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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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Twalo, T. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
South Africa's democratic state has been clouded by various social and economic ills like joblessness, skills shortage, poverty and crime. These are a result of various complex issues which include the apartheid legacy, misdirected education system and poor planning for long term national priorities. This article looks at the lost opportunities to…
Descriptors: Community Development, Racial Segregation, Foreign Countries, Job Development
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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
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Teichler, U. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2000
Review of methodology for assessing the employment "success" of higher education graduates finds that graduate and employer surveys generally to do not serve this purpose well. It finds, however, that despite substantial methodological problems, institutions can implement expert guidance to obtain targeted feedback related to…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Employer Attitudes, Employment, Evaluation Methods
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de Villiers, M. R. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 1998
Reviews current directions and developments in cognitive theory and instructional design, highlighting cognitive science, constructivism, component-based instruction, customization, and creativity. In a practical implementation, a computerized interactive learning environment which has been developed for university freshmen in theoretical computer…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, College Freshmen, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education
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Claassen, C. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 1998
Describes a new outcomes-based teacher-education curriculum being introduced in South Africa, noting its compatibility with complexity theory, which advocates self-organization, unpredictability, and randomness. While outcomes-based education is criticized for being behavioristic, for its prescriptiveness, for its rejection of modernism's…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy