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Foundation phase educators' knowledge and attitudes towards implementation of the National Reading Strategy
In response to the alarmingly low literacy rates in South Africa and to improve reading instruction in schools, the National Department of Education introduced the National Reading Strategy (NRS) in primary schools in 2008. ...
The management of inclusive education in the four selected junior primary schools in the Empangeni district, KwaZulu-Natal
This study investigated the management of inclusive education in the four selected junior primary schools in the Empangeni District, KwaZulu-Natal. Despite the fact that the White Paper 6 on Special Needs Education and ...
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 ...
An auto-ethnographic enquiry : critical reflection on the influences in the development of a black African male educator
This thesis sets out to demonstrate the influences on the personality of a Black African Male Educator – specifically mine - as I enquire: ―Why do I do things the way I do?‖ and ―What has enabled me to meet, face and ...
Political super branding through the use of social media technology : the Barack Obama presidential campaign in 2008
This study seeks to examine the exponential growth of social media technology as a key component in recent American political campaigning, as well as its use and impact on the larger disciplines of marketing and branding. ...
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 ...
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 ...