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Clacherty, Alistair – Southern African Journal of Environmental Education=Suider Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Omgewingsopvoeding, 1989
Suggests that a discussion-based approach focused on experiences of actual environmental issues, encountered problematically, should characterize environmental education activities. An ecology exercise dealing with organic pollution of a river provides a context for the educational principles and ecological concepts included the study. (24…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Discussion, Ecology, Educational Strategies
O'Donoghue, Rob; McNaught, Caramel – Southern African Journal of Environmental Education=Suider Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Omgewingsopvoeding, 1989
Utilizes a case study, the Action Ecology Project, to exemplify some curriculum development issues pertinent to environmental education. Describes an action research evaluation process involving teachers that resolves conceptual evaluation and adoption problems of environmental education curriculum. (31 references) (MCO)
Descriptors: Action Research, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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Grieve, Clayton – Medical Teacher, 1992
Compares differences in successive pretest/posttest scores for 46 undergraduate volunteers following the application of distinct teaching formats to each of 3 consecutive subsections of a human physiology course. Indicates scores increased favorably for audio-visual lecture and self-study tutorial formats but no significant increase for didactic…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Audiovisual Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis
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Lindsay, Beverly – Educational Foundations, 1992
Discusses educational conditions resulting from South African apartheid and its sociopolitical manifestations through a synopsis of case studies, emphasizing the pivotal role of the principal in relation to characteristics of effective schools. Analyzes the challenges to local schools posed by apartheid and provides suggestions for new…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Apartheid, Case Studies, Civil Rights
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Collins, Colin B.; Gillespie, Ros R. – Journal of Intercultural Studies, 1992
Contends that recent changes in the South African school curriculum are intended to preserve racial separateness rather than to bring about an integrated society. Distinguishes between the concepts of "own" culture versus "common" culture in examining multiculturalism in South Africa. Provides a set of recommendations for…
Descriptors: Apartheid, Comparative Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
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Haricombe, Lorraine J. – Library Quarterly, 1993
Describes a study that used quantitative data from a mailed survey and qualitative data produced from focused interviews to explore what effects an academic boycott had on faculty members at South African universities. Differences in the effects of the boycott in science and technology, humanities, and social science are examined. (Contains 15…
Descriptors: Faculty, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Humanities
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Maqsud, Muhammad; Khalique, Chaudhry M. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1991
Two separate studies examined sex differences in high school and university students in Bophuthatswana on socio-personal variables. Study 1 (n=109) involving socioeconomic status, school alienation, sex, self-concept, mathematics attitude, and mathematics achievement indicated boys scored significantly higher on attitude and achievement. Study 2…
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Attitude Measures, Higher Education, Mathematics Achievement
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Dubbeld, Catherine E. – Electronic Library, 1991
Discussion of CD-ROM as an alternative to online searching for academic libraries focuses on a comparison between online and CD-ROM costs at the University of Natal (South Africa) library. Other factors examined include funding methods; user fees; staff involvement; user training; user access, including search intermediaries and networking; and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Computer Networks, Cost Effectiveness
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Mehl, Deborah; Pendlebury, Shirley – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1991
Describes a Critical Language Awareness course developed in South Africa to open the minds of prospective teachers. Discusses how language may coerce people into accepting as given practices that can be changed. Emphasizes the relationship between language and power and the role of textbooks and official language in reinforcing the status quo of…
Descriptors: Apartheid, Critical Thinking, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Haythornthwaite, Josephine A.; White, Frances C. P. – Education for Information, 1991
Reports results of a survey conducted by the British Library to identify distance education packages relating to library and information science (LIS) education in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Resistance to distance education in LIS is discussed and attitudes toward distance education are…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Science Education
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Goduka, Ivy N.; And Others – Child Development, 1992
Compared family characteristics and developmental outcomes of African-American children from three rural contexts in South Africa: the homeland, the resettlement, and white-owned farms. Child outcomes were highly intercorrelated in all three contexts, but correlations among family variables, and between family and child variables, showed different…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Black Youth, Cognitive Development, Crowding
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Kraemer, Roberta; Zisenwine, David – Language Learning, 1989
Investigation of the attitudes of 1,252 children in grades 4 through 12 toward studying Hebrew at their private Jewish school in South Africa measured attitudes toward language learning, traditional orientations, nationalist orientations, motivation, and self-rated proficiency. Results showed that attitudes decreased in positive value over the 9…
Descriptors: Afrikaans, Cross Sectional Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, English
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Kraak, Andre – Comparative Education, 1989
Discusses: (1) the factors contributing to increased involvement by South African business and industry in Black education and training; (2) the Urban Foundation's commitment to non-formal education in Black communities; (3) intervention by American corporations; and (4) the dramatic failure of capitalist initiatives. Contains 55 references. (SV)
Descriptors: Apartheid, Black Education, Capitalism, Corporate Support
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Matthews, Michael R., Ed.; Winchester, Ian, Ed. – Interchange, 1989
The articles in this feature support the view that history and philosophy are useful to science instruction. Topics include the history of science teaching, the role of science textbooks, the relationship between science and the humanities, and a bibliography on history, philosophy, and science teaching. (IAH)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ngcongo, Rejoice P. – International Journal of Educational Reform, 1994
South Africa's political system has deprived blacks of voting rights and educational access. Recent educational reforms have been hampered by education's continued alignment with political ideologies. Since many are severely hurting from conflict in their communities and schools, mediation programs are sorely needed, along with leadership and…
Descriptors: Blacks, Conflict Resolution, Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education
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