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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 ...
Eight days in September : the removal of Thabo Mbeki
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-01-21)
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 ...
The role of the social mechanism in social transformation: a critical realist approach to blended learning.
This paper deals with ongoing curriculum development in mixed mode, focusing in particular on student response to blended learning at a multicultural University of Technology. This is currently the subject of a masters ...
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 ...
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 ...
Digital drawing and the creative process : in response to Dr. Paul Hamilton, drawing with printmaking technology in a digital age
Hamilton (2009) in Drawing with printmaking technology in a digital age discusses the role of drawing in relation to printmaking in the light of current digital technology. He argues that digital technology could pose ...
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 ...
The making of CourseMaker, a web-based shell program which can be set up by the teacher to run online courses
CourseMaker is an HTML shell program which was developed by the presenter as part of a Ph.D. research project on CAI/written composition, but which can be used for a variety of other instructional purposes. CourseMaker ...
Modelling social algorithms as design templates for educational software
Education involves a process of initiating learners into complex socio-cultural processes which may vary from culture to culture and even between institutions within the same culture, making it difficult to design versatile ...