication centers, English as a second language, intercultural communication, truancy, teacher personality, peers, school and family, student attitudes, gender differences, economic development, infrastructure investments, economic diversification, infrastructure financing, mono-economies, neo-mercantilism, resource-dependent economies, development loans, world bank, economic growth, supply chain, curriculum design, medical education, challenges, democracy index, analysis of variance, Friedman’s test, Pearson’s correlation coefficient etc. This book contains various materials suitable for students, researchers and academicians of this area.

Chapters

  • Chapter 1
    Culture, Child Preference and Fertility Behaviour: Implications for Population Growth in Cross River State, Nigeria
    Igbolo Magdalene Agbor
  • Chapter 2
    The Effects of Mindfulness Training on Wisdom in Elementary School Teachers
    Jean Ngoc Boulware, Brenda Huskey, Heather Harden Mangelsdorf, Howard C. Nusbaum
  • Chapter 3
    How International Students Using Communication Centers Navigate Locus of Control
    Roy Schwartzman, Karen E. Boger
  • Chapter 4
    A Cross-cultural Pragmatic Study on Openings and Closings in Upward Academic Request Emails
    Wuhan Zhu
  • Chapter 5
    Factors Contributing to Truancy among Students: A Correlation between Predictors
    Zahari Ishak, Low Suet Fin
  • Chapter 6
    Difference in Student Attitudes to School Teacher and Peers – Comparison of Majority Minority and Mixed Ethnicity Networks
    Mary-Anne Holfve-Sabel
  • Chapter 7
    Challenges of Curriculum Development for Health Sciences
    Sarah Salih
  • Chapter 8
    Students’ Motivation to Learn Biology
    Ongowo Richard Owino
  • Chapter 9
    Targeting Infrastructure Projects, Innovative Technologies and Financing Options to Achieve Sustainable Economic Growth in Resource-Based Economies
    Susan Smith Nash, Gary Stading, Larry R. Davis
  • Chapter 10
    Variance Analysis of Democracy Index
    M. Shafiqur Rahman, Syfun Nahar
Cover for Perspectives of Arts and Social Studies Vol. 3
Published
October 14, 2019

Details about the available publication format: Chapter 1:PDF

ISBN-13 (15)
978-93-89562-20-0

Details about the available publication format: Chapter 2:PDF

ISBN-13 (15)
978-93-89562-21-7

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