Articles by Author: Josee Koch

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  1. Field reactions of lucerne genotypes to anthracnose and crown rot caused by <em>Colletotrichum trifolii</em>

    Field reactions of lucerne genotypes to anthracnose and crown rot caused by <em>Colletotrichum trifolii</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Nineteen different cultivars and experimental lines of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) were inoculated with sand-bran cultures of Colletotrichum trifolii Bain & Essary and evaluated for resistance to anthracnose and crown rot under local conditions. The various genotypes differed significantly in...
  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. Chronic pain management options in general practice

    Chronic pain management options in general practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Chronic pain affects almost one in five patients, making it one of the most common conditions that any practitioner has to manage on a daily basis. Poorly managed chronic pain has a significant impact on work, social and psychological functioning...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...