Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020

  • The Role of Taboos in Solving Contemporary Environmental Degradation in Ghana: The Case of Cape Coast Metro

    Emmanuel Abeku Essel

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 89-97
    Received: May 06, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 30, 2020
    Published: Jul. 13, 2020
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    Abstract: One phenomenon which has gained prominence in recent discussions in Ghana has been the role taboos play in addressing environmental degradation. While one group of researchers believes in the conservationist stance, others are of the view that traditional beliefs and practices could play a significant role in preserving the environment for future g... Show More
  • Rain Classroom-Based Smart Class Construction: Taking Advanced Business English Courses as an Example

    Ling Zhang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 98-101
    Received: Jun. 10, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 02, 2020
    Published: Jul. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: The internet is transforming form the traditional wired network to the wireless one and moving forwards to the post-internet era which is a break through beyond the limitation of time and space. The technology will bring forth new ways and new tools of teaching. The APP “Rain Classroom” developed by Qinghua University is a typical case. This resear... Show More
  • The Application of Vlog in Task-Based Language Learning

    Ling Zhang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 102-106
    Received: Jun. 11, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 02, 2020
    Published: Jul. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Computer and internet technology brought about innovative changes of students life especially their leisure time after class. In light of this, the purpose of this study is to explore learners’ participation of blog-based language learning in their independent learning in order to suggest a motivated and collaborative environment to communicate. Th... Show More
  • The Influence and Value of Network Public Opinion on Public Policy

    Liu Yanan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 107-112
    Received: Jun. 30, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 10, 2020
    Published: Jul. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Internet public opinion is a new way to express public interest in the internet age. At the same time, the birth of the internet has promoted the emergence of "public domain" what Habermas calls, which directly links the public opinion of the internet with public policy. As we all known, scientific, democratic and effective public policy is an indi... Show More
  • Cohesion and Coherence Studies: Development, Chaos and Application

    Ying Sun

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 113-120
    Received: Jul. 05, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 14, 2020
    Published: Jul. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Cohesion and coherence are the basic concepts and important subjects in discourse analysis. After the publication of Cohesion in English by Halliday and Hasan (1976), linguists paid close attention to cohesion, coherence and the relationship between the two concepts. They adapted and developed this theory from diversified perspectives. Since cohesi... Show More
  • The Role of Think Tanks in Nigeria Agricultural Policy Processes from 1999 to 2020

    Ughulu Eghoikhunu Stella, Nwokike Eunice Ijeaku

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 121-127
    Received: Jun. 25, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 14, 2020
    Published: Jul. 28, 2020
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    Abstract: Nigeria government have enacted and implemented several policies in the agricultural sector since the inception of the present democratic dispensation that stated in 1999. Some of these policies’ objectives were never achieved, due to the non-inclusion of all stakeholders in the policies processes. It is on the above background that this study exam... Show More
  • Teacher Belief of Corrective Feedback in Grammar Teaching: Current Status and Future Prospects

    Chen Hailuan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 128-134
    Received: Jul. 06, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 17, 2020
    Published: Jul. 28, 2020
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    Abstract: Having been generally believed to impact on teachers’ practice, teachers’ belief has been studied for several decades, most of which concentrates on grammar teaching and learning. Moreover, the role of corrective feedback (CF) in second language acquisition has received considerable attention over the past decades. The studies concentrated on the o... Show More
  • The Core Technical Personnel Education View of the Communist Party of China Under the New Situation

    Lin Runyan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2020
    Pages: 135-139
    Received: Jul. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 23, 2020
    Published: Jul. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: Since the reform and opening up, my country's science and technology has made great progress, and it has set new requirements on the structure and specifications of technical personnel. In terms of educational practice guidance for cultivating core technical talents, the Communist Party of China has formed a technical education ideological system, ... Show More