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  1. A narrative study of the illness experience of fibromyalgia in South Africa.
    Cooper, Silvie, 2014-07-16T06:28:18Z
    This thesis presents the findings of an exploratory study undertaken to investigate the illness experience of fibromyalgia in the context of South Africa. It contains the literature review and conceptual framework that guided the study. The theoretical discussions reflect the approaches to health ...
  2. An investigation of learners" performance in algebra from grades 9 to 11.
    Moodley, Vasantha, 2014-07-16T08:20:50Z
    This study is an investigation into the performance of learners in algebra using the levels of understanding as measured by the ICCAMS diagnostic instrument. The study was conducted in two phases. The first phase of the study consisted of an analysis of the scripts of a sample of 29 learners in Grad ...
  3. The experience and perceptions of nurses working in a public hospital, regarding the services they offer to patients.
    Segnon, Ntando, 2014-07-16T08:27:06Z
    Nurses comprise the majority of health care service providers and function as an integral part of the services rendered by the health care system in South Africa. There are however, frequent expressions of concern about their working conditions and circumstances. The health care system in South Afri ...
  4. Social capital and waterpipe smoking in a South African university.
    Desai, Rachana, 2014-07-17T05:39:26Z
    Waterpipe smoking (WPS) is a global epidemic. The prevalence of WPS threatens to surpass cigarette smoking in certain parts of the world. Although current WPS interventions have had some effect in creating awareness of the dangers of WPS, these interventions alone have not succeeded in reducing W ...
  5. Relationships between a cognitive testing instrument, academic points scores and average academic results of National Diploma Students at a University of Technology.
    Opperman, Ingrid, 2014-07-17T06:46:50Z
    Higher education in South Africa faces a variety of challenges including poor pass rates, large numbers of students dependent on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, intrapersonal and socioeconomic challenges of students and vast numbers of applicants vying for limited places in institution ...
  6. It"s a two way street : striking the balance between routinisation and responsiveness in emergency calls.
    Neel, Sheryl, 2014-07-17T07:44:45Z
    A call taker is the first point of contact in the emergency service system and thus the interface between the caller and ambulance dispatch. Misunderstandings in an emergency call have implications for the survival of patients. Using an applied conversation analytic approach this study examined p ...
  7. Student stress, burnout and engagement.
    Friedman, Gabriela, 2014-07-17T09:15:13Z
    The aim of the current study was to determine whether academic burnout/engagement mediated the relationship between academic obstacles/facilitators and academic performance within a South African university context. Participants received a web link to an online survey host in which a questionnair ...
  8. The design of an instrument to measure physical science teachers" topic specific pedagogical content knowledge in electrochemistry.
    Ndlovu, Musawenkosi, 2014-07-17T09:52:28Z
    Research has ranked electrochemistry as one of the more difficult topics to teach and learn. Examiners in South Africa have complained about the poor performance in electrochemistry related concepts in Grade 12 public exams. This may suggest that the physical science teachers may not be teaching it ...
  9. Household type and adolescent concurrent school and labour force participation in South Africa.
    Mvelase, Phindile, 2014-07-17T10:42:06Z
    Context: The state of poverty in South Africa is a consequence of the country’s racially segregated past. Coping mechanisms to buffer the experience of poverty have been employed by individuals within households (Klasen & Woolard, 2000). One such coping mechanism is that of intergenerational hous ...
  10. Exploring and describing the growth points of learners as they encounter functions in equation form.
    Clark, Robyn, 2014-07-18T06:36:36Z
    This research report confirms the value of the Framework of Growth Points in a learner’s mathematical development in the area of functions in equation form. The study also shows that learners advance through the various growth points in a progressive, sequential fashion, which mirrors the results of ...