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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 ...
Journey of awareness : an exploration of identity through design
My journey of awareness which is an exploration of my identity through design has resulted in a body of artefacts presenting as sculptures and various pieces of jewellery and a written dissertation. The sculptures include ...
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 ...
A realist approach to writing: developing a theoretical model of written composition to inform a computer mediated learning application
An in-depth investigation into the nature of composing was carried out to provide the theoretical basis for a computer mediated learning application, an interactive writing tutor computer program which might be customised ...
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 ...
An investigation of educators' perceptions of the Integrated Quality Management System in South African schools
Educational institutions are pursuing quality improvement for various reasons. A great deal of literature on staff evaluation covering a wide spectrum of fields such as industry and commerce, including schools, has been ...
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 ...