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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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Waghid, Yusef – Perspectives in Education, 2009
In my remarks about elitist knowledge production, I firstly try to adjust the perspective from which the university could be analysed; I specifically explore the functions of the university in relation to Habermas's categorisation of knowledge. Secondly, with reference to Derrida's reflections on the university, I reformulate a conception of the…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, College Role