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Hlalele, Dipane; Mashiya, Nontokozo – SAGE Open, 2019
In this article, we explore and seek to understand transnational teacher migration from the narrative expressions of two women who migrated from their home countries to another southern African country. The data are complemented by a self-constructed narrative of a woman who left her home country. Framed through Appreciative Inquiry, the study…
Descriptors: Females, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Attitudes, Personal Narratives
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Kutywayo, A.; Yah, C. S.; Naidoo, N. P.; Malotana, M.; Dyani, S.; Mullick, S. – SAGE Open, 2018
The Good Participatory Practice (GPP) guidelines provide a framework for stakeholder engagement within clinical trials, to ensure a study's acceptability, feasibility, and improving the overall research quality; however, they have rarely been applied beyond this setting, and no literature exists on its application in adolescent research. A review…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Females, Guidelines, Foreign Countries
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Mahlori, Xitsakisi Fiona; Byrne, Deirdre Cassandra; Mabude, Lungisa Anthonia – SAGE Open, 2018
Gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the greatest social issues affecting South Africa, and universities are no exception. This article reports preliminary results of a pilot study conducted at the University of South Africa (Unisa). The study aimed to ascertain perceptions of GBV among university staff. A range of frequency-seeking questions…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Violence, Social Bias, College Faculty
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Makwambeni, Blessing; Salawu, Abiodun – SAGE Open, 2018
The entertainment-education (E-E) strategy in development communication has been widely described as the panacea to development challenges in Africa. However, despite its growing application on the continent, E-E is still argued to be inhibited from contributing meaningfully toward development efforts. E-E interventions are argued to be hamstrung…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education
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Chiware, Elisha R. T.; Becker, Deborah – SAGE Open, 2018
This study reports on an analysis of the use of conference proceedings by postgraduate students at master's and doctoral levels in the field of information technology and systems at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) over a period of 10 years. The analysis was based on master's theses and doctoral dissertations submitted by the…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Conferences (Gatherings), Graduate Students, Information Technology
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Mahlo, Dikeledi – SAGE Open, 2017
This qualitative study draws from Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory, which emphasizes interaction between the systems of education. The study argues that if teachers are able to cater for diversity in their classes, the vision of inclusive education will be realized. Inclusive education requires all learners with the diverse needs to be able to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Needs, Inclusion, Access to Education
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Makonye, Judah Paul – SAGE Open, 2017
This article investigates the tensions experienced by Zimbabwean immigrant teachers in teaching mathematics in South Africa. It explores their views on the South African mathematics curriculum and how they are treated at their work stations. The study is significant because thousands of Zimbabwean mathematics and science teachers recently moved to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace – SAGE Open, 2017
Little is known about mentoring student cohorts from largely urban backgrounds doing practicum at one school, living alongside the community, and sharing residential facilities with teacher educators in a rural context. This article reports Bachelor of Education students' and mentors' school-based mentoring experiences during a 4-week residential…
Descriptors: Mentors, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Practicums, Preservice Teachers
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Muberekwa, Evelyn; Nkomo, Thobeka – SAGE Open, 2016
Issues of women's empowerment and gender inequality have been of paramount importance, particularly in the two decades since the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995. At that conference, the campaign for women's empowerment was initiated to implement laws promoting gender equality. This research explored the perceptions of nine academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Women Faculty, College Faculty
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Makonye, Judah Paul; Fakude, Josiah – SAGE Open, 2016
The study focused on the errors and misconceptions that learners manifest in the addition and subtraction of directed numbers. Skemp's notions of relational and instrumental understanding of mathematics and Sfard's participation and acquisition metaphors of learning mathematics informed the study. Data were collected from 35 Grade 8 learners'…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Error Patterns, Mathematics Instruction, Addition