Results: 237
Newcomer Integration and Academic Support in Newfoundland and Labrador
Xuemei Li, Hua Que
Dec 20, 2018
This article extracts eight points for discussion from many years of research in newcomer academic support and social integration in Newfoundland and Labrador. These points include: transportation to school for newcomer...
Westernization and Music in China during and after the Qing Dynasty
Anna Chen
Jan 30, 2014
Before the Revolution of 1911, China was a mighty empire dominated by various Chinese ethnic groups in different time periods. In particular, the Han people of the Tang1 and Ming Dynasty and the Man people of the Qing Dynasty2...
Published by: Faculty of Education
Exploring Communication and Networks Using Social Network Analysis
Programme management’s importance is increasing, particularly in the public sector, because of government promotion of PM. However, its novelty means PM is an under-researched organizational form.This is particularly the case...
Published by: IGI Global
Newcomers, Creative Spaces, and Connection Through Art
Historically, the island of Newfoundland has had  a culturally homogeneous population. For this reason, newcomers report a distressing insider/outsider dynamic of disconnect and challenges accessing local social support systems...
Building a Community of Practice in the Workplace
This study adopts Wenger's (1998) community of practice (CoP) framework to understand the relationships and professional learning community formed at an information technology call center at a large research university in the...
Published by: IGI Global
Using Formative Assessment in a Blended EFL Listening Course
Thi Tran, Qing Ma
Jul 01, 2021
This paper explores how a formative assessment-based blended English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) listening course affects students' perceptions of their listening performance and what difficulties they may encounter during the...
Published by: IGI Global
Intelligent Data Mining-Based Method for Efficient English Teaching and Cultural Analysis
Qing Ai, Hongyu Guo
Apr 01, 2022
The emergence of online education helps improving the traditional English teaching quality greatly. However, it only moves the teaching process from offline to online, which does not really change the essence of traditional...
Published by: IGI Global
Media Platforms and Stock Performance
Media-aware stock performance has been well recognized in recent studies. Previous research, however, focused on the content influence of the media, ignoring the manner in which the media is delivered. Based on the trust theory...
Published by: IGI Global
Exploring the Intellectual Structure and International Cooperation in Information Management
To make a comprehensive literature review and identify the development trends, this study maps the intellectual structure of the research information management based on co-keyword analysis, the 2-tuple linguistic technique, and...
Published by: IGI Global
Challenges Encountered During Synchronous Online Collaborative Writing via Google Docs
Mufeeda Irshad
Nov 01, 2022
This study investigated (1) the challenges encountered by a heterogeneous group of first year undergraduates during a synchronous on-line collaborative writing activity conducted through Google Classroom using Google Docs and...
Published by: IGI Global
Study on Water-Atmosphere Interface Distribution and Concentration Fluctuation Intensities of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Great Lake
In this study, the water-atmosphere interfaces distribution and concentration fluctuation intensities of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in Great Lake were analyzed. Based on the selected significant quantum descriptors...
Water Resources Security Evaluation Based on Matter Element Model in the Yellow River Basin
Water resource is a major limitation of human survival and development. Water security assessment is an important task in the environmental  protection and control of water. The solution to assess the grade of water security  in...
An Agent-based Simulation-optimization Coupling Approach for Device Allocation and Operation Control in Response to Offshore Oil Spills
The efficiency of offshore oil spill response not only relies on an efficaciously global decision/planning in devices combination and allocation, but also depends on the timely control for response devices (e.g., skimmers and...
A Study on Pollution in Livestock and Poultry Breeding in Shiyan City
With the investigation and research of agricultural ecology situation, the pollution characteristics of livestock manure were indicated by the statistical analysis of data as well as the effect of livestock and poultry breeding...
Do We Trust the Internet?
The threat profile of spyware is increasing rapidly when we consider the pervasiveness of computing in everyday life. The surreptitious nature of spyware can lead to information mining, data theft and exploitation of stolen...
Published by: IGI Global
At the Juncture of TESL, Multicultural Education, and Newcomer Integration
Xuemei Li
Dec 20, 2018
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) may not be a familiar term for many people in Newfoundland and Labrador, and TESL professionals in the province are a very small group. One can easily count the numbers of ESL...
Analysis of Differences in Electrochemical Performance Between Coin and Pouch Cells for <scp>Lithium‐Ion</scp> Battery Applications
Small coin cell batteries are predominantly used for testing lithium‐ion batteries (LIBs) in academia because they require small amounts of material and are easy to assemble. However, insufficient attention is given to...
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Do You Speak Chinese, Mandarin, or Cantonese? An Explanation Based on a Native Chinese Speaker’s Early Experience
Cheng Li
Dec 20, 2018
This article reports on my early experiences with learning and speaking varieties of Chinese, responding to the curious questions on the power relationship between Mandarin and other dialects in China today. A series of...
A Secure IoT-Based Mutual Authentication for Healthcare Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks Using ECC
The role of wireless medical sensor networks (WMSNs) is very significant in healthcare applications of IoT. Online report generation and sharing the reports reduce the time and make the treatment of patients very fast. Here, the...
Published by: IGI Global
Supply Chain Efficiency and Effectiveness Management Using Decision Support Systems
Xiangyi Li
Jun 01, 2022
In supply chain management, decision support systems and time series forecasting play an essential role. The accuracy of time-series predictions is critical for the performance optimization of every supply chain. This article...
Published by: IGI Global
An Efficient Method of Tooth Segmentation Under Massive Medical Data
To accurately and efficiently complete tooth segmentation from a large amount of oral medical data, the burden of doctors should be reduced. An automatic seed picking method based on 2D projection of the occlusal plane was...
Published by: IGI Global
Supply Chain Efficiency and Effectiveness Management Using Decision Support Systems
Guozheng Li
Oct 01, 2022
The management of global supply chains that emerge from outsourcing and offshoring activities emphasizes a globally dispersed supply chain. All stakeholders and entrepreneurs worldwide have a common understanding of information...
Published by: IGI Global
Do Institutional Group Holding Anomalies Drive Broad Market Trends?
This paper focuses on the behaviour of institutional investors in the Chinese stock market and quantifies their “group holding” behaviour. Using the Shannon entropy in network systems, the authors measure institutional...
Published by: IGI Global
An Empirical Research on the Construction of a Government Website Public Satisfaction Index Model in China
Haitao Li
Sep 01, 2021
With proliferated applications of the internet and world wide web, people are increasingly interacting with government websites. It is therefore significant to measure satisfaction on government systems from citizen's...
Published by: IGI Global
Rewriting of Text and Paratext: Reception of “Bushido
Xiao Li
Jan 01, 2022
Bushido: The Soul of Japan is an influential sociology work for the world to study Japan. Drawing primarily upon cultural translation studies and Gerard Genette's paratext theory, this article investigates how the 10 Chinese...
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