Category Archives: JSS

Open Journal of Social Sciences

School Leadership Role in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Environment School Reconstruction as a Professional Learning Community

Author(s): David Nkengbeza ABSTRACT Understanding the role school leadership plays in rebuilding schools as professional learning communities is a crucial step forward in tackling the numerous challenges of conflict and post-conflict school reconstruction. The purpose of this article is to … Continue reading

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The Financial and Economic Crisis, Its Impacts on the Shipping Industry, Lessons to Learn: The Container-Ships Market Analysis

Author(s): Bomboma Kalgora, Tshibuyi Mutinga Christian ABSTRACT The container shipping, the important beneficiary and the major element of globalization, has remained a way of moving goods all over the world at an ever-increasing pace since not long ago. With China … Continue reading

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The Value of Music in Children’s Enlightenment Education

Author(s): Jue Zhou ABSTRACT A large number of theories and experiments have shown that music plays positive effect on children’s growth. Children who have received music education often show outstanding creativity and imagination in their school lives, compared with their … Continue reading

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Work Capacity of the Elderly: Assuming An-other Social Identity in the Contemporary World

Author(s): João Henrique de Morais Ribeiro, Raul Paiva dos Santos, Deusdete Inácio de Souza Junior, Daniele Sirineu Pereira, José Vitor da Silva, Maria Angélica Mendes ABSTRACT This is a theoretical study on the work capacity of elderly people based on … Continue reading

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Academic and Professional Guidance for Tertiary Students with Disabilities: Gathering Best Practices throughout European Universities

Author(s):Leonardo Santos Amâncio Cabral, Enicéia Gonçalves Mendes , Lucia de Anna, Serge Ebersold ABSTRACT The exponential increase of students with disabilities enrolled at universities of different countries has urged these institutions to enable some services geared to their guidance, both … Continue reading

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Application of Social Computing to Collaborative Web Search

Author(s): Chenn-Jung Huang, Heng-Ming Chen, Shun-Chih Chang, Sheng-Yuan Chien ABSTRACT Recently, e-learning has been paid much attention in the area of education. However, it is difficult for the low-achievement students to find out the key points and keywords while searching … Continue reading

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Is Blended Learning Making Us Stupid, Too?

Author(s): Ray Archee ABSTRACT The title of this paper echoes Nicholas Carr’s (2008) article, Is Google Making Us Stupid?, which evoked heated debate around the issue of whether the Internet was having negative effects upon human concentration and learning. While … Continue reading

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The Application Research on DOI in the Digital Publication of Chinese Sci-Tech Journals

Author(s): Ting Dai ABSTRACT DOI, Digital Object Identifier, has been pervasively applied in digital information resources overseas and becomes an international standard, while in China it’s still on the initial stage. This article discusses the application of DOI in the … Continue reading

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The Influence of Emotion and Gender on Work Efficiency in Hazy Weather

Author(s): Yaozhong Liu, Min Liu, Kai Yu ABSTRACT In recent years, the eastern part of China has suffered numerous large-scale continuous fog and haze, which seriously impact people’s production and life. In present research, a combination method of questionnaire and … Continue reading

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Effects of Aquatic Motor Activities on Early Childhood Cognitive and Motor Development

Author(s): Michal Nissim, Ronit Ram-Tsur, Michal Zion, Zemira Mevarech, Tal Dotan Ben-Soussan ABSTRACT While the mental and physical benefits of motor activity are well documented, the degree to which these benefits are dependent upon the environment within which the activity … Continue reading

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