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Kotze, Dirk A. – Teaching Political Science, 1977
Traces the establishment in 1918 and development of the Native Administration course in South African universities, its competition with political science and public administration for discipline distinction, and its eventual change to Applied Anthropology in mid-1970s. (ND)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education
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Orpen, Christopher – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1976
The hypothesis tested is that workers in South Africa who typically hold western values will be more satisfied with 'larger' jobs in which they perform a greater variety of less repetitive tasks, but that workers who typically hold tribal values will not. (Author)
Descriptors: African Culture, Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Individual Differences
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Minerva, 1975
When the South African government initiated a racial separation policy in universities in 1957 the Universities of Cape Town and Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, declared their opposition and continue after 17 years to pursue their efforts for racial equality. This report assesses the effects on university structure and academic freedom. (JT)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Equal Education, Governance, Government Role
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Butterly, Elizabeth – Information Processing and Management, 1975
Reports on an evaluation of the construction of selective dissemination of information profiles for the International Nuclear Information System (INIS) in South Africa. (PF)
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Information Systems, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Search Strategies
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Meyer, Lysle E. – Social Studies, 1976
Presents an historical survey of South Africa, beginning with white missionaries to the present. From this historical analysis, the author draws conclusions about American attitudes and awareness of South Africa. (JR)
Descriptors: African History, Diplomatic History, Foreign Countries, History Instruction
Sisk, Dorothy – Gifted Education International, 1982
A review of international developments in gifted education describes programs and trends in the U.S., Canada, Eastern and Western Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Included are descriptions of extracurricula centers in South Africa and increased use of independent study and mentors in the U.S. (CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Botha, J. J. – System, 1982
Discusses the use of PLATO in South Africa as a means of instructing non-English speakers in English so that they will be able to enroll in university courses. PLATO was not particularly effective since its materials were written for native English speakers. (EKN)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English for Special Purposes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Johnson, Walton R. – Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 1982
Describes the historical relationship of education in South Africa to political and economic events; demonstrates how the current educational system is being manipulated to sustain apartheid; and emphasizes that education must be used to promote social change and create a more egalitarian social order. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: African History, Blacks, Educational Development, Educational Discrimination
African-American Inst., New York, NY. School Services Div. – 1975
Four modules dealing with African culture are combined in this document. The first module discusses various life-styles of African women, including warrior, queen, ruler, and matriarch. A lesson plan uses a question-and-answer format to encourage discussion of the effects of tradition, society, and nation upon African women. Questions asked…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Black Studies
African-American Inst., New York, NY. School Services Div. – 1975
Using these four case studies, secondary teachers can help students learn about economic development and social change in Tanzania, Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa. The case study presentation is built around the following five questions: (1) what are the major problems facing this particular developing country; (2) which problems should (do) get…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Bibliographies, Black Studies, Case Studies
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