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  1. Factors influencing success in first-year accounting at a South African university: A comparison between lecturers’ assumptions and students’ perceptions

    Factors influencing success in first-year accounting at a South African university: A comparison between lecturers’ assumptions and students’ perceptions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Lecturers in first-year Financial Accounting at a South African university assumed poor student throughput rates were attributable to various factors, including the influence of prior learning of Accounting, the language of instruction used, poor class attendance and a lack of...
  2. Perceptions Among Professional Accounting Students of Self, Job Attractiveness and Academic Reputation

    Perceptions Among Professional Accounting Students of Self, Job Attractiveness and Academic Reputation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Discussions around career pathways have gained momentum in the field of career development to assist young people in mapping out their career choices in order to achieve meaningful and productive futures. The purpose of the study was to empirically investigate...
  3. 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...
  4. Knowledge of final-year medical students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal about family medicine, and long-term career choices

    Knowledge of final-year medical students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal about family medicine, and long-term career choices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: While international experience suggests that well-trained primary care physicians improve the quality and cost effectiveness of health care, family medicine (FM) as the discipline of the specialist primary care physician appears to not be an attractive career for medical...
  5. Lecturer dress code and student perceptions of lecturer professional attributes

    Lecturer dress code and student perceptions of lecturer professional attributes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored how students’ perceptions of their lecturers’ dress code influenced their inferences about the professional competences of the lecturers. Survey respondents were 102 students from a South African university of technology (female = 60%; age range = 18...
  6. Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Following the legal recognition of subsistence fishers in 1998 through the promulgation of the Marine Living Resources Act, a Subsistence Fisheries Task Group (SFTG) was appointed by national government to provide recommendations on the management of subsistence fishing in South...
  7. Perceptions of Child Abuse by Teacher Trainees in Zimbabwean Schools

    Perceptions of Child Abuse by Teacher Trainees in Zimbabwean Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study is a part of a larger study that examined the epidemiology and aetiology of child abuse by teachers in Zimbabwean primary schools. The purpose of the study was to determine teacher trainees' conception of sexual abuse of pupils...
  8. Pupils' Perceptions of Sexual Abuse by Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Pupils' Perceptions of Sexual Abuse by Teachers in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies available on sexual abuse of pupils in schools have examined the epidemiology of the phenomenon by teachers but have not looked at what the pupils themselves say about why some teachers sexually abuse them. This study sought to...
  9. 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...
  10. Discourse Analysis of the Perceptions of Bereavement and Bereavement rituals of Tshivenda Speaking Women

    Discourse Analysis of the Perceptions of Bereavement and Bereavement rituals of Tshivenda Speaking Women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article examined the discourses of bereavement and bereavement rituals that inform Tshivenda speaking women's positions within their social structure. The Tshivenda speaking community that participated in this study is located in the Vhembe District of the Limpopo province in...