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Young, Marjorie Hope – Social Work, 1980
Both Black and White social workers in South Africa face restrictions under the apartheid system that make it virtually impossible to respect the dignity of their clients or give them needed assistance. Current conditions and methods by social workers to cope and organize are examined. (Author/LAB)
Descriptors: African Culture, Black Education, Black Leadership, Counselor Client Relationship
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Brunson, Paul M. – Social Work, 1980
Points out the rift between the non-discrimination ethic of social workers and the apartheid policy in South Africa. University corporate investments in South Africa are questioned, especially those from universities with graduate schools of social work. (LAB)
Descriptors: African History, Colleges, Foreign Countries, Investment
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Giffard, C. Anthony – Journalism Quarterly, 1980
Reports that the advent of television in South Africa has brought about some marked changes in newspaper readership patterns, for the most part accelerating trends that had begun before it started. Notes that the single most significant trend is toward an ever-increasing Black readership. (GT)
Descriptors: Adults, Advertising, Blacks, Foreign Countries
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Reidhaar, Donald L. – Journal of College and University Law, 1980
Legal issues important in considering divestment of securities held in South African-related companies are considered. The University of California's considerations are reviewed as applied to retirement, endowment, and miscellaneous funds with unexpended balances for current or plant purposes and reserves for revenue bond debt retirement. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, Educational Finance, Endowment Funds
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Chandler, Theodore A.; And Others – Journal of Psychology, 1981
Examines four individual causal attributions (ability, effort, context, and luck) for success and failure in social affilation. Both an internal-external dimension and a stable-unstable dimension were used. Subjects were 684 university students from India, Japan, South Africa, United States, and Yugoslavia. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Attribution Theory, College Students, Comparative Analysis
Yule, Ronald M. – Journal of Educational Television and Other Media, 1981
Describes the use of microteaching at a distance university as an evaluation method in teacher training. Problems of working with students using this technique are discussed, and possible solutions are suggested. Included are 10 references. (Author/BK)
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Wiechers, G. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1981
Recommends Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) as an effective method to teach basic skills to elementary students in developing nations if managerial problems can be overcome. Presents results from two studies using CAI mathematics materials. (DC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Developing Nations, Elementary Education
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King, Edmund – International Review of Education, 1979
Because South Africa has a critical shortage of skilled industrial personnel, new work opportunities are appearing for the disadvantaged Black majority. This will, in turn, require a rapid reorientation of the country's educational system, especially at the postcompulsory level, to provide Blacks with the necessary vocational skills. (SJL)
Descriptors: Black Employment, Blacks, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Helm, H. – Physics Education, 1980
Investigates the misconceptions in physics among South African students. The physics test which was administered to selected high school and college students is included. (HM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, College Science, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Research
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Potgieter, Pieter C. – Journal of Moral Education, 1980
This overview notes that moral education permeates all school curriculum, especially social studies and religion, since South African law mandates that education for Whites have a Christian character. The code of conduct for White teachers is quoted. Different provisions for Blacks are described and segregated schooling discussed in this context.…
Descriptors: Black Students, Christianity, Codes of Ethics, Educational Legislation
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Freer, David – Journal of Education for Teaching, 1982
A large-scale, school-based inservice project was mounted to improve the language skills of elementary school teachers in Soweto, South Africa, who were to begin using English as the language of instruction. Methods used to train the teachers, teachers' attitudes toward the project, and the project's effects on children are discussed. (PP)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
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Meltzer, Lynn J. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 1982
Research on the cognitive components of academic achievement subjected White South African schoolchildren to several visual perception tests. Results indicated an association between measures of visual perception and tests of reading and arithmetic performance. Cognitive complexity emerged as an important differentiating feature of perceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Diagnosis, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Perception Tests
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Meltzer, Lynn J. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 1982
A set of 19 visual perceptual tasks was administered to six- to eight-year-old children, in order to differentiate three visual factors (visual synthesis, visual analysis, and perceptual speed) according to perceptual and conceptual complexity. The association between these perceptual measures, reading, and arithmetic was also assessed.…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Difficulty Level, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries
Mullins, Emmett R. – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1982
Describes a role-playing activity to help junior high school social studies students understand prejudice and South African apartheid. Students are divided into one large and one small group for a discussion on apartheid. The teacher gives candy only to the smaller group. Students discuss their feelings about being privileged or deprived. (AM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Racial Bias
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Sorcher, Melvin; Spence, Rod – Personnel Psychology, 1982
Describes the InterFace Project, a pilot study to improve race relationships between supervisors and employees in South African industry. Behavior modeling training was used. Structured interviews indicated dramatic improvements in inter-race attitudes and observations for both supervisors and employees. Second post-test improvements were greater…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Employees, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries
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