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Sichuan University, China
Lund University, Sweden
Monne Wihlborg is an PhD, associate professor in Education in Social Sciences and associate professor in health sciences, situated at the Faculty of Medicine, department of Health Sciences, University of Lund, Sweden. She is an elected member of the Pedagogical Academy at the Faculty of Medicine, and elected as co-convenor of the European Educational Research Association’s Research in Higher Education network22 in the ECER. Her research interest includes issues related to the phenomenon of internationalization in and of higher education and epistemological issues concernedwith knowledge development.
Internationalisation of higher education involving information and communication technology such as e-learning opens opportunities for innovative learning approaches across nations and cultures. Objectives: Describe a case in practice of collaborative and transformative learning in relation to ‘internationalisation on home grounds’ with the broader learning objective of ‘becoming aware and knowledgeable’. Design: A mutually developed project established a virtual international collaborative exchange for faculty and students using a course management software (MOODLE) and open access technology (Adobe CONNECT). Settings: Two research universities in Sweden and the United States. Participants: Approximately 90 nursing students from each university per semester over several semesters. Methods: A collaborative process to develop a joint learning community to construct a virtual module and learning activity involving academics and nursing students in two countries using principles of meaning construction and negotiated learning. Results: Developed possibilities for dealing with the challenges and finding strategies for a future higher education system that opens dialogues worldwide. Conclusions: Virtual international exchanges open innovative communication and learning contexts across nations and cultures. Internationalisation is so much more than students and teachers’ mobility. ‘Internationalisation on home grounds’ (internationalization for all) should receive more attention to support faculty and student collaboration, learning, and professional development.
Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Ms. Jintana Singkhornard , Clinical Psychologist . Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Khon Kaen University ,Khon Kaen, Thailand
- B.Sc. (Psychology) Faculty of Humanity , Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
- M.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
- Psychiatric evaluation in various types of psychopathology and personalities.
- Providing services of psychotherapy and counseling particularly in adolescents and patients with AIDs problems
Cleft lip and palate is a congenital anomaly of facial development. Most syndromic with facial Cleft have Intellectual disability. However, both type of cleft are common associated with intellectual disability, speech and language disorder. Objectve: to determine the Intellectual function and learning achievement function of 10 school age children with Cleft lip and palate. The standard IQ test ,Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – 3rd edition (WISC-III ) and learning achievement test , Wide Range Achievement Test-Thai version (WRAT-Thai) were done in 10 Children with cleft lip and palate age between 6-12 years old at Srinagarind hospital. Result : Mean IQ score of these population is in average (90.5). One in ten case ,IQ score was low meet criteria of Intellectual disabilities disorder. 3 cases meet criteria of Leaning disorder. Conclusion: The majority of children with cleft lip and palate has average IQ. 1/10 has Intellectual disabilities and higher proportion of Learning disorder (3/10 case).
Sichuan University , China
Hui Yang has completed her undergraduate degree at the age of 23 years from Jilin University，China . Now she is a graduate student of Sichuan University majoring in Nursing
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the level of disease activity and explore its associated factors in outpatients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in Southwest China.
Method: In this cross-sectional study, all outpatients were from a tertiary general hospital in Southwest China between July and October 2015. Disease activity was measured by Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activities Index (BASDAI). Other disease-related variables were measured by the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Patient Global Score (BAS-G), the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI), Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Multivariate logistic regression analysis was conducted to explore the factors associated with disease activity.
Results: A total of 273 AS outpatients were enrolled in this study. The median of BASDAI was 3.08. The multivariate logistic regression analysis indicated that overall back pain(OR = 1.406, P = 0.002), BAS-G score(OR = 1.197, P = 0.032), HADS -A(OR = 1.165, P = 0.032) and BASFI (OR = 1.274, P = 0.022) were positively associated with disease activity. However, educational level(OR = 0.461, P = 0.013) was negatively associated with disease activity.
Conclusion: The results revealed slight disease activity in outpatients with AS in Southwest China. The higher overall back pain, lower global patients’ well-being, higher anxiety, worse functional limitation and lower education level were associated with higher disease activity. These findings suggest that health care providers could perform the targeted interventions and managements to reduce disease activity better.