Articles by Keyword: Academic Support And And Counselling

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  1. Grit and academic performance among first-year university students: A brief report

    Grit and academic performance among first-year university students: A brief report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined grit and academic performance among a sample of South African university students (n = 121, mean age = 19.55, SD = 1.77, female = 57.85%). Data were collected using the Grit Scale and academic performance was assessed...
  2. Factors that enhance academic learning and study behaviours: A qualitative study

    Factors that enhance academic learning and study behaviours: A qualitative study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This exploratory study examined students’ conceptions of factors that enhance the use and application of academic learning and study strategies (LSS). A qualitative approach was used to explore the conceptions of 23 first-year university students (female = 14; age range...
  3. Personal growth initiative: Relation to Hedonia and Eudaimonia happiness among South African university students

    Personal growth initiative: Relation to Hedonia and Eudaimonia happiness among South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between personal growth initiative (PGI) and hedonic and eudaimonic happiness among a sample of South African university students (N = 235; mean age = 20.38, SD = 1.55; female = 61.70%). Students completed measures on...
  4. 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...
  5. Counselling for Psychological Well-Being in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

    Counselling for Psychological Well-Being in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A psychological well-being counselling program, which provided person centered, group counselling interventions for inpatients infected with HIV/AIDS was evaluated at Amangwe therapeutic village in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The aim was to improve the psychological well-being of participants (9 male, 21...
  6. Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined academic counselling needs for graduate research students enrolled with a distance education university. Participants were 17 students (males = 10, females = 7; mean years of enrollment =1). They responded to an open ended questionnaire on pertinent...
  7. Adjustment Experiences of International Students at a South African University

    Adjustment Experiences of International Students at a South African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the experiences of international students at a South African university. A purposeful sample of seven international students were the participants (males = 3, females = 4, age range = 22 to 28 years). Content analysis of the...
  8. An evaluation of an exploratory intervention to improve progression in a first-year accounting course

    An evaluation of an exploratory intervention to improve progression in a first-year accounting course

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    South African universities face pressure to increase the throughput of accounting students, with a special emphasis on expanding the number of female and black graduates. To improve the progression of at-risk first-year second-semester accounting students, an intervention known as JumpStart...
  9. Career support needs of learners with historical disadvantage: an exploratory study

    Career support needs of learners with historical disadvantage: an exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the career support needs of learners from a historically disadvantaged rural South African school setting. Participants were a convenience sample of 20 high school learners (females=60%; males=40%; age range 15–17 years; schools grades 9–10). They completed focus...
  10. Perceived organisational support influences on job satisfaction and organisational commitment among junior academic staff members

    Perceived organisational support influences on job satisfaction and organisational commitment among junior academic staff members

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationship between perceived organisational support, employee job satisfaction and organisational commitment among junior academic staff of a South African higher education institution (N =70; female = 41 .4%; masters qualification = 85 .7%). Participants completed a...