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An investigation into the retention and dropout of mechanical engineering students at a FET college.
This study investigates the retention and dropout of mechanical engineering students at a FET college using the interpretivist paradigm. Three key questions are addressed:
An evaluation of the teaching strategies of an adult educator.
This research is a case study. The study investigates the teaching strategies currently utilized in the adult education classroom; ascertains the reasons for the use of such strategies and recommends teaching strategies ...
Service-learning in interior design academic programmes : student experiences and perceptions.
This study explored the participants‟ perceptions of their service-learning experiences in the Department of Interior Design at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The point of departure ...
An investigation into the adult educators' knowledge, understanding and application of the principle of learner-centredness in adult basic education and training (ABET) centres in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu- Natal.
This study investigated ABET tutors' knowledge, understanding and application of the principle of learner-centredness. The study was conducted at three adult education centres in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Using ...
An evaluative study of the motivation of adult basic education and training (ABET) in industry.
My venture into the field of ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) began in 1994 as a community based tutor and coordinator of ABET programs. In the past six years, setting up and co-ordinating ABET programs together ...
An assessment of the impact of current language policy pertaining to adult basic education and training at Phindangene adult education centre (Lamontville).
Public policy can take a wide range of forms, from broad statements of goals to more specific statements of intention (De Clercq 1997 cited in Kallaway et al 1997). Policy can be expressed in speeches, official statements, ...
An evaluation of the efficacy of stand-alone adult basic education material targeting women : The women's handbook.
This thesis evaluates a piece of educational printed material, The Women's Handbook. which was produced in the late 1990s as part of a joint project between the Midlands Women's Group (an NGO working around women's rights ...
"Learnerships - an informal learning experience" : an inquiry into the impact of informal learning on learnerships in the footwear industry.
The Skills Development Act (97 of 1988) introduced a new approach to the development of workrelated skills in South Africa. This Act provided the legal underpinnings for learnerships, which include both structured work ...
Are teachers lifelong learners? : a case study of informal learning in a suburban high school.
Internationally, there is a growing body of research that focuses on teachers’ informal learning. However, there is very little research in South Africa on informal learning and most research focuses on formal professional ...
An exploration of the factors enabling educators to respond effectively to the work environment : case studies of three participants within the context of a professional development programme for Southern African environmental educators.
This research project investigates the influence of, and interplay between, contextual and biographical factors on an educator's ability to respond to the work context. In particular, this study explores what factors a ...