Volume 6                                                         CONTENTS                                                     2014


VOLUME 6, Number 1                                                                                                                                      JANUARY  2014


 

 SPECIAL ISSUE (No. 1)

 

Academic Development Practices in South African Universities

 

Newman Wadesango and Cosmas Maphosa

(Guest Editors)

 

Editorial

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Nomakhaya Mashiyi Towards Promoting a Responsive and Inclusive Tertiary Education System in South Africa through Multilingualism

1-9

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.01

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Cosmas Maphosa Towards A Mainstream Curriculum Embedded Student Academic Development Programme in South African Universities

11-18

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.02

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T. D. Sikhwari A Study of the Relationship between Motivation, Self-concept and Academic Achievement of Students at a University in Limpopo Province, South Africa  

19-25

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.03

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Anniekie Ravhudzulo Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Open and Distance Learning: A Mechanism to Facilitate Student Success

27-32

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.04

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Kimberley A. Porteus Exploring Pedagogical Innovation in Core Curriculum Serving First Year Students

33-43

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.05

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Anass Bayaga and Newman Wadesango Analysis of Students’ Attitudes on Mathematics Achievement - Factor Structure Approach

45-50

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.06

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Zwelijongile Gaylard Baleni On-Line Discussion Forums: New Platforms to Supplement Face-to-Face Professional Development at a Comprehensive University

51-56

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.07

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Newman Wadesango Publish or Perish: Impediments to Research Output and Publication

57-63

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.08

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Cosmas Maphosa and Ndileleni P. Mudzielwana Professionalization of Teaching in Universities:  A Compelling Case

65-73

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.09

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Cosmas Maphosa and  Newman Wadesango Interrogating the Role of Academic Developers in the Promotion of Scholarly Teaching and the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching

75-83

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.10

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Alfred H. Makura and Noluthando Toni Managing the Link between Academic Development and  the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: The Case of South African Universities

85-93

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.11

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Cosmas Maphosa Examining Cultural Factors Affecting Academic Developers in Performing Staff Development Functions in Three South African Universities

95-101

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.12

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Clever Ndebele Deconstructing the Narratives of Educational Developers on the Enabling and Constraining Conditions in Their Growth, Development and Roles as Educational Staff Development Facilitators at a South African University

103-115

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.13

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Tabisa Mayisela Assessing How E-learning Implementation has Enhanced the Lecturers’ Teaching Practices at a South African University

117-124

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.15

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S. Kigundu Engaging e-Learning in Higher Education: Issues and Challenges

125-132

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.01.16

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Guide for Contributors

133-138

 

List of Members of the Editorial Board

139-140

 


VOLUME 6, Number 2                                                                                                                                             MARCH  2014


 

Kola O. Odeku Teaching Legal Research Methodology to Undergraduate Law Students at a Historically Disadvantaged University

141-149

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.01

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Jacob M. Selesho Providing Quality Early Childhood Development Education:  A Poverty Reduction Agenda

151-155

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.02

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R. J. (Nico) Botha Assumptions about Knowledge and Learning Approaches Amongst South African Postgraduate Students

157-165

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.03

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N. Wadesango, M. Kurebwa and T. Nyoni  The Perceptions of Teachers towards the Effectiveness of Class-based Mentors in the Mentoring of Student Teachers on Teaching Practice

167-175

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.04

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Suriamurthee Moonsamy Maistry Neoliberalism: Shaping Assessment and Accountability Regimes  in South African Education 

177-186

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.05

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John Mapfumo, Faith Mukwidzwa and Regis Chireshe Sources and Levels of Stress among Mainstream and Special Needs Education Teachers in Mutare Urban in Zimbabwe

187-195

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.06

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Vuyisile Msila Building Peace through African Values: A Case Study of a School

197-206

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.07

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Percy Sepeng Learners’ Voices on the Issues of Language Use in Learning Mathematics

207-215

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.08

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Percy Sepeng and Andrew Madzorera Sources of Difficulty in Comprehending and Solving Mathematical Word Problems

217-225

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.09

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Wendy N. Setlalentoa Analysing Scaffolding from Not Knowing to Knowing  Numbers and Counting: Classroom Conversations in the Teaching of Numeracy

227-232

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.10

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D. D. TewariMatric Math a Good Predictor of Student’s Performance in the First Year of University Degree?  A Case Study of Faculty of Management Studies,  University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

233-237

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.11

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Anthony Khatle, Bennie Grobler and Connie Moloi Developing an Integrated Model for Policy Management  in Private Higher Educational Institutions in South Africa

239-254

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.12

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E.K. Klu, L.M.P. Mulaudzi, N.C. Neeta, W.J. Gudlhuza, R.M. Makhwathana  and M.J. Maluleke • Towards the Professionalisation of Teaching through Improving Teacher Knowledge and Teacher Development

255-262

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.13

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C. M. Mateusi, J. T. Khoaeane and M. N. Naong Challenges of Inclusive Education: Lesotho Case Study

263-273

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.14

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S. J. Mohapi Decision-making within Rural Secondary School Governing Bodies in Mpumalanga Province

275-286

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.15

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Elsa Fourie and Rosemary Kgalenga An Investigation into Practical Interventions for Quality Early Childhood Development: The Siyakhulisa Project

287-296

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.16

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Mapula Gertrude Ngoepe Student Teachers’ Motives of Becoming Mathematics Teachers: An Exploratory Study

297-307

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.17

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L.S.T. Maphoso and D. Mahlo • Basic Facilities and Academic Achievement: A Comparative Study between Boarding and  Non-boarding Schools

309-315

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.18

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Anna J.  Hugo Acquiring Reading Skills in English as Second Language:  Listening to the Voice of Grade 1 Teachers in South Africa

317-323

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.19

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Logamurthie Athiemoolam An Analysis of the Practices and Approaches Adopted by a  Multi-ethnic School in Bremen (Germany): A Case Study

325-339

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.20

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Dennis Yao Dzansi and Kofi Amedzo Integrating ICT into Rural South African Schools:  Possible Solutions for Challenges

341-348

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.21

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G. T. Molepo and A. Mji Managing a School Project in a South African Context:  Who is Really in Charge?

349-356

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.22

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Pule Alexis Phindanew The Interpretation of “Tlhahisoleseding” v/s “Tlhahisolesedi

357-368

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.02.23

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VOLUME 6, Number 3                                                                                                                                                             MAY  2014


 

Precious Paile and Olawale Fatoki The Determinants of Return and Non-Return Intentions  of International Students in South Africa

369-373

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.01

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Matema Seabela and Olawale Fatoki The Entrepreneurial Competencies of Non-business  University Students in South Africa

375-381

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.02

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Paul Mutodi and Hlanganipai Ngirande Exploring Students’ Ability to Read Mathematics Text:   Case Study of Selected Secondary Schools in the  Limpopo Province

383-394

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.03

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Sylvan E. Blignaut and Wayne Au Curriculum Policy and Pedagogic Practice in a South African Classroom: A Bernsteinian Analysis

395-406

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.04

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S. M. Kang’ethe • Peer Assessment as a Tool of Raising Students’ Morale and Motivation: The Perceptions of the University of Fort Hare Social Work Students

407-413

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.05

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Kola O. Odeku and Lufuno Nevondwe • An Analysis of the Constitutionally Guaranteed Right to Basic Education in South Africa .

415-423

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.06

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Baba Tshotsho Assessing Students’ Academic Writing Using Systemic Functional Linguistics at a University in South Africa

425-433

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.07

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B. M. Sithole and G. E. Solomon Business Studies Teachers’ Satisfaction with Their Work:  An Application of Herszberg’s Two Factor Theory

435-444

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.08

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M. E. Ellis and G. M. Steyn • Managers’ Perceptions of Regulatory Legislation of Private Higher Education in South Africa

445-458

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.09

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Maheshvari Naidu Engaged Pedagogy and Performative Teaching:  Examples from Teaching Practice

459-468

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.10

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Geesje van den Berg and Louise R Coetzee • Academic Self-concept and Motivation as Predictors  of Academic Achievement

469-478

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.11

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Mishack T. Gumbo  and P. John Williams Discovering Grade 8 Technology Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge in the Tshwane District of Gauteng Province

479-488

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.12

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Amruta Dashputra, Suresh Chari  and Shubhada Gade   Perception of Educational Environment in a Private Medical College in Central India

489-496

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.13

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Clever Ndebele Teacher Perceptions on the Effectiveness of an English Remedial Teaching Programme in Primary Schools in Zimbabwe:  Towards an Alternative to the Deficit Model

497-508

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.14

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Israel Kibirige and William Lesiba Teffo • Actual and Ideal Assessment Practices in South African Natural Sciences Classrooms Province

509-519

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.15

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Laitonjam Valentina and Ritu Singh Gender Differences in Guidance Needs of Senior Secondary School Adolescents of Imphal District

521-524

10.31901/24566322.2014/06.03.16

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Index

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