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Construction of otherness in the CBS’s sitcom, the big bang theory
(Khate Sefid Publications, 2015-10-07)
The fact that TV enjoys a great number of viewers, many of whom are influenced by it is undeniably acknowledged. This paper analyses the successful American sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, and investigates the factor of ...
Earning expected benefits of ERP for insurance organisations in Sri Lanka: Implementation perspective
There are many complains around sustainability of the benefits of Insurance ERP implementations in Sri Lanka. The reason is mainly due to lack of expected benefits from these implementations and declining the initially ...
A study of Rubi/Furigana functions: Spectrum between a translation type and a pragmatic type
(International Japanese Language Education, 2016-09-09)
This is part of an on-going project about the comprehensive understanding of uses of Rubi/Furigana taxonomy in the writing system of modern Japanese. Rubi/Furigana is a small typed script on the top of Chinese characters, ...
Valuing partnerships in assessment: Building sustainable professional learning
Assessment for learning (AfL) approaches are claimed to have improved student learning and achievement (e.g., Black & Wiliam, 1998). Extensive research has been conducted, including comparative studies with high student ...
Collaborative activity in an online bilingual exchange: Social presence in an emergent collaborative community
(Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), 2015-10-19)
The paper explores the discursive construction of social presence in an international online collaboration of distributed language learners from different cultural, institutional and linguistic backgrounds. It utilizes and ...
Life integrated learning and assessment: Strategies to connect mature-aged distance students with the course content
Nearly a third of mature-aged students (over aged 24) in New Zealand study by distance so they can fit study into their full lives. Past research suggests these students enjoy and cope well with distance learning, but also ...
Introducing awareness of indigenous knowledge paradigms IFLA core elements
Learning English for settlement: Conditions, corridors, complexities
(Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise, 2016)
Does physical functioning decline after retirement? a longitudinal investigation from 2006 to 2016
(Oxford University Press, 2017-07-12)
The impact of retirement on physical health is an important focus of ageing research. However, research findings are inconclusive. To understand for whom and under what conditions retirement presents health benefits, the ...