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OPTIMATION OF THE PROCESSING VISCOSITY OF PVA/HNSO COMPOSITE, OBTAINED BY THE REACTIVE BLENDING OF POLYVINYL ACETATE AND HYDROXYLATED NEEM SEED OIL

The effect of polyvinyl Acetate viscosity on a composite obtained from the reactive blending of PVA and Hydroxylated Neem Seed Oil was adequately looked at in this work.

Author  - Archibong, C.S., Egwaikhide, P.A., Malu, S.P. and Odoh, R.
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 01-07

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INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS IN TEACHING LITERATURE IN THE UNIFIED SCHOOLS OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF LIPA

The study attempted to determine teachers’ assessment on the instructional materials in teaching Literature in the Unified Schools of the Archdiocese of Lipa. This study also covered teachers’ demographic profile considering the age, sex, length of service, and educational attainment.

Author  - John Wilson A. Brucal, Ann Krissabelle T. Quilaton, Jamaica R. Tampucao and Ernesto C. Mandigma Jr.
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 08-14

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GENDER MAINSTREAMING STRATEGY IN BATANGAS STATE UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES

This study determined the extent of gender mainstreaming strategy in Batangas State University on trilogical functions of higher education relative to instruction, research and community extension services.

Author  - Ar-Jay D. Perez, RPm, LPT, MAEd
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 15-39

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WORKLOAD UTILIZATION AND PROCESS REENGINEERING USING VALUE STREAM MAPPING IN AN ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

This study shows considerable improvement in cycle time and standard time to increase productivity. Value Stream Mapping was a useful tool used for identifying the processing wastes and developing the overall effectiveness and efficiency in different types of manufacturing industries.

Author  - Cornejo, Joel Delos Reyes
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 40-60

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PERSONS WITH DISABILITY ACT

Disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory or some combination of these; it substantially affects a person’s life activities and may be present from birth or occur during a person’s lifetime.

Author  - Ursula Okoth and Omollo A. Rose
Country  - Kenya
Pages  - 61-69

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DESIGN DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC VENTILATED SOLAR DRYER FOR DRYING TOMATO AND ONION SLICES USED AS POWDER IN FOOD

The maximum drying rate of tomato slices attained under natural convection and forced circulation were 3.1 and 2.8 kg of water per kg of dry matter-hr, while those of the onion slices 2.6 and 1.5 kg of water per kg of dry matter-hr. For the open-air sun drying, the maximum drying rates for tomato and onion slices were 1.5 and 0.82 kg of water per kg of dry matter-hr.

Author  - Abdulahi Umar
Country  - Ethiopia
Pages  - 70-85

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ADJUSTMENT AND CULTURAL ADAPTATION OF FOREIGNERS RESIDING IN THE CITIES OF BATANGAS PROVINCE

The main objective of the study was to determine the level of adjustment and cultural adaptation of the foreigners in the cities of Batangas Province. The study was conducted to the foreigners living in the cities of Batangas Province namely Batangas City, Batangas City, and Tanauan City to assess their level of physical/environmental, social and emotional adjustments and their cultural adaptation in terms of religion and custom and traditions.

Author  - Dr. Loida F. Tungao
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 86-112

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR KINETIC ENERGY HARNESSED THROUGH TURNSTILE MOVEMENT

This power management system is capable of identifying the battery that needs to be charged. Its generated power is obtained through the permanent magnet DC motor and the mechanically driven turnstile in which a gear is directly driven through the shaft by the chain. This gear has 52 teeth and its pinion has 12 teeth to produce a velocity ratio of 1:4.33.

Author  - Rosana C. Lat
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 113-120

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THE ROLE AND USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN ELECTIONS CAMPAIGNS AND VOTING BEHAVIOR IN NIGERIA: AN ANALYSIS OF 2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Information Communication technology have change the way everything is done globally starting from communication, to way of life and interaction. Nigeria has witnessed explosive and broad growth in internet and social media use. Social media are offshoot of ICT in form of communication where interpersonal relationships are created, facilitated and maintained.

Author  - Adamu Adamu Alhassan
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 121-133

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THE SYNDROME OF SUGAR-DADDY AND SUGAR-MUMMY: AN EXPLORATION IN AMMA DARKO’S NOT WITHOUT FLOWERS

This paper offers a critical reading of Not without flowers (2007) and the way Amma Darko develops her thematic by representing many growing social issues in African postcolonial countries. The paper unveils the way the female novelist seeks to challenge the prevailing traditional views of patriarchy in African societies and subverts it.

Author  - Célestin Gbaguidi and Koumagnon Alfred Djossou
Country  - Benin
Pages  - 134-148

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THE EFFECT OF CASH CONVERSION CYCLE ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED AGRICULTURAL RICE COOPERATIVES IN RWANDA A CASE STUDY: CORIMAK AND COPRORIZ NTENDE

This study assesses the effect of cash conversion cycle on the performance of selected agricultural rice cooperatives in Rwanda. The problem pertaining cooperatives in Rwanda was less development of the cooperatives in Rwanda.

Author  - Uwimana Jeannine and Butera Edison
Country  - Central Africa (Rwanda)
Pages  - 149-183

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