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  1. The significance of participation in capacity development and project sustainability: a case study of the Zimbabwe Secondary Teacher Training Environmental Education Project (St²eep)
    Van Ongevalle, J, 2007, Rhodes University
    This study uses a systems thinking perspective to explore the role and meaning of participation, capacity development and project sustainability in the Zimbabwe Secondary Teacher Training Environmental Education Project (St²eep). Since there was no consistent critical reflection upon the different a ...
  2. A study of the criteria teachers use when selecting learning material
    Koch, Lynn, 2004, Rhodes University
    This study investigates the criteria teachers use when selecting and evaluating learning support material, in particular, English second language textbooks. The study seeks to determine what informs the criteria that teachers use for selection. The study is conducted against the backdrop of Curricul ...
  3. Teacher"s beliefs regarding the role of extensive reading in English language learning : a case study
    Kajinga, Gilford, 2006, Rhodes University
    Research suggests numerous views to account for the influence on practice of teachers’ beliefs. One view states that teachers’ lived experiences shape their beliefs about practice. Another view attributes the influence to school experiences. This research sets out to gain insight into teachers’ beli ...
  4. Understanding workplace-based learning contexts to inform curriculum development: the case of a Level 5 Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice Qualification
    Wigley, Jonathan James, 2006, Rhodes University
    This is an interpretive case study that explores the workplace epistemologies and institutional structures of two nested cases within the broader context of the Environmental Education, Training and Development Practices - Level 5 qualification (EETDP qualification) that is registered on the South A ...
  5. A critical investigation into the process of negotiating a mathematics education curriculum with pre-service teachers
    Westaway, Lise, 2005, Rhodes University
    It"s almost like a dinner party and a buffet. A dinner party you get dished up stuff and you eat it and a buffet you can choose what you want out of a range of stuff. I mean think about it when you go to a dinner party- they always dish up something you don"t like and you don"t want to eat it anyway ...
  6. From imifino to umfuno : a case study foregrounding indigenous agricultural knowledge in school-based curriculum development
    Asafo-Adjei, Robert Tetteh, 2004, Rhodes University
    This work is a school-based case study conducted amongst learners of a rural High School and the immediate community in Whittlesea in the Eastern Cape where I teach. The research was conducted by using different research methods such as worksheets, questionnaires, interviews, practical activities an ...
  7. Stakeholders" perceptions of the cluster system in a secondary school in Rundu, Namibia
    Topnaar, P E, 2006, Rhodes University
    Since independence in 1990, various efforts have been made to improve the quality and management of Namibian schools, including the Basic Education Project (BEP-Project). In collaboration with the Geselschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), the BEP-Project has supported the implementation of im ...
  8. An investigation of local community contributions to the Malawi College of Fisheries curriculum: a case study focussing on the Chambo fishery
    Kachilonda, Dick Daffu Kachanga, 2005, Rhodes University
    The aim of the study was to investigate local community contributions to the existing Malawi College of Fisheries curriculum with a focus on Chambo fishery. Chambo fish (Oreochromis species) is the most favoured fish in Lake Malawi. Chambo catches have declined over the years. Responding to the decl ...
  9. The role of communication in the management and leadership of a secondary school in Namibia
    Kaura, Unjee M, 2005, Rhodes University
    Communication is a complex phenomenon, widely regarded as the lifeblood of every organisation, and ironically one of the least researched areas, at least in the field of leadership and management in an educational context. The paucity of literature in this field is evidence of this. This study is an ...
  10. The use of Van Hiele"s theory to explore problems encountered in circle geometry: a grade 11 case study
    Siyepu, Sibawu Witness, 2005, Rhodes University
    The research presented in this thesis is a case study located in the interpretive paradigm of qualitative research. The focus is on the use of van Hiele"s theory to explore problems encountered in circle geometry by grade 11 learners and making some policy recommendations concerning the curriculum s ...