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Book Review: International Assistance and State-University Relations

Whitney Szmodis, Sothy Eng
2014 Excellence in Higher Education  
Exploring the political context and conditions in Indonesia, themes arose to support the argument toward the potential efficacy of international assistance in higher education as an instrument toward institutional  ...  While trends in research indicate outcomes critical of the impact of international assistance, the author argues that, in the case of Indonesian higher education, there is evidence to support the argument  ... 
doi:10.5195/ehe.2013.104 fatcat:i4sg3s4dgbae3mnqg3zw2ajfpa

Introducing the Argumentation Framework Within Agent-Based Models to Better Simulate Agents' Cognition in Opinion Dynamics: Application to Vegetarian Diet Diffusion

Patrick Taillandier, Nicolas Salliou, Rallou Thomopoulos
2021 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
In particular, the inner attitude towards an opinion of each agent is formalized as an argumentation graph and each agent can share arguments with other agents.  ...  We also highlight that when a new argument is introduced into the system, the quantity and the profile of the agents receiving the new argument will impact the evolution of the overall opinion.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is part of the VITAMIN ("VegetarIan Transition Argument ModellINg") project funded by INRAE.  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.4531 fatcat:i5so3dpugbfc5i56pjd66ypln4

Reflective Blogfolios in the Language Classroom: Impact on EFL Tertiary Students' Argumentative Writing Skills and Ways of Knowing

2016 Advances in Language and Literary Studies  
The current study aimed at investigating the impact of using reflective blogfolios in teaching argumentation to EFL tertiary students on their argumentative essay writing skills and ways of knowing.  ...  As well, the study investigated the relationship between student's ways of knowing and their argumentative writing capabilities.  ...  levels of separate knowing, whereas higher scores reflected higher levels of connected knowing.  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.alls.v.7n.5p.247 fatcat:cxh6bdvjlbevldn34kclkdifde

Ideology as Filter: Motivated Information Processing and Decision-Making in the Energy Domain

Ulf J. J. Hahnel, Christian Mumenthaler, Tobia Spampatti, Tobias Brosch
2020 Sustainability  
The transition towards more renewable energy will substantially increase voters' involvement in the political decision-making process in the energy domain.  ...  Political ideology moreover moderated the influence of information provision on decisions, in that arguments congruent with voters' political ideology were more likely to be evaluated as personally relevant  ...  Their argument focused on renewable energies being locally sourced, with higher supply standards and lower environmental impacts [46] , while rejecting the cost figures put forward by the SPP, arguing  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12208429 fatcat:ln3arsogynfovjyuvfftp2fbdu

To Think or Not to Think: Two Pathways Towards Persuasion by Short Films on Aids Prevention

2003 Journal of health communication  
Our study attempted to analyze affective and cognitive processes to explain the impact of these new formats, fictional shorts for HIV/AIDS prevention.  ...  The finding showed the better the quality of the short (with dialogue style) the more negative affectivity was stimulated, also the more cognitive processing was induced, and a more favorable attitude towards  ...  The impact of the preventive message framing was particularly significant since the format with a dialogue style and higher quality arguments was valued more positively.  ... 
doi:10.1080/716100420 pmid:14690887 fatcat:kazatv3tuzdwvjng5kxyromiwq

Page 365 of Political Studies Vol. 52, Issue 2 [page]

2004 Political Studies  
THE ‘NEW LOCALISM’ 365 current debates about central government policies towards local government (compare with Richards, 1996; Hale, 2001).  ...  Thus, centralisation is a natural ten- dency when there are no strong arguments being advanced to the contrary.  ... 

Internationalization of East Asian Higher Education

Seungmin Yun
2015 Journal of International Students  
This edited volume entails several research studies examining the impact of globalization and internationalization within East Asian educational contexts.  ...  While most studies have focused on Westernized perspectives, the book attempts to provide a multidimensional view of globalization and competing arguments concerning internationalization in an East Asian  ...  practices of higher education institutions in East Asian contexts and their impact and consequences upon universities and education systems as a whole.  ... 
doaj:c2735cf0922648f193b514b2b3b6dc30 fatcat:j5jm3rpstnfd3ckbzehbfv7gdy

Impact of the Enzyme Flexibility on the Enzyme Enantio-selectivity in Organic Media Towards Specific and Non-specific Substrates

Jaap Broos
2002 Biocatalysis and Biotransformation  
Impact of the enzyme flexibility on the enzyme enantio-selectivity in organic media towards specific and non-specific substrates. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 20(4), 291 -295.  ...  A rationale is presented as to why the enantioselectivity of enzymes in dry organic media towards specific substrates is increased when the enzyme flexibility is increased.  ...  argument is of limited use.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10242420290004938 fatcat:hdhtuq3dkvdslhwyqwzsz7voue

Page 38 of Business and Society Vol. 34, Issue 1 [page]

1995 Business and Society  
Neverthe- less, Zenger’s findings support the efficiency wage argument as his results showed that rewarding the extreme induced higher performers to remain and lower performers to leave the organization  ...  However, few have directly explored these negative, unintended effects to better understand the impact rewards have on employees’ ethical decision making toward both employers and other stakeholders.  ... 

Review of Global perspectives on higher education

Andrew Kelly
2017 Education Review  
Another critical issue that Altbach explores is the impact of commercialism on the higher education sector.  ...  The higher education sector, in short, faces a number of challenges, and globalization has not always had a positive impact.  ... 
doi:10.14507/er.v24.2186 fatcat:4y67oiotvndrriqls2iudoczw4

Forming Judgments of Attitude Certainty, Intensity, and Importance: The Role of Subjective Experiences

Geoffrey Haddock, Alexander J. Rothman, Rolf Reber, Norbert Schwarz
1999 Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin  
In Study 1, participants with moderate or extreme attitudes toward doctor-assisted suicide generated three (easy) or seven (hard) arguments that either supported or countered their opinion toward the issue  ...  a large number of opposing arguments.  ...  scores represent higher ratings.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0146167299025007001 fatcat:sua5ib7sv5h4bjtzdlu7ecnjhq

A Multiple Values Model of Political Tolerance

Mark Peffley, Pia Knigge, Jon Hurwitz
2001 Political research quarterly  
We also find that when people are presented with roughly equal counter-arguments, the tolerant are much more willing to abandon their initial judgment than the intolerant.  ...  ., value conflict) influence citizens' initial tolerance decisions, as well as their willingness to stick to that judgment in the face of counter-arguments (i.e., the pliability of the initial baseline  ...  more likely to move toward a tolerant response when presented with a counter-argument.  ... 
doi:10.2307/449162 fatcat:zz5j6pfejbeqtlb6akit65m55y

Towards Assertion-based Debugging of Higher-Order (C)LP Programs [article]

Nataliia Stulova, José F. Morales, Manuel V. Hermenegildo
2014 arXiv   pre-print
It is based on an extension of properties and assertions as used in (C)LP in order to be able to fully describe arguments that are predicates.  ...  However, these assertion-based extensions to (C)LP have not been integrated well with higher order to date.  ...  These new properties can be used in assertions for higher-order predicates to describe the properties of the higher-order arguments.  ... 
arXiv:1405.7898v2 fatcat:thgzz7zckbf2rfbg3t7ok4epsm

Does Culture Matter? The Impact of Tolerance on Economic Modernization in a Comparative Perspective

Andrey Shcherbak
2012 Social Science Research Network  
It is assumed that an increase in tolerance, expressed as a tolerant attitude towards homosexuality, gender equality, and a decrease in xenophobia, has a significant impact on modernization.  ...  A tolerant attitude towards homosexuals and a decrease in xenophobia play a less significant role.  ...  tolerance has a positive impact on innovation. 10) A higher level of tolerance towards homosexuality has a positive impact on innovation. 11) A higher level of tolerance towards immigrants and ethnic  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2009177 fatcat:knqduuq74nco7m2t36ie5ne75q

Attitudes toward health-messages: The link between perceived attention and subjective strength

A. Cancela, B. Requero, D. Santos, M. Stavraki, P. Briñol
2016 European Review of Applied Psychology  
Results: Participants who reported high (vs. low) perceived attention showed a greater effect of argument quality on persuasion.  ...  After reading the message, participants reported attitudes toward this health issue, the perceived attention, and the perceived strength associated with their evaluations.  ...  Instead, the impact of elaboration on persuasion depends on argument 10 quality.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erap.2016.02.002 fatcat:kyqavrynlzaghjc3hrzdl3uvai
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