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The ethical possibilities of postmodern pedagogy..
The aims of modern education are largely Enlightenment-inspired - thus postmodernism finds an uneasy foothold within educational theory. But the needs of the present are not so much for universal reason and truth as for ...
How teachers use instructional materials in teaching junior primary mathematics, with specific reference to the Maths Centre for Primary Teachers.
This is an empirical study of how teachers in the Maths Centre for Primary Teachers project use instructional materials in teaching mathematics in junior primary schools. The key question of the study is whether teachers ...
Orality and the sixteen Vedic Sanskaras.
In this dissertation an examination of oral style in the Sixteen Vedic Sanskaras with particular reference to the Naming, Marriage and Death ceremonies, has been made. Sanskaras, which originated in the Vedas, have been ...
"From mimism to music in the child" : an oral-style contextual reading of the primary learning theory of Marcel Jousse with special reference to Rudolf Laban.
In the essay, "From Mimism to Music in the Child" (1935), Jousse, the French linguistic anthropologist, * describes the process whereby instinctive learning takes place and develops into cognitive motor skills in the Child; ...
The preliminary group classification of the equation utt = f(x,ux)uxx + g(x, ux)
We study the class of partial differential equations Utt = f(x, ux)uxx + g(x, u x), with arbitrary functions f(x, u x) and g(x, u x), from the point of view of group classification. The principal Lie algebra of infinitesimal ...
Aspects of distance and domination in graphs.
The first half of this thesis deals with an aspect of domination; more specifically, we investigate the vertex integrity of n-distance-domination in a graph, i.e., the extent to which n-distance-domination ...
Sacramental symbols and the oral tradition.
This dissertation is an attempt to draw a connecting link between Marcel Jousse's theory of MIMISM as found in his book The Oral Style and the symbols used when celebrating four of the sacraments celebrating in the Roman ...
Closure operators on complete lattices with application to compactness.
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Absenteeism among secondary school pupils.
The overall aim of this study was to ascertain the nature of the differences that exist, in selected aspects, between two groups of pupils, viz. regular attenders and persistent absentees. More specifically, the research ...
An analysis of how teachers use childrens' prior knowledge in Standard 5 lessons.
Abstract not available.