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Interpreting, Stephanie Jo Kent Aug 2014

Interpreting, Stephanie Jo Kent

Doctoral Dissertations

What do community interpreting for the Deaf in western societies, conference interpreting for the European Parliament, and language brokering in international management have in common? Academic research and professional training have historically emphasized the linguistic and cognitive challenges of interpreting, neglecting or ignoring the social aspects that structure communication. All forms of interpreting are inherently social; they involve relationships among at least three people and two languages. The contexts explored here, American Sign Language/English interpreting and spoken language interpreting within the European Parliament, show that simultaneous interpreting involves attitudes, norms and values about intercultural communication that overemphasize information and discount …


A Comparative Analysis Of A Game-Based Mobile Learning Model In Low-Socioeconomic Communities Of India, Paul Kim, Elizabeth Buckner, Hyunkyung Kim, Tamas Makany, Neha Taleja, Vallabhi Parikh Mar 2012

A Comparative Analysis Of A Game-Based Mobile Learning Model In Low-Socioeconomic Communities Of India, Paul Kim, Elizabeth Buckner, Hyunkyung Kim, Tamas Makany, Neha Taleja, Vallabhi Parikh

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

This study explores the effectiveness of a game-based mobile learning model for children living in underdeveloped regions with significant contextual variations. Data for this study came from a total of 210 children between the ages of 6-14 years old from six marginalized communities in India. The findings reveal that children with little or no previous exposure to technology were able to not only figure out the given mobile learning technology, but also solve a series of incrementally challenging problems by playing math games without specific intervention or instruction by adults. The study also found that various factors, including gender and …


Educational Institution Reform: Insights From The Complexity-Intelligence Strategy, Pak Tee Ng, Thow Yick Liang Jan 2010

Educational Institution Reform: Insights From The Complexity-Intelligence Strategy, Pak Tee Ng, Thow Yick Liang

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

This paper attempts to draw some significant insights for educational institution reform from the paradigm of organizing around intelligence. Using the Complexity-Intelligence strategy, human organizations are visualized as intelligent beings possessing an orgmind with high collective intelligence, and other intelligence-related characteristics that are commonly found in highly intelligent biological beings including consciousness, complex adaptive dynamic, autopoiesis, self-organization, learning, adaptation and emergence. Such intelligent human organizations primarily focus on quality connection, optimizing the intrinsic intelligence sources, and nurturing a high level of collective intelligence. It is a living intelligence-centric world. In this study, four insights and their implications from the Complexity-Intelligence …