Higher Education Research

Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017

  • Hazard Indices and Age Group Parameters of Powder Milk Consumed in Iraq

    Hassan Abid-Al Ammer, Nada Farhan Kadhim, Mahmood Salim Karim, Ali Abdulwahab Ridha

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 117-122
    Received: 27 August 2017
    Accepted: 9 September 2017
    Published: 17 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20170205.11
    Abstract: The specific activities of natural and artificial radionuclides in powder milk consumed by adult and infant were measured using gamma ray spectroscopy (HPGe detector). The radium equivalent activity (Raeq), internal hazard index (Hin) were also calculated together with the parameters dependent on the age group such as; annual effective dose from in... Show More
  • Online Synchronous Platforms, Foreign Language Learning and the Use of Sociolinguistic Competence

    Dustin De Felice

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 123-134
    Received: 25 August 2017
    Accepted: 23 October 2017
    Published: 3 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20170205.12
    Abstract: The current saturation of possible synchronous software platforms that foreign language teachers can utilize is challenging the traditional classroom. At the same time, these virtual platforms are having a profound effect on current pedagogical practices that are not yet firmly entrenched in foreign language teacher development programs. A number o... Show More