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Writing in and for the academy: collaborative writing development with students and lecturers at the UWC Writing Centre
(SUN Media, 2011)
Writing and reading critically are core academic practices that many South African tertiary students struggle with throughout undergraduate study. This is partly due to a lack of competency in English as a first language, ...
Mind the gap: Science and engineering education at the secondary–tertiary interface
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
In the South African higher education sector, there is increasing concern about the poor retention and throughput rates of undergraduate students. There is also concern that the participation rates in higher education, ...
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 ...
"We are not in the least bit used to these ways of studying": Developing academic competence in all students
(American Association of Dental Schools, 2005)
This article is located in the field of academic development in oral health science education. Specifically, it examines the academic difficulties experienced by oral hygiene students in their transition from high school ...
Learning to teach STEM disciplines in higher education: a critical review of the literature
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Enrolments in STEM disciplines at universities are increasing globally, attributed to the greater life opportunities open to students as a result of a STEM education. But while institutional access to STEM programmes is ...
Being and becoming a university teacher
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
This study examined how one academic framed the enablements and constraints to her project of being and becoming an academic. Complexity facilitated reflection in that it provided a visual representation of data, which was ...