IJRSS VOLUME 4 ISSUE 6

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IJRSS: VOLUME 4  Issue: 6

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE (TPR) APPROACH IN HELPING SLOW YOUNG LEARNERS WITH LOW ACHIEVEMENT ACQUIRE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

Author/s DR MOHD ZURI GHANI, NORR HUZIZA HANIM MOHD GHOUS
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 01 – 13 Vol 04. No. 6 — 2014
Abstract

Total Physical Response (TPR), an approach to teach imperatives to learners of foreign language was developed by James Asher in 1965. It promotes learning language in a less stressful ways. This research aims to study the effectiveness of TPR approach in helping slow young learners in acquiring English as a second language. This study adopted a pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental design, a quantitative method. A purposive sampling method is used and 48 Year 2 pupils who are listed as the low achievers are selected from a whole population of Year 2 pupils within South-west district in Penang. s …..

Keywords The Effectiveness, Total Physical Response Approach, Helping Slow Young Learners with Low Achievement
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EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN A CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE: THE CATEGORY AND ROLE OF PENTECOSTAL AND CHARISMATIC COUNSELLORS IN CAPE COAST METROPOLIS OF GHANA

Author/s JOSHUA NARTEY
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 14- 23 Vol 04. No. 6– 2014
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The main purpose of this paper was to assess the guidance given by the Pentecostal and Charismatic marriage counsellors on effective communication in a Christian marriage in the Cape Coast Metropolis of Ghana. The paper also sought to find out the category (marital status, counselling experiences, offices held, and gender) of counselling functionaries in those churches. Thirty seven (37) marriage counsellors from forty (40) Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches in the metropolis were selected for the study. …….

Keywords Effective communication, Christian Marriage, Christian Counsellors, Category of Christian Guidance and Counselling Functionaries
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DEVELOPMENT FOCUS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU): LESSONS FOR THE AFRICAN UNION (AU)

Author/s PROFESSOR ADEDAYO O. OLALEYE (PH.D) AND L.ANDY AFINOTAN (PH.D)
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 24- 29 Vol 04. No. 6– 2014
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The European Union has virtually transformed into an international regional organization that caters for the economic wellbeing of member states. Having changed from its original name European Economic Community, it has embarked forcefully on programmes that project the economic survival of the community. On the other hand, it would appear the Organization of African Unity now African Union followed the E.U. only in changing its name without addressing much of the economic challenges facing Africa. The study benefits from the abundance of literature on the internet, text-books, journal articles, newspapers and archival materials ….

Keywords The European Union, The African Union, Development.
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INCREASING WORKLOAD IN TEACHING ACTIVITIES UNDER THE CREDIT BASED TRAINING SYSTEM- A CASE STUDY IN A UNIVERSITY IN VIETNAM

Author/s NGUYỄN HỮU CHÂU, CAO THỊ CHÂU THỦY
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 30-36 Vol 04. No. 6– 2014
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Vietnamese universities are under the process of changing training model to credit-based system from academic year system. It was acknowledged that the new model would increase workload and also diversify activities of lecturers in teaching activity. This paper firstly reviews teaching activities in the credit-based training approach. To explore the existing situation of the transition to credit-based system, the author uses a mixed method of survey research and interviews with lectures and studentsof a University in Vietnam. The study’s result shows that there were already increases in workload and diversityin activities of lecturers. . .. . ….

Keywords credit-based system, Viet Nam,higher education, teaching activity
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SECOND BANKING SECTOR IN KOSOVO

Author/s NAGIP SKENDERI, BEDRI BAHTIRI, YLLKA AHMETI, SHPEND SKENDERI
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 37- 52 Vol 04. No. 6– 2014
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The banking system has been facing tough challenges worldwide in the last several years. In Kosovo, it seems like the banking system was untouched by the global financial crisis and the worldwide loss of confidence. Thus, we analyze this sectors’ performance during recent years and therefore we try to explain the way it works. The CBK estimates that the banking sector stands well as regards to capital and especially bad credits. Still, the interest rate on deposits is considered very low as compared to the interest rate on loans. Arguably, this has an important impact on investments and in economic growth also. …..

Keywords Bank, loan, interest rate, deposit, financial statement
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THE TRAGEDY OF COASTAL AND MARINE RESOURCES AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC VULNERABILITY OF BAJO TRIBE IN TOMINI BAY, INDONESIA

Author/s MUHAMMAD OBIE, ENDRIATMO SOETARTO, TITIK SUMARTI, SAHARUDDIN
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 53- 60 Vol 04. No. 6 — 2014
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This research aimed to analyze the ecology and socio-economic implication of conflict among actors in the management of coastal and marine resources at Tomini Bay, Indonesia. The research used critical theory paradigm with the strategy of case study. Data collected was primary and secondary data then analyzed through qualitative approach. Research result found that Tomini Bay was rich in coastal and marine resources; however, currently it experiences severe environmental degradation and damage. It is due to the entry of timber companies in the area and land clearing for salt ponds. …..

Keywords Coastal and marine resources, socio-economic, vulnerability, Bajo Tribe
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NON-RADIAL EFFICIENCY MEASURES. AN APPLICATION TO PROFESSIONAL FIRST DIVISION FOOTBALL TEAMS IN SPAIN

Author/s MANUEL ESPITIA-ESCUER, LUCÍA ISABEL GARCÍA-CEBRIÁN
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 61-80 Vol 04. No. 6– 2014
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The professional football teams of the Spanish First Division are entities which can be analysed and studied from the point of view of Economics, using the analytical tools available to this discipline. In the present study we have used Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to find the efficiencies of these teams in the seasons between the years 1998 to 2000 inclusive. Given the importance of the slacks in the quantities of productive factors used, obtained by applying input-oriented models …..

Keywords Football teams, Efficiency, Data Envelopment Analysis.
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THE SENSE OF PLACE AT AGING SHOPPING CENTRES

Author/s AGUS SACHARI, ASTRID KUSUMOWIDAGDO
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 81- 88 Vol 04. No. 6– 2014
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Nowadays, shopping centers that survive through many years are rarely found. Shopping centers that can survive and sustain through many years are excellent not only in the terms of facilities but also in the term of the emotional connection, called as sense of place, that they have and therefore is felt by visitors. As a venue, the older the shopping center is, the greater the number of events that can be experienced by its visitors at that venue. This study explores the sense of place in the shopping center at the beginning of an era in Indonesia, especially in terms of the relations that are formed, the affective factors of emotional bonding that is formed and the depth of the perceived sense of place …..

Keywords Aging Shopping Centre, Sense of Place, Place Setting, Human-Place Relationship
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CONSUMER ATTITUDE TOWARDS IMPULSIVE BUYING OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS

Author/s J. VIDHYA* & Dr. K. TAMIZHJYOTHI
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 89- 94 Vol 04. No. 6 — 2014
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Impulse purchasing is a common phenomenon in the modern marketing world. Consumers are classified as many types according to their decision making styles. Now, the producers and marketers turn to induce the consumers to made impulse buying. Results of the marketing strategies and promotional methods, they try to change the consumer decision making style through impulse buying. The purpose of this study is to examine the consumer attitude towards impulsive buying of cosmetic products. A structured self administered questionnaire distributed among 120 females in Sirkazhi town. …..

Keywords consumer attitude, impulsive buying, cosmetics.
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