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  1. The identification and discussion of strategies for implementing an IT skills framework in the education of professional accountants

    The identification and discussion of strategies for implementing an IT skills framework in the education of professional accountants

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    The accountancy and auditing profession operates within an environment that is changing at a rapid pace. It is the responsibility of the profession to ensure that all its members meet the expectations that the users of their services have of...
  2. Accounting academics’ multiple challenges: Issues-driven learning offers a way forward

    Accounting academics’ multiple challenges: Issues-driven learning offers a way forward

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Accounting academics in South Africa are under pressure from their stakeholders, particularly the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the Department of Education (DoE), to make urgent changes. Challenges include the need for increased research output and for...
  3. Students’ and lecturers’ perceptions of the effect of open-book examinations on the learning behavior of accountancy students

    Students’ and lecturers’ perceptions of the effect of open-book examinations on the learning behavior of accountancy students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    In 2003 the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) changed its assessment policy from a closed-book to an open-book format. One reason for this was to encourage better learning behaviour amongst students. This paper investigates whether students perceive this...
  4. Explicit reading time in chartered accountancy examinations: perceptions of students and lecturers

    Explicit reading time in chartered accountancy examinations: perceptions of students and lecturers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    In 2011, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) changed the structure of the first qualifying examination to include explicit reading time, during which candidates are given the scenario(s) of the paper without giving them the “Required” section. This...
  5. Optimising the learning environment for undergraduate students in the Department of Family Medicine at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

    Optimising the learning environment for undergraduate students in the Department of Family Medicine at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: An important determinant of a medical student's behaviour and performance is the department's teaching and learning environment. Evaluation of such an environment can explore methods to improve educational curricula and optimise the academic learning environment.
  6. Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, Present and Future

    Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, Present and Future

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study describes and evaluates community psychology in Zimbabwe. We distinguish between a professional with the title ‘community psychologist’ and the practice of the field of community psychology in Zimbabwe. Community psychology services in Zimbabwe include the provision of education...
  7. Factors in Computer Self-Efficacy Among Nigerian College of Education Teachers

    Factors in Computer Self-Efficacy Among Nigerian College of Education Teachers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated factors that are associated with computer self-efficacy among teachers of Southwestern Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Two hundred and eighteen teachers (males =146; females=72; age =52.82, SD=16.38) randomly selected from four Colleges of Education responded to a...
  8. Finding Voice: The Photovoice Method of Data Collection in HIV and AIDS-Related Research

    Finding Voice: The Photovoice Method of Data Collection in HIV and AIDS-Related Research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the efficacy of photovoice as a research technique to explore the lives of children and families living in the context of HIV and AIDS. Participants were volunteers at a Day Care and Support Centre (n=18), and members...
  9. Sex and the Right to HIV/AIDS Education in Early Childhood

    Sex and the Right to HIV/AIDS Education in Early Childhood

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored how early childhood teachers (n=5) and young children (n=174) (age range 7 to 8 years; males = 81; females = 93) in two primary schools constructed and interpreted the right to HIV/AIDS education. Data were captured using...
  10. HIV/AIDS Education in Butare-ville Secondary Schools (Rwanda): Analyzing Pedagogic Discourse Using a Bernsteinian Framework

    HIV/AIDS Education in Butare-ville Secondary Schools (Rwanda): Analyzing Pedagogic Discourse Using a Bernsteinian Framework

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents three case studies of how HIV/AIDS education is being organized and taught in Rwanda. It analyses what teachers were doing in 2005 through classroom teaching to safeguard young people from HIV/AIDS. A pedagogic framework is introduced and...