Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Education, Management and Social Science (ICEMSS-13)

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Measuring Technical Efficiency of Cars: A Field Investigation in the Italian Domestic Market

Corrado Lo Storto
This paper implemented Data Envelopment Analysis to develop a measure of technical efficiency (TE) for a car. The measurement of TE uses published technical data and judgements by industry experts. It is assumed that the technical value of a car is a function of a functional feature performance set of...

A Research on Problems in the Management of Universities' Official Visit Funds ---A Case Study of Beijing University of Agriculture

Shaojing Li, Chunyan Huo, Zhiyong Zhang
This paper makes an analysis of problems of sources and disbursement of universities' official visit funds and from the perspective of functions of foreign affairs department, the paper brings up strategies dealing with problems in the management of official visit funds and official visit tasks as well...

On Heideggerian Sense of Interpretation (I)---- The As-Structure as Disclosure

Ping Qu
Heidegger’s sense of interpretation has a closely inherent relationship (kinship) with his sense of understanding, the former is founded by the latter, and the latter is presupposed by the former. Interpretation is a derivative mode of understanding and gets explicit understanding. The former is ontical...

On Heideggerian Sense of Interpretation (II)---- The As-Structure as Disclosure

Ping Qu
Heidegger’s sense of interpretation has a closely inherent relationship (kinship) with his sense of understanding, the former is founded by the latter, and the latter is presupposed by the former. Interpretation is a derivative mode of understanding and gets explicit understanding. The former is ontical...

The Relationship between Postgraduates’ Academic Procrastination and Psychodynamic Variables

Naiyi Wang, Ping He, Qian Li
Academic procrastination refers to the tendency to procrastinate academic tasks, and the concomitant negative emotions. Based on questionnaire surveys of 305 postgraduate students, the study investigated the relationship between academic procrastination and three psychodynamic variables- achievement...

The Practical Research for Enhancing the Capability of Scientific Research and Innovation of Graduated Students

Xiying Ma, Quanying Wu
The cultivation of scientific research and innovative ability is the core of postgraduate education. In this paper we presented some useful practical approaches for improving scientific research and innovative ability of graduated students. We build up the knowledge system of the students with innovative...

Study of the Expectations of Life Science Students on Their University Education

Fai-hang Lo
The recent education reform in Hong Kong led to unprecedented diverse education backgrounds of secondary school students entering the university. The present study was conducted to investigate the views and expectations of life science students (LSS) regarding their university education. LSS considered...

Constructivism Foreign Language Listening Teaching

Xiaoxia Li
The constructivism theory is student-oriented, emphasizing that the students should actively explore and discover the knowledge, and construct their own knowledge structure. This article takes the constructivism theory as the guidance and students as the main subject, by setting up a realistic scenario...

The Impact of Executives’ Background on the Financial Constraints: Perspective from Political Connection and Financial Connection

Mingjing Yang
Based on statistics of A-share enterprises in the period of 2007 to 2010, our literature mainly discuss the impact of executives’ political and financial connection on the financial constraints of the firms with different properties of ownership and in locations with different degree of marketization....

Developing States Challenge ICSID

Jia Liu
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes) plays important role in resolving international investment disputes and enhancing international investment. But this mechanism also faces a lot of criticize from developing countries. Because the core international investment theory of...

Study on Quality Education to Face the Demand-Oriented

Guohua Zhao, Weizhi Wang
The basic goal of quality education is to cultivate the learners’ ability of forming the spirit of science, professional knowledge, technical skills, and the sound personality. In order to meet the needs of the learners’ personal development and the social development, the demand-oriented quality education...

Discussion on the English Teaching Mode of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Xiaofang Wang, Cheng Liu
At present English Teaching in China mostly adopts the traditional way of teaching, and it still needs to be studied and improved. Based on the characteristics of the current college students in China, this paper constructs a new English teaching model of traditional Chinese medicine characteristics....

Acquisition of English Causative Psych Verbs by Chinese Learners

Jiandong Kang, Binhua Hou
This study centers upon, the form-meaning connections of second language (L2) causative psych verbs. More specifically, it attempts to (1) interpret the Chinese learners’ internal representation of knowledge on English causative psych verbs, (2) explain how and to what extent the transfer of the first...

Delivery of Goods without Original Bills of Lading: A Survey of Recent Law and Practice in China

Qinghui Cai
It is a common practice, in international carriage of goods by sea, for the carrier to deliver the goods without presentation of the original bill of lading. Chinese laws in this area have been vague and resulted in divergent practice among different courts or even different judges with the same court....

Cultural Innovation: Localization and Internationalization of China’s Higher Education

Dengchao Zhou
The chief aim of the paper is to study the major function of higher education in cultural innovation through an analysis of how China’s higher education nationalizes and internationalizes and draws challenges for cultural innovation. The starting points are an original contribution to the understanding...

Executives External Pay Gap, Ownership Concentration and Corporate Performance

Juan Wang
Researches on the influence of external pay gap of executives on corporate performance have not come to a unanimous conclusion, and studies that the ownership structure was involved in their relationship have not been confirmed. This paper attempts to study the influence of external pay gap of executives...

Research on Formulating Work-integrated Learning Talent Training Program of Higher Vocational Education

Xianbin Li, Dongjie Bao, Pengfei Jia, Xuedong Wang, Xuefeng Yuan
Higher vocational education program is guidance document that is to determine its educational objectives and guarantee the quality of education. In this paper, we defined the connotation on core concepts of talent training program and work-integrated learning, studied the elements on formulating talent...