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On examining the role of English education knowledge structures in pedagogic practices : case study of English educators in a higher education institution.
This study examines how English Education knowledge structures impact on pedagogy to serve students who are becoming English educators. The study investigates the English Education discipline within the School of Education, ...
Investigating and developing an approach to critical literacy by using the South African short story.
This research explores the possibility of transforming teaching/learning practices within the English (primary language) classroom at secondary school level by using a Critical Literacy approach to classroom practice using ...
An exploration of reading strategies implemented by teachers teaching isiZulu home language in grade 1.
This study explores the strategies implemented by grade one isiZulu Home Language (HL) teachers when teaching reading. One of the fundamental skills of education for learners involves the development of reading in the early ...
Negotiation, participation, and the construction of identities and autonomy in online communities of practice : a case study of online learning in English at a university in South Africa.
This study is located at the interface of online learning within a context of English language studies and academic literacy and is underpinned, from a critical theoretical perspective, by an understanding of the ...
A study of the influence of gangsta rap on grade 11 male learners in a secondary school in Chatsworth.
This research was an investigation into the influence of Gangsta Rap on Grade 11 students at a secondary school. This is an ethnographic study that is based on a hypothesis stemming from my personal observations, spanning ...
Language assessment : an exploration of whether critical language testing influences the testing of language in the FET phase of a selected high school.
Language teachers have multiple responsibilities in that they teach a subject which fits into the framework of the school curriculum as well as being the medium through which the majority of that school curriculum is taught. ...
Teaching experiences of language educators in selected grade ten multilingual classrooms.
This study explores teaching experiences of language educators in multilingual classrooms in urban schools. Urban school populations have drastically changed since 1994. There has been gravitation towards former model C ...
Critiquing representation : the case of an academic literacy course in an engineering faculty in a South African university.
What does it mean to be academically literate? Responses to this question have led to an explosion of research in the field of applied linguistics, yet the diversity of definitions proposed in the literature for the concept ...
A preliminary investigation into the reading habits of high school pupils in Natal.
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An investigation into the selection and access of media texts by secondary school children in Durban area.
School children have often been regarded as lacking competence when it comes to using media texts. Some researchers refer to them as less active audience or uncritical media users because of their short attention span ...