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A staff development programme for merged and incorporated South African higher education institutions
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
English: Mergers and incorporations in higher education institutions are a world-wide phenomenon. The reasons why higher education institutions merge are not different from those of companies in the corporate sector, ...
Factors and experiences related to the academic success of students in the Faculty of the Humanities
(University of the Free State, 2017-01)
English: This research study builds on the current body of research regarding the predictors of academic success among students enrolled in higher education (HE), as well as students’ perceptions of these factors. The ...
Measuring social dominance orientation amongst entering first-year students at a higher education institution in the Free State
(University of the Free State, 2010-04)
English: Entering first-year students at a higher education institution were used to measure levels of social dominance orientation (SDO). The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in SDO for various ...
Democratic capabilities research: an undergraduate experience to advance socially just higher education in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2018-08)
Universities are complex institutions that need to be in constant questioning and iteration to improve and serve the larger society. Nevertheless, the latest protests in the South African higher education institutions are ...
Early career women academics: a case study of working lives in a gendered institution
(University of the Free State, 2019-09)
This study was informed by my interest in a set of inter-related policy concerns about the academic profession in South Africa. Academic staff in South African universities remain predominantly white and male at senior ...
Multi-dimensional student poverty at a South African university: a capabilities approach
(University of the Free State, 2018-11)
The thesis contributes to work in the conceptualisation and measurement of multidimensional student poverty in South Africa through exploring and measuring multidimensional student poverty at one South African university. ...