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    • Challenges to parental involvement in school governance 

      Naong, Matsidiso; Morolong, Itumeleng (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: Many parents find it difficult to embrace their governance role within public schools, with the exception of those within elementary schools. Despite the intention of the South African Schools Act of 1996 to change ...
    • Analogical grounding of figurative language: narrative and metaphor and the rhetoric of inquiry 

      Botha, M. Elaine (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: Storytelling requires clear qualification of context if it is to provide solid knowledge. Combining storytelling or narrative with scientific discourse is to some extent incongruous. Stories and narratives thrive ...
    • Parent-child relationship and adolescent egocentrism 

      Bester, Garfield (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: This article aims to establish how different categories of parent-child relationships are associated with certain manifestations of egocentrism. An empirical investigation was carried out, and questionnaires were ...
    • Timelessness, Trinity and temporality 

      Verhoef, Anné (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: In philosophy and theology there exists a complex relation between timelessness, Trinity and temporality. Timelessness is an age-old attribute given to God in philosophical and theological traditions, but within ...
    • “Sunny side and/or shady side?”: the living conditions and resilience of elderly Sunnyside residents 

      Alpaslan, Assim (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: This article describes the experiences relating to the living conditions of a sample of older people residing in Sunnyside, Tshwane. Based on their narratives and the meanings they attach to their living conditions ...
    • Self-directed learning and career decision-making 

      De Bruin, Karina; Cornelius, Eleanor (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: This article explores the relationships between self-directed learning and aspects of career decision-making. First-year students in access programmes at a South African university participated in the study. Having ...
    • ‘Dulle Griet’ in seventeenth-century Flemish painting: a risible image of popular peasant culture 

      Van Haute, Bernadette (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: This article investigates the representation of “dulle Griet” by the seventeenth-century artists David II Teniers and David III Ryckaert in the context of Catholic Flanders. In a society preoccupied with hierarchical ...
    • The elaboration of a demarcation criterion in reformational philosophy 

      Coletto, Renato (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: Contemporary philosophy of science has struggled considerably over an apparently simple question: how does one distinguish between scientific and non-scientific knowledge? The search for a criterion of demarcation ...
    • Teaching about social justice: black lecturer, white students 

      Nel, Willy (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: This article reports an analysis of white students’ reflections on the teaching of social justice issues by their black lecturer. These reflections follow their seemingly resistant behaviour in respect of the ...
    • Challenges associated with ethics review of educational research at a South African university 

      Human-Vogel, Salome; Coetzee, Sonja (University of the Free State, 2011)
      English: This article analyses the decisions and feedback from reviewers of a decentralised ethics committee to applicants in a two-year period. Results indicate that the review of research protocols by an ethics committee ...