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  1. Working in teams: An examination of the variables that improve team performance in accounting students

    Working in teams: An examination of the variables that improve team performance in accounting students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    The accountancy profession requires professional accountants to acquire skills such as intellectual skills, technical and functional skills, personal skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and organizational and business management skills. In the academic environment, accounting students are often required to work...
  2. The development of soft skills during internships: The hospitality student’s voice

    The development of soft skills during internships: The hospitality student’s voice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    This paper considers the value of industrial placements in providing an opportunity for hospitality students to develop soft skills in the workplace in addition to the technical skills learned at their educational establishments. While there are concepts such as “problem-based...
  3. MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION AND RESEARCH OF INTERNATIONALLY SHARED WATERCOURSES IN SOUTIIERN AFRICA—NAMIBIAN EXPERIENCE WITH THE OKAVANGO RIVER AND RIVERS OF THE EASTERN CAPRIVI

    MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION AND RESEARCH OF INTERNATIONALLY SHARED WATERCOURSES IN SOUTIIERN AFRICA—NAMIBIAN EXPERIENCE WITH THE OKAVANGO RIVER AND RIVERS OF THE EASTERN CAPRIVI

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Although the emphasis of the recent National Rivers Research Initiative (now the Research Programme for the Management of Rivers) in South Africa was on river research in that country, the reality is that in southern Africa many watercourses are shared...
  4. Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences of Female Student Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences of Female Student Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated childhood sexual abuse (CSA) experiences of female student teachers in Zimbabwe. A convenience sample of 112 female respondents (mean age = 27.4 years) responded to a retrospective questionnaire which assessed childhood sexual experiences. Data were analysed descriptively...
  5. Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the cultural adjustment needs of international students enrolled with an African university. Participants were 33 students (males = 13, females = 20). They took part in-depth individual interviews and focus group discussions on pertinent adjustment needs. Data...
  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. The Effect of Narrative Career Facilitation on the Personal Growth of a Disadvantaged Student—A Case Study

    The Effect of Narrative Career Facilitation on the Personal Growth of a Disadvantaged Student—A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the effect of narrative career facilitation on the personal growth of a disadvantaged undergraduate student at a tertiary institution in South Africa. The participant was selected purposively from among a group of undergraduate students at the tertiary...
  8. 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...
  9. Student Development and Support using a Logotherapeutic Approach

    Student Development and Support using a Logotherapeutic Approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on participants' meaning-centred experiences and perspectives after attending a logotherapy-based student development and support programme. Thirteen students who were enrolled in the first year of the academic programme, in health science programme at a South Africa university,...
  10. Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated readiness as a correlate of academic success among beginning university students. A total of 829 first-time entering students from a large business sciences faculty were participants (males = 319, females = 510, mean age = 19, SD...