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  1. Self-employability Initiative: Developing a Practical Model of Disabled Students' Self-employment Careers

    Self-employability Initiative: Developing a Practical Model of Disabled Students' Self-employment Careers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This study investigated the self-employability initiatives of disabled university students by presenting a model that would allow the concept to be explained and used easily as a framework for working with students to develop their self-employment careers. A cross-sectional survey...
  2. Genetic Improvement of Timber Yield and Wood Quality in <em>Eucalyptus Grandis</em> (Hill) Maiden

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Results of a partial diallel progeny test of Eucalyptus grandis assessed at ages 5, 36, 60 and 105 months are presented. Large genetic variations among full-sib families were found for all traits studied, e.g. the mean tree volume per family...
  3. THE JOURNAL OF THE LIMNOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: APPRAISAL, ANALYSIS, APPROACH AND APPLICATION

    THE JOURNAL OF THE LIMNOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: APPRAISAL, ANALYSIS, APPROACH AND APPLICATION

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    In accordance with the Silver Jubilee theme of ‘reminisce and assess’, the editorial takes a critical look at the Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa with the objective of examining its raison d'etre. After briefly examining the need...
  4. 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...
  5. Exploring the Validity of the Values-In-Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) in an African Context

    Exploring the Validity of the Values-In-Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the validity of the Values-In-Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) in an African context. A convenience sample of 256 African students completed the VIA-IS in English. The majority of strengths subscales had good reliability coefficients and mean scores...
  6. Community Engagement as Liberal Performance, as Critical Intellectualism and as Praxis

    Community Engagement as Liberal Performance, as Critical Intellectualism and as Praxis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article aims to illustrate that engagement is a dynamic and evolutionary process, moulded by contesting ideological, social actor and contextual forces. For purposes of illustration, I draw on a university-affiliated, participatory enactment of community engagement as a case example...
  7. Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examines Self contemplation from a heuristic phenomenological and applied psychological perspective using a participatory action research approach. The participant authors (n = 6; females = 50%, majority ethnicity = isiZulu = 67%) engaged in reflective contemplation of the...
  8. Vaccine preparedness: lessons from Lyantonde, Uganda

    Vaccine preparedness: lessons from Lyantonde, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To explore how to better educate rural Africans about preventive HIV/AIDS vaccine trials, 15 semi-structured, open-ended interviews were conducted with villagers in Lyantonde, Rakai District, Uganda. This study reports on the findings by focusing on the attitudes, knowledge and questions...
  9. Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article describes the pilot phase of a participatory reflection and action (PRA) study. The longitudinal investigation explores teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support within the context of HIV/AIDS following an asset-based intervention. The study ensued from our desire to...
  10. Myths, science and stories: working with peer educators to counter HIV/AIDS myths

    Myths, science and stories: working with peer educators to counter HIV/AIDS myths

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The failure to bring about widespread or effective behavioural change in response to South Africa's HIV epidemic requires that new forms of health communication be explored. This article reports on an action research project in which a group of workplace...