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Byker, Erik Jon; Putman, S. Michael – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Study abroad is an experiential learning pedagogy that has many positive outcomes. In the field of teacher education, study abroad provides opportunity for the development of global competencies and agency. Similarly, study abroad can help expand notions of what it means to be a global citizen. This article examines the effects of preservice…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods
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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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Olivier, Jako – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
A need exists to facilitate social as well as communal constructivism while fostering self-directed learning in language classrooms at university level. In this regard, videos can be used as a means to motivate students to critically interact with content and to engage collaboratively with new technologies. Furthermore, it is important to consider…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Independent Study, Constructivism (Learning), Video Technology
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Meiring, Leslie F. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: The South African national school curriculum for the foundation phase (6- to 9-year-olds) does not have a unique subject called 'science', but 'hidden' away in the subject 'life skills', one detects a great deal of science, but not all of it overtly presented. This presents a challenge to teachers who might be limited in their science…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Marais, Elma; Nel, Carisma; Dlavane, Dolly – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: Universities, specifically faculties of education, have the responsibility to ensure that student teachers are introduced to the complexities involved in planning conceptually sound, coherent and cohesive lessons. Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine how prepared students teachers are to plan children's literature…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Questioning Techniques, Childrens Literature, African Languages
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Mahlangu, Petrus M.; Garutsa, Tendayi C. – Africa Education Review, 2019
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are drivers of social change embedded in a society which is experiencing increasingly complex and multifaceted crises. This is partly attributable to the use of conventional and deterministic problem-solving curricula. A combination of a transdisciplinary approach and indigenous knowledge (IK) as transformative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Change, Problem Solving
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Carrim, Nasima M. H.; Dresselhaus, Fritz – Africa Education Review, 2019
Teaching, learning and assessment methods for teaching students about diversity should be transformative and achieve lasting changes in students' attitudes and behaviours towards diverse individuals. Therefore, dialogue education in the teaching and learning of an undergraduate course in diversity management at a higher education institution was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Womens Education, Student Attitudes
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Ramaligela, Sylvia M.; Ogbonnaya, Ugorji I.; Mji, Andile – Africa Education Review, 2019
Instructional practice plays a significant role in understanding teachers' pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). The aim of the study reported on was to compare mathematics and technology pre-service teachers' knowledge of PCK. The study used a case study approach of five mathematics and five technology pre-service teachers with a total of ten.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Technology Education
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Shalem, Yael; Allais, Stephanie – Curriculum Journal, 2019
This paper examines two influential views within the sociology of knowledge, specifically in literature examining relationships between knowledge, curriculum, and social justice, located in the South African context of extreme inequality and poverty. The first emphasizes the role of disciplines in creating criteria of powerful knowledge, arguing…
Descriptors: Sociology, Knowledge Level, Intellectual Disciplines, Social Justice
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Bladergroen, Moira C.; Chigona, Wallace – Africa Education Review, 2019
This article reports on a study that explored the management of information and communication technology (ICT) in teaching and learning. In particular it focuses on the use of ICT in the pre-service teacher's classroom in the South African context. The study was interventionist in that pre-service teachers were trained how to use ICT in teaching…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Experience
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Makina, Blandina – Africa Education Review, 2019
This article explores the findings of a qualitative case study of journal entries by 10 final-year English pre-service teachers during their five-week practicum in disadvantaged schools in South Africa's Gauteng province. The study sought to investigate the nature and depth of reflection as well as student teachers' perceptions regarding the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Journal Writing, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Mays, Tony John; Aluko, Folake Ruth – Distance Education, 2019
This paper responds in part to a special edition of this journal (39/2) on dual-mode provision. We were concerned that contact providers might drift into distance education provision through extending campus-based online learning without first thinking through the underpinning implications of its administrative systems, an issue that was not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Modalities, Teaching Methods, Distance Education
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Raath, Schalk; Hay, Anette – Journal of Geography, 2019
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a cross-curricular approach that needs to be accommodated in all subjects in the training of students as recommended by UNESCO. This South African case study of preservice geography students is presented for the purpose of understanding how they experienced systems thinking and a cooperative teaching…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development
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Joffe, Avril – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2019
This paper discusses the pedagogical responses of the Wits University Cultural Policy and Management Department to the needs of our students in the postcolonial context of South Africa. It reviews the challenges experienced by our postgraduate students and the resultant innovations in both curriculum design and learning and teaching practice.…
Descriptors: Management Development, Activism, Public Policy, Strategic Planning
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