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Andrianatos, Kristien – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2019
Background: Reading is a functional academic literacy ability needed by students in higher education. In the South African context, inadequate reading ability is one of the reasons for high undergraduate attrition rates. It seems that role players within this sector are of the opinion that students have reading 'problems' that need to be 'fixed',…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Reading Difficulties, Barriers
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Steyn, Riana A. – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2018
It has long been the focus of many countries around the world to see their entrepreneurs grow and to introduce interventions to assist them, as they realise the impact these entrepreneurs have on their economies. Technology is believed to be one of the biggest tools that entrepreneurs can use to assist them in growing sustainable businesses. There…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Technological Literacy, Barriers
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Blease, Bernita; Condy, Janet – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2015
The purpose of this research project was to understand how Cambourne's theory of social constructivism, particularly his four instructional principles, was applied to the teaching of writing in two rural multigrade Foundation Phase classrooms in the Western Cape. Multigrade schools account for 30% of all primary schools in South Africa, but in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Rural Schools
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Okebukola, Foluso; Owolabi, Tunde; Onafowokan, Beatrice O.A. – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2013
Recent studies and frequent news reports have expressed concerns about African children's decreasing reading habits and dwindling achievement in language and primary science examinations. African children are not reading because they have reading difficulties or because they have no interest in books. This article focuses on the elementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Motivation, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods