European Scientific Journal

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List of Papers (Total 14,383)

Contribution of TRMM 3B42 Data to Improve Knowledge on Rainfall in the Kayanga/Geba River Basin (Republic of Guinea, Senegal and GuineaBissau)

The use of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) data is an option for counteracting challenge of the lack of ground based observations, particularly in Kayanga/Gêba. This paper undertakes validation of monthly TRMM rainfall estimates before using it to understand the spatial and temporal variability in the Basin. This validation based on application of statistical study...

University Students’ Perceptions of Videotaping as a Teaching Tool in a Public Speaking Course

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of videotaping on college students’ public speaking skills development in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) from the learners’ perspective. Twenty Moroccan freshmen students majoring in Engineering, Business, and Humanities at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, participated in the study. Using 60 videotaped...

Evaluation De La Durabilité Agro-Écologique Des Aménagements Hydro-Agricoles De La Plaine Inondable Dans Le Tandem Dangbo-Adjohoun Au Sud-Est Du Bénin

Sustainable agriculture has become a priority in the public policies of countries like Benin, where rural people live mainly from agricultural products. However, agricultural development strategies are geared towards practices that do not meet the objectives of sustainability. This paper focuses on assessing the agro-ecological sustainability of the perimeters developed in the...

Fractionnement Géochimique Des Eléments Traces Métalliques (Etm) Dans Les Sédiments Du Delta De L’ouémé Au Bénin

Due to the inherent damages of trace elements to living organisms, the amount of bio available metal is considered to be a quantity that conditions the becoming of aquatic ecosystems. The aim of this work is to evaluate the proportion of Pb, Cu and Cd that are biologically available in the superficial sediments of the Ouémé estuary as well as the influence of environmental...

Legal Framework of European Inland Waterways and Croatian Legislation on Inland Waterways Navigation – Problems of Non-Harmonized Rules

Inland waterway transport, as one of the oldest modes of transport, is still under-used in the European Union. Though it has many advantages over other modes of transport (it is environmentally friendly, cost-saving, energyefficient, safety), it also faces several significant problems. The European Union has recognized the importance of inland waterway transport and has adopted...

Decentralisation of Financing of Self-Government Units in the Republic of Croatia

Since its independence the Republic of Croatia has commenced a thorough reconstruction of its taxation system according to the market economy taxation policy. Essential taxation reforms have brought the system closer to EU systems i.e. it has been being harmonized with taxation systems of developed European countries. The Republic of Croatia has adopted solutions that are used by...

Pedagogues and Social Workers - Challenges of Collaboration

In their work, pedagogues and social workers respond to many pedagogical and social challenges that children and/or their families face. In order to successfully address these challenges, it is necessary to achieve a quality collaboration between the school and the social welfare centre. Seeking an answer to the question of quality of the collaboration, three research questions...

How Sustainable Enterprises Can Drive The Sustainable Development

The aim of the paper is to analyze the role of companies as driver of sustainable development and respect for fundamental workers' rights. Trade policies and agreements can have wide-ranging effects on the economy, employment, labour standards, social cohesion, and the environment, including policy development and regulatory aspects. Nowadays the countries are closely tied to one...

Handedness and the Preference of the Visual Field in Face Perception

Face perception is tightly connected with the hemispherical dominance, and thus can be different in right-, left-handed and ambidextrous subjects. The study focuses on preferences for the left or the right visual field in face perception by testing the preference for the left or the right half of the chimeric face, which has been blended from half male and half female facial...

The Romanian Youth’s Contact with the West in the 19th Century: Education, Connections and Political Formation

In the 19th century, Western Europe became a landmark for the future Romanian leaders, and the developed West European countries constituted a model to be followed in terms of state organization. From this point of view, the young Romanians who studied in various cultural and political milieus, such as the French or the German etc., were influenced by the societies of the...

The Role of the Episcopate of the Catholic Church in Moderating the Political Transformations in Poland

Communism is the ideology which aims at exterminating all religions as, it is believed, they are harmful to social life. Therefore, after the 2nd World War, under the arrangements between the allies, communists took control in Poland and started to gradually but systematically eliminate the influence of the Church and the Catholic religion on the society. Due to the...

CSR Trough the Internet: The Case of Italy

The aim of the paper is to analyze the level of acceptance of social responsibility practices in Italy and in particular to evaluate the degree of social responsibility arising from the websites of Italian listed companies. CSR communication contributes to a corporation’s corporate social disclosure, whose main purpose is to enhance a corporate image in order to promote customer...

One Phenomenological Approach to Beauty

The presented contribution attempts to introduce a phenomenologicalexistential analysis of experiencing beauty (aesthetic experience) through Heidegger’s approach to the examination of state-of-mind. It points out a topic which no doubt extremely interested Heidegger, but which he did not approach by the method he offered in Being and Time. The text thus attempts to reconstruct...

Man’s Journey Through Space, Time and Logos. Reflections of Narcissus’ Myth in Solarium by Jordan Zandi

The paper is meant to be a text analysis of the poem Solarium by Jordan Zandi in point of the significance of space, time and logos dimensions. The pragma-stylistic perspective adopted will allow us to identify how Narcissus’ myth is reflected in Zandi’s poem by comparing it to the complex reference text which is Ovid’s Metamorphoses (Book III). Like Narcissus, the poetic voice...

Modern Models of Radio Broadcasting as an Example of the Formatting of Emission Panels

Nowdays, the impact of marketing solutions for media system is particularly noticeable in case of the so-called traditional media, ie newspapers, radio and television. With reference to the declining expenditures and audience, publishers of These forms of media, looking for niches allowing survival. In the radio broadcasting sector, the niche is well defined target audience...

The Role of the Collaborative Integrated Model (MDSIC) in Agile Software Development - Case Study and Practical Advice

This research aims to determine the importance of the generation and application of models in the software development area, performing a comparison of existing models and their applicability. One of these models is the collaborative integrated software development model (MDSIC). There are several methodologies and models that help in software development, but most of them have...

The Way How Anthropological Culture Shapes Consumes: An Exploratory Comparative Study

The world today is discovering new forces clashing together and creating new threats and opportunities in terms of Globalization. Because these forces are mainly local, and not only economic, business today must take into consideration all different aspects, usually marginalized features, such as anthropology, traditions, and popular beliefs; weather and geography; religion and...

Implementation of Quality Models in the Third Sector in Spain

The Third Sector of Social Action in Spain has been the object of numerous studies. These studies were conducted in order to discover its reality and to favor its visibility and for the permanent improvement of the work processes with different groups generally at risk of exclusion. In 2015, the data provided by the Social Action N.G.O Platform and the Third Sector Platform at...

Motivational Interview as a Method of Treating People with Dual Diagnosis

The ideal, the spiritual and the most important element of motivational intelligence is cooperation. The idea is to focus on helping with motivational problems where the customer is not ready or willing to change or have a sense of ambivalence. It is certain that motivational intelligence is not a collection of techniques. This involves the attitude of the therapist, who does not...

A Comparative Analysis of the Society and State Theories of “Ahlâk-I Alâî” and “Leviathan” Based on the State and Governance-Oriented Paradigms

Although Ottoman political thought has been studied in its own structure in many ways, the studies which demostrate its position against different political structures, at least, those in Europe are very limited. Acccordingly, in order to figure out whether this political thought differed in certain respects from one polity to the other, this study has attempted to analyse the...

On Some Recently Discovered Translations from Edgar Allan Poe's Work - by Ștefan Petică – at the End of the 19th Century

The first authentic Romanian Symbolist writer - poet, novelist, playwright, journalist, sociologist, Ștefan Petică (1877-1904) - was also a skilled translator, as most of the Romanian writers at the end of the Nineteenth century used to be. For more than 120 years, there was no information on the translator of two volumes rendered into Romanian from Edgar Allan Poe’s work and...

Design and Implementation of a Digital Bracelet to Regulate the Rhythm of the Heart

The aim of this present study is to help people suffering from cardiovascular diseases by designing and implementing a digital bracelet that allows keeping a record of cardiac behavior to generate a more optimal diagnosis of the patient's current state and the evolution of the heart rate of the same patient. The research used the evolutionary methodology. This methodology...

Dictates by the International Capitalism. Who Governs?

The representative democracy has become weak and fragmented, and under control of international market policy approaches of national state governments and multilateral agreement organizations like the European Union. In this paper, I argue that any study and explanation of economic crises and their contemporary supranational governance structures solutions conducted in the...

Impact Of Instructional Aids On Students’ Academic Performance In Physics In Secondary Schools In Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria

This research work investigated the extent of availability, application and impact of instructional aids on improving academic performance of physics students in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) secondary schools Abuja. The population of the study was limited to secondary schools in three Area councils of the FCT. The sampled schools used for the research had a total 3,150...

Historia De La Universidad Pública Latinoamericana: Una Visión General

This text describes on a synthetic way the history that characterizes the development of public Latin America´s universities. Through an intense literature review three core aspects are identified: enrollment generalization, the growth of private institutions and the politicization within the processes, considered as an essential part of the public universities in the continent...