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An investigation into the design process of the engineering graphics and design syllabus in the bachelor of education degree in the universities of technology in South Africa.
In the years before 2004 teacher training was presented through two routes, one, the degree route through the university or two, a diploma route through a teachers training college. Where universities acted as autonomous ...
Hospitality management students' understanding of and response to assignment feedback at a University of Technology.
This research is a case study investigating how students respond to formative assessment feedback. The study centres around gathering and analysing data on the way in which students perceive and interact with assignment ...
An investigation of whether the introduction of an e-mastery system for quantity surveying students at the Durban Institute of Technology improves key competencies.
Students' poor performance in the quantity surveying course at the Durban Institute of Technology appeared to be due to the lack of basic key competence in certain key areas such as mathematics and arithmetic. The students' ...
Teaching literature as language. A critical examination of linguistic approaches to the teaching of literature to second and foreign language learners.
As its title suggests, this dissertation examines second/foreign language literature teaching (and learning) with an emphasis on linguistic approaches to the study of literature. The approaches referred to are those ...
An investigation of the perceptions of learners and staff in respect of the dental technology extended first year programme
This study investigates the perceptions of learners and staff of the Dental Technology Extended First Programme (EFYP) currently offered in the Department of Dental Services at the Durban University of Technology. The EFYP ...
The impact of therapeutics tutorials on the reasoning of fourth year medical students with regard to the prescribing process.
This research was initiated as a response to a request for assistance from a group of students at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine who had reported feeling unprepared to prescribe medicines. This led to an ...
The academic challenges facing deaf students at Durban University of Technology.
This study will take the form of a case study of a group of Deaf Information Technology (IT) students and their Sign Language interpreters at Durban University of Technology (DUT). These students are enrolled under ...
Exploration , discovery, reflection : journeys of understanding : life histories of first-year students and the impact on their interactions in a higher education and residence environment.
This study is a qualitative inquiry into the lives of first-year residence students at the Durban University of Technology. Six students volunteered to be participants in this study, and they discussed their life stories ...
A study to investigate the use of objectively structured practical examination in the assessment of undergraduate physiotherapy students' practical skills at one tertiary institution in South Africa.
Objectively structured practical examination (OSPE) is widely used in Physiotherapy to assess the practical skills of undergraduate students. The rationale for OSPE is to provide a means for evaluation of students' clinical ...
The potential of integrating structured experiential learning into the curriculum as a means of improving the agricultural extenstion curriculum : a comparative study of two programs in KwaZulu-Natal.
The training of agricultural extension graduates is an important contributor to agricultural