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    • Heidegger, art, technology and luthiery 

      Bower, Rudi (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Luthiery – the building of stringed instruments – is historically a discipline that has to a large extent evaded philosophical inquiry. This article seeks to explore the artistic and technological attributes of ...
    • Learning motivation and time concept of learners from low socio-economic environments 

      Grobler, Rina (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Due to an unsatisfactory learner performance in many schools in South Africa a need was identified to explore some of the factors that might influence learner performance. The objective of this investigation was ...
    • Mentoring in higher education to improve research output: an ethnographic case study 

      Schulze, Salome (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: This article reports on the implementation of a model of mentoring in higher education to improve research output. A number of mentoring models were analysed before implementing a new model for research mentoring. ...
    • A model to revitalise teacher competence 

      Williams, Evelyn; Olivier, Tilla; Pienaar, Christo (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: South African education focuses on providing equal educational opportunities for all learners by way of inclusive education. This article attempts to address teachers’ feelings of incompetence by developing a ...
    • Optimising publicity: towards a theoretical model 

      Theys, Ndojisile; Van Deventer, Andre; Mulder, Dalme (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Generating a continuous presence in the media and targeting mass audiences with predetermined marketing communication messages in the process does not have to be synonymous with large budget allocations and the ...
    • Teachers’ perceptions of continuing professional development programmes in South Africa: a qualitative study 

      Steyn, Trudie (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Effective professional development programmes help teachers to acquire the most recent knowledge of subjects and to use appropriate techniques to enhance student learning. The National Policy Framework for Teacher ...
    • Travel motives of visitors attending Oppikoppi Music Festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Oppikoppi Music Festival is a festival with a difference: its theme is primarily rock music marketed predominantly to students. The researchers sought to determine the travel motives of visitors to this Festival ...
    • The unbearable burden of diversity 

      Erasmus, Piet (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Events relating to the management of diversity and transformation on the campus of the University of the Free State led to a national and international outcry when the existence of the so-called “nauseating Reitz ...