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Praxis towards sustainable empowering learning environments in South Africa

This collection presents some of the best peer-reviewed papers from a conference with the theme “Creating sustainable empowering learning environments through scholarship of engagement”.

Dennis Francis (ed)
Stellenbosch University
Sechaba M. Geoffrey Mahlomaholo (ed)
North-West University
Molebatsi Milton Nkoane (ed)
University of KwaZulu-Natal

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  • 1. A framework for university and provincial education department’s collaborative research towards the creation of sustainable empowering learning environments
    Sechaba M. Geoffrey Mahlomaholo
  • 2. Action research
    A tool for stimulating reflection and innovation among teacher researchers
    Tsediso M Makoelle
  • 3. Teacher trainees’ perceptions of their own self-directedness in learning
    Aubrey Golightly, R.G. Brockett
  • 4. Self-regulated learning
    A case study in fashion design at a university of technology
    Francina C. Venter, J.H. van Schoor
  • 5. Development of schedules using solo taxonomy to assess the quality of mathematics and science learning in South African schools
    Thapelo Mamiala, David Treagust
  • 7. Moving towards interactive formative assessment
    Jabulisile Ngwenya
  • 8. 21st-century learning and teaching
    Emerging approaches, new pedagogies and a scholarship of engagement
    Chaka Chaka, Leeto Ramothea
  • 9. Mother-tongue teaching in practice
    Experiences with pre-service foundation phase teachers at UKZN
    Nontokozo Mashiya
  • 10. Bringing marginalised children to the centre of learning
    A Grade R initiative
    Ona Janse van Rensburg
  • 11. Why is OBE failing in the township schools of the Free State Goldfields?
    Masilonyana Motseke
  • 12. Psychological assessment and evaluation of learners by child guidance clinics
    Molebatsi Milton Nkoane, Sibusiso Radebe
  • 13. Sexuality education
    Are educators in transition, or just imitating expectations?
    Dennis Francis, Christa Beyers
  • 14. School management, learners at risk and HIV and AIDS in South Africa
    Fumane Khanare
  • 15. Reducing the gap between being eligible and being ready for higher education
    A learner engagement perspective
    Merridy G. Wilson-Strydom, Driekie H.R. Hay
  • 16. Interpreting
    The argument for multicultural learning environments at the University of the Free State
    Xany du Toit
  • 17. CSL as a scholarship of engagement
    Findings and recommendations
    Arno van Niekerk
  • 18. The UFS community service intervention on Grade 12 Science, Mathematics and Accounting
    Scholarship for teaching and learning
    Molebatsi Milton Nkoane, Michael M. van Wyk, G. Alexander
  • 19. Economic responsiveness in organisational psychology curricula
    Roelf van Niekerk, Jo-Anne Vorster
  • 20. The nature of learning styles of students and their implications for learning in Botswana
    Almon Shumba
September 1, 2010

Details about the available publication format: Paperback

ISBN-13 (15)
Date of first publication (11)
Physical Dimensions
175mm x 245mm