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ERIC Number: EJ772574
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1341
Geography Education in the Context of "Academic Disadvantage" in South Africa
Webb, Nigel L.
Journal of Geography, v106 n2 p61-68 Mar 2007
Findings related to the background knowledge, writing, and reading of disadvantaged students in a South African university geography department are discussed. The notion "academic discourse community" is used as an analytical framework. Findings indicate that students and instructors alike face several extreme challenges. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa