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Education Innovation: Recent submissions

  • Isike, Christopher; Isike, Efe (University of Pretoria, Department of Political Sciences, 2018)
    Please read abstract in article.
  • Tekane, Rethabile; Louw, Ina; Potgieter, Marietjie (CSSALL Publishers, 2018)
    Student protests are a regular feature of the tertiary landscape. However, the disruptions and potential threat to the academic project at traditional universities can be partially mitigated by online teaching and learning. ...
  • Louw, Ina (Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València, 2018)
    Pedagogical competence is not always part of the skills set of science educators at research intensive universities. Thus, the Academic Developer (AD) in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) at ...
  • Wood, L.; Louw, Ina (Higher Education South Africa, 2018)
    Postgraduate supervision is most often perceived as a one-to-one relationship between an expert and a novice researcher. Even when working in groups, an instructional approach tends to dominate, where the supervisor(s) ...
  • Kritzinger, Angelique; Lemmens, Juan-Claude; Potgieter, Marietjie (American Society for Cell Biology, 2018-09-01)
    Higher education faces the challenge of high student attrition, which is especially disconcerting if associated with low participation rates, as is the case in South Africa. Recently, the use of learning analytics has ...
  • Le Roux, Ingrid; Nagel, Lynette (SpringerOpen, 2018-12)
    We describe a case study of a third-year undergraduate class in Enterprise Education. A blended learning design in the form of a flipped classroom with a duration of one semester, was explored in two cohorts. The question ...
  • Louw, Ina (Routledge, 2018)
    Tutorials/discussion classes are seen as an essential part of the teaching mix in the natural sciences, because that is where problems can be solved and course content is applied. Learning support provided by teaching ...
  • Johnson, Ensa; Morwane, Refilwe; Dada, Shakila; Pretorius, Gaby J.; Lotriet, Marena (Routledge, 2018)
    Student engagement is a prerequisite for successful learning. Due to the tremendous change in the use of information and communication technologies, the nature of this engagement has had to adapt to fit a hybrid approach ...
  • Matthee, Machdel C.; Turpin, Marita; Kriel, Dennis (Springer, 2017-11)
    This research reflects on the outcomes of a design thinking assignment given to first year Information Systems students. The assignment entailed the design and making of a corporate gift (or prototype thereof) by making ...
  • Lotriet, Marena; Erasmus, H.C. (Helena); Mostert, Sonja Nicolene (Central University of Technology, Free State, 2016)
    The evaluation of student success within a tertiary environment is a challenging endeavour. Success is a multifaceted concept and the achievement of success can be either promoted or prevented by numerous factors. The ...
  • Louw, Ina; Wood, Lesley; Zuber-Skerritt, Ortrun (Routledge, 2017)
    Anxiety often prevents postgraduate students from maximising learning opportunities at a conference when presenting their work publicly, or interacting with experienced researchers. Since supervision is an opportunity ...
  • 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 ...