Rong Zhang

Rong Zhang
Nishinippon Institute of Technology · Faculty of Design

PhD

About

21
Publications
4,411
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
73
Citations

Publications

Publications (21)
Conference Paper
The reading requirements at university are not easy. The types of reading skills students have acquired will determine whether a student is a "passive" unskilled reader or a skilled "active" reader. To a large extent, reading habits govern the quality of students' academic achievements, because they need to learn their professional knowledge throug...
Article
Purpose Currently, in China, the governance structure of modern companies gives directors great powers to pursue profits. However, little attention is paid to the undertaking of corporate philanthropic activities. Therefore, rules on directors’ behavior in terms of corporate philanthropy are urgently needed to resolve the conflict between philanthr...
Article
Full-text available
English language education and the lack of quality in its practical application in Japan has a very common topic for discussion over the years. The reason this persists as a topic of discussion is simply that very little improvement has been noted in overall English ability among Japanese students despite a series of policy changes instituted by th...
Article
The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of an investigation (using GID techniques) into whether erosion in the uplands of North Yorshire, England, poses an immediate threat to the exisiting archaeology in the area. Lidar, a remote sensing technique for light detection and ranging to determine three-dimensional data points, is applied to...
Article
Full-text available
Japan’s successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo is expected to bring a windfall to the tourism industry with an increasing number of visitors coming from abroad. Taking advantage of this opportunity to develop the newly-emerging tourism industry will be major task, but one that can significantly impact the future development o...
Article
As the population of the younger generation keeps on decreasing rapidly in the recent years, many universities and colleges in Japan have to accept students with lower academic qualifications to meet the annual quotas. This has made higher education more accessible to high school graduates and as a result, students with great discrepancies in schol...
Article
Attribute selection is a technique to prune less relevant information and discover high-quality knowledge. It is especially useful for the classification of a large database, because the preprocessing of data increases the possibility that predictor attributes given to the mining algorithm become more relevant to the class attribute. In this paper,...
Article
Synopsis This paper describes a method of using a GIS (Geographic Information System) software system to resolve a specific issue. The objective is to find an appropriate location for a new aggregate quarry. Another main goal is to locate the quarry in an area where it will have the least effect on unexcavated or existing archaeological features. T...
Article
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine a number of current innovations made by private higher educational institutions in Japan to counter decreased enrollments and financial constraints. Design/methodology/approach – The design of this study is both descriptive and conceptual, based on the latest data available. Additional information...
Article
The forces of globalization and intercultural awareness have profound impacts on Japan, a country which places high priority on its cultural identity. Over the past decades, however, the continuation of propagandising a mono ethnic nation-state has become more difficult, if not impossible, due to economic integration and demographic changes. This p...
Article
Full-text available
Traditionally, mainly due to geographical and historical reasons, the Japanese have regarded their country as an ethnically homogeneous nation. Recently, the Japanese government has begun to show a somewhat more positive attitude towards foreign immigrants. This is in large part due to the increasing pressure on the domestic economy and the society...
Article
Teaching effectiveness can be improved through the categorical organisation of course plans. Allocating students to appropriate courses helps to reduce variations in learning activities and thereby enhances the capability and efficacy of an education programme. How much students benefit from a course should be treated as the most crucial criterion...
Article
With the rapid decrease in younger population, Japanese universities∕colleges have to face the challenging task of how to reach the annual quota for incoming students. The admission criteria are debased and students with a broad variety of scholastic abilities are being accepted by higher education institutions. Freshmen’s deterioration in academic...
Article
Full-text available
With the rapid decrease in younger population, Japanese universities/colleges have to face the challenging issue of how to reach the annual quota for the incoming students. The admission standards are debased and students with different varieties of scholastic abilities are being accepted by higher education institutions. Rather than the deteriorat...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Due to the rapid decrease of population of the younger generation in recent years, Japanese universities/colleges, especially privately-owned universities/colleges, have to lessen the signs of tension in entrance examinations to guarantee their quotas. Students with academic proficiencies at various levels are accepted and remedial education to fre...
Article
Full-text available
Remedial course is a product of a well-developed higher education system. As universities/colleges become more available to high school graduates, competitiveness in the entrance exam is lessened and demand for students' basic scholastic abilities diminishes in admission. This social phenomenon causes two problems for the implementation of higher e...
Article
Full-text available
English, as an international language(EIL), has occupied an irreplaceable position among all languages in the world. With the rapid development of call & online education, English has become one of the most notable topics in the fields of both SLA(Second Language Acquisition) and TEFL(Teaching English as a Foreign Language). This paper aims at a mo...

Network

Cited By

Projects

Project (1)
Project
Due to the rapid decrease in the population, Japan lacks labor force in many industries. Foreign labors have become an important power to support the economy. But foreign labors are not being treated fairly and well protected by the law.