Recent Submissions

  • Expenditure-based segmentation of tourists to the Kruger National Park 

    Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Peet; Pienaar, Jaco (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: Although expenditure-based segmentation is a popular method, it has never previously been applied in the study of national parks in South Africa. The advantage of this method is that one can distinguish between ...
  • Intended and enacted curricula: tracing the trajectory of an enduring problem 

    Blignaut, Sylvan (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This article reviews the literature on educational change and investigates the complex nature of putting educational ideas into practice. It also sheds light on the similarity between the intended and the ...
  • Recent legislation regarding the appointment of public school educators: the end of the decentralisation debate in education? 

    Beckmann, Johan (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: After 1994 it was generally expected that the decentralisation of powers would give parents in school governing bodies significant power regarding the governance of schools concerning the appointment of staff ...
  • Women as department chairs at universities in South Africa and Britain 

    Zulu, Constance; Lemmer, Eleanor (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: The article reports on the findings of a qualitative inquiry into the lived experiences of a small sample of women chairs at universities in South Africa and Britain selected by purposeful sampling. Data were ...
  • High-school teachers’ perceptions of challenging learner behaviour 

    Saunderson, Claudia; Oswald, Marietjie (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This focuses on persistent behaviour that disrupts teaching and learning on a daily basis. Teachers’ perceptions have been investigated within the framework provided by eco-systemic and asset-based approaches ...
  • Model for the education of neonatal nurses as reflective practitioners 

    Maree, Carin; Van der Walt, Christa; Van Rensburg, Gisela (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: A model is developed for the education of neonatal nurses as reflective practitioners in a South African context to prepare them for their demanding role in neonatal nursing practice. An exploratory and descriptive ...
  • Deon Opperman’s Donkerland: the rise and fall of Afrikaner nationalism 

    Keuris, Marisa (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: In his epic play on Afrikaner history (from the Great Trek in 1838 to the birth of the new South Africa in 1994) Deon Opperman (award-winning South African playwright) presents the parallel and interlinked ...
  • Students with disabilities in higher education 

    Morrison, John; Brand, Handre; Cilliers, Charl (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This study reviews and critically analyses literature from 2000 onwards to obtain a perspective of the latest research trends and interests as well as the theoretical development in the study of students with ...
  • Stress, coping resources and personality types: an exploratory study of teachers 

    Coetzee, Melinde; Jansen, Cecelia; Muller, Helene (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This article explores the relationship between the coping resources (as measured by the Coping Resources Inventory) and personality types (as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) of a sample of 49 secondary ...
  • Christian scholarship within reformed circles 

    Coletto, Renato (University of the Free State, 2009)
    English: This article analyses and evaluates a specific strategy for the elaboration of Christian scholarship which may be defined as “theology-based scholarship”, using a case study in the Instituto di Formazione ...