Category Archives: Social Sciences & Humanities

Journals from Social Sciences & Humanities

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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The Role of Interactive Visual Art Learning in Development of Young Children’s Creativity

Author(s): Sylvia Stavridi ABSTRACT Learning by interactive arts methods is a non-traditional approach to new creative teaching methods, in which young children are simultaneously engaged to feel and understand the original concept of core content areas in education, such as … Continue reading

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Archaeoastronomical Study of the Main Pyramids of Giza, Egypt: Possible Correlations with the Stars?

Author(s):Vincenzo Orofino, Paolo Bernardini ABSTRACT Since long time various qualitative speculations have been proposed about the link between the three major Giza pyramids and the stars. In particular, according to a popular and controversial hypothesis (the so-called Orion Correlation Theory), … Continue reading

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Evolution of Long Head Hair in Humans

Author(s): Peter Frost ABSTRACT In many humans, head hair can grow to a much greater length than hair elsewhere on the body. This is a “derived” form that evolved outside Africa and probably in northern Eurasia. The ancestral form, which … 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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Perceptions of Women on Marriage in Namibia

Author(s): Nelago Indongo, Lillian Pazvakawambwa ABSTRACT Marital pattern in a Namibian society is predominantly of never married women, and the rates are increasing, while the proportion of those getting married is falling, nevertheless, these proportions decline as age increases. Quantitative … Continue reading

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