Articles by Author: Elize Koldenhof

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  1. Wasted wines

    Wasted wines

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    This paper reports on a management project, a fourth-year research project at Stenden Hotel Management School, dedicated to reducing wine waste at Landgoedhotel de Wilmersberg in De Lutte (the Netherlands). To do this, the beverage cost percentages were explored for...
  2. The argument for evaluating monolingual language tests for equivalence across language groups

    The argument for evaluating monolingual language tests for equivalence across language groups

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The demonstration of scalar equivalence in language proficiency tests (which can be viewed as monolingual language tests) has often been deemed as unnecessary as it is argued that the biases associated with the language of a test (used across multilingual...
  3. Investigating item and construct bias in an English verbal analogies scale

    Investigating item and construct bias in an English verbal analogies scale

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    For this study the researcher was interested in investigating the scalar equivalence of the adapted English version of the verbal analogies (VA) subscale of the Woodcock Muñoz Language Survey (WMLS) across English first-language speakers and Xhosa first-language speakers. This was...
  4. The use of language criteria for admission to higher education in South Africa: issues of bias and fairness investigated

    The use of language criteria for admission to higher education in South Africa: issues of bias and fairness investigated

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The implementation of the new National Senior Certificate (NSC) has necessitated the setting of new admission criteria for higher education (HE), both nationally and at an institutional level. In addition to setting their own point criteria in relation to the...
  5. First brushstrokes: initial comparative results on the Additive Bilingual Education Project (ABLE)

    First brushstrokes: initial comparative results on the Additive Bilingual Education Project (ABLE)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The ABLE project was started in 2003 at a school of mainly first language speakers of isiXhosa in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, South Africa with the purpose of (i) assessing the long term effect of additive (late-exit...
  6. The case for bilingual language tests: a study of test adaptation and analysis

    The case for bilingual language tests: a study of test adaptation and analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The justification for the use of language tests in education in multilingual and multicultural societies needs to include both the aims of bilingual education, and evidence that the international standards for tests that are available in two or more languages...
  7. The psychosocial well-being of a “forgotten” South African community: the case of Ndumo, KwaZulu-Natal

    The psychosocial well-being of a “forgotten” South African community: the case of Ndumo, KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the psychosocial well-being of an indigenous cultural community in South Africa, using a sequential explanatory mixed-methods design. Data on life satisfaction and emotional, social and psychological well-being were collected from 521 local residents (48% female) of Ndumo...
  8. High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal

    High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    In this study, initial tuberculosis (TB) default was measured in clinics in a district with a high incidence of TB. A retrospective review of TB case identification registers in 2007 found 4049 (9.0%) new smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) cases...
  9. Vaginal leiomyoma presenting as a lateral vaginal wall mass

    Vaginal leiomyoma presenting as a lateral vaginal wall mass

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Leiomyomas are classified as benign mesenchymal neoplasms and consist of smooth muscle cells with variable amounts of fibrous stroma. The tumours occur most frequently in the uterus, affecting 20–30% of women of reproductive age but vaginal leiomyomas are rare with...