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Research in Social Sciences and Technology

May 29, 2019 Volume 4, Number 1



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Number of articles: 6

  1. Learning with simulations: Influence of a computer simulation with hand- on activities on students' learning of the physics capacitors' concepts

    Fouad Yehya, Aziz Barbar & Suzanne Abou-Rjelil

    The persistence of this study was to investigate the contribution of a computer simulation to students´ learning of physics concepts (charging and discharging of capacitors). Interactive computer... More

    pp. 1-29

  2. Fatal Encounters

    Deanna Jacobsen Koepke, David Thomas & Alexis Manning

    Research has been conducted for several decades on the framing of stories in the media.  This article looks at the way newspaper articles report on and frame the deaths of unarmed people of... More

    pp. 30-50

  3. eHealth Systems' User Experiences from Healthcare Workers

    Synnove Andersen

    This article analyze how healthcare workers experience the use of eHealth systems. The empirical data is from a qualitative case study, is derived from a number of eight participating health... More

    pp. 51-72

  4. Polysemy in and of the Science Fiction Film Arrival (2016)

    Fenty Kusumastuti

    Polysemy has always become a significant issue in interdisciplinary studies, mainly because particular words or phrases tend to have multiple meanings and the way to decide on the intended meanings... More

    pp. 73-91

  5. Teachers’ Perceptions on Using Smartphones in English as a Foreign Language Context

    Ali Alzubi

    This study explored the perceptions of English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers at a foundation year in a university in Saudi Arabia. 41 male (27) and female (14) teachers completed a survey... More

    pp. 92-104

  6. Critiquing a Qualitative Study Using Tracy’s Big-tent Criteria

    Saud Albusaidi

    This paper critiques an article, which sheds light on the internationalisation of the curriculum. When classified within the main Western paradigms: positivism, interpretivism, critical theory and ... More

    pp. 105-122