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The Impact of CBI on English Majors’ Vocabulary Learning

Si Li
Content-based instruction is a teaching approach emerged from Communicative Language Teaching. Previous studies have been made on CBI and its impact on students’ learning pronunciation or reading comprehension. To further investigate the impact of CBI on students’ language skill learning, the aim of...

A Continuation Method in the Teaching of Academic English Writing for Chinese College Students

Lei Gao
The ‘continuation method’ means that people tend to borrow or imitate their interlocutors’ language to express ideas or to continue a discourse construction. There were 20 Chinese second-year college students in the study. They were given two tests on academic English writing. In Test 1, the students...

The Derivative Design Research of Artistic Conception in New Chinese Style—Taking Ceramic Design as an Example

Yang peiyu, Li min
Under the increasingly fierce competition of contemporary world culture, the new Chinese style has become an important factor in design. It has entered various industries such as architectural design, interior design and product design. Its style not only creates a unique artistic conception, but also...

The Casting of American and Chinese Sitcoms From the 1950s to the 2010s

Jinyuan Zheng
Sitcoms production teams often choose actors with unique styles. Longevity of actors’ performance and versatility are two major qualities that the sitcom actor should maintain [2]. Old actors are experienced, while the new actors can bring up the spirit of contemporary society. Therefore, both kinds...

The Study on the Polysemy of “Men”: A Cognitive Linguistic Analysis

Chengchieh Su
Based on the in-depth examination of corpus data, this paper examines the semantic extension of Men from the perspective of cognitive linguistics. The basic meaning of Men is the openable device to a building. Men extend the meaning of access to a building via metaphor, and further extends the meaning...

On the Teaching Practice of the Red Opera Under the Education of Red Culture in Colleges and Universities — Taking the Opera Fragment “Folk Song” as an Example

Jinghan Li
The integration of Red Culture Education into colleges and universities can strengthen the construction of humanities education for college students. Red Culture is the treasure of Chinese traditional culture, allowing red culture to enter the classroom and strengthening the theory and practice of red...

Preliminary Study on Epidemic Prevention landscape Design of High-rise Residence Based on Healthy City

Guo Yunjia
SARS broke out all over the country in 2003. 321 cases of SARS occurred in Taoda Garden, a high-rise tower in Hong Kong. This incident caused the spread of infectious disease virus and the thinking of living space. In order to build a healthy city, this paper analyzes the advantages and disadvantages...

Study of Translation Strategies for English Version of the Diamond Sūtra from the Perspective of Skopos Theory

Tingting Mi
The Diamond Sūtra is written in Sanskrit originally, which was translated into Chinese afterwards. Kumarajiva’s version is the most popular one. Most of the English versions of the Diamond Sūtra that are widely spread in western countries are all translated according to Kumarajiva’s Chinese version....

Literary Imagination of Construction of Community With a Shared Future in Alice Munro’s Stories

Haixia Zhang
Alice Munro has made a great contribution to Canadian literary history because of her writing about her own town and nation in a style of realism and the achievements she has gotten in short-story writing. Under her pen, the life of the city, community and family is full of stress and tension in a piece-looking...

Interactive Design of Picture Album Based on Painting Scheme and Texture Experience

Kai Yao, Jie Tian
The schema language and extremely rich texture effect of lacquer painting make it much more different than other kinds of painting. This paper discusses the interactive design of picture albums from the perspective of schema language and texture language of lacquer painting. It elaborates the mechanism...

Discussion on the Fiber Art Works and Their Spatial Attributes In Art Exhibition

Zhenzhu Wang
As one of the numerous art forms in public art, fiber art has been paid more and more attention by artists, who have attracted more public attention with new ideas and innovative forms. This paper takes some of the exhibits in Hangzhou fiber art triennial as examples to illustrate that fiber art is affecting...

Diego Velázquez and John Singer Sargent: The Hidden Social Expectations in Female Portraits

Yueling Li
Artistic representations always reflect the values and norms of the contemporary societies. This paper focuses on the genre of portrait paintings and its relationship to the misogynistic social historical context. This paper specifically discusses the Spanish court painter Diego Velázquez’s portrait...

A Comparative Study on the Two Chinese Versions of The Color Purple From Perspective of Feminist Translation

Ning Li
In the 1970s, the famous “cultural turn” in translation field combined feminism with translation studies. Feminist translation theory then came into being and became popular across the world. The feminist translation theory aims to manifest the female identity and strive for women’s status through translation,...

A Study on MOOC Based Blend on Online Foreign Language Teaching Model During Epidemic Prevention and Control Period

Zhu Yanhua
In the context of the epidemic, the space between teachers and students is estranged. In order to improve the online and offline teaching quality, this paper constructs a foreign language full online blend teaching mode based on MOOC, which takes MOOC as the platform, supplemented by virtual offline...

The Possibility of Chinese Characters Becoming Universal Characters From the Perspective of the Development and Function of Chinese Characters

Zhang Ling, Chen Lina, Pan Yingdian
Chinese characters are not only the symbolic system of recording Chinese, but also the cultural link of national unity. Chinese characters cannot be assimilated in the ocean of letter characters, on the one hand, due to the barrier of geographical environment, Chinese characters have long enough space...

The Construction of Parallel Corpus Based on the Seven Classical English Versions of Tao Te Ching

Xincun Huo, Fumin Zuo
Since the 18th century, Tao Te Ching has been translated into English over one hundred times. However, the research on these translations are far from enough in both quantity and quality, with few innovations in research method and perspective, which cannot match the significant status of the book all...

A Study of Chinese Immigrants as Second Language Learners in Thomas Burke’s Limehouse Nights

Yanxin Wang
This paper takes character conversations in Thomas Burke’s Limehouse Nights as research corpus and combines historical materials to analyze the second language acquisition phenomenon. Historical, cultural, and social factors shaping the characters’ acquisition and use of English will be explored. By...

Research on the Dispirited Culture—Based on The BoJack Horseman

Feilin Chen
This study aims to interpret the relationship between the BoJack Horseman and dispirited culture, and analyze the psychological ecology of contemporary young people reflected behind. Dispirited culture, a new form of youth subculture, often refers to the language, words, and images with negative emotions....

A Corpus-Based Study of Syntactic Shifts in Chinese-English Conference Interpreting

Lei Gao
Due to linguistic differences between Chinese and English, and the expectation of immediate communication effect, syntactic shifts often occur in C-E conference interpreting. Through a self-built parallel corpus, the article investigates the syntactic shifts in terms of mean sentence length, grammatical...

What’s the Destination of Atonement: A Literary Darwinian Interpretation of Briony

Xinya Lu
Literary Darwinism, a new trend of literary criticism emerged in the late twentieth century, advocates the objective pursuit of true knowledge about literary works to identify the specific configuration of meaning in any text. Atonement by Ian McEwan is a realistic metafiction, which aims to explore...

Research on Landscape Conservation of the Traditional Villages of the She Nationality in Fujian Based on Ecological Wisdom

Jie Tian, Hui Pan
Under the background of ecological civilization, the current rural construction is confronted with the ecological dilemma. Deeply exploring, transferring and elaborating the contemporary value of traditional rural eco-wisdom will help ease the increasingly serious rural ecological crisis. The She village...

Study on the Winter Landscape Construction in the Shadow Area of High-Rise Residential Buildings——Taking Shijiazhuang as an Example

GUO Yunjia
Under the state-owned and planned economy system of urban land, China’s cities have formed a collective housing mode, and the housing supply mode tends to high-rise housing. Due to the transformation of residential form to high-rise and super high-rise buildings, the shadow area of multiple types of...

Exploring the Use of Montage in Chinese Films

Shiya xu
Montage is one of the key elements in determining the art of film, which plays an irreplaceable role in the film. In attracting the audience, shaping the characters, the construction of the story also plays a key role. For the art of film, whether artistic or technical, montage is very important. How...

Neupogen (filgrastim) Induced Acute Hematuria/Proteinurea with 3 Days of Use in a 7-Year-old Boy Diagnosed as Aplastic Anemia

Sohail Azam, Hassan Eliwan, Fatima Eltayeb Hago, Al Husein Mohammed Chyad Hammoudi
Filgrastim, a granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF), is used in patients with neutropenia caused by chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, radiation poisoning, or any unknown etiology. It stimulates the bone marrow to increase the production of neutrophils. Although it has a good safety and efficacy...

Rapid Estimation of Excess Mortality during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Portugal -Beyond Reported Deaths

André Vieira, Vasco Ricoca Peixoto, Pedro Aguiar, Alexandre Abrantes
Background: One month after the first COVID-19 infection was recorded, Portugal counted 18,051 cases and 599 deaths from COVID-19. To understand the overall impact on mortality of the pandemic of COVID-19, we estimated the excess mortality registered in Portugal during the first month of the epidemic,...

Construction of Some Circular Regular Graph Designs in Blocks of Size Four Using Cyclic Shifts

Rashid Ahmed, Farrukh Shehzad, Muhammad Jamil, H. M. Kashif Rasheed
Pages: 314 - 324
Circular regular graph designs play an important role in the design of experiments where most of the balanced incomplete block designs require a large number of blocks. In this article, circular regular graph designs are constructed in blocks of size four through cyclic shifts. Without studying the complete...
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Quality Improvement Project to Reduce Unnecessary Chest X-ray in a Tertiary Center

M. Abdoun, Reham Babiker, Abdelmoneim Mahgoub
The proper diagnostic approach for acute bronchiolitis is one of the significant controversial aspects among clinicians in the pediatric field. The radiographic evaluation of the classic presentation has a limited role and may expose patients to unnecessary procedures. Despite the presence of evidence-based...

Business Model Generation for Industry 4.0: A “Lean Startup” Approach

Stratos Baloutsos, Angeliki Karagiannaki, Ioannis Mourtos
The emergence of the industrial internet of things that drives the fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0 (I4.0), is bringing to the forefront the question of how industrial actors can capture value using such technologies. To answer this question, this paper follows a multidisciplinary...

Philosophical Paradigms Errors Entangled the Development of Student Research and Scientific Arts Education

A.M. Susilo Pradoko
The scientific paradigm developed from the era of mythic society around before the 15th century and then stepped on modern society in the early 17th century. In this modern era the rapid development of science with the paradigm of logical empiricism, realistic observation through the senses and the laboratory...

The Aesthetics of Pendopo of the Sumenep Palace in Response to Today’s Pressure of Globalization

Anggri Indraprasti, Imam Santosa
Sumenep Palace is one of the artifacts of the cultural heritage buildings found on the eastern part of Madura Island. It was founded by the 31st King Sumenep, Panembahan Somala, one of the ulemas in 1762 with the help of an architect of Chinese descent, Lauw Pia Ngo. The Sumenep Palace was established...

Ergonomic Aesthetic Existence in Tasikmalaya Woven Crafts

Anne Enur Latifah, I Wayan Suardana, Meysa Dj Hasiru
Pandanus woven is one of the artifacts that is still being produced by the community of Tasikmalaya. The aim of this study is to obtain (1) data and information about the development of pandanus woven crafts in Tasikmalaya and (2) the function of pandanus woven crafts in Tasikmalaya. The method of the...

Dance Art Programs for Inmates in Jantho Penitentiary Institutio

Nadra Akbar Manalu, Fentisari Desti Sucipto, Tria Ocktarizka
Dance Art has an important role in our lives; it is used as media for expression, communication, creative thinking, and talent development. The dance practice is also considered important as efforts to improve independence and positive things for the inmates. The inmates during the training period were...

The Development of Storytelling in the Dance Learning Strategies and Its Impacts on Students

Rumi Wiharsih, Tria Rafika
This study aims to 1) improve the quality of learning in dance education courses, 2) determine the impact of storytelling methods for Dance Education students. This research is a classroom action research (CAR), with a storytelling approach. The research sample is the students of the sixth semester (class...

The Visual Character Implementation of Wayang Figures in Branding Design in Vocational High School Through Students’ Critical Thinking Ability and Creativity

Gunawan, Trie Hartiti Retnowati
Branding is one of the competencies that must be mastered by vocational students, especially students majoring in Visual Communication Design. In the current era of globalization, Brands are needed to give an identity as well as to introduce something, both the products and companies. Brands from various...

Creative Ceramics of Bayat Klaten: Craft Development in a Postmodern Context

Wiwid Safitri, Trie Hartiti Retnowati, Bambang Prihadi
The pottery craft in Indonesia faces a challenge in the postmodern era that demands them to self-adjust. This study uses qualitative approach in the case study of the Bayat Klaten’s pottery industry. Data were obtained through in-depth interviews, participatory observations, and documentation. Data analysis...

PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) Effectiveness Towards Music Learning Results

Arin Pradikasetya Rahmawati, Kun Setyaning Astuti
Music learning activities cannot be separated from theoretical learning processes and outcomes. In order to support and improve learning processes, interesting learning media are needed. The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness and the role of the PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) in...

Wayang Suket Representation as a Character Education Media for Children

Yogi Satria, Kasiyan
Wayang suket is an imitation form of various puppet purwa figures made of grass. In the world of education, Wayang Suket can be used as a learning medium to create the process of forming children’s character, interest in learning and valuing cultural heritage. The purpose of this study is used as a medium...

Wayang Beber in the Postmodern Era

Cholis Mahardhika, Bambang Prihadi, Muhammad Widya Ari Wibowo
The development in the postmodern era can revitalize the existence of Wayang Beber (a Javanese puppet). This paper was written with qualitative approach and a case study design. Data collection technique was done through literature studies, documentation, and interviews. The data analysis technique was...

Construction Trajectory of Bekakak Tradition in Gamping: Analytical Study of Peirce Semiotics

Desiana Muryasari, Trie Hartiti Retnowati
The tradition of the Bekakak doll couples in Gamping, Yogyakarta, is a ceremony scheduled for each year in the Sapar Islamic-Javanese calendar in which the month of Sapar means October in 2019. This ceremony performs the slaughter of a couple of Bekakak brides made of glutinous rice flour as a form of...

Selfie Art

Dian Sri Indriyani, Bambang Prihadi
This study aims to examine the development and relationship between art and the selfie trend in the postmodern era. The development of technology in the digital communication era, as well as various facilities and social media, have resulted in an increased selfie trend. The selfie phenomenon has become...

Resistance of Rebo Pungkasan Traditional Ceremony in Industrial Revolution 4.0

Wahyu Surbono, Sutiyono
Rebo pungkasan is one of the cultural heritages of Pendoworejo village located in Kulon Progo regency. This traditional ceremony survives because as a local wisdom, it can integrate members of societies into one although it faces problems in this 4.0 Industrial Revolution. Nowadays, the products of the...

Seeing Local Wisdom as Form of Visual Art for Creating Place Identity in Kampung Pelangi, Semarang

Ernest Irwandi, Setiawan Sabana, Andryanto Rikrik Kusmara
Villages with mural decorations had spread across Java and become new tourist attractions, some of those villages are: Villages on the banks of Code River in Yogyakarta, Jodipan Village in Malang, Rainbow Village in Randusari Semarang and many more. Mural creations that emerge across many urban villages...

Analysis of the Mawar Gentong Surakarta Batik Motif in A Charles Sanders Peirce’s Semiotic Study

Alifia Zahra Khoirunnisa, I Ketut Sunarya
Batik is a work of art that contains a depiction of meaning based on the motifs that exist on the batik itself, describing the meaning can be analyzed from the parts of existing motifs, and make a story or expression of taste. Batik motif acts as a basis or principle for drawing patterns, which is the...

Waiting for the Sound of Postmodern Art (A Historical Study)

Iswahyudi
The shift from modernism to postmodernism remains an interesting discussion. One of the approaches in this notion is to view postmodern in a constructivist or revisionary model. In this case, postmodernism serves as a follow-up of modernism. From a historical perspective, the total historical model may...

Angklung in the Era of Industry 4.0

Priyo Dwi Wibowo, Feri Budi Setyawan, Kun Setyaning Astuti
Angklung is a Sundanese musical instrument made of bamboo. We have to shake it to get the tune. Angklung has been through a long period of times in history before it becomes a masterpiece of one of Sundanese artistry. It has been through many changes, beginning from its form, functions and tune itself....

Dayak Culture Aesthetic in the Interior Design Balanga Museum

Ika Yuni Purnama
This research is In 2012 the government revitalized the Ethnographic Museum of Balanga, the interior layout created following the atmosphere of traditional Dayak tribal life. Collections are organized based on the life cycle, starting from the ceremonies of the birth, marriage and final stages of the...

Teacher’s Perception of the Utilization of Character-Themed Songs in PAUD Teaching and Learning Process in the Postmodern

Yunike Juniarti Fitria, Herwin Yogo Wicaksono, Agustianto
This article aims to reveal the teacher’s perception of the use of character-themed children’s songs in PAUD schools in Yogyakarta, especially in the Sleman Regency, in the postmodern era. This research uses quantitative methods, with the type of survey research. The sample in this study were teachers...

Guitar Accompaniment for Folk Songs Learning Material for Junior High School Students

Tabita Octamia Pramadita, Ayu Niza Machfauzia
This study aims to: 1) develop a student textbook on guitar accompaniment for folk songs; and 2) examine the feasibility of the developed student textbook. This is research and development with the Borg and Gall model that has been modified in six stages, namely: 1) research and information collection,...

Study on Aesthetic Characteristics of Sulam Usus Motif on Party Kebaya Dress (Postmodernism Era Perspective)

Aminah Fitria Marinda, Martono, Tarenaksa S Babat Nufus
Local wisdom must not be affected by globalization and challenges in the postmodern era. The Sulam Usus craft is a form of local wisdom from Lampung that is continuously developing. This study aims to present an in-depth examination of (1) the Sulam Usus kebaya (traditional Indonesian attire) motif at...

Predictive Power of Intellectual Ability Test Score on Students’ Fine Art Learning Outcomes

Siti Khodijah Lubis, Trie Hartiti Retnowati, Siti Syawalina
This study aims to determine the magnitude of the predictive power of intellectual ability test scores on Fine Art students’ learning achievements. Intellectual ability test is part of a psychological test conducted by State Islamic Senior High School MAN 2 Padangsidimpuan as one of the selection instruments...