Education Innovation

Education Innovation

Recent Submissions

  • Sujee, Eva; Engelbrecht, Alta; Nagel, Lynette (South African Association for Language Teaching, 2015)
    This research aims to establish the effect of computer technology, specifically referring to the use of Turnitin, on writing in a South African multilingual language class. By employing a qualitative case study, the ...
  • Jordaan, A.J.J. (Dolf); Van der Merwe, Antoinette (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    This article aims to summarise international best practices for implementing a learning analytics (LA) strategy in a higher education institution (HEI). Universities have always collected data for reporting purposes. LA ...
  • Preface 
    Kilfoil, W.R. (Wendy Ruth), 1952- (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    No abstract available
  • Nagel, Lynette; Van der Merwe, Antoinette; Bozalek, Vivienne; Ivala, Eunice; Peté, Marí; Vanker, Cassim (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    Blended learning is a well-known term, but not always well understood. This article seeks to provide some recommendations, a clear definition of this approach to teaching and learning, international trends, some affordances, ...
  • Kriel, Dennis (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    One needs to make a distinction between the use of games in education and gamification. Games are common ways of passing the time and having fun. Gamification is more about using the elements of games that motivate people, ...
  • Scheepers, Detken (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    Most South African universities provide professional development opportunities for their academic staff. It is one of the accreditation criteria for the Council on Higher Education (CHE) as it is considered a critical ...
  • Jordaan, A.J.J. (Dolf); Van der Merwe, Antoinette (Universities of South Africa, 2015)
    This article aims to summarise international best practices for implementing a learning analytics (LA) strategy in a higher education institution (HEI). Universities have always collected data for reporting purposes. LA ...
  • Preface 
    Kilfoil, W.R. (Wendy Ruth), 1952- (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    Universities South Africa (USA) is a grouping of the Vice- Chancellors of public universities (http://www.hesa.org. za/)1. Since 2005, the organisation has provided leadership and an authoritative voice to the newly ...
  • Nagel, Lynette; Oberholster, J.G.I. (Johan Gerhardus Ignatius), 1962-; Design, Development and Research Conference : 2011 : Cape Town; DDR 2011 (Design, Development and Research Conference, 2011)
    There is a great shortage of some professionals like chartered accountants, while the standards of the professional body are relentless in denying the unsuitably qualified. Low pass rates in the first year challenge Higher ...
  • Louw, Ina; Zuber-Skerritt, Ortrun (Emerald, 2014)
    PURPOSE – The purpose of this paper is to evaluate a leadership development program (LDP) for senior academic staff on “qualitative research” after two years to establish the success, limitations and overall impact of the ...
  • Zeeman, Estelle; Lotriet, Marena (Routledge, 2013-02)
    The teaching of classical Greek dramas is integral to drama education at the University of Pretoria. In the past few years these dramas increasingly faced the danger of becoming ‘foreign’/irrelevant to modern day students. ...
  • Mans, Hettie; Lauwrens, Jennifer (Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria, 2013)
    In this article we explore the nature of a particular kind of femininity, which we term 'Christian-Afrikaans femininity'. It is our contention that the rise of glossy magazines over the last two decades, and specifically ...
  • Naidoo, Ana; Naidoo, Ari (School of Education and Development (SETD) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2011)
    This article aims to provide an understanding of challenges faced within higher education when responding to a national call to produce more students with master’s and doctor’s degrees. We focus on transformation within ...
  • Ogude, Nthabiseng Audrey; Kilfoil, W.R. (Wendy Ruth), 1952-; Du Plessis, Gerhard (Queensland University of Technology, 2012-03)
    A concerted institutional approach to improving student outcomes resulted in a facultybased, student-focussed model for student success at the University of Pretoria (UP). The student academic development and excellence ...
  • Kilfoil, W.R. (Wendy Ruth), 1952-; Maloney, Melita; Mans, Hettie (Department for Education Innovation, University of Pretoria, 2012-08-07)
    Department for Education Innovation 2011, annual report
  • Nsibande, Rejoice N.; Modiba, Maropeng M. (Routledge, 2011)
    The paper reports on a study that clarifies the nature and scope of the challenges experienced by primary school teachers in Swaziland when using Continuous Assessment (CA) as a tool to improve teaching and learning. ...
  • Naidoo, Ana (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2012-06)
    This article investigates the process of curriculum renewal in a faculty of education. I report on my own experiences as the initiator of the change to the Bachelor of Education curriculum. When colleges of education ...
  • Nagel, Lynette; Kotze, Theuns G. (Unisa Press, 2011)
    Blended learning should incorporate the best of contact and online learning, allowing flexibility while retaining connectedness. Therefore, designing effective instruction requires research-informed choices. The Community ...
  • Nsibande, Rejoice N.; Garraway, James (Routledge, 2011-06)
    Formative evaluation and its associated methodology of reflection on practice are used extensively in academic staff development. In reflecting on formative evaluation processes in both more traditional and newer programmes ...

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