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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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Kapp, C. A.; Albertyn, R. M.; Frick, B. L. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
Academics are actively encouraged to disseminate new knowledge to the scientific community by publishing in scholarly journals. External and internal barriers to writing, however, prevent many authors from writing for publication. This article gives an account of an intervention to provide hands-on coaching to inexperienced academic authors.…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Intervention, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Ikpe, I. B. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
The influence of positivism in education has been on the increase in the recent past, with academic departments increasingly being asked to justify the money spent on them and show some level of cost effectiveness. There is no other cluster of academic disciplines that is adversely affected by new wave of positivism as the Humanities which is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cost Effectiveness, Humanities
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Mims, M. J.; Mims, G. A.; Newland, L. A. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
A global professional discourse has emerged among career specialists inviting a critical examination of conventional career theory and calling for innovative, postmodern approaches that capture the complex, unique and evolving needs of diverse and disadvantaged students. Using a narrative case study the authors evaluate and describe the…
Descriptors: Coping, Immigrants, High School Students, Career Development
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Higgs, P.; Keevy, J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
Today there is an accelerating trend towards qualifications frameworks as an instrument to develop, classify and recognise formal learning across the African continent, as is also the case across most of Europe, Australasia and the Asia-Pacific region. As more and more countries and regions across the world develop qualifications frameworks to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Foreign Countries, Reflection, Qualifications
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Divala, Joseph – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
This article makes an argument for a system of higher education governance that allows the university some freedom but one that manages to offer a critical examination of the lived circumstances of people and their worldview. This proposal for higher education autonomy on the continent is in tandem with Africa's experiences as well as giving space…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Foreign Countries, Colleges
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Divala, J. M.; Waghid, Y. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
In this article we argue for a conception of learning to be connected to the achievement of cosmopolitan norms and virtues which need to influence the way we understand and undertake learning and teaching in higher education in Africa. Our contention is that learning in universities on the African continent can more appropriately respond to some…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Collegiality, Foreign Countries, Colleges
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Hattingh, A. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2008
For the African Virtual University and its consortium of African universities the implementation of quality promoting initiatives are not without challenges and scepticisms. To be discussed in this article is the case of a teacher education qualification in ten different African countries. Seven countries were sampled and visited in 2006 with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Qualifications, Virtual Universities, Educational Quality
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Daniel, J.; West, P.; Mackintosh, W. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2007
Persistent myths have lessened the impact of ICTs on education. Happily they are balanced by miracles of theory and practice that are gradually gaining the upper hand. We counter the myth that innovation in the application of ICTs is the preserve of industrialised countries by listing examples of innovations from southern Africa that have set…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Educational Resources
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Kamanja, L. G. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2007
Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have for long been celebrated as the solution to access in education. New innovations like the internet and mobile technologies provide a great opportunity for mass delivery of education information especially in Africa where governments and institutions are struggling to equip the people with much…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Access to Education
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Harries, C. S.; Mbali, C.; Botha, J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2006
Irrational prescribing originates in undergraduate therapeutics education, where prescribing skills have been overlooked. P-drug, a rational prescribing approach, has been developed in response to poor prescribing. In 2004, the first cohort of PBL final year students at Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine reported feeling unprepared to prescribe…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Medical Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Mostert, J. W. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2006
This article will first provide a theoretical overview of the problems that learners experience in distance education. It will also deal with some of the implications for course design. Problems associated with study through a distance education institution include loneliness, time management, examination skills and the format of the study…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Distance Education, Time Management, Prior Learning
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Horsthemke, K. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2006
The idea of "the African university" is usually accompanied by an emphasis on Africanisation of education, and of knowledge, on changing the demographic profile of student, staff and administrative bodies, educational syllabi and curricula, and the criteria for research activity and for throughput. The idea of "Africanising"…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Afrocentrism, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy
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Neale-Shutte, M.; Fourie, J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2006
The paucity of clear, comprehensive and current information about higher education, and internationalisation in African higher education, scratches African countries from contention in both the race within Africa, and the race globally, for quality higher education for the world's mobile students. In addition to a lack of information, other…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, Case Studies
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Kamper, G. D. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2002
Explores: (1) What are recent trends in the regionalization of higher education (RHE)? (2) What are preconditions for effective RHE? (3) What is envisioned for RHE in the Southern African Development Community's Education and Training Protocol? (3) What are strengths and weaknesses of this protocol? and (4) What guidelines can be set for southern…
Descriptors: College Programs, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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