Articles by Author: Ron Eacute L Ferreira

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  1. Culture at the Heart of Coping with HIV/AIDS

    Culture at the Heart of Coping with HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the manner in which a South African informal community coped with living with HIV/AIDS by relying on existing assets and local resources. A case study research design applying participatory reflection and action principles was used. Focus group/workshop...
  2. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  3. Ways of Relating and Interacting in School Communities: Lived Experiences of Learners, Educators and Parents

    Ways of Relating and Interacting in School Communities: Lived Experiences of Learners, Educators and Parents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports on the findings of a baseline study on social interaction in schools as experienced by learners, educators and parents. A qualitative phenomenological approach was followed, utilising a cross-sectional descriptive survey design. Participants included 1 170 learners aged...
  4. 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...
  5. The Ellis semigroup of a nonautonomous discrete dynamical system

    The Ellis semigroup of a nonautonomous discrete dynamical system

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    We introduce the Ellis semigroup of a nonautonomous discrete dynamical system (X, f1,∞) when X is a metric compact space. The underlying set of this semigroup is the pointwise closure of in the space XX. By using the convergence of...
  6. Landscape pattern changes over 25 years across a hotspot zone in southern Brazil

    Landscape pattern changes over 25 years across a hotspot zone in southern Brazil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Forest fragmentation caused by human activities has many implications for natural landscapes, such as habitat reduction and the loss of biodiversity. This study investigated the temporal fragmentation process of forest remnants in a strongly agro-industrialised region in southern Brazil over...
  7. Determining Transpiration from <em>Pinus patula</em> Shoots—A Comparative Evaluation of the Cut-Shoot Method and Two Null-Balance Diffusion Porometers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The cut-shoot method and two types of small-chambered null-balance diffusion porometer were evaluated for suitability in studies of stomatal conductance and transpiration in Pinus patula. In the course of the cut-shoot evaluation, excised shoots were found to transpire at a...
  8. A Method for Monitoring Egg Production by the <em>Eucalyptus</em> Borers <em>Phoracantha</em> spp. (Cerambycidae)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    This sampling method for monitoring P. semipunctata egg production in the forest involves attaching four strips of shed Eucalyptus bark (each 40 × 80 mm) by means of drawing pins to a freshly felled Eucalyptus log. The highest number of...
  9. Preliminary results on species selection by animals on sour grassveld

    Preliminary results on species selection by animals on sour grassveld

    A study of species selection by cattle under a system of controlled selective grazing using wheel‐point surveys and fistulated animals has demonstrated that both techniques provide valuable information on the preference shown for such species as Andropogon amplectens, Eulalia villosa,...