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Ondari-Okemwa, E. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
This article focuses on available opportunities and challenges which institutions of higher education in sub-Saharan Africa face in producing and distributing knowledge. Institutions of higher education are also expected to produce knowledge workers for the knowledge economy. Knowledge production falls into Mode 1, in which problems are set and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities
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Wagner, C. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
Current literature on teaching research methodology in the social sciences highlights the changing nature of our world in terms of its complexity and diversity, and points to how this affects the way in which we search for answers to related problems (Brew 2003, 3; Tashakkori and Teddlie 2003, 74). New ways of approaching research problems that…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Social Sciences, Teaching Methods, Literature Reviews
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le Grange, L. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
In this article I survey educational research conducted in South Africa based on articles published in the "South African Journal of Education" ("SAJHE") over the past five years. The themes that feature prominently in "SAJHE" over the past five years are: "Africanisation and indigenous knowledge,"…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Educational Research
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Sesemane, M. J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2007
Policy formulation and implementation is a highly contested domain within the South African Higher Education landscape. This contestation can be attributed to the lack of wide stakeholder involvement and the architecture of the policy-making process. The contestation is also born of an absence of a systemic monitoring and evaluation mechanism to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Information, Quality Control, Foreign Countries
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Niemand, J. R.; Brand, H. J.; Cilliers, C. D. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2006
The need for and relevance of student counselling has been well argued for in past research, and has been duly recognised at governmental level in South Africa. However, this recognition necessarily calls for accountability from student counselling centres. In this regard, it becomes increasingly important to evaluate student counselling services…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Cost Effectiveness, Counseling Services