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  1. An investigation into how grade 9 learners make sense of prior everyday knowledge and practical learning through exploring tooth decay problems in Onangalo village: a case study
    Asino, Tomas, 2013, Rhodes University
    The main goal of this study was to investigate how grade 9 learners make sense of prior everyday knowledge and practical learning through exploring tooth decay problems in their local context. The study was conducted at a deep rural Junior Secondary School situated in Onangalo Village, Tsandi consti ...
  2. Mathematics teachers" experiences of designing and implementing a circle geometry teaching programme using the van Hiele phases of instruction as a conceptual framework: a Namibian case study
    Dongwi, Beata Lididimikeni, 2013, Rhodes University
    The aim of this case study was to examine, analyze and report on the findings of the experiences of selected mathematics teachers when they used the van Hiele phases of instruction in designing and implementing a Grade 11 circle geometry teaching programme. The sample consisted of three selected mat ...
  3. An analysis of pacing and sequencing of reading instruction in three grade 1 classrooms where isiXhosa is the language of learning and teaching
    Masola, Athambile, 2012, Rhodes University
    Reading development in the Foundation Phase (FP) is central to children’s success as they progress through school. However, evaluations in South Africa such as the Annual National Assessments (ANAs) and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) (2006) show that reading achievement ...
  4. An exploration into self-extending systems in early literacy in English of Grade One isiXhosa speaking learners
    O"Donoghue, Elizabeth Lindsay, 2012, Rhodes University
    The purpose of this research was to explore the ways in which a small, purposefully sampled group of Grade One isiXhosa-speaking children began the process of becoming literate in English as their second language. The research looked specifically for evidence of strategic behaviours in reading and w ...
  5. A process-genre approach to teaching argumentative writing to grade nine learners
    Elson, Jillian Margaret, 2012, Rhodes University
    This action research study aimed to improve teaching and learning of argumentative writing through a process-genre approach. Learners were carefully guided through the processes of writing the argumentative genre, with the focus being on teaching of the genre and on the structural conventions of wri ...
  6. An investigation of how grade 10 learners make sense of concepts on refraction of light through exploring their cultural beliefs/everyday experiences about the rainbow : a case study
    Homateni, Rauha Kau Ndahalomwenyo, 2013, Rhodes University
    This study took place at a private high school in the Kavango region with my 32 grade 10B learners as the research participants. Its objective was to investigate how the grade 10 learners make sense of concepts on refraction of light through exploring their cultural beliefs/everyday experiences abou ...
  7. An exploration of strategies to enhance grade 8 learners" reading comprehension skills
    Matakane, Euphimia Nobuzwe, 2013, Rhodes University
    This thesis reports on an Action Research case study into the teaching of comprehension strategies to Grade 8 learners in a rural high school in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The learners in this study, who were studying English as an additional language, experienced difficulties in comprehending ...
  8. An investigation into factors that shape secondary school female retention in two rural public schools, Alimosho Region, Lagos State, Nigeria
    Agbomeji, Ayinda Mojeed Oladele, 2013, Rhodes University
    Challenges of access to education in the developing world and elsewhere appear to be widespread. Many declarations and conventions have been developed to assist countries to respond to the issue. While challenges of access are universal, Africa in general and sub-Saharan Africa in particular are pre ...
  9. Some aspects of the teaching of English as a main language at the secondary level with special reference to the question of "language"
    Crampton, Michael Edward, 1984, Rhodes University
    From Introduction: A training in English literature followed by a limited number of English method lectures on how to teach a prescribed Victorian novel proved inadequate in these circumstances. Moreover, several years of interaction with colleagues in staff rooms, conferences and seminars in Englan ...
  10. An investigation on how learners may use multiple representations in a social interaction to promote learning of percentages and fractions: a case study
    Ngola-Kazumba, Maria, 2013, Rhodes University
    The study examined the use of multiple representations such as the real world, written symbols, spoken symbols, diagrams and manipulatives by learners to promote the learning of percentages and fractions through social interaction. This investigation was carried out through a teaching and learning p ...