International Journal of Education, Culture and Society

Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2016

  • Bridging Geo technology Competence Gaps among Kenyan Undergraduate Students: An Interdisciplinary GIS Training Model at Chuka University

    Kibetu Dickson Kinoti, Murungi Michael Muchai

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2016
    Pages: 70-74
    Received: 14 October 2016
    Accepted: 5 December 2016
    Published: 7 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160103.11
    Abstract: 21st Century scholars are presented with opportunities to develop careers in emerging technological niche markets. Occupations and industries are also coaching for graduates with technological skills and sectoral market competencies. This situation calls for the utilization of technologies and market oriented models to train graduates on the skills... Show More
  • Luvale Personal Names and Naming Practices: A Socio-Cultural Analysis

    Sylvester Mutunda

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2016
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: 23 December 2016
    Accepted: 3 January 2017
    Published: 17 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160103.12
    Abstract: It is widely accepted that, in all societies, personal naming practices and culture are intertwined (Ngubane & Thabethe 2013). However, this reality is more pronounced in African society in that personal names are not just labels or appellations put on individuals to identify them in the community but rather words that reflect the world-view of peo... Show More
  • Effectiveness of E-Learning in Teaching Chemistry with Reference to Quality of Picture and Video

    R. Jayakumar

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2016
    Pages: 82-85
    Received: 30 October 2016
    Accepted: 15 November 2016
    Published: 18 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160103.13
    Abstract: The effectiveness of e-learning program is teaching advanced picture and video production is an art that requires great sensitivity to the process of providing constructive knowledge that helps students to learn and grow. Some students experience difficulty in developing narrative sequences or determinants of motion picture and video. But when stud... Show More
  • Japanese Learners’ Reading Strategies and Oral Interlanguages

    Joseleanor M. Magno, Rowanne Marie R. Maxilom

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2016
    Pages: 86-94
    Received: 17 December 2016
    Accepted: 30 December 2016
    Published: 19 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160103.15
    Abstract: This study described and analyzed the reading strategies and interlanguage of EFL learners. Four Japanese subjects were tasked to read aloud, think aloud, and make comments to two short expository articles. Recorded oral reading activities, informal interviews, observations, and teachers’ progress reports were used as instruments. Results revealed ... Show More
  • Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences of Selected Business Administration Students

    Rowanne Marie R. Maxilom

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2016
    Pages: 95-100
    Received: 2 December 2016
    Accepted: 19 December 2016
    Published: 20 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160103.16
    Abstract: This study determines and analyzes the learning styles and multiple intelligences of the selected Bachelor of Science in Business Administration students of the University of San Carlos. The respondents answered the VARK Learning Styles Test questionnaires and McKenzie’s (1999) Multiple Intelligence Survey. The results of this study provide implica... Show More