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2. Developing New Software to Analyze the Emo-‎Sensory Load of Language

Mohammad Hossein Akbari; Reza Pishghadam

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.56632/bct.2022.1101

Abstract
  Technology plays a crucial role in fully understanding all aspects ‎of language and uncovering the hidden patterns, such as sense and emotion ‎density in texts. Yet, it seems that remarkable attention has not been paid to ‎the sensory and emotional loads of learning texts as the primary source ...  Read More

3. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems ‎Development in Omani Higher Education ‎Institutions from the Perspectives of Software ‎Project Managers and Developers‎

Ali H. Al-Badi; Ashar Khan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 14-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.56632/bct.2022.1102

Abstract
  Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems have recently gained significance among companies, organizations, higher education institutions, and business owners in Oman. Delving into the implementation and success of ERP systems is a time-consuming process and mostly requires longitudinal research. In ...  Read More

4. Understanding the Challenges of Social Media ‎Users: Management Students' Perspectives in ‎Two Asian Countries

Anna C. Bocar; Gina G. Jocson

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 24-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.56632/bct.2022.1103

Abstract
  The primary objective of this study is to discover the challenges faced by social media users. To this end, the researchers first designed a scale and then asked 272 individuals from Indonesia and Oman to take it. Frequency, percentile distribution, and weighted mean were used to analyze the data qualitatively. ...  Read More

1. Developing New Software to Analyze the Emo-‎Sensory Load of Language

Mohammad Hossein Akbari; Reza Pishghadam

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.56632/bct.2022.1101

Abstract
  Technology plays a crucial role in fully understanding all aspects ‎of language and uncovering the hidden patterns, such as sense and emotion ‎density in texts. Yet, it seems that remarkable attention has not been paid to ‎the sensory and emotional loads of learning texts as the primary source ...  Read More

2. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems ‎Development in Omani Higher Education ‎Institutions from the Perspectives of Software ‎Project Managers and Developers‎

Ali H. Al-Badi; Ashar Khan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 14-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.56632/bct.2022.1102

Abstract
  Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems have recently gained significance among companies, organizations, higher education institutions, and business owners in Oman. Delving into the implementation and success of ERP systems is a time-consuming process and mostly requires longitudinal research. In ...  Read More

3. Understanding the Challenges of Social Media ‎Users: Management Students' Perspectives in ‎Two Asian Countries

Anna C. Bocar; Gina G. Jocson

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 24-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.56632/bct.2022.1103

Abstract
  The primary objective of this study is to discover the challenges faced by social media users. To this end, the researchers first designed a scale and then asked 272 individuals from Indonesia and Oman to take it. Frequency, percentile distribution, and weighted mean were used to analyze the data qualitatively. ...  Read More

1. Key Demand Factors in Professional Business Courses: A Mixed-Methods Study

Haitham Y. Adarbah; Mark. M. H. Goode

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 June 2022

Abstract
  Most businesses recognize that education and advancement opportunities are essential components of human resource development. Transfer of training is considered to be a significant problem in the process of transferring knowledge, skills, and attitudes from training to a job, even though training and ...  Read More

2. Enhancing the Communicative Skills of Normal ‎and Mentally-Challenged Learners through ‎Emo-Sensory Textbooks ‎

Shima Ebrahimi; Maryam Sadat Tabatabaeian; Taqi Al Abdwani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 June 2022

Abstract
  Struggling with basic restrictions in mental operations, information processing, and social and communicative skills, mentally-challenged children learn with delay. Numerous methods have been proposed to enhance learning among the mentally challenged. One is emo-sensory education which highlights the ...  Read More

3. Tapping into Software for Oral Communication: A Comparative Study of Adobe Connect and Skype

Mohammad Abbasian; Ghasem Modarresi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 July 2022

Abstract
  Despite the theoretical importance of online learning, there is a lack of research on oral communication skills. The present study, adopting a mixed-methods design, aimed at 1) examining whether Adobe Connect and Skype could improve listening skills for pre-intermediate EFL learners and 2) exploring ...  Read More

4. National Learning Outcome Standards: A Case of the Computing Element in Oman

Peyman Nouraey

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 August 2022

Abstract
  The General Foundation Program (GFP) is a pre-requisite program for nearly all undergraduate students in Oman in both private and government higher education institutions. The GFP elements include English Language, Computing, Mathematics, and General Study Skills. The present study aimed at evaluating ...  Read More

5. Emo-Sensory Communication, Emo-Sensory ‎Intelligence and ‎Gender ‎

Elham Naji Meidani; Hossein Makiabadi; Mohammad Zabetipour; Hannaneh Abbasnejad; Aida Firoozian Pooresfehani; Shaghayegh Shayesteh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 August 2022

Abstract
  The evolutionary definition of intelligence has made it a multifaceted concept. Emo-sensory ‎intelligence (ESQ), as integration of emotional intelligence (EQ) and sensory intelligence ‎‎(SQ) is the sensitivity to the emotions evoked by sensory inputs. It puts emphasis on ‎individuals’ ...  Read More

6. Second Language Communication and Interference from L1

Ahmad Fawad Kakar; Kawita Sarwari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2022

Abstract
  A vast body of available literature presents controversial perspectives on the role of L1 in learning and communicating an L2. The current exploratory qualitative study attempted to investigate the reported experiences of ten Afghan EFL learners regarding their L1 (Farsi Dari) role in communicating an ...  Read More

Publisher:
Gulf College, Muscat, Oman

Editor-in-Chief:
  Taqi Al Abdwani   Ali Al Badi

Director-in-Charge:
  Reza Pishghadam


Frequency: Semiannual

Online ISSN: 2791-3775