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Intl. J. of English Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
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Intl. J. of Psychological Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
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J. of Agricultural Science     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
J. of Education and Learning     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
J. of Educational and Developmental Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
J. of Food Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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J. of Materials Science Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
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J. of Molecular Biology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
J. of Plant Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
J. of Politics and Law     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
J. of Sustainable Development     Open Access   (Followers: 25)
Mechanical Engineering Research     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Modern Applied Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Network and Communication Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Public Administration Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Review of European Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Sustainable Agriculture Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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Review of European Studies
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ISSN (Print) 1918-7173 - ISSN (Online) 1918-7181
Published by CCSE Homepage  [43 journals]
  • Reviewer Acknowledgements for Review of European Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3

    • Abstract: Reviewer Acknowledgements for Review of European Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3
      PubDate: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 06:02:22 +000
  • Teaching Approaches for Preschool Teachers Through Community Dance During
           Pandemic. An Art-Based Research

    • Abstract: This study is part of a postdoctoral research on creative teaching approaches using movement/dance didactic to potential preschool teachers, through distance learning. The aim was to associate the multiplicity of distance education with holistic learning of an experiential nature, during the pandemic and in a state of confinement. Methodologically, it was an Art Based Research (ABR), which utilized alternative forms of expression. The sample consisted of 88 students of a pedagogical department of preschool education, in Greece. The results showed that this research contributed positively to the rebirth of new teaching approaches, which illuminate the connection between art and education and enhance the holistic education of teachers.
      PubDate: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 05:58:36 +000
  • The Impacts of Bibliometrics Measurement in the Scientific Community A
           Statistical Analysis of Multiple Case Studies

    • Abstract: In recent years, statistical methods such as bibliometrics have increasingly intensified to analyse books, articles, and other publications. Bibliometric methods, as techniques to measure the information distribution models, are frequently used in the field of information science and social research. The main purpose of this article is to offer scholars a general framework for the comparison between positive and negative aspects of bibliometrics, on the methods and tools used. Therefore, both the strengths and the critical points will be highlighted, to obtain a complete and detailed overview of the entire argument. In the methodological part, a bibliometric analysis will be applied to various case studies, such as with the Generalized Error Distribution, analysing and commenting on the data, and using the Bibliometrix software. The results suggest that in the future there will be greater consolidation of bibliometrics, as the introduction of increasingly advanced technologies will create new tools and methods characterized by a high degree of automation and speed.
      PubDate: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 05:53:58 +000
  • Students’ Attitudes to Online Learning by Means of Zoom in the
           Period of the COVID-19 Crisis

    • Abstract: This study examined students’ attitudes to characteristics of learning in Zoom, attitudes to the quality of teaching in Zoom and ways of learning, about a year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis. The aim of the current study was to examine, What are students’ attitudes to the characteristics of learning in Zoom, the quality of teaching in Zoom and ways of learning in Zoom' Facilitators, inhibitors, implications and recommendations were identified. The study is a quantitative one, the questionnaire contained closed questions, and 712 students who study in higher education institutions in Israel participated in the study. The findings showed that most students are satisfied with learning in Zoom, and that there was a significant improvement in the students’ attitudes towards learning in Zoom during their studies in the Covid-19 period. It was found that older students have more positive attitudes towards learning in Zoom, and learning disorders are connected to more negative attitudes towards learning in Zoom; however, there was also an improvement in the attitudes of students with learning disorders, during their learning experience in the COVID-19 period.
      PubDate: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 05:07:42 +000
  • An Analysis of Orientalism in Heart of Darkness

    • Abstract: The world is commonly divided into the West and the East, two parts that are inherently not alike in many aspects but are tied in one way or another. However, the clash between the two led to the superiority of European powers and hence created a point of view from which Western imperialists understood the Orient and the relation they had with it. Edward Said gave the term “Orientalism” to refer to this mode of representation of the Orient from Western imperial powers’ imagination, while Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is a novella that is exactly centered around the interplay between colonialist and natives from the colonial viewpoint, or in other words, their Orientalist prism. In Heart of Darkness, Conrad shows much sympathy for Africans’ suffering and harsh condemnation of the imperialism. However, at the same time he unwittingly assumes sort of Western White’s superiority and commits the myth of imperialistic ideology by distorting the images of African land as wild, dark, barbarous, mysterious and backward, African people as barbaric, savagery, greedy and primitive while African culture as wicked and horrible.
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:25:28 +000
  • Reform and Compliance: The Impact of International Conditionality on

    • Abstract: Negotiated conditionality is a core strategy of international organizations to encourage candidate countries to comply with their political or economic standards. Its key feature is given by its strategic calculations. The argument of this paper is that the conditionality mechanisms can be topped by rather complicated bargaining rational thinking which results in half-finished reforms conducted with delays and which often match yesterday’s development preferences of the international actors. The focus of the paper is to propose a concept and to illustrate a model of Romania’s strategic practices as a newcomer country aspiring to integrate within international actors’ clubs.
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:18:13 +000
  • Geopolitical and Geostrategic Importance of the Iranian Islands in the
           Persian Gulf

    • Abstract: Iran is a Middle Eastern country which located in the north of the Persian Gulf. Due to the vastness of its territory in the Persian Gulf, Iran has the most beaches in this sea and has a number of the valuable and strategic islands in the entrance of the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. In this regards the Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf which are more than 30 islands due to their geopolitical, geostraegic and geoeconomic locations play important role in Iran domestic, regional and global arenas. In addition, some of its islands particularly, three islands of Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa have essential military role in Iran’s security.
      PubDate: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 09:19:51 +000
  • Sallust’s Motivation and Cicero’s Influence in the Writing of
           the Bellum Catilinae

    • Abstract: In 80 BC, at the age of 26, the future Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero defended one Sextus Roscius from accusations of patricide. For Cicero, the stakes were high for challenging such a strong accusation, as patricide was seen as a horrific crime in the public eye of Rome. For one, if Cicero were to lose his defense, he would be the one to blame for Roscius’ consequential harsh punishment, Poena Cullei. Reserved only for patricide, this type of sentence involved wrapping the perpetrator’s head in wolf skin and their beaten body sewn into a sack with live animals—namely snakes, dogs, chickens, and monkeys; only then was the body bag thrown into the water, preventing the traditional and honorable burial that most Romans had.1 Furthermore, Cicero decided to blame the murder on some men with close relations to Sulla, the dictator of the republic and an influential man easily able to silence him. Ultimately, the amateur lawyer won his first public case and used its high stakes to bring himself public recognition. Cicero acknowledges this in one of his works: Itaque prima causa publica pro Sex. Roscio dicta tantum commendationis habuit ut non ulla esset quae non digna nostro patrocinio videretur (“My defense of Sex. Roscius, which was the first public cause I pleaded, met with such a favorable reception, that I was looked upon as an advocate of the first class, and equal to the greatest and most important causes”).2 This fame kickstarted Cicero’s public career, facilitated his rise to consulship in 63 BC, and foreshadowed one of the most notable events of his political career: the Catilinarian conspiracy.
      PubDate: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 03:25:57 +000
  • The No-Gold Central Banks

    • Abstract: This article examines the central banks of three countries with no membership of the eurozone or the us-dollar zone: the ‘Bank of England’, the ’Norges Bank’ and the ‘Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada.’ It uses a descriptive, factual analysis including a short history, their structure and administrative bodies, and some key financial figures. While there are a number of similarities between the three banks e.g. on the level of administration, they differ considerably with respect to external controls and financial solidity. The ’Norges Bank’ and the ‘Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada‘ have sold all of their gold reserves, while the ‘Bank of England’ only holds a small amount compared to the size of its other assets. Hence, the no-gold banks.
      PubDate: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 03:19:04 +000
  • Acceptance of a Connected Blood Pressure Monitor in the Diagnosis of
           Hypertension in Rural Areas: An Exploratory Study in France

    • Abstract: Home medical devices are increasingly proving their usefulness to the general public, particularly in medical deserts such as rural areas and also in the diagnosis of hypertension (e.g., telemedicine practice requesting self-measurement of blood pressure), nevertheless, this product is not always well received by the population. The objective of this study is to analyze the acceptance of a connected blood pressure monitor in order to understand the factors that will impact its integration in the activity of its appropriation. Twenty patients living in rural areas awaiting diagnosis of hypertension responded to the UTAUT questionnaire after performing self-monitoring of blood pressure for 3 consecutive days. Our results suggest that the intentions of use are related to the 3 main dimensions of the UTAUT, i.e. expected performance (or perceived usefulness), effort expectancy (or perceived ease-of-use), social influence. Effort Expectancy is also strongly correlated to the attitude toward the device. Nevertheless, age, gender, technophilia, self-efficacy and anxiety are not correlated with usage intentions. These results suggest that the intention to use the blood pressure monitor that may impact actual use is determined more by its usefulness (functions, etc.) and ease of use than by socio-demographic characteristics. This is particularly encouraging insofar as these medical devices are a priori accepted by a population with variable characteristics (age, etc.) providing that they are properly designed to be perceived as useful and usable.
      PubDate: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 12:20:45 +000
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