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Byker, Erik Jon; Putman, Michael; Reddy, Chris; LeGrange, Lesley – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
Two South African professors and two U.S. professors investigate the need for environmental education in preparing U.S.-based preservice teachers for a South African study abroad trip.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Educators, College Faculty
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Luckett, Kathy – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This article reports on an analysis undertaken in the field of African philosophies using selected conceptual tools from Maton's Legitimation Code Theory (LCT). In response to calls by South African students for 'decolonising' the Humanities curriculum, the practical purpose of the analysis was to generate theoretically-informed guidelines for…
Descriptors: African Culture, Humanities, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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van As, Francois – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Learners today need more than the core subjects offered at school to be successful in the twenty-first-century. By involving technology student teachers in activities that are authentic to technological practice, as teachers, they should be able to provide stimulating and relevant learning for learners ("Turnbull in Int J Technol Des…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Garton, Paul M. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
The South African student movements collectively referred to as #Fallism or #MustFall were more than resistance to fee increases. They were, and continue to be, movements targeting multiple institutions of Western coloniality and globalisation in tertiary education to establish economic and social equity, placing #Fallism within the broader global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Action, Global Approach, Social Media
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Westaway, Lise – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
The advent of a democratically-elected government in South Africa in 1994 disrupted the erstwhile synchrony between the schooling system, teacher education system, curriculum and pedagogy. Yet many South African teachers continue to express their teacher identities much like they did prior to 1994. The explanations posited for why this is the case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, Professional Identity
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Ivanovic, Lidija; Ho, Yuh-Shan – Educational Review, 2019
This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of highly cited articles published in the Web of Science category "Education and Educational Research" in the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI). A total of 2091 journal articles published in this category and cited more than 100 times up to the end of the year 2016 were retrieved as highly…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Bibliometrics, Citations (References), Citation Analysis
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Nuraan, Davids – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2019
Debates on educational exclusion are almost exclusively focused on the experiences of learners as they navigate their way through barriers of race, culture, gender, sexuality, class, disability and language. Similar attention has not been afforded to the experiences of teachers, creating the impression that, unlike learners, teachers do not…
Descriptors: Professional Isolation, Inclusion, Minority Group Teachers, Professional Identity
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Potokri, Onoriode Collins; Perumal, Juliet – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This article presents an unusual concrete insight to African higher education transformation. The purpose is to examine the roles of African women mainly Charlotte Maxeke, a South African, in the transformation of higher education and to identify the legacy these transformation offerings translate into for women. It is organized as follows: first,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Females, Educational Change
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Tavernaro-Haidarian, Leyla – Research in Education, 2019
In view of the importance and urgency of transformation within post-colonial educational settings, this article considers key concepts in relation to re-curriculation efforts. It specifically discusses how the concepts of development and decolonization are typically understood and how they can be reimagined through the realism provided by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Educational Change, Ethics, Power Structure
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Tumubweinee, Philippa; Luescher, Thierry M. – Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 2019
In this article we argue for a socio-political conception of space in order to show how conceptualisations of space can provide conceptual tools in the reframing of policy and designing of policy interventions in pursuit of higher education transformation goals. In keeping with Lefebvre and others, we conceptualise space as a co-producer of social…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intervention, Foreign Countries, Student Experience
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Hlatshwayo, Mlamuli Nkosingphile; Fomunyam, Kehdinga George – Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 2019
A significant amount of literature on the student movement in South Africa is characterised by two limitations. Firstly, a significant amount of this literature is found in un-academic and non-peer-reviewed sources, such as social media, online newspapers, blog posts and other platforms. Secondly, some of this literature is characterised by an…
Descriptors: Activism, Student Attitudes, College Students, Higher Education
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Dlamini, Sipho – Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 2019
The protests that engulfed South African universities in 2015 and 2016 revealed a dissatisfaction by students with regard to higher education fees. This article looks at some of the lessons that could assist South Africa in understanding the role of universal fee-free higher education or fee-free higher education for the poor. Most countries in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fees, Costs, Activism
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Askew, Mike – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
This paper is centred around a framework for studying teaching--Mediating Primary Mathematics (MPM)--developed in the context of the teaching of Whole Number Arithmetic (WNA) in South Africa. Findings from the analysis of four WNA lessons are used to illustrate how the application of the MPM framework can measure nuanced differences in the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Numbers, Arithmetic
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Venkat, Hamsa; Mathews, Corin – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
In this paper we analyze the outcomes of a design experiment that sought to improve the multiplicative reasoning of 12-13 year-old learners across two schools in a South African context of low performance. Using a hybrid theoretical base in Realistic Mathematics Education, variation theory and analogical reasoning, a short-term intervention…
Descriptors: Multiplication, Logical Thinking, Low Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Reyneke, Mariëtte – Africa Education Review, 2019
The time has come for a thorough review of the "Guidelines for the Consideration of Governing Bodies in Adopting a Code of Conduct for Learners" (hereafter the Guidelines). More than 20 years after its original publication, no amendments have been made to this important document. To substantiate the case for review, some of the most…
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Student Behavior, Guidelines, Discipline
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