Articles by Author: L Peta Myers

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  1. Knowledge structures and their relevance for teaching and learning in introductory financial accounting

    Knowledge structures and their relevance for teaching and learning in introductory financial accounting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    The structure of knowledge within a discipline has implications for the teaching and learning within the discipline. This research examines how the hierarchical knowledge structure found in accounting impacts on the teaching and learning which takes place in the first-semester...
  2. An analysis of how students construct knowledge in a course with a hierarchical knowledge structure

    An analysis of how students construct knowledge in a course with a hierarchical knowledge structure

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Passing the introductory accounting semester is often seen as a challenge for first year students. Being aware of both effective and ineffective ways of constructing knowledge in a discipline with a hierarchical knowledge structure will be of value to students...
  3. SOCIOLINGUISTICS: AN OVERVIEW

    SOCIOLINGUISTICS: AN OVERVIEW

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This paper surveys the main concerns and main tenets of sociolinguistics, as seen by the author. It begins by discussing the three main types of linguistic, varieties (languages, dialects and styles/registers) and how they may be differentiated. Specifically in regard...
  4. Child and adolescent mental health in South Africa

    Child and adolescent mental health in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Mental health problems in childhood and adolescence pose a major threat to public health. Epidemiological studies in high, middle and low income countries indicate that approximately one in five children and adolescents suffer from a mental disorder. In many instances...
  5. Happiness and Dependency: Reflections on Happiness: Personhood, Community, Purpose by Pedro Alexis Tabensky

    Happiness and Dependency: Reflections on Happiness: Personhood, Community, Purpose by Pedro Alexis Tabensky

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    This paper argues that Pedro Tabenksy’s Aristotelean understanding of true happiness overlooks the constitutive significance of the virtues and values of relationships of radical dependency. Tabensky’s focus on the rational and contextual aspects of personhood as the locus for our...
  6. Methamphetamine abuse, psychosis and your patient

    Methamphetamine abuse, psychosis and your patient

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Recent findings from the MRC-led South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) Project (which collects data on treatment episodes from substance abuse treatment centres) point to a significant and unprecedented increase in the proportion of clients reporting methamphetamine...