World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

March 3, 2011

Educating for Balance: Integrating Technology and the Human Spirit on A Global Scale

Editors: Chawalert Kertchalolarn
Tisana Khemmani
Larry Hufford
Ashara Prapaitrakul
Panta Chaitiamvong

Contents

World Council for Curriculum and Instruction …………………………………………… III

Message from the Dean ……………………………………………………………….. IV

Acknowledgements ……………………………………………………………………. V

Greetings from the University President ……………………………………………….. 1

Plenary Sessions ……………………………………………………………………. 3

Plenary Session I: Educating for Balance: An International

Perspective on Integrating Technology and the Human Spirit ………………………………. 5
Victor Odonez

Plenary Session II: Educating for Balance: A Buddhist Perspective

On Human Spirit and Technology ……………………………………………………….. 11
Distinguished Lecturer
Phra Rajavaramuni (Prayoon Merk)

Plenary Session III: Alice Miel Lecture ……………………………………………….. 21
WCCI President –Shigekazu Takemura

Plenary Session IV: Designing Curricula and Instructional Strategies

For Integrating Technology and the Human Spirit:
Exploring Self-Science Through Peace Education And Conflict Resolution …………………………………..……….. 29
Rose Marie Duhon-Sells & Barbara Epps

Matching the Needs for Scientific and Technological Literacy with the
Developmental Stages of Asian ………………………………………………………… 37
Genzo Nakayama

Designing Curricular and Instructional Strategies For Integrating Technology
and the Human Spirit ………………………………………………………………… 49
Pruet Siribanpitak

Thinknet: Interactive Philosophical Discussions with Children ……………………………. 51
Susan Wilks

Paper Presentations

Theme 1: Educating for Balance: the Role of Technology ………………………………….. 61

CAI as an Adjunct to Teaching Statisctics: A Meta-Analysis of Findings ……………………. 63
Suchada Bowarnkitiwong

Inspiring Science Education: Towards the Balance ……………………………………….. 67
Alisara Chuchat, Pimpan Dachakupt

Intellectual, Social and Moral Development: Why Technology Cannot Replace Teachers …………. 71
Vivienne Collinson

Educating for Balance: Technology Initiative in Malaysian Smart Schools …………………… 79
Siowck-Lee Gan

Contribution of Introductory Technology to Human Spirit …………………………………. 88
Udogie M. O. Ivowi

Integrating Tradition and Technology for Thai Pre Schoolers ……………………………… 92
Udomiuck Kulpichitr

The Role of Computer Technology in Improving Current Practices in Curriculum
and Instruction in Schools …………………………………………………………… 95
Virgilio U. Manzano

Computer-Enhanced Socratic Method: Interactive from the Classroom to the World …………….. 101
David L. McLaughlin

The Utilization of a Computer Assisted Instruction Program Concerning the
“Law for Women” Non-formal Education Activities ………………………………………… 109
Archanya Ratana-Ubol

CAI a the Faculty of Management Science: A Case Study from
Rajabhat Institute Petchaburi ………………………………………………………… 117
Chanchai Sanyapeung

Computerized Accounting System at Rajabhat Instituted in Thailand ………………………… 122
Manpkporn Sanyapeung

The 21st Century Teachers Technology Initiative: Nurturing the Human Spirit ……………….. 127
Shirley Steenis-Williams, Jean Benton, Deborah Wooldridge

Theme II: Educating for Balance: The Human Spirit ………………………………………. 135

Education for Balance: The Human Rights Perspective …………………………………….. 137
Hira Aher & Ushasi Guha

Education for Balance: Integrating Technology and the Human Spirit on a Global Scale ……….. 140
Panna Akhani

Weaving the Filipino Spirit in Science and Technology:
Implications to Curriculum and Instruction …………………………………………….. 144
Theresita V. Atienza

Value Oriented Teacher Education ……………………………………………………… 150
Nilima Bhagabati

Technology and Human Spirit: The Nature of a Mutual Relationship …………………………. 154
Karheinz Biler

The Art of Ethical Teaching by Monks in the Northeastern Region of Thailand ……………….. 159
Manee Chaiteeranuwatsiri

Education of the Caring Impulse ………………………………………………………. 163
Lydia Fernandes

Research and Human Spirit ……………………………………………………………. 170
Emilio Lopez-Barajas

Blending Science and Technology with Spirituality for a Better World ……………………… 175
Brahma Kumar Mruthyunjaya

Pedagogic Intervention to Humanize Technology ………………………………………….. 183
Cynthia Pandian

Balance and Beyond: The Approach and the Emphasis ………………………………………. 186
Kirpal T. Singh

A Conceptual Structure of Educating for Balance: Integrating
Technology and the Human Spirit on a Global Scale ………………………………………. 193
Narutt Suttachitt

Theme III: Educating for Balance: Learning Theory and Experience …………………………. 213

The Development of an Instructional Model for a Moral
Academic Competency Course for Graduate Students ……………………………………….. 215
Sumon Amaornivat, Ramsamor Yoosathaporn
Sumlee Thongthew, Vorasuda Bunyaviroj, Maneerat Sukchotrat

A Synthesis of Research on Instruction Conducted in Thailand …………………………….. 218
Varaporn Bavornsiri, Sumitra Angwatanakul

Our Wondrous Landscapre for Learning Neurodevelopment
Patterns of the Brain ……………………………………………………………….. 226
Susan E. Cortez

Exploring Self-Science Through Peace Education and Conflict Resolution ……………………. 236
Rose Marie Duhon-Sells & Barbara Epps

Developing Curriculum and Instructional Technology for Transcultural Learning and Living ……. 242
Marilyn P. Dunn

Descending the Tower: What Professors Learn from the Field (Part Two) …………………….. 247
Michael P. Ford

Lev Semenovich Vygotsky 1896-1934: Psychologist Author of
Cultural-Historical Theory of Human Development ………………………………………… 254
Natalia Gajdamaschko

Integrating Technology with Human Spirit in Development of Curriculum and Teacher Training ….. 261
Neeta Jain

Project Gift-No Rootless Flower: Regency Community as Orientation to Gift and Story ………… 271
Virginia M. Macagnoni

The Cognitive Development of School Children in Two Cultures …………………………….. 274
Russell C. Oakes

International Cooperation Through Information Technology:
An Interactive Project to Improve Teaching and Learning …………………………………. 285
Dietrich von Queis

The Effects of Using Portfolios on Teaching English for
Pratom Suksa 4 Teachers in Changwat Chiangmai ………………………………………….. 289
Kirin Sahasewiyon, Sumlee Thongthew

Descending the Towe: What Professors Learn from the Field (Part One) ……………………… 302
Patricia A. Scanlan

Theme IV: Educating for Balance: Global and Multi-Culturalism ……………………………. 319

Standard Thai in a Formal Education Setting: A Case Study in Buriram, Thailand …………….. 321
Worawn Hemchayart

Sport Science Movement and School Physical Education in Thailand …………………………. 330
Sombat Karnjanakit

A Practical Study of Broadcasting English:
Pronunciation Easily Misunderstood by Japanese Listeners ………………………………… 337
Naomi Koike

Physical Education and Thai National Sports for Physical and Spiritual Balance …………….. 345
Thanomwong Kritpet

Desensitization Model of Teaching and Education for EmotionalBalance
(An Action Research Study) …………………………………………………………… 349
Anandi Martis

Research Program on Asian Women in Legal Development ……………………………………. 354
P. Nagabooshanam

School Development through Teacher Involvement …………………………………………. 358
Frithjof M. Oertel

A Study of Japanese Ryugakusei (Students Abroad) in American Universities as Agents of Japans .. 363
Ayako Ogawa

The Development of Subject Curriculum on Critical Thinking
In Nursing Decision – Making for Nursing Students ………………………………………. 376
Sirikunya Ridthplake

Creating New Paradigms in Women’s Education: Focus on Liberal Arts Stream …………………. 379
Poonam Segal, Sudesh Ahlawat

Using Recorded Radio Programs for Developing Learners’ Listening
Comprehension and Cross-Cultural Understanding …………………………………………. 387
Shawki el-Sayed el-Sherify

Thai Characteristics, Values and Transmission Process of Thai Martial Arts ………………… 402
Suchitra Sukonthasab

Effects of Using a School Counseling Model on Students Behavioral Changes and Life Plans ……. 406
Wacharee Supmee

Thailand: Children and Educational Culture …………………………………………….. 410
Boosbong Tantiwong & Sarinthorn Vidthayasirinun

Theme V: Educating for Balance: Higher and Non-Formal Education ………………………….. 417

Developing New Open and Distance Teacher Education Programmed for the Millenium:
The OU (UK) Experience ………………………………………………………………. 419
Frank R. J. Banks

Value Orientation in Vocational Training ………………………………………………. 429
Sumalee Chanchalor

Awareness of Environmental Education among Various Undergraduate College Students of Nagpur
University, Maharashtra, India ……………………………………………………….. 435
Ragini V. Didolkar & Panna Akhani

Educating for Sustainable Community …………………………………………………… 444
Larry Hufford

The Development of Internal Efficiency Indicators and Productivity Of Adult Literacy Progams … 448
Oonta Nopakun, Suwimon Wongwanich,
Archanya Ratana-Ubol & Chaiyosh Imsuwan

Education in a Development Country: Unique Aspects of a Private Education Movement in India …. 457
M. L. Khanna

Including Courses on Ethics Within a Highland Peruvian University ………………………… 463
Edme Landeo Alvares

Media Education and Civic Responsibility ………………………………………………. 473
Tony Lavender

Teacher Training in Distance Methodology: Analysis from Experience ……………………….. 481
Catalina Martinez Mediano

Human Ecology on a Four Dimensional Approach:
Framework from Experience ……………………………………………………………. 483
Andre Francisco Pilon

New Skills for New Futures: Higher Education Guidance and Counseling Services in Spain ……… 490
Elvira Repetto & Beatrice Malik

Human Development and Tourism in Peoples: Application Of a Reflective Experience …………… 499
Bernardo Ruiz Delgado

Higher Education in Thailand: Short Biographies of Two Educational Leaders ………………… 504
Paga Sattauatam

Higher Education in India – Some Challenges and Responses ……………………………….. 507
G. D. Sharma

University Education in India-for What Purpose? A Perspective From a Developing Country …….. 513
Inderpal Singh

Teacher Training Towards Sustainability ……………………………………………….. 517
Suwatana Suwanketnikom & Alisar Chuchat

Sailing the Airwaves: How to Produce Your Own Educational T. V. Program …………………… 521
Jonathan Swift

Important and Compulsory Elements in Vietnam: Education Programs for the New Times …………. 526
VuVan Thanh

Appendices …………………………………………………………………………. 529

Appendix I: Program Overview
Appendix II: List of Participants
Appendix III: Conference Committee