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Bansilal, Sarah; Brijlall, Deonarain; Mkhwanazi, Thokozani – Perspectives in Education, 2014
Many studies point to the problem of poor mathematics content knowledge of mathematics teachers in South Africa. The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers' knowledge of the mathematics they are themselves teaching. Data was generated from the teachers' (n = 253) written responses to test that was a shortened form of a previous Grade 12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mathematics Teachers
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Hewlett, Lynn – Perspectives in Education, 2006
Contextual studies of learning experiences as recalled by working, adult learners entering post-graduate studies in higher education are not widely reported in higher education research. The purpose of this study was to explore the recalled learning experiences of adult students with work experience, but no prior completed academic qualifications,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Work Experience, Adult Students