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  • Integration, information literacy : a librarian, learner, lecturer partnership in foundation (extended curriculum) programmes 

    Shah, Anitha; Mathe, Zanele; Naicker, Kogie (2007)
    The DUT’s Academic Strategic Plan (2005) emphasizes the importance of integrating all activities that contribute to the “total student learning experience”. It particularly mentions that the Library should not be seen ...
  • Mergers and managers : what’s needed for both to work? 

    Muller, Nicole Jacqueline (2006)
    Mergers are not an occasion; they are a process, and it is important to understand how such processes unfold and the concomitant stress factors that are brought about by the change. During a merger, staff can feel overstretched ...
  • Ecological functionality of the Upper and Middle Vaal Water Management areas 

    Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Ochieng, George M.; Dzwairo, Bloodless (2012-12-05)
    A harmonised in-stream water quality guideline was constructed for the Upper and Middle Vaal Water Management Areas (WMAs) using ideal catchment background values for the sub-catchments; Vaal dam, Vaal barrage, Klip River ...
  • The impact of pricing of raw water on cost of treatment and ultimately on the cost of potable water 

    Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Dzwairo, Bloodless (2012-11-19)
    The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF) sells raw water to water boards, generally at a fixed price determined annually. The cost of this water does generally not take into account the quality that the water ...
  • Righting an inverted pyramid : managing a perfect storm 

    Bawa, Ahmed C. (Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages, 2013)
    The higher education participation rate in South Africa has been stagnant over the last 20 years and this has resulted in a very substantial gap between graduate supply and demand. The pressure for massification is also a ...
  • Violence at the end of the rainbow 

    Hemson, Crispin (Taylor and Francishttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402659.2013.759764, 2013-02-26)
    South Africa presents contradictory images—that of a miracle of reconcilia- tion, the Rainbow Nation, and that of societal decay, evidenced by the police shooting of thirty-six mineworkers at Marikana in 2012. It is ...
  • Use of remote sensing and geographical information system (GIS) for salinity assessment of Vaal-Harts irrigation scheme, South Africa 

    Ochieng, George M.; Ojo, Olumuyiwa I.; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Mwaka, Beason (2013)
    Soil salinity is a critical environmental problem in many countries around the world especially the arid and semi-arid countries like South Africa. The problem has great impact on soil fertility which in turns has a great ...
  • Crossing from violence to nonviolence : pedagogy and memory 

    Hemson, Crispin (UKZN, 2012)
    This qualitative case study addresses the use of memories of violence in a workshop with ten young student leaders in Durban. The pedagogy included the use of guidelines and gender-based groups as ways of enabling safety. ...
  • Learning from the first year of the Transformative Education/al Studies (TES) project 

    Harrison, Liz; Pithouse-Morgan, Kathleen; Conolly, Joan Lucy; Meyiwa, Thenjiwe (2012)
    The Transformative Education/al Studies project (TES) is a three-year, funded project led by researchers from three universities: a University of Technology, a Research-Intensive university, and a rural Comprehensive ...
  • Academic advising in universities : concept paper 

    Makondo, Livingstone (Kamla-Raj, 2014)
    The need for sustained academic advising and support for students and lecturers in universities in South Africa is on the rise. The initiative draws from the sad reality that the South African higher education system is ...
  • ‘Walking our talk’ : exploring supervision of postgraduate self-study research through metaphor drawing 

    Pithouse-Morgan, K.; Chisanga, T.; Meyiwa, Thenjiwe; Muthukrishna, N.; Naicker, I.; Singh, L.; Van Laren, L.; Harrison, Liz (Unisa Press, 2014)
    The authors of this article portray their learning as a group of eight academics who met to examine the roles and relationships of supervisors of postgraduate self-study research. In the article, they represent how through ...
  • The most popular Shona male anthroponyms 

    Makondo, Livingstone (Kamla-Rajhttp://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/T%20&%20T/T%20&%20T-11-0-000-13-Web/T%20&%20T-11-1-000-13-ABST-PDF/S-T&T-11-1-011-13-307-Makondo-L/S-T&T-11-1-011-13-307-Makondo-L-Tt.pdf, 2013)
    This paper focuses on identifying the most popular male Shona names widely used in Zimbabwe by Shona speakers. It proceeds to establish the meanings attached to the identified most popular male Shona names. Nine semi-structured ...
  • Gendered naming and values attached to amaXhosa Amakrwala (Graduate-initiates) 

    Meyiwa, Thenjiwe; Cekiso, Madoda (Kamla-Raj, 2014)
    This paper is based on a study that explored the gendered naming and values attached to the amaXhosa amakrwala, and the kind of behaviour expected from them after being ‘declared men’. Drawing from an empirical study that ...
  • South African higher education : at the center of a cauldron of national imaginations 

    Bawa, Ahmed C. (Social Research, 2012)
    South Africa's university system is by far the most developed on the African continent. 18 years after the fall of apartheid we must ask whether there is anything approaching a national consensus about the place of university ...
  • Study of Some e-government activities in South Africa 

    Thakur, Surendra; Singh, Shawren (IEEEhttp://www.ajocict.net/uploads/V6N2P4-2013_AJOCICT_-_Surendra_and_Shawren_-_Study_of_Some_E-Government_Activities_in_South_Africa.pdf, 2013-06)
    This paper examines the nature and extent of e-government activities in South Africa. E-Government refers to the practice of leveraging ICT to deliver services to employees (G2E), to citizens (G2C), to business (G2B) and ...
  • Communication skills as a subject in the programme cost and management accounting at a South African University 

    Naidoo, Suntharmurthy Kristnasamy; Garbharran, Hari Lall (International Foundation for Research & Developmenthttp://www.ifrnd.org/test/Research%20Papers/J84.pdf, 2013-07)
    The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the communication proficiency of the Cost and Management (CMA) students and to assess whether the studying of the subject,, ”Communication Skills”, is having any positive influence ...
  • A Process-based model for fluidized bed in sand filled reservoirs 

    Olufayo, O. A.; Ochieng, George M.; Ndambuki, Julius M.; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2011)
    Arid and semi-arid regions are prone to severe water inadequacies. They are characterized by little rainfall resulting in several seasonal rivers. Seasonal riverbeds provide opportunity for water to be stored in river’s ...
  • Water demand management and losses in Garankuwa and Mabopane, South Africa 

    Mhlongo, Ntombie Thandazile; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O.; Ochieng, George M. (2012-11-19)
    This study attempted to address possible solutions to water demand management for the improvement of efficient use of a given volume of water while increasing water access to new users; application of water demand management ...
  • Towards establishing guidelines for performance appraisal of subject librarians in KwaZulu-Natal academic libraries 

    Hoskins, Ruth; Leach, Athol; Neerputh, Shirleen (, 2006)
    A common theme emerging in the library world today is that quality service in the library and information centre is dependent on the quality performance of personnel. Prior to conducting performance appraisals, managers ...
  • On first integrals of second-order ordinary differential equations 

    Meleshko, S. V.; Moyo, Sibusiso; Muriel, C.; Romero, J. L.; Guha, P.; Choudhury, A. G. (Springerhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10665-012-9590-9, 2013-01-08)
    Here we discuss first integrals of a particular representation associated with second-order ordinary differential equations. The linearization problem is a particular case of the equivalence problem together with a number ...

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