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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 ...
Ideology, policy and implementation: Comparative perspectives from two African universities
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
This paper provides an exposition and interpretation of the language policies of two African universities, namely the University of Yaound in Cameroon and the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. It does so ...
An investigation into current attitudes towards English at the University of the Western Cape
(Stellenbosch University, 1997)
This work-in-progess paper describes the writer's current research into the language attitudes, preferences and usage of the student speech community at the University of the Western Cape. It specifically looks at responses ...
A realist assessment of the implementation of blended learning in a South African higher education context
(South African Association for Research and Development in Higher Education (SAARDHE), 2016)
Opportunities for further studies by working adults came under threat as the University of the Western Cape stopped the offering of after-hours classes in most of its Faculties. Unqualified and under-qualified librarians ...
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’ ...
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 ...