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  1. A comparison of the forecasting accuracy of the downside beta and beta on the JSE top 40 for the period 2001-2011
    O"Malley, Brandon Shaun, 2014-03-06T08:35:42Z
    The purpose of this research report is to determine whether the use of a Downside risk variable – the D-Beta – is more appropriate in the emerging market of South Africa than the regular Beta used in the CAPM model. The prior research upon which this report expands, performed by Estrada (1999; 2002; ...
  2. CSR norms and transnationalism: Shell"s corporate social responsibility after the Ogoni Crisis
    Olszewska-van der Merwe, Natalia, 2014-03-06T09:17:25Z
    Thesis (M.A.(International Relations))--University of the Witwatersrand, 2013. ...
  3. Fermentation of dietary starch in man.
    Ahmed, Rashid, 2014-03-06T09:18:41Z
    Dietary starch that escapes digestion in the small intestine may be quantitatively more important than dietary fibre as substrate for fermentation. The products of fermentation have important implications in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer and other diseases of the large bowel which are uncom ...
  4. The technopolis: exploring the urban environment and technological change in the discourse of urban design.
    Adous, Zeky A, 2014-03-06T09:28:15Z
    The intention of this exercise is to investigate a specific area in the growing field of urban design, while learning in the process. As urban design is one of the practices that are directly affected by the pressures resulting from the current fast changes in our environments, it will be useful ...
  5. Materials development training for ABET workers.
    Alkenbrack, Betsy, 2014-03-06T09:34:59Z
    The aim of this study was to develop a high-quality, experience-based, accredited training course that would bring black literacy workers into the ABET materials writing field. The report begins by setting the context of ABET in South Africa, then describing the literature on a wide variety of mat ...
  6. Genetic and serologic characterization of human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV -8) IN South Africa.
    Alagiozoglou, Pandeli (Lee), 2014-03-06T10:03:15Z
    Human herpes virus type 8 (HHV-8) is strongly implicated as the etiological agent of Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS). The incidence of KS in South Africa is increasing in parallel with the HIV-1 epidemic. Molecular and serological prevalence of HHV-8 in HIV-1 infected individuals with and without KS was inve ...
  7. Achieving sustainability in an Adult Basic Education (ABE) Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO): a case study of Project Literacy
    Andrews, Dorothy, 2014-03-06T10:13:55Z
    This research report explores how Project Literacy, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), involved in adult basic education, was able to achieve sustainability by engaging in a comprehensive and ongoing restructuring process. It was mainly the new political dispensation as well as changes in fundin ...
  8. A constructivist critique of outcomes-based education
    Armstrong, Colleen Alice, 2014-03-06T10:28:29Z
    Responses to South African outcomes-based Education (OBE) indicates that much of the criticism focuses on the implementation problems of this new approach. The aim of this research report is to initiate a debate concerning the fundamental psychological assmptio ns of an outcomes-based approach to ed ...
  9. Managerial effectiveness and school performance: case studies of four schools with similar developmental contexts and levels of resources
    Arnott, Angela, 2014-03-06T12:08:16Z
    This research has investigated whether the variation in learner results in schools from similar developmental contexts with similar levels of resourcing can be explained by differences in school management of its resources (both physical and human). The research explores the links between effecti ...
  10. Patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: factors associated with time at diagnosis, and with delay in presentation to health system
    Alam, Mohammed Shamsul, 2014-03-06T12:15:58Z
    The morbidity and mortality from tuberculosis may be influenced by the delay from the onset of symptoms until diagnosis. This study was performed to investigate patient and health services delays in the diagnosis o f pulmonary tuberculosis, and the patients’ explanations for these delays. ...