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Makwambeni, Blessing; Salawu, Abiodun – SAGE Open, 2018
The entertainment-education (E-E) strategy in development communication has been widely described as the panacea to development challenges in Africa. However, despite its growing application on the continent, E-E is still argued to be inhibited from contributing meaningfully toward development efforts. E-E interventions are argued to be hamstrung…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2016, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 of April to 2 of May, 2016. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
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Mendelowitz, Belinda – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2016
This study explores how collaborative writing for a digital platform can enable students to (re) imagine audience. Although in the context of process writing peer feedback is foreground, in practice, its effectiveness is uneven. The digital revolution offers new opportunities for alternative peer feedback through collaborative writing and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Collaborative Writing, Creativity, Cooperative Learning
Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Madrid, Spain, February 28-March 2, 2014. The Mobile Learning 2014 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Mackey, Sally; Fisher, Amanda Stuart – Research in Drama Education, 2011
"Theatre Applications" was an international conference convened by the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, in April 2010. Framed by the subheading "Performance with a purpose", the call for papers invited contributors to consider how theatre making in different settings can "make a difference" to those who…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Audiences, Role, Community
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Fritz, Elzette – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2011
This article gives a critical analysis of a nursery school (kindergarten/pre-school) play performance, in which lyrics and movement set the stage for gender stereotyping and sexualised behaviour. Using extracts of lyrics, the reader is invited to participate as an outsider and 'witness' (in accordance with narrative therapy tradition) to the way…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes
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Zeelen, Jacques; Wijbenga, Hieke; Vintges, Marga; de Jong, Gideon – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the role of a small-scale project around storytelling as a form of informal education in five health clinics in rural areas of the Limpopo Province in South Africa. The aim of the project is to decrease the stigma around HIV/AIDS and to start an open dialogue in local communities about the disease.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Informal Education, Diseases, Mental Health
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Spreen, Carol Anne; Vally, Salim – Comparative Education, 2010
The 10-year anniversary of the first democratic elections in South Africa in 2004 provoked much reflection and fuelled new policy debates on both the progress and failures of educational reform. While a myriad of achievements have been touted and are well-known to international audiences, a swelling critique from inside South Africa shows that…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Racial Segregation, Elections, Audiences
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Snowball, J. D.; Jamal, M.; Willis, K. G. – Social Indicators Research, 2010
Contrary to Bourdieu's theory ("Distinction: A social critique of the judgment of taste". Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press (1984)) that cultural consumption of so-called "high" versus popular culture is determined by socio-economic class, Peterson ("Poetics" 21:243-258, 1992; "Poetics"…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Popular Culture, Foreign Countries, Social Indicators
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Stornaiuolo, Amy; Hull, Glynda; Nelson, Mark Evan – Language Arts, 2009
This article highlights the importance of rethinking literacy assessment in a digital and global world. Although pressures currently abound to narrow conceptions and practices of literacy, especially in an era of high stakes testing, digital multimodality and connectivity offer the potential for new ways of thinking, representing, and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Cultural Differences, Literacy Education, High Stakes Tests
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Gardner, Viv – Research in Drama Education, 2005
The essay deals with a Ugandan production of Brecht's Mother Courage and her Children and the issues raised when it travelled from Uganda to the United States, South Africa and back to Uganda. It explores the shift in perception and conception that happened/happens to both image and national identity when a production moved from one cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Audiences, African American Children
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Deacon, Andrew; Morrison, Andrew; Stadler, Jane – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2005
We describe the evolving learning design of a computer-based exercise called "Director's Cut" that challenges students to create their own video sequence from a set of clips we provide. The context is a film theory course where the community of educators have been interested in introducing practical exercises so students can, for…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies
Senekal, J. E. – 1985
By the time SABC TV became operational in January 1976 in South Africa, television had already been firmly established in most overseas countries. Therefore prior to the introduction of television there was the opportunity to do research work to determine the effects of television on society. Between 1974 and 1981 the Institute for Communication…
Descriptors: Audiences, Church Programs, Foreign Countries, Mass Media
Whannel, Garry – 1986
The race between Mary Decker and Zola Budd, a head to head confrontation in the 1985 Olympic Games, is examined within the broader context of the transformation taking place in sports as a result of the combined efforts of television and the economic forces of sponsorship. Athletics is going through this process of transformation both economically…
Descriptors: Athletics, Audiences, Blacks, Competition
Duby, Aliza – 1988
An internal report of Educational Radio and Television (ERTV), the South African Broadcasting Corporation, this literature survey is designed to provide a basis for specific practical, local research in areas such as curriculum analysis, target audience research, research on listening habits, availability of the medium, cost analysis, and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education
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