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Skills training through hands-on practical activities in civil technology : a case study of three technical schools in South Africa
(NWU School of Basic Sciences, 2014-12)
Skills training for Civil Technology learners in South African schools, is an aspect entrenched in the Civil Technology policy document in order to produce skilled personnel for a sustainable economy. Practical activities ...
Managing teacher performance and its appraisal : dilemmas of school principals
(Scientiﬁc Methodical Center, 2014)
Utilizing a grounded theory approach to understand the issues surrounding teachers’ performance appraisal, the researchers investigate the principals’ understanding of the Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) and ...
An analysis of the design features of three mixed-mode courses in a master’s degree programme
This paper suggests that a system of communicative functions can be used to provide a framework for analysing course design, and illustrates this with reference to three mixed-mode courses intended for use in a master’s ...
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 ...
From social algorithm to pedagogical application: some implications for educational software.
Educational software geared to literacy development is too often based on what computer programs can do rather than on any deep-level consideration of the social process involved or how social processes are learned. As ...
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 ...
Eight days in September : the removal of Thabo Mbeki
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-01-21)
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 ...