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Modiba, Maropeng – Research in Education, 2011
As curriculum scholars in South Africa express concerns about the failures of the outcomes-based curriculum policy that has been introduced post-apartheid it is of increased importance to try and understand the professional development that is required by teachers for its successful implementation. As a contribution to the development of such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Mathematics Instruction
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Henning, Elizabeth; Van der Westhuizen, Duan – Computers and Education, 2004
The article addresses the issue of "learning to elearn" in borderless programs in a globalised learning landscape and the associated problems of scaffolding the journey across the digital divide. The authors argue that the assumption underlying such courses is that cross-cultural programs are viable because they are conceived and…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Adult Students, Distance Education, Cultural Context
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Pretorius, E. v. E. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 1996
The University of the Orange Free State (South Africa) is testing effectiveness of group work with tutors as part of independent study modules. The method is based on an experiential learning cycle including pre- and post-testing, self-evaluation, reflective observation, active experimentation. Early indications are that most deficiencies of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, College Curriculum, College Instruction