Browsing Research Articles (Education Innovation) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Education Innovation) by Title

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  • Fresen, Jill Winifred; Boyd, Lesley G. (Elsevier, 2005)
    This study investigates the quality assurance of web-supported learning and may be considered a self-evaluation exercise of the e-learning design and production unit at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. While the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nagel, Lynette; Blignaut, Anita Seugnet (Elsevier, 2009)
    Higher education institutions deliver web-based learning with varied success. The success rate of distributed online courses remains low. Factors such as ineffective course facilitation and insufficient communication ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Roets, Lizeth; Janse van Rensburg, Elsie; Lubbe, Johanna (Makerere University Medical School, 2019-06)
    BACKGROUND : The aging academic cohort in the faculty of health sciences necessitates transfer of knowledge and skills as a crucial component of sustainability. Formal mentoring programmes at higher education institutions ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Blitz, J.J.; Van Rooyen, M.R.; Cameron, David A.; Pickworth, G.P.; Du Toit, Pieter Hertzog (Open Journals Systems, 2010-08)
    INTRODUCTION: A section of the undergraduate curriculum was revised due to consistently poor student evaluation. The chosen didactic method for achieving this change was reciprocal peer teaching. This innovation may have ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Isike, Christopher; Isike, Efe (University of Pretoria, Department of Political Sciences, 2018)
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  • Kilfoil, W.R. (Wendy Ruth), 1952- (Unisa Press, 2008)
    This article looks at the way in which people perceive learning and the impact of these perceptions on teaching methods within the context of learning development in distance education. The context could, in fact, be any ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pretorius, Gaby J.; Fresen, Jill Winifred; Marx, Alta S. (South African Association for Public Administration and Management, 2003-09)
    The Department of Telematic Learning and Education Innovation (TLEI) is a service department at the University of Pretoria, which assists and supports academic staff in education innovation projects. One of the many ...
  • Fresen, Jill Winifred (Educational Technology Publications, 2002-01)
    Are we meeting the needs of our learners? Are we fulfilling our vision of excellence in learning? How do we marry the theory of Quality Assurance with the services we offer, with particular reference to the web-supported ...