Articles by Author: Karina Batista

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  1. The influence of phosphorus and calcium application rates on the mineral composition of the perennial legume <em>Macrotyloma axillare</em>

    The influence of phosphorus and calcium application rates on the mineral composition of the perennial legume <em>Macrotyloma axillare</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The response of legumes to the supply of either phosphorus (P) or calcium (Ca) alone has been extensively investigated but no prior studies have evaluated their combinations in the perennial legume Macrotyloma axillare (Macrotyloma legume). This study assessed the mineral...
  2. Audio-Psycho-Phonology As An Aid To Improve The Pronunciation Of The English Of Zulu-Speakers: An Evaluation

    Audio-Psycho-Phonology As An Aid To Improve The Pronunciation Of The English Of Zulu-Speakers: An Evaluation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Die impale van Audio-psigo-fonologie (APF) op tweedetaalonderrig (L2), meer in die besonder uitspraak, is in hierdie studie ondersoek. APF is 'n proses waardeur die gehoor gestimuleer word by wyse van 'n apparaat genoem die Elektroniese Oor. Hierdie metode van uitspraakonderrig...
  3. Burnout and Work Engagement for Different Age Groups: Examining Group-Level Differences and Predictors

    Burnout and Work Engagement for Different Age Groups: Examining Group-Level Differences and Predictors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined age-related differences of burnout and engagement levels among employees in the South African financial sector, including influences of perceived job characteristics and personal sense of coherence. Data on burnout and work engagement, job characteristics and sense of...
  4. Career Decision Self-Efficacy and Self-Directed Learning Among Women University Students: A Cross-Cultural Study

    Career Decision Self-Efficacy and Self-Directed Learning Among Women University Students: A Cross-Cultural Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationship between career decision self-efficacy and self-directed learning among Black and White women university students. Three-hundred and fifty-five female university students (211 Black; 144 White) completed the Student Self-Directed Learning Questionnaire and the Career Decision Self-Efficacy...
  5. Examining significant predictors of students’ intention to drop out

    Examining significant predictors of students’ intention to drop out

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this study was to determine if core self-evaluation traits, burnout, disengagement, social support and career decision making difficulties are significant predictors of university students’ intention to drop out. A cross-sectional design and non-probability sample (N=782) was used...
  6. Predictors of student burnout and engagement among university students

    Predictors of student burnout and engagement among university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated influences of core self-evaluation traits, career decision-making difficulties and social support on student burnout and engagement. A cross-sectional design was used with a non-probability quota sample. In the multiple regression analyses, self-efficacy, inconsistent information due to internal...
  7. Organisational and individual strengths use as predictors of engagement and productivity

    Organisational and individual strengths use as predictors of engagement and productivity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to determine whether Perceived Organisational Support for Strengths Use (POSSU) and Proactive Behaviour towards Strengths Use (PBSU) predict engagement and productivity in a sample of South African call centre operators. Participants were 218 call centre operators within...
  8. The psychometric properties of the Recovery Experiences Questionnaire of employees in a higher education institution

    The psychometric properties of the Recovery Experiences Questionnaire of employees in a higher education institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this study was to investigate the factorial validity and reliability of scores from the Recovery Experience Questionnaire (REQ) in a higher education institution. As part of the measure validation, the relationships of the four recovery dimensions (psychological...
  9. Spring diet and trophic partitioning in an alpine lizard community from Morocco

    Spring diet and trophic partitioning in an alpine lizard community from Morocco

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Oukaïmeden Plateau is a herpetologically rich locality in the High Atlas (Morocco) where four lizard species coexist in strict sympatry: three lacertids (Lacerta perspicillata chabanaudi, L. andreanszkyi and Podarcis vaucheri – formerly P. hispanica vaucheri) and one gekkonid (Quedenfeldtia trachyblepharus)...
  10. Structural traits of elephant grass (<em>Pennisetum purpureum</em> Schum.) genotypes under rotational stocking strategies

    Structural traits of elephant grass (<em>Pennisetum purpureum</em> Schum.) genotypes under rotational stocking strategies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Despite the forage potential of elephant grass, controlling canopy structure during grazing has limited its use in pasture. This study was conducted to determine the effect of grazing frequency and post-grazing height on canopy structural characteristics of elephant grass genotypes...