Banking on the Cloud: Insights into Security and Smooth Operations

Haitham Yousef Adarbah; Ali H. Al-Badi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 1-14

  Cloud computing facilitates the online provisioning of IT resources, and banks are progressively adopting it to enhance operational efficiency. Despite its usefulness, combining cloud services is not without its difficulties. This study examines the pros and cons of using cloud services in banking, focusing ...  Read More

ESQ in L2 Willingness to Communicate and Communicative Ability

Samyra Ghadirzade Toosy; Haniyeh Jajarmi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 15-27

  Individuals are not always willing to communicate in L2 due to different factors. Given the essential role of effective communication in all aspects of life and the vital role of communicative ability in successful communication, this study investigated the role of emo-sensory intelligence (ESQ) in L2 ...  Read More

Exploring Students’ Digital Citizenship: Its Importance, Benefits, and Drawbacks

Anna Bocar; Ruel Ancheta

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 28-38

  This study aimed to determine the degree of students’ knowledge and practice of digital citizenship in relation to the nine digital dimensions, and the importance of their awareness, benefits, and drawbacks. A descriptive survey approach was used to gather the data from one hundred fifty-one undergraduate ...  Read More

Communication Apprehension, Privacy Preferences and L2 Willingness to Communicate: Can They Predict Communication Ability?

Maryam Sadeghi Ordoubadi; Maryamsadat Tabatabaeian; Elmira Farkhondehfal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 39-53

  Being able to communicate can play an important role in achieving the desired goals in today’s world. This study investigated the interrelationships between communication apprehension (CA), privacy preferences (Pr), L2 WTC, and foreign language achievement (FLA) of learners as an indicator of their ...  Read More

How to Enhance the Communicative Ability of L2 Learners: A Case of Afghan Cadets

Younos Dost Mohammadi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 54-66

  This qualitative study explored the perceived experiences of Afghan English language teachers teaching at the Afghanistan National Army Officers Academy in terms of the student’s communication, motivation, and willingness to communicate. The study also investigated the challenges faced by language ...  Read More

Use of Mobile Technologies in the Healthcare Industry and Business: The Case of Pulmonary Function or Breathing Test Supportive Care

Amir Alreisi; Raziyeh Moghaddas

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 67-83

  Digital spirometry, which is used to monitor and diagnose both acute and chronic lung diseases, has been the subject of research for many years. This research undertakes the initiative to build a novel mobile-based digital spirometry application helpful in diagnosing diseases such as asthma and Chronic ...  Read More

Teaching through Educational Apps: The Effect of Using Smart Books on Enriching the Oral Communicative Ability of the Learners

Hoda Hamidi; Sepideh Rahimpour

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 84-94

  The appropriate use of new technologies and educational applications is undoubtedly very important in facilitating English language learners’ communicative competence. One of these technological devices used in education is the smartbook. Accordingly, the present study has tried to investigate ...  Read More