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The reading habits and practices of undergraduate students at a higher education institution in South Africa: a case study
(Independent Institute of Education, 2017)
Research conducted in South Africa has shown that the reading literacy level of students entering higher education is lower than is desirable. In an attempt to gain an understanding of students’ reading habits and ...
Lecturers’ perceptions: the value of assessment rubrics for informing teaching practice and curriculum review and development
(Taylor and Francis, 2015)
The assessment rubric is increasingly gaining recognition as a valuable tool in teaching and learning in higher education. While many studies have examined the value of rubrics for students, research into the lecturers’ ...
Making a case for the teaching of reading across the curriculum in higher education
(Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2012)
Over the past two decades there has been much written in the literature about the importance of reading and the importance of teaching students reading strategies to improve their reading comprehension. Reading is one ...
Students’ navigation of the uncharted territories of academic writing
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Many students enter tertiary education unfamiliar with the ‘norms and conventions’ of their disciplines. Research into academic literacies has shown that in order to succeed in their studies, students are expected to ...