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Kaino, L. M. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2012
The contribution of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the contribution of higher education institutions in achieving these have been emphasized. This study sought to find out the extent to which university-based researches on ICTs addressed and impacted the three MDGs of gender…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Economic Development, Educational Development, Structured Interviews
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Makondo, L. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This article submits that the calibre, attitude and mindset of lecturers/teachers in institutions of Higher Education need drastic improvement and change if academic excellence is to be attainable and sustained in the 21st century. This article builds on the observations by Makondo (2010, 263-276) that most university teaching staff members are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Holding Power, College Graduates, Foreign Countries
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Mudhovozi, P.; Gumani, M.; Maunganidze, L.; Sodi, T. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
The study explores the attribution styles of in-group and out-group members. Eighty-four (42 female and 42 male) undergraduate students were randomly selected from the Faculty of Education at an institution of higher learning in Zimbabwe. A questionnaire was used to capture the opinions of the participants. The data was analysed using the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Cultural Differences
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Chireshe, R.; Chireshe, E. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
The study investigated the perceptions of student teachers towards teaching practice assessment. Participants N=180:90 males, 90 females were randomly drawn from three primary school teachers' colleges in Masvingo Educational Region of Zimbabwe. A questionnaire was used to gather data from the respondents. A chi-square test was used to analyse the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Chireshe, R.; Shumba, A.; Mudhovozi, P.; Denhere, C. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
The study explored university students' perceptions of attributions to success or failure. A random cross-sectional survey design was employed. Seventy-two students (male = 44, female = 28) were randomly selected from the student population of a state university of age ranges 20 to 49 years. The data, collected using a self-administered…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Age Differences, College Students, Academic Achievement
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Mswazi, J. L.; Shumba, A. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2008
Research on current discourses on educational change in general and teacher education in particular have identified reasons why some teacher education courses fail to connect with trainees. This study sought to investigate factors that underlie pre-service teachers' resistance to an innovative religious and moral education course. A descriptive…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Ethical Instruction, Education Courses, Moral Issues
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Mapfumo, J.; Shumba, A.; Chireshe, R. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2007
The study sought to investigate male and female roles in intimate sexual relationships and their implications for HIV/AIDS among students in institutions of Higher Education in Zimbabwe. The sample (N = 118) voluntarily participated in this study. Fifty-eight participants came from a church related university while 60 were from a state owned.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Intimacy, Foreign Countries