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  1. An investigation into the nature of grade 4 learners’ evolving mathematics learning dispositions: a case study of 3 learners participating in an after school mathematics club
    Hewana, Diliza Ronald, 2014, Rhodes University
    Through a qualitative case study approach this research investigated the nature of three Grade 4 learners’ mathematical learning dispositions. It further explored how these dispositions evolve within the context of their participation in a weekly after school mathematics club over time. Of particula ...
  2. Teachers’ understanding and implementation of inclusive education in an Eastern Cape primary school
    Mcconnachie, Karola, 2014, Rhodes University
    Since 2001 the South African Department of Basic Education has been working towards implementing Inclusive Education over a twenty year period. This is in accordance with international trends in education. This study set out to investigate the implementation of Inclusive Education in a South African ...
  3. The importance"s of the physical analogue clock in mediating learning of analogue clock time in Grade 4 learners
    Metelerkamp, Roger Gregory, 2014, Rhodes University
    My research topic concerns how learners use the analogue clock (as a human tool) to make meaning of clock time. This study is informed by a Vygotskian socio-cultural framework to learning and development based on the concept that human activities take place in cultural contexts and is mediated by to ...
  4. Examining the nature of the relationship between learners" conceptual understanding and their mathematical dispositions in the context of multiplication
    Ndongeni, Siviwe Lungelwa, 2014, Rhodes University
    The focus of this study is to explore three key aspects of learners’ multiplicative proficiency: the nature of learners’ conceptual understanding of multiplication, the nature of learners’ numeracy dispositions (in the context of learning multiplication), and the relationship between conceptual unde ...
  5. Learning pathways for improving rehabilitation practices in the mining industry : two cases of coal mining and borrow pits
    Mphinyane, Andani, 2014, Rhodes University
    This research investigates cases of learning pathways for improving rehabilitation practices for key occupations in the mining industry. The study is set up as a partnership research programme between Rhodes University Environmental Learning Research Centre in South Africa, and the South African Qua ...
  6. Learning pathways of key occupations relevant to sustainable development in Makana Municipality
    Mohanoe, Elma Nthabiseng, 2014, Rhodes University
    This study presents results to be contributed to the field of Environmental Education. It is a new arena for qualifications development and implementation in the South African Education and Training system. The study is located in the context of a joint research programme focusing on understanding i ...
  7. An investigation of a mathematics recovery programme for multiplicative reasoning to a group of learners in the South African context : a case study approach
    Mofu, Zanele Abegail, 2014, Rhodes University
    This thesis describes an intervention using the Mathematics Recovery programme in a South African context with a small sample of Grade 4 learners. The study uses a qualitative case study approach. The data collection included video recorded one-to-one oral interviews with the learners. I used the Le ...
  8. An investigation into understanding of academic literacies of students registered in Early Childhood Development courses
    Hackmack, Karin Erna, 2014, Rhodes University
    Purpose and research questions- This research was based on students enrolled on courses at Rhodes University"s Centre for Social Development, an Institute delivering Early Childhood Development courses in the Grahamstown area. Having provided the students with access to a career path and its courses ...
  9. Foundation Phase teachers’ responses to curriculum change in South Africa over the past two decades: a case study of two schools
    Nakaonga, Ruth, 2014, Rhodes University
    South Africa has experienced three significant curriculum reforms since 1994. The first of these replaced the ‘apartheid’ curriculum with C2005 based largely on Outcomes Based Education. In the second stage C2005 gave way to the National Curriculum Statements, a simplified version of C2005. Finally, ...
  10. Raising student teachers’awareness around issues of professional conduct : an action research project
    Chishimba, Felix Nkalamo, 2014, Rhodes University
    The teaching profession, like many other professions, has rules and regulations that guide the conduct of its members. Teachers and those who aspire to take up teaching are expected to conduct themselves and discharge their duties in an impeccably professional manner. However, there is concern espec ...