Rainfall – Runoff Module in Tapee Basin, Surat Thani.

Rainfall – Runoff Module in Tapee Basin, Surat Thani.

Case Studies, Outreach and Engagement
Outreach and Engagement Tapee Basin is a watershed in the southern part of the country where has an area of ​​approximately 13,454.51 square kilometers. Most of the watershed areas are located in Surat Thani, consisting of 8 tributaries: Upper Tapi River, Canal Chandi, Canal Sinpun, Canal Ipan, and Lower Tapee River, Khlong Sok, Khlong Phra Saeng, and Lower Phum Duang Canal. Upstream are mountains in the west and south, covering almost all areas of Surat Thani and some parts of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Krabi. Walailak University and Regional Environmental Office 14 (Surat Thani) created a model of rainwater and runoff in the Tapee River Basin (lower part) of Surat Thani province, from Sinpun, Phra Saeng to Krut, Phunphin, Surat Thani, a distance of about 81 kilometers. The resulting model…
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The development of a biogas production system from pig manure for environmentally friendly

The development of a biogas production system from pig manure for environmentally friendly

Case Studies
Case Studies            Walailak demonstration community, Thasala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, is an ideal surrounding community of Walailak University. People in the community have an additional economic improvement profession which is pig farming. The environmental impact of pig farming is mainly driven by the spread of feces and waste to surrounding neighborhoods, polluting air, and water with toxic waste particles. Waste from pig farms can carry pathogens, bacteria (often antibiotic-resistant), and heavy metals that can be toxic when ingested. Pig waste also contributes to groundwater pollution in the forms of groundwater seepage and waste spray into neighboring areas with sprinklers. The change of pig manure to energy by converted to biogas is an environmentally friendly and good waste management solution.        From the…
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Product Development and Food Manufacturin based on Community Identity

Product Development and Food Manufacturin based on Community Identity

Case Studies
Case Studies           Because they suffered from the lack of superior agricultural product management and good food processing and preservation, the agriculturists could not preserve the food for its long life and always being fresh. Therefore, The Center for Academic Service, Walailak University has developed requirements of the communities aimed at the solution for agricultural product price fall, extending shelf life and adding product value and keeping good quality through consultancy service and technology transfer for SMEs operators, Community Enterprise groups and Career groups in the field of product development by considering the context of the communities.             The bodies of knowledge about product development, food processing, food quality control and assurance and preservation with aquatic animals, fruits and vegetables reflect community…
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Development of stories and implementation of storytelling for preschoolers to promote their literacy: a social-engagement approach

Development of stories and implementation of storytelling for preschoolers to promote their literacy: a social-engagement approach

Case Studies
Case Studies           SYNOPSIS: Storytelling is known as one of the most common tools to develop a child’s literacy in all cultures, which is commonly practiced both in family and at school.  This one-year project aims to promote children’s literacy in Thai with an introduction of English words through storytelling activities. Serving its purpose to integrate academic work with social engagement, the project is conducted in three main phases partly due to the need of adjustment forced by COVID-19 pandemic situation and school closure.           In Phase 1, eight stories were composed based on the standard curriculum used at a nursery school (Chumchon Mai Community Child Care Center, Thasala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat).  A research study was originally planned to implement storytelling activities…
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The Early Childhood Equity Education Project (ECEEP)

The Early Childhood Equity Education Project (ECEEP)

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Case Studies              Early childhood is a critical period of human development. Cognitive, non-cognitive, social, and behavioral skills are primed, paving the way for health, wellbeing, and lifelong educational achievements. The Early Childhood Equity Education Project (ECEEP) was established to reaffirm the importance of laying a strong foundation for learning with good quality, inclusive early childhood care and education that helps ensure a child’s readiness to learn. The ECEEP is a multi-sectors collaborative project that aims to enhance the capacity and reduce inequality through local early childhood education with a quality curriculum. Furthermore, the ECEEP intends to develop high-quality research used in educational policy-making for early childhood education equality.          The ECEEP is associated with the SDGs goal 4, Quality Education. It…
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Developing Teaching Style and Curriculum for Teaching for Mathematical Reasoning Skills and Life and Work skills of Learners

Developing Teaching Style and Curriculum for Teaching for Mathematical Reasoning Skills and Life and Work skills of Learners

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Case Studies               Teaching and learning mathematics is considered as an important part of human resource development due to the reason that mathematics plays a crucial role in the development of human thinking process; it makes an individual become creative and can think rationally and systematically with plans. Moreover, mathematics helps people be able to analyze problems or situations. It helps to anticipate, plan, make decisions, solve problems and implement them in daily life properly. It is also a tool for the study of science, technology and other sciences both nationally and internationally. It was found that based on basic educational test results, the average mathematic score of Thai students was still low. As mathematics is one of them are subjects that have a…
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Promoting and developing skills, knowledge, and abilities in science and  technology of youth in Southern Thailand : Young Scientist Competition: YSC

Promoting and developing skills, knowledge, and abilities in science and technology of youth in Southern Thailand : Young Scientist Competition: YSC

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Case Studies                 With the awareness of and the emphasize on the potential developments of young people in order to develop innovative creativity regarding sciences and technologies; the National Science and Technology Development Agency, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, conducts YSC (Young Scientist Competition). The purposes of the competition are to provide opportunities to the young people in Thailand in develop their knowledge and skills about sciences and technologies, to create innovations and to drive them to be globally accepted.           The Center of Academic Service, Walailak University is the regional coordination center (southern) conducting the competition. There are about 1,000 competitors from 100 schools in each year. There are about 300 - 500 projects in nine fields from 14…
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Integration and development of herbal products to promote community healthcare system project

Integration and development of herbal products to promote community healthcare system project

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Case Studies             The integration and development of herbal products to promote community healthcare system project has set the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for three aspects:                      1) SDGs3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING, which is ensuring a healthy life and promoting the well-being for people of all ages                    2) SDGs8: DECENT WORK AND  ECONOMIC GROWTH, which is promoting sustainable and inclusive economic growth, supporting the potential of having a job and full employment, and valuable work for everyone                  3) SDGs17: PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS, which is strengthening methods of action to be effective and build the power of a…
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