For the discussion, sharing, and collaborative creation of open educational resources (OERs)—from syllabi to course materials, assignments, and textbooks—in humanities fields.
Kalle Westerling started the topic Opportunity: Digital Humanities Research Institute, June 15–24, 2020 in the discussion Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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You are invited to apply for the second Digital Humanities Research Institute (DHRI), which will take place at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. This ten-day institute will introduce participants to core digital humanities skills, and help…[Read more]
In 2016-2017, a 10-person team worked for 3 months with the goal of creating a multi-use, balanced corpus, similar to the Brown Corpus (BROWN Corpus search online). The speech section of the completed Nanhai Corpus—named for its sponsors, the Nanhai Nunnery of Taiwan—is a 289,497 word corpus of collected, transcribed, and word-split natural spe…[Read more]
Steve McCarty started the topic Why do most academic publications not broaden knowledge? in the discussion Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
In 2020 I am starting a Medium series Ask a Japanologist at Anecdotes of Academia based at Universiti Sains [Science] Malaysia. The first entry is a brief manifesto “Academic publications should broaden knowledge: Motivation to publish should be intrinsic, not extrinsic, to the writer” with some beautiful photos of Kyoto. Future installments…[Read more]
Roger Gillis deposited “Caring about Sharing”: Copyright and Student Academic Integrity in the University Learning Management System in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 4 months, 4 weeks ago
The issue of sharing course material outside of the classroom is very much intertwined with academic integrity and information literacy issues. This chapter explores the key issues surrounding this topic. First, this chapter explores the ill-conceived notions that might exist around students’ perceptions that everything on the internet is free a…[Read more]
The concept of “knowledge economy” is based on the view knowledge and information are at the center of economic growth and development. In today´s ever changing world knowledge has become a key element for sustainable economic development. This study aims to identify key challenges for developing knowledge based economy in Bangladesh. Study resu…[Read more]
Introduction: The 21st century was started with the dawn of a new economic puzzle of China’s fast economic growth. It has surprised the economists. The Chinese constant upward growth has shifted economic paradigm and the axis of growth appear to have been shifted from the western hemisphere to the eastern hemisphere. Some economists term it a 2…[Read more]
Self-monitoring as a personality attribute is given particular attention by researchers in order to understand employee performance and productivity in the organizational context. Numerous studies focused on the impact of self-monitoring from individual employee perspective with limited focus on the impact of the organization’s performance. H…[Read more]
Alim Al Ayub Ahmed deposited The Fundamental Deviation and the Riddle of Manipulation: A Critical Analysis in the Context of Bangladesh Stock Market Crash in 2010-11 in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 6 months ago
The capital market in Bangladesh does not always act based on the fundamentals. Fundamental means the set of ethics, principles, guidance, various market instruments and well structural set up that helps the stock market for operating well. Structural weakness is a thing which may ruin the market base or fundamentals. But the capital market as…[Read more]
Alim Al Ayub Ahmed deposited Strategic Management in Zimbabwean Profit and Non-profit Organizations: Identifying the Missing Tools in the Strategy Implementation Kit Bag in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 6 months ago
The purpose of this study was to identify the determinants of strategic success or failure in Zimbabwean Profit and Non-Profit Organizations. The convergent parallel mixed methods research design was adopted as the guiding model for the data collection, analysis and interpretation process in this study. This explains why data was collected through…[Read more]
Purpose: The aim of this research was to find out the differences in guest occupancies and profits of the private and public hotels between and within the years 2008 and 2014.
Methodology: The researchers followed explanatory research to differentiate the data with statistical tools. The researchers undertook the deductive approach to test the…[Read more]
Mushroom is the most popular delicious, nutritious and medicinal vegetable in the world. Now it is considered as the most promising concept for crop diversification. It has been regarded as an effective means for poverty alleviation in less developed countries due to its potential for a quick, high return of profit on a small investment.…[Read more]
This study investigated the association between Parents’ education levels and beliefs towards HIV/AIDS and People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA). Data was collected using a set of questionnaire. Five points Likert was used to measure parents’ attitudes and beliefs towards HIV/AIDS and PLWHA. Findings from this study show that age, sex, rel…[Read more]
Every business organization has some responsibilities to the people because organizations need people to sell their products. No organization can make profit without selling products to the customers. However, every bank needs customers to sell products for earning profits. In this case, the authority of each bank should accomplish some activities…[Read more]
Alim Al Ayub Ahmed deposited Corporate Culture and Organizational Change- a Study on a Large Pharmaceutical Company in Bangladesh in the group Open Educational Resources on Humanities Commons 6 months ago
This paper investigates the relationship between corporate culture and attitudes toward organizational change from the perspectives of a large pharmaceutical company in Bangladesh. A structured questionnaire was developed on the basis of the competing values framework of culture typology of Cameron and Quinn (2006) and a study of Justina Simon…[Read more]
The shortage of workers in the Pearl River Delta is becoming increasingly severe. The enterprise can hardly employ enough workers. Based on the supply-demand model, this paper analyzes the phenomenon from the view of economic, and bases on the Lewis Model analyze the deep cause of this situation. This paper argues that the best way to solve this…[Read more]
This study reveals the way of understanding the usages of pesticides and the development of the distribution process of pesticides in vegetable production in southern part of Bangladesh. In this regard, a descriptive study has been, at first, conducted to understand the insights about the pesticide use. A sample of 152 farmers has been interviewed…[Read more]
Liquidity Management is the integral part of monetary management. Liquidity management, ensuring sustainable solvency are the two core prerequisites for smooth functioning of banks in the long run. The balancing act between a bank’s own liquidity and its role as a liquidity creator, especially in times of financial distress or crisis, is the f…[Read more]
This paper divides working capital into working capital of operating activities and working capital of financing activities. Working capital of operating activities can be further divided into working capital of procurement channels, working capital of productive channels and working capital of marketing channels by channel. Then we analyze the…[Read more]
This study aimed at understanding the volatility of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). The daily and monthly average DSE General Index (DGEN), from the period January 1, 2002 to July 31, 2013 has been used. The study has been made by using the Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH) models to estimate the presence of volatility.…[Read more]
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