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  • Vonnisbespreking : die magtiging wat vereis word vir strukturele verandering aan 'n deel en die aangrensende gemeenskaplike eiendom in 'n deeltitelskema 

    Van der Merwe, C. G. (LitNet, 2016-03-08)
    In hierdie saak moes die hof uitspraak gee oor ’n regspunt wat nie voldoende deur die Wet op Deeltitels 95 van 1986 behandel word nie. Die applikante wou twee kombuisvensters in hul woonstel op die grondvloer van ’n ...

  • Die leerpraktykvorming van hoërskoolleerders op 'n plattelandse werkersklasdorp 

    Fataar, Aslam; Fillies, Henry (LitNet, 2016-05-17)
    Gegrond op etnografiese metodes bespreek hierdie artikel die leerpraktykvorming van plattelandse werkersklasleerders in en oor hul leerruimtes heen. Ons huldig die mening dat alhoewel die invloed van armoede op die ...

  • An overview of the first decade of PollyNET : an emerging network of automated Raman-polarization lidars for continuous aerosol profiling 

    Baars, Holger; Kanitz, Thomas; Engelmann, Ronny; Althausen, Dietrich; Heese, Birgit; Komppula, Mika; Preißler, Jana; Tesche, Matthias; Ansmann, Albert; Wandinger, Ulla; Lim, Jae-Hyun; Ahn, Joon Young; Stachlewska, Iwona S.; Amiridis, Vassilis; Marinou, Eleni; Seifert, Patric; Hofer, Julian; Skupin, Annett; Schneider, Florian; Bohlmann, Stephanie; Foth, Andreas; Bley, Sebastian; Pfüller, Anne; Giannakaki, Eleni; Lihavainen, Heikki; Viisanen, Yrjo; Hooda, Rakesh Kumar; Pereira, Sergio Nepomuceno; Bortoli, Daniele; Wagner, Frank; Mattis, Ina; Janicka, Lucja; Markowicz, Krzysztof M.; Achtert, Peggy; Artaxo, Paulo; Pauliquevis, Theotonio; Souza, Rodrigo A. F.; Sharma, Ved Prakesh; Van Zyl, Pieter Gideon; Beukes, Johan Paul; Sun, Junying; Rohwer, Erich G.; Deng, Ruru; Mamouri, Rodanthi-Elisavet; Zamorano, Felix (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2016)
    The paper gives an overview of the observations on four continents and two research vessels obtained with eight Polly systems. The specific aerosol types at these locations (mineral dust, smoke, dust-smoke and other dusty ...

  • Ameliorative potentials of quercetin against cotinine-induced toxic effects on human spermatozoa 

    Goss, Dale; Oyeyipo, Ibukun P.; Skosana, Bongekile T.; Ayad, Bashir M.; Du Plessis, Stefan S. (Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher, 2016)
    Objectives: Cotinine, the principal metabolite of nicotine found in smokers' seminal plasma, has been shown to adversely affect sperm functionality while quercetin, a flavonoid with diverse properties is associated with ...

  • Critical appraisal of conventional semen analysis in the context of varicocele 

    Kruger, Thinus (Frontiers Media, 2016)
    Varicocele is present in approximately 15% of men, and, although it is the most commonly diagnosed cause of male infertility, nearly two-thirds of men with varicoceles remain fertile. It was decided to make use of the ...

  • Changes in host immune–endocrine relationships during tuberculosis treatment in patients with cured and failed treatment outcomes 

    Kleynhans, Leanie; Ruzive, Sheena; Ehlers, Lizaan; Thiart, Lani; Chegou, Novel N.; Conradie, Magda; Kriel, Magdalena; Kim Stanley; Van Der Spuy, Gian D.; Kidd, Martin; Van Helden; Walzl, Gerhard; Ronacher, Katharina (Frontiers Media, 2017)
    A bidirectional communication between the immune and endocrine systems exists and facilitates optimum responses in the host during infections. This is in part achieved through changes in secretion patterns of hypothalamic ...

  • Depiction of African indigenous education in Akiki Nyabongo’s Africa answers back (1936) 

    Kahyana, Danson Sylvester (CSSALL, 2016)
    This paper examines the depiction of African indigenous formal and informal education and instruction in Akiki K. Nyabongo’s novel, Africa Answers Back (1936), and how his African characters try to protect what they have ...

  • Towards a conceptual framework for interdisciplinary teaching and learning dialogues in higher education 

    Burch, Vanessa C.; Lewis, Janine; Subramaney, Ugash; Katurura, Actor; Quinot, Geo; Singh, Suresh; Dhunpath, Rubby (CSSALL, 2016)
    This paper explores the development and early validation of a conceptual framework for learning-centred teaching by six Teaching Advancement at Universities (TAU) Fellows and their mentor, each representing a different ...

  • Exploring the educational engagement practices of disadvantaged students at a South African university 

    Norodien-Fataar, Najwa; Daniels, Doria (CSSALL, 2016)
    This article discusses the educational engagement practices of disadvantaged first-generation students at a South African university. Based on qualitative research conducted in the interpretive tradition and using interviews ...

  • South Korea’s changing political environment and the impact on its Africa policy 

    Kim, Yejoo (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2016)
    While political and economic self-interest retains its primacy in South Korea’s foreign policy towards Africa, recent domestic constraints have negatively affected its Africa policy. This article sheds light on the subtle ...

  • China’s economic hard landing impact on Africa : a scenario analysis 

    Igbinoba, Emmanuel; Hoaeb, Rodney (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2016)
    Shocks to aggregate commodity demand from China are having significant impact on global commodities and commodity prices. Fears persist that the economic slow-down in China might be steeper and more chaotic than anticipated ...

  • Glucose tolerance, MTHFR C677T and NOS3 G894T polymorphisms, and global DNA methylation in mixed ancestry African individuals 

    Matsha, Tandi E.; Pheiffer, Carmen; Mutize, Tinashe; Erasmus, Rajiv T.; Kengne, Andre P. (Hindawi, 2016)
    The aim of this study is to quantify global DNA methylation and investigate the relationship with diabetes status and polymorphisms in MTHFR C677T and NOS3 G894T genes in mixed ancestry subjects from South Africa. Global ...

  • AMP kinase activation and glut4 translocation in isolated cardiomyocytes 

    Webste, Ingrid; Friedrich, Sven O.; Lochner, Amanda; Huisamen, Barbara (Clinics Cardive Publishing, 2010-04)
    Activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) results in glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) translocation from the cytosol to the cell membrane, and glucose uptake in the skeletal muscles. This increased activation of AMPK ...

  • Threshold crossings and doctoral education: learning from the examination of doctoral education 

    Wisker, Gina; Kiley, Margaret; Masika, Rachel (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
    Introduction: Doctoral supervision has been identified as a key factor in timely PhD completion. Therefore, this chapter sets out to explore what can be learned from doctoral examinations to support doctoral education ...

  • Making sense of research in higher education 

    Plowright, David (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
    I was meeting with E about the problems that postgraduate researchers experience when carrying out their research. E was a well-respected and eminent professor from Stellenbosch University. I had known him for about four ...

  • Equity and access: a curricular perspective 

    Leibowitz, Brenda (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
    Introduction: This chapter is concerned with equity and access to the curriculum, which has been shown by numerous analyses of statistics, as well as experience of those of us who are concerned to improve the state of ...

  • Counting and countering the opportunity cost of professional learning: a ‘care-full’ approach 

    Herman, Nicolene (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
    Introduction: Professional learning of lecturers for their teaching is a field in which Eli Bitzer did important work, specifically during the earlier years of his career in higher education. The hard work to establish ...

  • Academic literacy as a graduate attribute: implications for thinking about curriculum 

    Leibowitz, Brenda (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: This chapter is set within the current focus on graduate attributes. These are qualities which students require in order to study at university, as well as and more typically, the attributes that students ...

  • Challenges for curriculum in a contemporary South Africa 

    le Grange, Lesley (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: Curriculum is a complex and contested terrain that is variously described based on disparate philosophical lenses through which it is viewed. When the word ‘curriculum’ is used it is generally understood as ...

  • A small-scale classroom research approach to curriculum renewal 

    Koen, Mariette (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: Ross argues that the term curriculum can be interpreted as the organisation of desired learning experiences and that it represents a guide to lecturers of what is to be taught in specific institutions (Ross ...

  • Informing curriculum development in health sciences 

    Stefan, Cristina (Publisher's version, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: The education of future medical professionals has to ensure that their knowledge and skills are relevant to the health care needs of their future patients, in a context of continuous change of society, science, ...

  • Trans-disciplinarity and curriculum space in health sciences education master's programmes 

    Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: The level of complexity of modern-day challenges demands a wider approach than discipline-specific measures can provide (Max-Neef 2005). These measures no longer suffice when they involve major environmental, ...

  • INQUIRING THE CURRICULUM IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A LIMITED (SOUTH AFRICAN) PERSPECTIVE 

    Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: This chapter attempts to explore, in a limited way, the concept of curriculum inquiry and to position its applications within the field of higher education studies and research. Obviously, curriculum inquiry ...

  • Student and staff portals as support chanels for the first-year academy 

    VAN DER MERWE, ANTOINETTE; PINA, RALPH (2009)
    Introduction: Using technology to support student learning is well accepted, but using technology to support systemic initiatives is a less well-known approach. This paper discusses some of the issues that should be taken ...

  • What makes a good first-year lecturer 

    Leibowitz, Brenda; van Schalkwyk, Susan; VAN DER MERWE, ANTOINETTE; Herman, Nicoline; YOUNG, GERT (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
    Introduction: The first year is an important stepping-stone in the career of the undergraduate student. Lecturers of first-year students play an important role in guiding students into this new phase of their lives. Much ...

  • Tutoring is fun: a study investigating tutor motivation 

    BURGOYNE, MÉGAN; JANSEN, ADA; Smit, CARINA (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
    Introduction: In the global higher education context, diminishing resources, growing student numbers, larger class sizes and a pressure on academic staff time, are cited as some of the reasons for the increase in use of ...

  • RESEARCH WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 

    Albertyn, Ruth; Daniels, Priscilla (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
    Community engagement is a concept with a complexity of meanings, approaches and application. Derived from the scholarship of engagement of Boyer, community engagement reflects a commitment to relevance within the context ...

  • Factors influencing the learning process in first-year chemistry 

    ADENDORFF, HANELIE; LUTZ, MARIETJIE (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
    Introduction: [First-year chemistry students] think that by being in class the information is magically absorbed and stored in their brains. This sentiment, as expressed by a first-year chemistry student at Stellenbosch ...

  • Introductory chapter 

    Bitzer, Eli; Botha, Nonnie (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
    INTRODUCTION: Inquiry into higher education curricula or, what is sometimes referred to in a broader sense as ‘the curriculum’ in higher education, is a complex business. One important reason for this is that higher education ...

  • Bringing the community into higher education 

    Albertyn, Ruth M. (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
    Introduction: The third core function of community interaction in higher education is often viewed as the peripheral activity in the triad of academic tasks. Community interaction is seen as an imperative which often results ...

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