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Can One Get Fish and Bear's Paws at the Same Time Ethical Dilemma of Qualitative Health Research in Chinese Culture

Wanping Yang, Peihsin Yang, Yuehjung Chen
Ethical considerations of qualitative research are often likely to be ignored or downplayed. This article will follow bioethics principles to explore the dilemmas expressed in the Chinese proverb: One cannot get both fish and bear’s paws simultaneously. This succinct expression relates to so many phases...

Culture Problems in English Teaching of Non-English Majors

Liyan He
The article discusses cultural differences between different ethnic groups, as well as the importance of cultural education in college English teaching and communicative competence. The article starts from teaching practice. It points out some cultural and educational countermeasures for students.

A Metaphoric Study of Chinese Sun Myths

Hao Dong
This paper is a cognitive metaphoric study of Chinese Sun myths. Analysis of related myths reveals that in Chinese Sun myths descriptions of Sun are full of metaphors, and all these metaphors are based on bodily experiences of primeval human beings.

Ethical Aspects of Work of Knowledge Workers in Social Services

Ludmila Mládková
Knowledge workers in social services represent specific group of knowledge workers. As other knowledge workers, they posses and work with high portion of tacit knowledge, and they are difficult to manage. Up to this, they work in responsible positions, on shifts, under the stress. Important aspect of...

The Optimal Reaction Condition for Class Demonstrated Experiment of Methane and Chlorine Substitution Reaction

Yufei Wu, Yu Zhang, Zhongqiang Zhang
The success rate for class demonstrated experiment of methane and chlorine substitution reaction (MCSR) is very low during the practical teaching process because the conditions for the experiment of MCSR are difficult to control. So the teaching effects were always poor when the experiment was failure....

Facing Petroleum and Local Markets, Establishing Teaching & Research School

Guihong Pei, Lili Liu
Taken the School of Civil Engineering and Architecture of Southwest Petroleum University as an example, elaborated how to teaching staff construction as the breakthrough, around the university characteristics, positive for petroleum and local market to carry out the teaching and scientific research work,...

The Analysis and Visualization of Interdisciplinary Characteristics A Case Study of the International Epigenetics

Hongfang Shao, Zhiguang Duan
In order to demonstrate the interdisciplinary features, the authors retrieved ‘epigenetic*’ in their title, abstract or keywords from Web of Science between 1970 and 2012 to be the dataset of a case study, and used scientific metrology methods and information visualization tools to perform the discipline...

Relationship Between Creativity and the Tendency of Choosing Entrepreneurship as a Career among The Polytechnic Students in Malaysia

Sri Sumarwati, Jailani Md. Yunos, Tee Tze Kiong
The purpose of this research is to analyze the relationship between creativity and the tendency of choosing entrepreneurship as a career among the polytechnic students in Malaysia. A total of 425 third semester polytechnic diploma students (PMKL, PMJB, PUO, PMJ, PMK, PSMZA, PMM, PBS and PPD) were selected...

Exploration of and Research into Implementation of Modern University Governance Model in Universities and Colleges of China

Xiaoming Ma
It is necessary to follow the law of development of universities and colleges, push the reform of the management system of universities and colleges, eliminate the hindrance from system or mechanism, reinforce and innovate the management of universities and colleges, establish a scientific and democratic...

Internship Evaluation from the Perspective of Technological University Students in Taiwan

Yi Hui Chiang, Tan Fen Huang
Recently senior technological university students are asked whether they are going to choose an internship course or not. What is the key determinant considered by them Do the incentives provided by the enterprise and school work The aim of the paper is to propose an internship evaluation model by Analytic...

Analysis on Connotations and Features of Occupational Risks

Wei Huang, Ying Wen, Caichun Zhang
Under the social background where risks have become normal, it is of practical significance to study occupational risks for stable social development, sound organization growth and individual self-improvement. This article analyzes connotations and puts forward features of occupational risks by researching...

Reflection on Scientific Chinese Education from Modern Humanity Perspective

Jun Lei
With the influences of popular culture technological culture, Chinese language education has been distorted by cultural nihilism and utilitarian conceptions, which generated such problems as value uncertainty and lack of systematic approach in teaching Chinese language. Suggestion in this paper is that...

The Influence of Zhu Xi’s Self-Education on China’s Contemporary Self-Education

Hong Li, Ying Zhan, Fang Zhang
This paper mainly deals with Zhu Xi’s self-education impact on modern education. Through the introduction to Zhu Xi’s self-education processes and methods, the paper then comes to the development of self-education in modern education, and the impact by Zhu’s theory in modern self- education.

An Empirical Study of Relationship Between University Innovation Team Members' Psychological Contract and Organizational Commitment

Lili Wang, Xiaojun Lu, Jia Li
This paper discusses about the influence mechanism of university innovation team member’s psychological contract on organizational commitment under the micro environment of teamwork. Using data from 514 university innovation team members, the results show that (1)the three dimensions of team’s responsibility...

Research on the Training Model of Double-Qualified Teachers

Zhixiong Xiao, Bei Qin
With the rapid development of China’s higher vocational education, it is imperative for higher vocational colleges to raise high-quality double-qualified teachers. Above all, this paper introduced four kinds of foreign training models of double-qualified teachers. They are American model, German model,...

An Empirical Study of the Tourism Management Undergraduates’ Learning Burnout

Jing Fu, Huiliang Yang
Purpose To study the learning burnout of the tourism management undergraduates. Method Take the “Learning Burnout Scale” established by Lian Rong ,etc. as the measure tool, choose Heibei University and Industrial and Commercial College of Hebei University’s Tourism Management undergraduates as subjects,...

Study on the Problems and Countermeasures of Teaching Management in Colleges and Universities

Yuhai Li, Jingtang Jia, Yushu Shi
With the continuous development of our economic and social, the macro and micro environment of the higher education in China have undergone significant changes. The innovation of teaching management in colleges and universities has become an inevitable. There are two main defects of the system of teaching...

A Model for Pain Self-Management of Patients with Haemophilia: Peer Education

Hua Zhao, Yulin Guo, Airong Zhang, Ruihong Wu, Ruijuan Zhang, Linhua Yang, Zhi-Guang Duan
Hemophilia is a lifelong bleeding disorder with no cure. The pain, discomfort and risks that accompany hemophilia can be physically and emotionally stressful. Effective pain management is extremely important for improvement quality of life among patients with haemophi¬lia. While some observational studies...

Research on Teaching and Organization Change in the Perspective of Creative Talents Cultivation

Yushu Shi, Yuhai Li, Jingtang Jia
College teaching and research organizations are university's fundamental part of the constituent elements, and they determine the strength and level of universities, show the body's health and vitality of universities and shoulder the task of cultivating innovative talents. After a long term of reform,...

Elements Influencing Students’ Prejudice Towards Non-native English Teacher

Jie Fan
There have been instance of prejudice and discrimination against non-native teachers. This research is designed to test whether prejudice towards non-native English-speaking teachers still exist now. If so, which elements influence the students’ attitude towards the non-native English-speaking teachers...

Effects of Perceptual Learning Styles and Learning Strategies on College Students’ Spoken English Proficiency

Shenghua Chu
With the advancements of the studies of second language acquisition, learning styles have been put as the center of relevant studies. However, studies on the mechanism of how perceptual learning styles influence non-English major students’ spoken English proficiency have been unsubstantial, needing further...

Shaping the Future of Undergraduate Environmental Science Education Innovation and Change From the Perspective of Ecological Civilization

Xiangping Li, Zongqiang Zhu, Yinian Zhu, Huili Liu
The College with environmental specialty is the main force in the construction of campus ecological civilization. As a leading indicator of future trends of ecological civilization, it should play a distinctive role and bear the historical pioneer responsibility for the environmental education under...

Teacher Self-Efficacy: Implication for Chinese College English Teachers’ Development

Xiyan Wang
With the advancement of research on teacher’s development, researchers have paid much attention to teachers’ sense of self-efficacy which directly affects teachers’ self-development and teaching effect. The previous researches have shown that teachers with high self-efficacy probably will have a positive...

Learning from the Landscape: Toward Socially Responsible Architectural Education

Vladan Djokic, Ana Nikezic, Nataša Jankovic
This article presents education strategies and results of the research conducted at the University in Belgrade – Faculty of Architecture in the period between 2009th and 2012th by Master’s degree students. The main scope of the research was on situating an architectural intervention in different landscapes....

Emotional Intelligence and Burnout in Managers

Sobia Aftab, Kanwal Qadeer
The objective of the present study was to investigate the predictive association between emotional intelligence and burnout in people working at managerial level. A purposive sample of 100 managers was recruited from different organizations in Karachi, Pakistan. Their ages ranged from 23 to 62 years...

Analysis of Learning Motivation in Foreign Language Acquisiton: How do non-English majors’ Motivation Impacts Learning Outcome

Fang Huang, Yuhuan Wang
Learning motivation has been a hot issue in the sphere of foreign language acquisition for years. Studies proved that motivational factors are critical to the achievement of language learning. In order to have a better understanding of students’ English learning motivation and how their motivation impact...

Student Teachers’ Attitudes Toward the Interaction on Facebook During Practicum

Yuehchiu Fang, Hui-Lin Hsieh
Student teachers are frequently frustrated by a perceived conflict between the teaching of literacy learned in teaching/learning method courses or practice courses where they see in classrooms and the reality of practicum. The purpose of this study is to investigate student teachers’ attitudes toward...

The Interpretative Meaning of Stigma Experience in Adolescent Living with CLP

Ruohlih Lei, Chichun Chin, Ptlene Minick, Huiching Liu, Shihching Fang
Cleft lip and palate is one of the common congenital defects. Significant advances have been made in our understanding of Cleft Lip and Plate (CLP) specific physical and psychosocial problems. However, studies of subjective stigma experience in adolescents with cleft lip and palate is limited. From humanistic...

The Relationship among Learning Psychological Process, Learning Behavior and Learning Outcome

Fei Li
We develop and test a theoretical model to investigate the relationship among learning psychology process, learning behavior and learning outcome. Structural Equation Model was used to estimate the relationship. Results by analyzing self-cognitive data of undergraduates’ from one university in China...

Design of Mobile-based Personality Education Application for Young Children

Tae In Han, Min Young Kim
In this paper, we study the design of the mobile learning system for personality education of young children. To this end, we survey the necessity and the requirements of personality education for young children. Then, we analyze the restrictions and the limitations of the current mobile-based personality...

The Questionnaire Analysis Research on the Causes of College Students’ Reticence in the English Classroom

Xuehua Wang, Meihua Chen
The research efforts aiming at changing the phenomenon of Chinese students’ reticence should be based on a full understanding of the various causes behind it. It has been revealed in this paper through questionnaire study that the seeming reticence is more likely to be the performance of learners’ habitual...

Teaching Mode to Promote Autonomy Learning in Multimedia and Network Environment

Ying Zhan, Hong Li, Yuanyuan Xing
For the last few decades, the dominated learning theory had transmitted from Behaviorism to constructivism. As a result, a large number of language scholars and educators have paid much emphasis on learners, aiming at cultivating them autonomous learners. The traditional “chalk and talk” teaching mode...

Progress of Bibliotherapy Theory and Practice in China

Liting Su, Xiaoli Huang
As an ancient metal therapy measure, bibliotherapy has been recognized worldwide gradually. In China it has been studied systematically for over twenty years. In this paper, the study situation of bibliotherapy in China was summarized from the aspects of theory and practice, and some suggestions were...

The Characteristics of Social Adaptation of College Freshmen and Educational Strategy

Liqiao Xu, Chuanhua Gu, Dongjing Zhang, Zhi Jing
This study investigated 680 freshmen in Wuhan to analyze the characteristics of their social adaptation with the Scale of College Students’ Social Adaptation. The result indicated that, the freshmen from urban areas scored higher significantly on interpersonal adaptation and role adaptation than those...

Developing Your Classroom as a Learning Community — To Refresh Our Motivation for Students

Zhuoya Wu
Teaching theory and methodology has being studied through College English teaching for years in China. With the further reform of education, there are a variety of new English courses given to newly –equipped students on campus. Which teaching method should be well used in class is challenging in order...

Research on the Reform of College Computer Education

Xuan Li, Miaomiao Xu
With the development of information technology, the computers havebeen benefit to all aspects of social life. Computer education has been largely improved,however, the current university computer teachingeffect is not optimistic. This paper proposes some corresponding reform strategies for current problem...

New Impetus to Globalization: Development of Virtual Economic Zones

Karoly Nagy
Globalization is a response of mankind to a decrease in the functions of nation states. The result of this response is the development of a global information society. Following the security measures implemented after 11 September 2011, globalization came to a halt. Although globalization is a turbulent...

Academic and Industrial Research on Islamic Finance: Why it Matters

Noor Inayah Yaakub, Wan Kamal Mujani
This paper explores the significance of the findings of academic research on Islamic finance and its suitability to serve the needs of the industry. The study recommends strategic directions for developing a plausible link and connection between industries and academic research.

The Impact of Sino-US Relations in 1980s on China’s Economic Development

Haihua Niu, Xue Zhang
1980s witnessed the rapid development of Sino-US relations. At that time, high-level exchanges of visits and the agreements the two sides signed greatly promoted bilateral relations. This thesis focuses on the Sino-US relations in 1980s and its impact on China’s economic development. Following the time...

Path Dependence and Path Breaking in Chinese State-Owned Enterprise

Kun Liu, Hanmin Liu
Based on the theory of path dependence, this paper first reviews the reform process of Chinese enterprise and testifies that the evolution of Chinese State-owned Enterprise is path dependent, and then proposes some solutions for breaking up the path dependence in Chinese SOEs.

The Performance Appraisal Research on Higher School Teachers’ Working Behavior

Xiaobai Lv, Yifei Yu
Nowadays, for the prevalent higher school teachers’ performance appraisal, using result-oriented appraisal metrics and methods has produced a series of problems. The author suggests that performance appraisal should focus on the process of teaching and education at the same time. We need to attach importance...

Review of Supply Chain Partnership Process in Joint Ventures Example as Chinese Automotive Industry

Weixi Han
Under the environment of economic globalization, there has seen a global transfer of manufacturing into China and China’s automotive industry engage in global trade. China faces unprecedented opportunities for development although there are many challenges that it must face. It has become a strategic...

An Empirical Study of the Housing-Price-to-Income Ratio of Some Typical Cities on the Basis of Purchase Installment Payment Model

Yi Zhang, Jun Tan
In recent years housing price has fluctuated violently, which aroused great social concern. The government introduces some regulatory measures to inhibit the growth of housing price. This paper try to discuss the housing affordability of residents, which is based on Housing-price-to-income Ratio(HPIR)...

Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Asia: DEA based Efficiency Analysis

Farhana Ferdousi
The paper attempted to investigate the comparative performance of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in three Asian countries namely Bangladesh, India and China. Based on data envelopment analysis, best practice MFIs have been identified and their efficiency determinants also have been investigated by...

Disparities in Economic Development:In South Sumatera, Indonesia

Maya Panorama
The purpose of the paper is to examine the economic development disparities between regional in the South Sumatera. The important things in economic development are the human resources and the productive capital with colaboration of the policy from government. This paper compares the condition of seven...

The Research and Countermeasures for Ecological Economic Sustainable Development for Zhejiang Province

Tian Tian, Yin Lu
Development of ecological economy is the inevitable requirement to achieve sustainable economic development, but also the development trend of the global economy. This paper introduced the basic concept of the ecological economy and the need for the development of eco-economy. Taking Zhejiang Province...

Research on Patent Infringement of Remanufacturing Industry

Deli Cheng, Chenjun Jia
The development of remanufacturing industry is a important part of circular economy, and also it is the demand for saving resources and protecting environment. If we want to develop remanufacturing industry, we should solve these problems: the ownership of intellectual property (especially patents) and...

Study on Policy System about the Collaborative Innovation:Of Medium-Sized and Small Enterprises in Beijing

Yujuan Zhang, Wei Zhang
Policy implement as a kind of government behavior, affects the development of medium-sized and small enterprises and become one of the important factors for the medium-sized and small enterprises collaborative innovation. Through the analysis of policies status, innovative features, put forward the related...

Common Credit Risk Factors in the Derivatives Option Pricing

Zhaohai Wang
Credit risk is the most important function of derivatives market, and is also the basic reason of the developing of stock market. As one of the most important species of financial derivatives, derivatives option pricing is important to avoid the systemic risk of stock markets. As the main method of risk...

Alternative Approaches to the Modelling of Volatility in European Option Valuation

Yun Yin
This chapter uses four different models to value the option price: Random Walk (RW), ARCH, GARCH and TARCH. Each model is applied within a Monte-Carlo framework. I attempt to identify the best model in terms of their ability to predict the market price of the option