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  1. A case study of the readability of two grade 4 natural sciences textbooks currently used in South African schools
    Sibanda, Lucy, 2013, Rhodes University
    This thesis examines the readability of two grade 4 Natural Sciences textbooks currently used in South African schools. Being important sources of classroom input, particularly in grade 4 where learners are reading to learn, textbooks should be readable. That the Natural Sciences subject is only int ...
  2. Inclusion and differentiation: an examination of teachers" experience and perspectives in working with difference and learner potential in grade 1 mathematics classrooms in three schools in Grahamstown
    Whittington-Jones, Alexandra, 2013, Rhodes University
    In South Africa, in July 2001, the National Department of Education released White Paper 6 which underpins the notion of inclusive education. It states that the needs of all children should be catered for within the South African educational framework. Subsequent guidelines from the Department (2005 ...
  3. Vocabulary proficiency in English of students in the primary teachers" certificate course
    Harlech-Jones, Brian Arthur, 1981, Rhodes University
    This work investigates vocabulary proficiency in English of a group of students in the Primary Teacher"s Certificate course. It is shown that this is the major certification course for teachers in Black education in South Africa, and, that primary school teachers are the major source of English for ...
  4. Exploring linguistic thresholds and reading comprehension and skills-transfer in a grade 6, isiXhosa-English additive bilingual context
    Jackson, Mary-Jane, 2013, Rhodes University
    Reading is the key to knowledge and learning and by implication, life success. Most South African children „learn to read‟ in their home languages (HL), such as isiXhosa in the Eastern Cape, and then at the beginning of Grade 4 are expected to make two significant transitions: they must begin to „re ...
  5. Supporting environment and sustainability knowledge in the grade 10 life sciences curriculum and assessment policy context : a case study of the Fundisa for Change teacher education and development programme pilot project
    Songqwaru, Nonyameko Zintle, 2013, Rhodes University
    In the context of yet another curriculum revision in South Africa, this study investigates how teachers can be supported to meet the environmental discourse requirements as outlined in the revised curriculum in the Life Sciences. The study takes place in the context of a National Case Study which ha ...
  6. Development of a language policy in a rural school
    Fumba, Zamumzi Norman, 2003, Rhodes University
    The study was undertaken to observe and participate in the process and development of a language policy for a rural secondary school in Peddie in the Eastern Cape. This was done in collaboration with parents, learners, and teachers. The researcher acted as a researcher, facilitator and learner in th ...
  7. An investigation of the learning processes that take place during practical work activities when using electrical circuit boards in grade: a case study
    Accom, Gerald Charles, 2012, Rhodes University
    Since the introduction of Outcomes Based Education (OBE) as a preferred method of teaching and learning with Curriculum 2005 in 1997, its existence has come under continuous threat for the past thirteen years. Its teething experiences included a revision in 2004 which saw the introduction of the Rev ...
  8. An investigation into the perceptions of the first year mathematics students towards the alternative mode intervention : UNAM case study
    Iipinge, Reginald Kaleke, 2013, Rhodes University
    A number of tertiary institutions offer bridging courses and intervention programmes in order to increase the number of students performing well in first year mathematics. At the university of Namibia, the science faculty provides educational opportunities to students who have not met the requiremen ...
  9. A water footprint assessment of dryland pasture based dairy enterprise in the Eastern Cape: a case study
    Jenje, Paige, 2017, Rhodes University
    Water scarcity continues to pose a threat to South Africa, with severe water scarcity predicted within the next fifty years. As a result, national interest has been sparked over the development of market based water resource allocation strategies to alleviate pressures on South Africa"s freshwater r ...
  10. An investigation into the utility of the ImPACT neurocognitive screening tool with patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
    Wurz, Carl, 2017, Rhodes University
    Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate the utility of the Immediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) assessment tool in the neurocognitive screening of patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Participants and Method: Patients diagnosed with Multiple Scleros ...