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  1. A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among children under 5 years old in Swaziland. Although studies have shown that early initiation of infants and children diagnosed with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) significantly reduces mortality, many children...
  2. A socio-historical overview of codeswitching studies in the African languages

    A socio-historical overview of codeswitching studies in the African languages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    South African studies in codeswitching (CS) have tended to follow the history of African linguistics. They also run parallel with studies on CS in the rest of Africa. A socio- historical critique of language contact phenomena reveals perspectives that have...
  3. A re-evaluation of the sociology of Tsotsitaal

    A re-evaluation of the sociology of Tsotsitaal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Alhoewel daar reeds 'n aantal artikels verskyn het oor die linguistiese kenmerke van tsotsitaal, is die taalsosiologiese aspekte van hierdie variëteit nog onverkende terrein. Hierdie artikel is gebaseer op navorsing wat die Omnichek-afdeling van Research Surveys onlangs vir die skrywer...
  4. ‘I’ll meet you halfway with language’ – codeswitching functions within an urban context’

    ‘I’ll meet you halfway with language’ – codeswitching functions within an urban context’

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Ukuxananaza kwemo yovangontetho kweelwimi ezilokishini eMzantsi Afrika kunye nobucukubhede malunga neemeko olusetyenziswa phantsi kwazo, kungaba neziphumo ezivuselela umdla omkhulu ukuba oku kunokuphononongwa ngo-kwesithako sikaMyers-Scotton se'markedness model' (ukusetyenziswa kwentetho ethile ngabom). Ngokwesi sithako izithethi ziyaliqonda ixabiso lokusetyenziswa kolwimi oluchanaba okuthile kwimo...
  5. Exploring the Possibilities of Using an Outcomes-based Approach in English Teacher Education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Applied Language Studies
    The new school curriculum in South Africa, ‘Curriculum 2005’, is outcomes-based. The writer of this paper considers how to prepare her students to teach in an outcomes-based curriculum. She describes how she has used genre theory as a means to...
  6. The Reliability of the Dyadic Satisfaction (DS) Subscale in a Low-income Semi-rural South African Community

    The Reliability of the Dyadic Satisfaction (DS) Subscale in a Low-income Semi-rural South African Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the reliability of the Dyadic Satisfaction (DS) subscale of the Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) in a South African setting. One-hundred heterosexual, coloured, low-income, semi-rural couples with a mean age of 43.59 years and limited formal education participated...
  7. South African Teachers' Experiences of Children in their Classrooms who may have ADHD

    South African Teachers' Experiences of Children in their Classrooms who may have ADHD

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study focused on understanding and explaining how teachers experience children in their classrooms who may have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The study was a qualitative study in which 17 teachers from three different schools in Gauteng, South Africa,...
  8. Normative Indicators for Xhosa Speaking Unskilled Workers on the Wechsler Memory Scale Associate Learning and Visual Reproduction Subtests

    Normative Indicators for Xhosa Speaking Unskilled Workers on the Wechsler Memory Scale Associate Learning and Visual Reproduction Subtests

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study set out to provide preliminary cross-cultural normative data for educationally disadvantaged Black South African Xhosa individuals (N=33; age range = 18 to 40 years; highest educational level = Grade 11 or Grade 12), on the Associate Learning and...