Humanities and Social Science Research <p>Humanities and Social Science Research (HSSR) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by <span lang="EN-US">IDEAS SPREAD INC</span>. The journal focuses on the following topics: Anthropology, Sociology, Politics, Culture, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Management, Arts, Psychology, Archaeology, Classics, History, Linguistics and Languages, Law and Politics, Literature, Philosophy, Religion. <br>It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field. The journal carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of society and human behaviors. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.</p> en-US <p>Copyright for this article is retained by the author(s), with first publication rights granted to the journal.<br>This is an open-access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (</p> (Leon Cliff) (Technical Support) Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:53:46 +0800 OJS 60 New Media Access and Use for Triggering the Farmers Capability Improvement in Central Java Indonesia <p>The coconut sugar industry is a hereditary business in Banyumas. However, the low income of farmers, poor education, regeneration, and limited number of extension staffs, are some of the problems associated with its development in rural areas. Therefore an alternative strategy is needed to solve these problems to stay above the competitive and fast-growing market. This study, therefore, aims to determine the access and use of the new media to trigger farmers capability improvement. In-depth interviews and FGD were used to collect data from coconut sugar farmers, extension and cooperative staff, informal leaders, and government officers. Finding show that farmers have the freedom to access new media, though the access is varied based on socio-demographic characteristics. Following their experience in online activity, farmers conduct a social interaction with related parties to discuss the information obtained. Therefore, through this interactive process, farmers tend to realize their functions to improve their capability by obtaining new information, expanding their economic opportunity, affiliation, besides play and emotion.</p> Shinta Prastyanti, Subejo Subejo, Muhammad Sulhan ##submission.copyrightStatement## Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0800 Experience Perception, Deepen Cognition <p>As an indispensable part of higher education in China, independent colleges bear the responsibility of talent training in the new era. Optimizing college English teaching environment in independent colleges is important for the healthy growth of college students. To explore new ideas of college English teaching in independent colleges, this paper applies the cognitive teaching model to the entire process of college English teaching, By deepening their cognition and comprehension with the flexibility of the cognitive teaching model, this enhances college students’ experience of English learning.</p> Lanfang Wen, Xiaoyu Luo ##submission.copyrightStatement## Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0800 Cosmic Signs in the Poetry of Kadare <p class="text"><span lang="EN-US">This paper deals with the cosmic signs displayed in the poetry of one of the best Albanian writers, Ismail Kadare. By highlighting the way Kadare's cosmic poetry is dealt with, namely by distinguishing his poems, we will essentialize through an analysis until a sublimated synthesis the main signs presented in Kadare's poetic lexicon. Since Kadare's poetry is also distinguished through a fundamental element of its construction - the word, we will undertake such a study adventure, to see how different words, different concepts, different thoughts and ideas are presented. with some of the cosmic signs used by Kadare such as: sun, moon, star, sky, earth.</span></p> Merxhan Nazmi Avdyli ##submission.copyrightStatement## Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0800