Articles by Author: Yvonne Lawrie

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  1. The taxonomic position and breeding range of Golden Nightjar <em>Caprimulgus eximius</em> (Caprimulgidae)

    The taxonomic position and breeding range of Golden Nightjar <em>Caprimulgus eximius</em> (Caprimulgidae)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Golden Nightjar Caprimulgus eximius is an apparently sedentary sub-Saharan species with a breeding range extending from Senegal and Mauritania to Sudan. Although genetic studies of nightjars and related Caprimulgiformes have been published previously, none has included Golden Nightjar. In this...
  2. Promoting Inter-Relational Reflexivity with Psychosocial Workers in Community Work: A Case Study from Burundi

    Promoting Inter-Relational Reflexivity with Psychosocial Workers in Community Work: A Case Study from Burundi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We explore the practice of creating reflexive spaces within community work with psychosocial workers living in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A central idea is inter-relational reflexivity—reflexivity within relationships that leads to collective action. Theoretical ideas related...
  3. Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents

    Hope, Psychosocial Well-Being and Socioeconomic Status Among a Group of South African Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore hope and psychosocial well-being among South African adolescents (N = 1169; males = 573, females = 596, mean age = 15.1) from different socioeconomic contexts. Data was collected by means of convenience...
  4. Phonological awareness and learning to read in Afrikaans

    Phonological awareness and learning to read in Afrikaans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    In this study, the issue of whether phonological awareness is a precursor to learning to read in Afrikaans or a consequence of literacy was explored. It appears that, for children learning to read in Afrikaans, certain aspects of phonological awareness...
  5. Language choices in the writing of distance learning materials: How do we write our readers and ourselves?

    Language choices in the writing of distance learning materials: How do we write our readers and ourselves?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    One outcome of my experiences as a reviewer of distance learning courses for the 1995 national audit of teacher education in South Africa and as a writer of in-service professional development courses for teachers, is an increased awareness of the...
  6. Textbooks as crafted representational objects: A comparative analysis of Grade 7 home language textbooks for isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Afrikaans and English

    Textbooks as crafted representational objects: A comparative analysis of Grade 7 home language textbooks for isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Afrikaans and English

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Each set of curriculum documents produced in South Africa since the late 1990s has specified a common curriculum and programme of assessment for all official languages taught in schools as ‘home’ or ‘additional’ languages. However, authors and other members of...