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Eight days in September : the removal of Thabo Mbeki
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-01-21)
Social dynamics of suicide in South Africa : a theoretical perspective
Suicide rates in South Africa are on the increase, particularly amongst the youth. What are the complexities of modern life which are driving the increase? The suicidal act of self-destruction signals society’s failure to ...
Sharing our Stories : using an online encyclopaedia as the basis for a general education module on local history, creative writing and social justice
Conventional wisdom suggests that the best way of equipping first-year university students with the skills to cope with the rigorous demands of discipline-specific discourse is through an “academic literacies” approach. ...
Blended learning as a response to change in a merged technikon: an account of three modes of delivery in a web-based Communication Skills semester course designed for Engineering students at DIT
The degree to which people are facing revolutionary technological changes in the near future is matched only by the degree of inertia evinced by educational institutions, particularly tertiary institutions. Even when such ...
Effective integration of ICT in blended learning programmes : a morphogenetic approach
Currently criteria for evaluating mixed-mode courses do not go much beyond the paradigmatic level, which poses problems if the evaluator’s preferred paradigm of knowledge construction is not congruent with the course ...
The Springfield College Shakespeare Productions
Pornographic objectification of women through Kwaito lyrics
This Profile discusses the portrayal of women through Kwaito music and their frequent pornographic objectification in the popular township music genre. It considers the apparent shift away of Kwaito from its roots in the ...
Apartheid, crime, and interracial violence in Black Boy
(Sage Publications, 2013-03-25)
This article critically interrogates the interplay of compatibility among crime, violence, and racial discrimination in Wright’s biographical novel Black Boy (BB). It exploits parallels between selected postcolonial and ...
(Alternation. International Journal for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages, 2002)
Humanities Computing is a new discipline unfamiliar to the South African literary community. This special number of Alternation is intended to bring some perspective to the practice of humanities computing in South Africa ...
Mirage of us. A reflection on the role of the Web in widening access to references on Southern African arts, culture and heritage
(Tydskrif Vir Letterkunde, 2010)
This article outlines the broad aims of the Encyclopaedia of South African Arts, Culture and Heritage (ESAACH) Project then goes on to consider the ESAACH Website as a networked resource that speaks to the project’s vision ...