Recent Submissions

  • Critical emancipatory research for social justice and democratic citizenship 

    Nkoane, Molebatsi Milton (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2012-12)
    This article proposes a research paradigm located within the respectful relationship between participants and researcher(s) towards construction of positive holding, interactions and invitational environments which ...
  • Editorial 

    Nkoane, Molebatsi Milton (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2012)
    Abstract not available
  • Teacher narratives on the teaching of sexuality and HIV/AIDS education 

    Francis, Dennis (Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2012)
    This article interrogates two questions: what do teachers believe about their training and preparation to teach sexuality education, and how do teachers reconcile their own identities and beliefs with the content of sexuality ...
  • Enabling roles to reclaim teacher agency: insights from the Advanced Certificate in Teaching (Foundation Phase) 

    Ebrahim, H. B.; Verbeek, D. C.; Mashiya, J. N. (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2011)
    In developing the Advanced Certificate in Teaching (ACT) as a professional qualification for continuing teacher education for early schooling at the University of KwaZulu-Natal we asked the following: “What are the enabling ...
  • Editorial 

    Francis, Dennis (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2010)
    Abstract not available
  • Editorial 

    Francis, Dennis (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2010)
    Abstract not available
  • Editorial 

    Francis, Dennis (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2010)
    Abstract not available
  • Early school leavers and sustainable learning environments in rural contexts 

    Mahlomaholo, Sechaba M. G. (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2012)
    In this paper, I show by means of Yosso’s community cultural wealth theoretical framework how equal numbers of early school leavers (ESLs) from the rural and the urban parts of the North-West province cite similar reasons ...
  • Die loopbaanbelewenis van akademici aan Suid-Afrikaanse universiteite: CAP ondersoek 

    Wolhuter, Charl; De Wet, Corene; Higgs, Philip; Higgs, Leonie; Ntshoe, Isaac (University of the Free State, 2010)
    English: This article aims to explain how South African academics experience their professional lives during different career phases by employing data from the international Changing Academic Profession (CAP) investigation ...
  • An online multiple-choice microbiology game for undergraduate medical students: a case study 

    Struwig, Daleen; Beylefeld, Adri; Hugo, Alwyn; Joubert, Gina (University of the Free State, 2012)
    English: Educational games are increasingly used in medical curricula to enhance the process of mastering subject content. Students experience medical microbiology as an exceptional challenge because of unfamiliar terminology ...
  • Performance of first-year accounting students: does time perspective matter? 

    Joubert, Hanli; Viljoen, Marianne; Schall, Robert (University of the Free State, 2013)
    English: Academic failure of first-year accounting students is a national and international problem. Existing research is inconclusive regarding the causes for the failure and does not make provision for the possible ...
  • Dominant discourses of teachers in early childhood education 

    Ebrahim, H. B. (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2010)
    This article examines the dominant discourses teachers in early childhood education (ECE) used to produce understandings of children and educational practice for them. Seven teachers from two early childhood centres in ...