vol. 18, no. 2 (2009)
The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher


The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher is indexed and abstracted in the Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Scisearch, and Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition. The journal is listed in the Thomson ISI and Elsevier SCOPUS. It is an international refereed journal of original research in education, published triannually by the Academic Publications Office, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. It aims principally to provide a venue for the publication of empirical and theoretical studies in education, with emphasis on the experiences of successful educational systems in the Asia-Pacific Region and of the national educational systems therein that are presently underrepresented in the research literature. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher is indexed by Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) and with an Impact Factor of 0.632 in the 2010 Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition.

Publisher: De La Salle University

Potential Citation/s: 219

Category: Education & Educational Research |

ISSN 2243-7908 (Online)

ISSN 0119-5646 (Print)

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Front Matter

Editorial Board

Research Article

A Qualitative Research Study on School Absenteeism Among College Students

Michael A. Clores

Discipline: Education

The Context of Research Training in the Philippines: Some Key Areas and Their Implications

Angelito Calma

Discipline: Development

Trends and Indicators of Taiwan’s Higher Education Internationalization

Joseph Meng-chun Chin | Gregory S. Ching

Discipline: Education

Impact of Sandwich Course Design on First Job Experience

Andrea Santiago

Discipline: Education, Human Resources Management

Exploring the Influence of the Classroom Environment on Students’ Motivation and Self-regulated Learning in Hong Kong

John Chi-kin Lee | Hong-biao Yin | Zhonghua Zhang

Discipline: Education, Learning

Investigating the Effect of School Ability on Self-efficacy, Learning Approaches, and Metacognition

Carlo Magno

Discipline: Education, Learning

Evaluating the Chinese Version of the Teacher Sense of Efficacy Scale (C-TSE): Translation Adequacy and Factor Structure

Kwok-tung Tsui | Kerry J. Kennedy

Discipline: Education Administration

Investigating the Technology Acceptance among Student Teachers in Malaysia: An Application of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)

Wong Su Luan | Timothy Teo

Discipline: Education Development

The Opinions of Teachers on the Effects of the Administrative Behaviors of School Principals on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction

Betül Balkar

Discipline: Education, Education Administration

Revitalizing Teacher Leadership via Bureaucratic-professional Practices: A Structural Equation Model

Cheng Chi Keung

Discipline: Education Administration

Assessing the Factorial Validity of the Computer Attitude Scale (CAS) Using a Singaporean Sample: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Timothy Teo

Discipline: Psychology, Social Studies

Challenges of Using English as a Medium of Instruction: Pre-service Science Teachers’ Perspective

Juliana Othman | Rohaida Mohd Saat

Discipline: Education, English

Total Quality Management Principles that Influence the Integration of Information and Communications Technology into the Classroom

Wee Leng Ng

Discipline: Education, Social Science, Information Technology