Articles by Author: Frans Swint

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  1. Retention of festival volunteers: Management practices and volunteer motivation

    Retention of festival volunteers: Management practices and volunteer motivation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    Many volunteers in different festival organisations within the hospitality industry begin with great excitement, but slowly lose interest. This might be due to poor volunteer management practices that result in decreased motivation among volunteers, and with the consequences of them...
  2. Fish communities along environmental gradients within the Comoé River basin, Côte d'Ivoire

    Fish communities along environmental gradients within the Comoé River basin, Côte d'Ivoire

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Eighty-four sites in the Comoé basin (Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa) were sampled to identify fish assemblages and their relationships with some environmental variables. Seventy-six freshwater fish species were collected from 22 families and 44 genera: 11 marine and/or brackish water...
  3. Measures of improvement in academic literacy

    Measures of improvement in academic literacy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article considers the analysis of the results of a re-administration of a test of academic literacy, specifically with a view to determining whether this analysis yields insight into the improvement of levels of academic literacy over time. The article...
  4. Gender bias and gender differences in two South African tests of academic literacy

    Gender bias and gender differences in two South African tests of academic literacy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    How much empirical evidence is there of gender bias in the Test of Academic Literacy Levels (TALL) and its Afrikaans counterpart, Toets van Akademiese Geletterdheidsvlakke (TAG)? This paper reports on meta-analyses of 24 academic tests, containing data of more than...
  5. Revisiting test stability: further evidence relating to the measurement of difference in performance on a test of academic literacy

    Revisiting test stability: further evidence relating to the measurement of difference in performance on a test of academic literacy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    In several earlier analyses of two tests of academic literacy—the Test of Academic Literacy Levels (TALL) and its Afrikaans counterpart, the Toets vir Akademiese Geletterdheidsvlakke (TAG)—we have adopted an approach to the problem that tests may be abused (and therefore...
  6. Editorial 6(1)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
  7. Editorial

    Editorial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
  8. Insulin resistance and vascular disease

    Insulin resistance and vascular disease

    The insulin resistance syndrome comprises a typical cluster of cardiovascular risk factors and is predicted to increase dramatically over the next few decades. The disease process starts many years before the condition is clinically obvious and targets primarily the cardiovascular...
  9. Addressing sustainability in hotel management education: designing a curriculum based on input from key stakeholders

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    This paper reports on combining generic reference points that can be distilled from literature with the analysis of 18 face-to-face interviews with relevant stakeholders as input for designing a sustainability course within a (higher education) hotel management curriculum. The train of thought...