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Stott, Angela; Hattingh, Annemarie – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The convenience sample used in the study reported on here consisted of 91 students enrolled in the primary and middle school Postgraduate Certificate in Education course for 2 consecutive years at a South African university. We used the Student Understanding of Science and Science Inquiry instrument to answer questions about these students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Scientific Principles, Scientific Literacy
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Smit, D. M. – South African Journal of Education, 2015
Bullying conjures up visions of the traditional schoolyard bully and the subordinate victim. However, bullying is no longer limited to in-person encounter, having come to include cyberbullying, which takes place indirectly over electronic media. In this electronic age, cyber platforms proliferate at an astonishing rate, all attracting the youth in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Media
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Kulski, M. M; Radloff, A. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 1998
Examines trends in use of teaching portfolios for college-faculty evaluation and development in Australia and the United States, offering a framework for portfolio use to address the diverse purposes, products, and processes of evaluation and the need for both formative and summative evaluation methods. The framework enables portfolio use to be…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Comparative Education, Educational Trends
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Goduka, Ivy N. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 1996
Examines efforts to affirm diversity in higher education in South Africa and the United States. Suggests that to achieve a pluralistic approach, higher education must develop a clear understanding of diversity and group ethos, challenge basic ideologies and assumptions, teach healing, promote diversity throughout curriculum and institutional…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Curriculum, Comparative Education, Cultural Pluralism