Integration of Learning Management in ASEAN Studies and Borderland Studies : Synthesis of the Buffer Schools in Thailand*

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เกตุชพรรณ์ คำพุฒ


This research paper is to assess the guidelines for learning management in ASEAN studies following the ASEAN curriculum sourcebook and local indigenous knowledge in cross border contexts for Buffer schools of Thailand. The studies were conducted in Buffer schools of Thailand involving 400 upper secondary students in Phanom Dong Rak Wittaya school, Suanphung Wittaya school, Wangnua Wittaya school and Betong Wiraratprasan school. The project is a mixed method research study which the result found that learning of border communities in Buffer schools were highly rated in indigenous languages, indigenous people and border tourist attractions; pathways of learning in ASEAN curriculum sourcebook was highly rated in the people and neighborhood (37.8%); and integration of ASEAN studies learning in border areas consists of knowledge; local history, outdoor learning resources in border communities to enhancing social and cross-cultural skills. This research was conducted with area-based curriculum concept as a synthesis of integration of learning management in ASEAN studies through four specific dimensions of knowledge comprises the geography of place; the history of place; the culture of place,; and community, people and place. Strengthening regional cohesion was based on neighborhoods within collective roots of ASEAN community.


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คำพุฒเ. (2018). Integration of Learning Management in ASEAN Studies and Borderland Studies : Synthesis of the Buffer Schools in Thailand*. Journal of Social Development, 20(2), 151 - 171. Retrieved from
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