Category Archives: JSS

Open Journal of Social Sciences

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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How Does the Change of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Affect Transportation Productivity? A Case Study of the US Transportation Sector from 2002 to 2011

Author(s):Jaesung Choi, David C. Roberts ABSTRACT A variety of research fields has analyzed actual productivity change from environmental pollution through the Malmquist environmental productivity index, but to our best knowledge, no research has thus far been conducted in the transportation … Continue reading

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What Do Teachers Desire in Music Digital Textbook for Leaner-Centered Curriculum?

Author(s): Sahoon H. Kim ABSTRACT We are living in the 21st century that requires us to know how to integrate paper based curricula into interactive media. The purpose of the study is to provide exemplary cases that music teachers hope … Continue reading

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Does the Metacognitive Attitude Predict Work Motivation in Italian Teachers?

Author(s):Paola Magnano, Giuseppe Santisi, Tiziana Ramaci ABSTRACT Motivation to teach is a complex construct; often it is not observed directly but rather inferred from the teachers’ behavioural indexes, such as verbalisations, task choices and goal-directed activities. It is related to … Continue reading

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The Ebola Crisis in the West African Region: Should It Have Been So Severe?

Author:Ezeakukwu E. Nsoedo ABSTRACT A lot of factors magnified the severity of the Ebola outbreak in the West African region. The various regional governments lack the rudimental health care structure and support equipment necessary to checkmate outbreak of infectious diseases … Continue reading

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