Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 4, August 31

A Correlational Study of Language Learning Motivation and Strategies of Chinese Undergraduate/UNE ÉTUDE CORRÉLATIVE SUR LA MOTIVATION DE L'APPRENTISSAGE DE LANGUE ET LA STRATÉGIES DES ÉTUDIANTS CHINOIS DU PREMIER CYCLE
Abstract:Since the 1960s the focus of research in second language acquisition has shifted from teaching to learning, and language learners become the center of language teaching and learning. As to learners, language learning motivation and language...
A Delphi Study on Brain-Based Instructional Model in Science/UNE ÉTUDE DELPHI SUR LE MODÈLE DE NEURO-PÉDAGOGIE EN SCIENCES
Abstract:Development of science instructional model for brain-based learning by using knowledge of the brain to be the tool designed of learning process is now interesting. This study aimed to develop science instructional model for brain-based learning....
An Empirical Study of the Performance of University Teachers Based on Organizational Commitment, Job Stress, Mental Health and Achievement Motivation/UNE ETUDE EMPIRIQUE DE LA PERFORMANCE DES ENSEIGNANTS UNIVERSITAIRES BASEE SUR L'ENGAGEMENT ORGANISATIONNEL, LE STRESS AU TRAVAIL, LA SANTE MENTALE ET LA MOTIVATION A LA REUSSITE
Abstract:This paper defines and analyzes the concept of the performance of university teachers and identifies the four variables of organizational commitment, job stress, mental health and achievement motivation. Thus, this paper puts forward the hypothesis...
Credit Derivatives and Commercial Banks' Risk Management/DERIVES DE CREDIT ET GESTION DES RISQUES DES BANQUES COMMERCIALES
Abstract:This paper illustrates the value of credit derivatives with two examples. A commercial bank can use credit derivatives to manage the risk of its loan portfolio. However, credit derivatives pose risk management challenges of their own. This paper...
Distribution Network and the Role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)/RÉSEAU DE DISTRIBUTION ET RÔLE DE TÉCHNOLOGIE D'INFORMATION ET DE COMMUNICATION (TIC)
Abstract:Distribution as a function of marketing, consisting distribution channel management and physical distribution, has significantly improved the physical distribution as a result of developments in the field of information and communication technologies....
Dynamic Effects of the Chinese GDP and Number of Higher Education Based on Cointegrating1/L'ÉTUDE DES EFFETS DYNAMIQUES DU PIB CHINOIS SUR L'ÉDUCATION SUPÉRIEURE BASÉE SUR LA COINTÉGRATION
Abstract:This study's objective was to the issue for the impact between regular higher education scale and GDP in China. We integrate Unit Root Test, Cointegration Test, Vector Error Correction Model (VECM), Variance Decomposition, etc. The sample is...
Evaluation on Integrated Innovation Capability of Regions Based on Principal Component Analysis/EVALUATION DE LA CAPACITE D'INNOVATION INTEGREE BASEE SUR L'ANALYSE DES COMPOSANTS PRINCIPAUX
Abstract:The main carriers of national innovation capacity are the regions which gather the technology, economy, and culture, and the strength of regional innovation capacity indicates the strength of the national innovation capability, so the key to...
Fiscal Decentralization and Public Education Provision in China1/LA DÉCENTRALISATION FISCALE ET L'OFFRE D'ÉDUCATION PUBLIQUE EN CHINE
Abstract:After reform and opening up, China is experiencing rapid economic growth but inefficient public services provision. Public education expenditure-to-GDP ratio is too low to keep sustainable growth of China's social and economic development. Some...
Human Solicitude Should Be Concerned in the Management of College Students/LA GESTION DES ÉTUDIANTS DOIT ACCORDER UNE ATTENTION À L'HUMANISME
Abstract:Modern education holds the concept that education is for the people. Based on the Maslow's "Hierarchy of needs"theory, the paper analyzes the different levels of needs of the college students and the driving effects of those needs exerting on...
Loneliness and Social Dissatisfaction among Preschool Children/SOLITUDE ET INSATISFACTION SOCIALE PARMI LES ENFANTS D'AGE PRESCOLAIRE
Abstract:This study aimed to identify the feeling of loneliness and social dissatisfaction among the children in preschool. About 36 children of a private kindergarten have been chosen as respondents for this study. The study uses structured interview...
Malaysian Young Voters' Voices in the New Political Landscape/LES VOIX DES JEUNES ÉLECTEURS MALAISIENS DANS LE NOUVEAU PAYSAGE POLITIQUE
Abstract:The 12th General Election in March 2008 had changed Malaysia's political landscape in significant ways. A series of unexpected events happened and for the first time in history, the ruling party, Barisan Nasional (BN) failed to obtain the two...
Managing High Runoff Discharge in the Urbanized Basins of Asa River Catchment Area of Ilorin, Nigeria/GESTION DE DECHARGE DES EAUX DE RUISSELLEMENT DANS LES BASSINS URBANISES DE LA RIVIERE ASA DANS LA REGION D'ILORIN, AU NIGERIA
Abstract:Incidence of flood has been on the increase in Ilorin for sometime; and this exemplifies the problem operating in most urban centres in Nigeria. Increase in runoff production in an urbanized catchment is a function, among other factors of to...
Online Search and Buying Behaviour: Malaysian Experience/RECHERCHE EN LIGNE ET HABITUDES D'ACHAT: EXPERIENCE MALAISIENNE
Abstract:This study examines online search pattern and buying behaviour in Malaysia. Malaysian consumers search moderately for product/service information with company websites being the most popular mode of searching. Books, airline tickets, and hotel...
Probe into Reasons of Financial & Statistical Accountings Integration and Discussion of Conception/L'ETUDE SUR LE CONCEPT DE L'INTEGRATION DE L'APUREMENT COMPTABLE ET L'APUREMENT STATISTIQUE
Abstract:As national economy's accounting system improves and perfects day by day, financial accounting and statistical accounting, two of the three major accounting components, communicate with each other more and more tightly. To probe into how to...
Probe into the Reasons of Absence in Accounting Credit among Listed Companies and Study on Countermeasures/L'ORIGINE DU MANQUE D'HONNETETE DE LA COMPTABILITE DES ENTREPRISES COTEES ET L'ETUDE SUR LES CONTRE-MESURES
Abstract:Credit is basic principle for accounting and the absence of accounting credit will restrain enterprises from existing and development and influence the healthy operation of national economy. Currently absence in accounting credit is an international...
Prosopopoeia as a Cognitive Ekphrastic Activity: A Case from Eighteenth-Century Graveyard Poetry/PROSOPOPEE COMME UNE ACTIVITE COGNITIVE EKPHRASTIQUE: UN EXEMPLE DE LA POESIE DE CIMETIERE DU DIX-HUITIEME SIECLE
Abstract:This paper examines the use of prosopopoeia in selected eighteenth-century graveyard poetry, highlighting, through close analysis of William Collins's "Ode on the Death of Mr. Thompson" and Robert Blair's "The Grave", the poetic, visual, and...
Rural Urban Migration in Kwara State 1970-1985/MIGRATION RURALE URBAINE DANS L'ETAT DE KWARA 1970-1985
Abstract:The paper examines the phenomenon of rural urban migration typical of developing economy common to the thirdworld countries. It argues that the oil boom years of the 1970s which resulted in the virtual neglect of the agricultural sector of the...
The Cognitive Study of Metaphor and Its Application in English Language Teaching/L'ÉTUDE COGNITIVE DE LA MÉTAPHORE ET SON APPLICATION DANS L'ENSEIGNEMENT DE L'ANGLAIS
Abstract:Metaphor in cognitive linguistics is not only a rhetorical device, but an important mental facility and cognitive instrument. Metaphors provide people a new perspective of perceiving the world and the application of cognitive theories of metaphor...
The Comparison of Chinese Kites Art Deco Schools/LA COMPARAISON DES ÉCOLES DE DÉCORATION DE L'ART DE CERFS-VOLANT CHINOIS
Abstract:Chinese kite art not only has a long history because of the long tradition of folk culture, but also has its merits because of the colorful local cultures. Kite's decorative arts are in close contact with history of various periods, cultures...
The Competition between Al-Jazeera's Arab News Diversity and US Channels: Content Analysis of Iraq War/LA CONCURRENCE ENTRE LES ACTUALITÉS DE DIVERSITÉ DE L'AL-JAZEERA ET DES CHAÎNES AMÉRICAINES: ANALYSE DU CONTENU DE LA GUERRE EN IRAK
Abstract: This paper examines Al-Jazeera and CNN channels, as a source of news diversity. Also, to gain a broad and in-depth understanding of how culture affects news reporting, with a particular focus on the Arab culture as compared to American culture...
The Determinants of Consumers' Attitude towards Advertising/LES DÉTERMINANTS DE L'ATTITUDE DES CONSOMMATEURS ENVERS LA PUBLICITÉ
Abstract:The advertising industry is a lucrative business in Malaysia. However, government intervention in the industry has to certain extent regulated the content of the advertisement messages. This in turn has impacted the formation of consumers' attitude...
The Epistemology of the Concept of Civil Society in the West and Iranian Interpretations/L'ÉPISTÉMOLOGIE DU CONCEPT DE LA SOCIÉTÉ CIVILE DANS LES INTERPRÉTATIONS OCCIDENTALE ET IRANIENNE
Abstract:The article in first part is going to review the conceptual evolution of the civil society in the western political thought. It shows how the changes of dominant discourses in political thought and social transition in the west led to change...
The Functions and Use of Greetings/LES FONCTIONS ET L'UTILISATION DES SALUTATIONS
Abstract:In this paper, the studies of the most important functions of greetings in different social contents will be reviewed. First, greetings as illocutionary speech acts according to Austin's Speech Act Theory will be discussed. Then an analysis...
The Impacts of Structural and Psychological Empowerment on Burnout: A Research on Staff Nurses in Turkish State Hospitals/LES IMPACTS DE L'EMPOWERMENT STRUCTUREL ET PSYCHOLOGIQUE SUR L'ÉPUISEMENT: UNE RECHERCHE SUR LE PERSONNEL INFIRMIER DANS LES HÔPITAUX EN TURQUIE
Abstract:The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between the level of perceived structural and psychological empowerment and the level of burnout among nurses in health service organizations. Data for the present study were taken from the...
To Switch or Not to Switch: Examine the Code-Switching Practices of Teachers of Non-English Majors/CHANGER OU NE PAS CHANGER: EXAMINER LES PRATIQUE DE L'ALTERNANCE DE CODE DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT DE L'ANGLAIS POUR LES ÉTUDIANTS NON-ANGLOPHONES
Abstract:The paper analyzes the factors of teachers' English/Chinese code-switching in EFL teaching for non-English majors. It also interprets the collected data so as to raise EFL teachers' awareness of their actual use of code-switching in classroom...
Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: Causes and Related Issues/LES PROBLÈMES DU CHÔMAGE DES JEUNES AU NIGÉRIA: CAUSES ET QUESTIONS ASSOCIÉES
Abstract:This article has highlighted the causes of youth unemployment in Nigeria. It has observed that many young people in Nigeria are redefining themselves by creating their own social worlds such as youth streetism and gangsterism because of unemployment...