Journal of Social, Humanity, and Education

Issued by Goodwood Publishing, the Journal of Social, Humanity, and Education (JSHE) is a peer-reviewed, open access scholarly journal publishing high-quality manuscripts in forms of original research articles, review articles, book reviews, case reports, and discussions to answer important and interesting questions, develop or test theory, replicate prior studies, explore interesting phenomena, review and synthesize existing research and provide new perspectives aimed at stimulating future theory development and empirical research related to social sciences, humanities, communication, language, literature, political science, and education.

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Issued by Goodwood Publishing, the Journal of Social, Humanity, and Education (JSHE) is a peer-reviewed, open access scholarly journal publishing high-quality manuscripts in forms of original research articles, review articles, book reviews, case reports, and discussions to answer important and interesting questions, develop or test theory, replicate prior studies, explore interesting phenomena, review and synthesize existing research and provide new perspectives aimed at stimulating future theory development and empirical research related to social sciences, humanities, communication, language, literature, political science, and education.

Published
2022-11-02

Articles

The Impact of Corona Outbreak on Virtual Education Policy in Iranian Universities

Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on e-learning policy in Iranian universities. Research methodology: This research is a combined type and includes a section that has practical writing. In order to collect information in the first part, the method of library studies and theoretical analysis has been used. The second part of this study was controlled. Results: Systematic review of research conducted in the field of research variables showed that appropriate policy-making in education, especially virtual education, leads to a constructive change in the educational system that will lead to lifelong and applied education and learning.Individual and social note. In the quantitative part, data analysis was performed using spss25 software. The results of the analysis of 4 hypotheses in the study showed that the prevalence of the coronavirus has a significant effect on the e-learning policy in Iranian universities. Limitations: Lack of availability of research samples during the corona. Contribution: Ensuring educational policy with proper mechanisms and accountability after the Coronavirus period is one of the most important factors that play a major role in improving and effectiveness of virtual education.

THEATRE: Ngugi and Revolution in The Trial of Dedan Kimathi

Purpose: The purpose of this work is to explore The Trial of Dedan Kimathi through the lenses of revolutionary aesthetics and class stratification as a kind of socio-literary participation. The book's exploration of the notion of revolution delves deeply into topics of tyranny, exploitation, and poverty. Numerous consequences emerged from the examination of the selected text. Research methodology: Theoretical Framework: Marxist literary theory guided the analysis of the study. Results: This research documents European aggression, economic exploitation of Africans, taxes and forced labor, the degradation of people's humanity, a decrease in human capital, the depths of hunger and poverty, and Africans' reaction and resistance to these terrible conditions. In order to come up with a long-term solution, we need to understand and agree that Africans have been oppressed and treated cruelly in the past. Limitations: The study is limited to the play The Trial of Dedan Kimathi. Contribution: The Marxist philosophy has been used as a weapon of change in order to bring about revolutions. Through the medium of theater, people may be entertained, educated, and made more aware.

Investigating the Relationship between School Culture and Academic Enthusiasm with Academic Hope and Motivation in High School Students

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between school culture and academic enthusiasm with academic hope and motivation in high school students. Research methodology: The present study is applied in terms of purpose and is among the descriptive studies of correlation type. The statistical population includes all high school students in Zahak city,whose number in the academic year 2021-2022 is 1324 people.Using Morgan table and Cochran's formula, 297 students were selected by statistical random sampling as a statistical sample.To prevent statistical sample loss and better adequacy, a sample of 320 questionnaires was distributed by multi-stage random cluster sampling method. Results: The results of the analysis showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between academic motivation and students' academic enthusiasm.The intensity of this relationship is very strong and academic motivation has the power to predict academic enthusiasm. There is no significant relationship between school culture and academic motivation and school culture does not have the power to predict academic motivation. Limitations: What should be considered by school parents is to pay attention to creating a correct and flexible culture in school, because each student spends more than half of his time in school and is exposed to school relationships and culture, and these relationships over time. Contribution: Among the limitations of the research are the lack of sufficient scientific content around the research variables,the lack of cooperation of some schools in the implementation of the questionnaire and the limitation in the generalizability of the results of this research.

HIV/AIDS Awareness and the Level of Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Senior High School Students: An Evaluation

Purpose: The study primarily aimed to assess the level of Senior High School students’ awareness of HIV/AIDS and their sexual risk behaviors in the division of General Santos City and to find out if there is a significant relationship between the two variables. Research methodology: The research combines qualitative and quantitative methods to explore different phenomena in every aspect of this timely and relevant social issue today- HIV and AIDS. The statistical measure used to test the hypothesis were the Average Percentage, Mean, Z- test, and Pearson Product-moment Correlation. Results: Findings revealed that awareness of HIV/ AIDS was Fair for both male and female students. Although their level of sexual risk behaviors was Very Low, still it posed a great threat to spreading the virus, especially to male students who are likely to indulge in risky sexual activities compared to female students. Limitations: This study was limited to the five (5) mega public secondary schools in the division of General Santos City. Variables under investigation were delimited, for awareness of HIV/AIDS focuses only on the transmission myth, attitude, and facts. On the other hand, the sexual risk behaviors variables revolved only around the influence of social media, peer influence, the influence of video content materials, non-self-protection efficacy, and influence of substance use. Contribution: The study will expose the present condition of the youth’s sexual risk behaviors and their awareness of HIV/AIDS which will be the basis for program implementation and policies to contain the spread of the virus.

Time Management And Self-Directed Learning As Predictors Of Academic Performance Of Students In Mathematics

Purpose: This study determined the influence of time management and self-directed learning on the academic performance of students in Mathematics. Methodology: A quantitative research design utilizing descriptive and correlational approaches was employed. 152 Grade 9 respondents were chosen from private schools in Davao City. Results: The findings indicated that time management is manifested most of the time and self-directed learning is much observed. Moreover, the academic performance in Mathematics is not proficient. Further, time management and self-directed learning were found to have no significant relationship with academic performance in Mathematics. Thus, time management and self-directed learning do not significantly predict academic performance in Mathematics. Limitations: This study only highlighted 152 students and 4 private schools that were offering blended learning modality. Contribution: The results and findings of this study can be used as a basis for creating interventions and programs to address problems in academic performance in Mathematics. Novelty: Most previous studies were conducted in a face-to-face learning modality; however, this study is contextualized in the blending learning modality.

Higher Education Policy Model During The Pandemic: Lesson Learned From University Students

Purpose: The primary purpose of this study is to identify models that contribute to the effectiveness of policies and institutions in managing online learning in Colleges during the mass pandemic. Methodology: This research will be conducted using a mixed method. The survey was carried out using a questionnaire to groups of college students. The data analysis includes statistical analysis to determine the frequency and description of the survey data obtained. Results: Several aspects must be intervened from this condition. This is related to managing incentives and financial assistance to student groups. There is a need for planning and adjustments regarding financial aid management. Then, the aspect of stakeholder involvement will be related to the role of educational institutions as regional, central and non-government actors. The aspect of policy adjustment will intersect with legislative institutions or policies at the regional and central levels. Limitations: This research is limited to regional scope studies, so it requires comparison with other regions with more adequate educational resources. Contribution: In the future, the model can be developed to strengthen the need for a mixed education model by combining technology and a human touch so that the online education model can feel more humanist. Novelty: The resulting model combines policy and institutional aspects as an intervention package for higher education in times of crisis, such as a pandemic.

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