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International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI)
ISSN : -     EISSN : 26146169     DOI : https://doi.org/10.33750/ijhi
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) is a peer-reviewed journal aims to publish innovative and high-quality articles covering topics in Arts and Humanities studies. The journal welcomes the paper submission of inventive and considerable contributions. Papers submitted which is previously published or currently under consideration for publication anyplace else will be denied for publication in IJHI. Papers must be written in English and should strictly follow the guide for authors due to pass the admin processing. The production editors use a Reference Manager to synchronize between citation in texts and the references. Topics suitable for IJHI include Arts and Humanities as well as other Social Sciences. IJHI allows the author (s) to hold the copyright and to retain publishing rights without restrictions. IJHI is an open access journal with a license of CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Determinants of English as language choice among Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) in Makassar, Indonesia Andi Samsu Rijal; Andi Mega Januarti Putri
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 2 No. 2 (2019): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v2i2.36

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The essence of language is human activity. Communication with language is carried out through two basic human activities; speaking and listening during the interaction in a group of people. Immigrants in Makassar city communicate with immigrant communities and Makassar people. They used English and Indonesia to communicate with others. The aims of this article were to find out determinant factors of English as language choice among Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) in Makassar and why they used English as their language choice to communicate with other people out of them. The data were taken from UMC in the shelter under the auspices of Makassar’s Social Office and in the public area of Makassar. This research was a qualitative approach; it was from a sociolinguistic perspective and focuses its analysis with the language choice among UMC. This research showed that most immigrants chose English as their language choice since they were in Makassar because they have acquired better than other international language and it has been mastered naturally by doing social interaction among themselves and people outside their community. UMC had more difficulties to socialize with Indonesian than the adult of Immigrants. Other than their lack of language mastery, they also have the anxiety to adapt to other immigrants and Makassar people. English was used by UMC to show their status as a foreigner who lived in a multicultural situation. Language becomes a power for a human being and it becomes a social identity for language user in one community. During the interaction of UMC in Makassar city, the role of English as an International language is shown. 
The effect of mapping instructional materials on EFL learners with different types of materials Eny Syatriana; Erwin Akib
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 2 No. 2 (2019): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v2i2.37

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The present study examined the effect of mapping Instructional Materials on EFL learners of different types of materials, and the participant learned a different kind of book content, design, and layout of instructional materials. Also, it describes need analysis and creates a model of instructional materials through in-depth discussion among teachers of secondary schools. Data of the study were collected from six English teachers and students of three classes at three different secondary schools in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. This study provided critical, meaningful data collection to support what English teacher perception about the design book. Pretest and posttest design were administered to see the effectiveness of the mapping, practicing, and using strategy. Questionnaires were administered to see the teachers and students’ perception toward the instructional materials. It was found that mapping instructional, practicing, and using strategy is effective in improving the English achievement; instructional materials with different strategies improve the English achievement of the students. 
Student difficulties in solving covariational problems Sandie; Purwanto; Subanji; Erry Hidayanto
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 2 No. 2 (2019): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v2i2.38

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This study discusses the difficulties of students in solving covariational problems. The study was conducted on 25 students with 6th-semester studies who had completed calculus courses. Students are asked to verbalize what they think while solving problems (think aloud). Next, students are interviewed with an in-depth interview technique to explore the thinking process. The results showed 88% of students had difficulties when given covariational problems. Students are familiar with mathematical problems with counting operations. When given a problem without information, students experience difficulties. 
The learners’ needs on local cultural contents of reading professional context textbook at English program study Markus Deli Girik Allo; Nilma Taula’bi; Elim Trika Sudarsih
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 2 No. 2 (2019): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v2i2.39

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Curriculum development comprises a process to meet learners’ needs leading to learners’ learning improvement. For that reason, curriculum developers should gather as much information as possible toward the learners’ needs. This study aims to reveal the learners’ needs on local cultural based-textbook in learning Reading Professional Context at the English department of Universitas Kristen Indonesia (UKI) Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. This study employed qualitative with survey design. One-hundred-and-fifty-five learners of English program study of UKI Toraja participated in this study. The instruments used in this study are questionnaire and semi structured-interview. The technique of analyzing data applied in this research is descriptive analysis in the form of calculation and percentage, and in analyzing the qualitative data (interview), we used cyclical data analysis. This study showed that the students’ need a learning objective to understand beliefs, norms, values, and social practices in Toraja for maintaining Torajan Culture and avoiding misunderstanding across the culture. This study also indicates that the students’ need themes about the cultural pattern in Toraja for learning materials include beliefs, values, norms, and social practices in Toraja. Besides, this study revealed that students’ need learning strategies and evaluation. Learning strategies are rooted in activities/exercises on the material content and the number of students. On-time evaluation is necessary during the process and at the end of the lesson. 
The implications of Acemoglu and Robinson’s critical junctures and the weight of history on the Nigeria socio-political development: a philosophical analysis Anyim Benjamin Anyim; Marygrace Enekwachi O; Jacinta Onyinyechi Oko; Omole Mayowa Samuel; Francisca Anyim-Ben
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 2 No. 2 (2019): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v2i2.40

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The study focused on ‘the implications of Acemoglu and Robinson’s critical junctures and the weight of history on the Nigeria sociopolitical development: a philosophical analysis.’ The study explored the critical periods and moments of the country’s socio -political development by interpreting and interrogating events and establishing the necessary connections of such events as related to the political development of Nigeria. The study also analyzed the various critical junctures in Nigeria like the independence, the first military coup, the Nigerian-Biafra civil war, annulment of June 12 1993 general election hence its implications to the critical juncture of Nigeria socio-political development in that the most significant challenge this country has faced in every crucial juncture is the kind of leaders that emerged. They continued and consolidated on the extractive institution created by the previous leaders and have not taken it as their moral responsibility to change the trajectory of the nation. The study concluded thus, building inclusive economic and political institutions at every critical juncture is an economic transformation answer for Nigeria’s socio-political development and human flourishing everywhere in the country and at all times. Finally, the study recommended that ‘inclusive institutions’ are akin and pivotal for the realization of prosperity and human thriving.
Street cries in English and Indonesian with special reference to Makassarese Andi Hajar
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 2 No. 2 (2019): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v2i2.41

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Street vendors’ activities are interesting phenomena to be analyzed. Their cries (calls) in the streets, called street cries, existed since a long time ago. This study aims at investigating the forms and characteristics of street cries in Indonesian (Makassarese) compared to English. This study is a comparative study which uses descriptive qualitative in analyzing data. Indonesian (Makassarese) street cries were noted, recorded, and transcribed. Firstly, the result of this study shows that both Indonesian (Makassarese) and English vendors always mention the name of commodities and services they provided. Sometimes English vendors mention their prices and qualities. Secondly, the forms of Indonesian (Makassarese) street cries compared to English street cries almost the same. Some of Indonesian (Makassarese) street cries have brief (short) forms, and some of them are long, and vice versa. Thirdly, the characteristics of Indonesian (Makassarese) and English street cries mostly the same. They are using repetitive words, parallelism, degenerated (shortened) words, lengthened cries, participatory engagement, terms of address, and code-switching. 

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