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  1. Student Teachers' Reflections of a Community Service Learning Experience

    Student Teachers' Reflections of a Community Service Learning Experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined student teachers' reflections on being involved in a social responsibility project in a community setting. Participants were 71 beginning students in two sequential cohorts (cohort 1 = 34, cohort 2 = 37). Data on their community learning...
  2. Online Support Service via Mobile Technology—a Pilot Study at a Higher Education Institution in South Africa

    Online Support Service via Mobile Technology—a Pilot Study at a Higher Education Institution in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study describes the findings of a pilot study of an online support service via mobile technology using chat facilities at a Higher Education Institution in South Africa. The online support service, accessible via cell phone chat and computer chat...
  3. Efficacy of a Sense of Meaning Intervention Amongst Managers at South African Institution of Higher Education

    Efficacy of a Sense of Meaning Intervention Amongst Managers at South African Institution of Higher Education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study evaluated the efficacy of a sense of meaning intervention with a sample of higher education managers. Participants were 14 members of the campus management committee of a university of technology in South Africa (age range = 32 to...
  4. Constructions of Students as Clients or Partners in Knowledge Creation

    Constructions of Students as Clients or Partners in Knowledge Creation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored notions of ‘the student’ within the South African higher education context. Qualitative data from interviews with twenty-three executive and senior Student Affairs staff and practitioners were collected from three higher education institution in South Africa. The data...
  5. Treating ‘AIDS blindness’: A critical pedagogical approach to HIV education at tertiary level

    Treating ‘AIDS blindness’: A critical pedagogical approach to HIV education at tertiary level

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV and AIDS affect all South Africans, irrespective of gender, race, age and economic status. Teachers should therefore be able to meaningfully integrate HIV content into the school curriculum. However, pre-service teacher education programmes still do not pay adequate attention...
  6. Development of a career-enabler framework within a South African higher education institution

    Development of a career-enabler framework within a South African higher education institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study developed a preliminary career-enabler framework for use in a higher education setting. A quantitative survey was conducted with a sample of 1392 employees within a higher education institution in South Africa. Structural analysis was performed using exploratory factor...
  7. 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...
  8. Development of entrepreneurial potential among undergraduates of a private university in Nigeria

    Development of entrepreneurial potential among undergraduates of a private university in Nigeria

    Based on the theory of planned behaviour, the present article examines the development of entrepreneurial potential among the undergraduates of a private university in north-central Nigeria. A total of 250 randomly selected undergraduates from various departments participated in a survey...
  9. Service learning in custodial settings in South Africa

    Service learning in custodial settings in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study describes the findings of a community engaged service learning program in which nine female and three male students ranging between 22 and 31 years of age from a large South African university participated in a study conducted in...
  10. Academic staff development: A lever to address the challenges of the 21st-century university classroom

    Academic staff development: A lever to address the challenges of the 21st-century university classroom

    This paper reports on how a university of technology used design research to plan and roll out an academic staff development programme so as to influence the institutional throughput rate. The study forms part of the institution’s effort to understand...