• Self study as a mechanism to foster hopeful teaching 

      Gierdien, Faaiz (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Teaching mathematics education to pre-service teachers (PSTs) enrolled at university is problematic, due to their lack of agreement about the extent to which they are prepared for teaching school mathematics. Pre-service ...
    • Introduction: Reflections on higher education and the public good 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      There is always a potential contribution that higher education can make to the public good. In the twenty-first century specific concerns that require our attention are sustainability and global warming, human mobility and ...
    • An evaluative framework for a socially just institution 

      Bozalek, Vivienne; Leibowitz, Brenda (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Introduction: Lindi arrived at a privileged South African university from rural Kwa-Zulu-Natal, having been top of her class most of her life. She suddenly found herself unable to participate as an equal in her new ...
    • Critical professionalism: a lecturer attribute for troubled times 

      Leibowitz, Brenda; Holgate, David (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Introduction: This chapter describes the research-based project, Critical Professionalism, which gave rise to several of the chapters in this volume. We suggest that the concept of critical professionalism, with its strong ...
    • Afterword 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Earlier this year I attended a conference in Götenburg, Sweden, on integrating language teaching into the disciplines – nothing overtly to do with social justice or the public good. One evening after a long and tiring ...