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Janks, Hilary – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2012
This article offers a first-person account of an academic writing workshop from the perspective of a participant. What is significant is that the workshop combines traditional and creative writing approaches to the teaching of academic writing. This provides new insights into a process of academic writing that can have a significant effect on the…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Capacity Building, Writing Instruction, Higher Education
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Janks, Hilary – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2011
Results on the PIRLS test in 2006 make it clear that South African educators need to examine the way in which they teach literacy in the Foundation phase. While the test gives a fair indication of what our children cannot do, it is less clear about what they can do. Mastery of decoding, for example, is assumed and children are tested on their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Results, Achievement Tests, Grade 4