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 Emotional

                        Balance (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