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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...
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...
Integration of Bricolage and Institutional Entrepreneurship for Internet Finance
This article describes how current research on the institutional entrepreneurship process tends to ‘design principles.' There is lack of research on mechanism and strategy of the institutional bricolage, especially for Internet...
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Which Kinds of Legitimacy is Important?
Although legitimacy has been identified as a vital issue for firms, existing literatures of legitimacy for firms mainly focus on one stage in their life cycle. To this end, this article applies the theory of cooperate life cycle...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Tourism-Driven Mobilities
Mobilities discourse, regardless of its vital significance in day-to-day life, is under examined. It draws researchers' attention at theoretical level showing significant absence of empirical studies. The absence of a scale to...
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Semantic Trajectory Frequent Pattern Mining Model
Jie Su, Jun Li
Jan 01, 2022
A method for mining frequent patterns of individual user trajectories is proposed based on location semantics. The semantic trajectory is obtained by inverse geocoding and preprocessed to obtain the Top-k candidate frequent...
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Fitness Distance Correlation Strategy for Solving the RGV Dynamic Scheduling Problem
Rail guide vehicle (RGV) problems have the characteristics of fast running, stable performance, and high automation. RGV dynamic scheduling has a great impact on the working efficiency of an entire automated warehouse. However...
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Moving Toward a Diversity Plus Teacher Education
Guofang Li
Dec 15, 2017
Building upon existing research on preparing teachers for English language learners (ELLs), this chapter examines current practices and challenges of integrating ELL education into teacher preparation programs in the U.S. The...
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Research on Risk Analysis and Countermeasures of Micro Store Operation Model
With the rapid development of e-commerce and the increasing popularity of smartphones, online shopping has become a trend of the times, and various online shopping platforms have emerged endlessly. As a new type of shopping...
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