Articles by Author: Jennifer M Schieltz

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  1. GPS tracking cattle as a monitoring tool for conservation and management

    GPS tracking cattle as a monitoring tool for conservation and management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The emergence of GPS technology has resulted in significant advances in the ease and flexibility of studying animal movement patterns, yet barriers remain to the widespread use of GPS units for animal tracking. Here, we developed a low-cost, logistically simple...
  2. Climate variability and impacts on east African livestock herders: the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

    Climate variability and impacts on east African livestock herders: the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    East African pastoral adaptation and vulnerability to climate variability and climate change is assessed, using data from decisionmaking processes and ecological data of the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area as an example. The paper uses integrated modeling, linking PHEWS, a...
  3. Critical realism as a ‘methodology’ for exploring discourse in technical fields

    Critical realism as a ‘methodology’ for exploring discourse in technical fields

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Applied linguistic research has tended to draw on the work of various postmodern theorists, such as Gee (1999) and others of the New Literacy Studies movement. Critical realism is a relatively new approach for social scientists working in the arena...
  4. Understanding self-appraisal of HIV-infection risk among young adults in Nigeria: evidence from a national survey

    Understanding self-appraisal of HIV-infection risk among young adults in Nigeria: evidence from a national survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A major component of HIV prevention is to encourage individuals to appreciate their personal risk of contracting the virus with the aim of encouraging them to take steps to reduce the risks. This article addresses the accuracy of an individual's...
  5. Disclosure among HIV-positive women: the role of HIV/AIDS support groups in rural Kenya

    Disclosure among HIV-positive women: the role of HIV/AIDS support groups in rural Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Disclosure by people living with HIV or AIDS is critical for HIV prevention and care. However, many women choose not to disclose their HIV status for fear of negative outcomes, such as blame and rejection. The World Health Organization suggests...
  6. Writer identity while learning discipline-specific academic literacy in an additional language

    Writer identity while learning discipline-specific academic literacy in an additional language

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Constructing an effective identity in academic writing is considered crucial in establishing a favourable reader-writer relationship; in eliciting a positive reader response to the text and even in developing a convincing argument (Hyland, 2004). But different expectations of authorial presence...
  7. Vegetation change in northern KwaZulu-Natal since the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879: local or global drivers?

    Vegetation change in northern KwaZulu-Natal since the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879: local or global drivers?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The quality of the landscape is declining in many grassland and savanna areas of Africa as a consequence of woody plant encroachment. We investigated the changes in vegetation at selected sites on the battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879...