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    • Water and the city 

      Katko, Tapio S.; Juuti, P.S.; Tempelhoff, J. (White Horse Press, 2010)
      The growth and development of urban spaces in all parts of the world is an outstanding feature of modern history. Apart from being notable growth generators of economies, cities have also been localities where the poorest ...
    • Water and the City 

      J. Tempelhoff (White Horse Press, 2010)
      The growth and development of urban spaces in all parts of the world is an outstanding feature of modern history. Apart from being notable growth generators of economies, cities have also been localities where the poorest ...
    • Water history and transdisciplinarity: a South African perspective. 

      Tempelhoff, J W N (North-West University, 2011)
      In the article attention is given to recent developments in the field of water history at North-West University in South Africa, where transdisciplinary research strategies have been incorporated into research programmes ...
    • Well-being in times of task restructuring: The buffering potential of workplace learning 

      Irina Nikolova; Joris Van Ruysseveldt; Hans De Witte; Jef Syroit (Taylor &Francis, 2014)
      In this paper, we focus on task restructuring as one of the most frequently occurring types of change in our contemporary knowledge society. In spite of its evident prevalence, research on task restructuring and employee ...
    • What helps young care leavers to enter the world of work? Possible lessons learned from an exploratory study in Ireland and Catalonia 

      Arnau-Sabatés, Laura; Gilligan, Robbie (Pergamon–Elsevier Science Ltd, 2015)
      Work is important for promoting social inclusion, especially for marginalized or economically vulnerable populations. There is also evidence that work is associated with stability and social integration for young people ...
    • What inspires South African student teachers for their future profession? 

      Charl Wolhuter; Hannes Van der Walt; Ferdinand Potgieter; Louisa Meyer; Thapelo Mamiala (Educational Asociation of SA (EASA), 2012)
      The need for an inspired professional teacher corps to haul South African school education out of its current low level of quality was the driving force behind this project. Its aim was to determine what counted as sources ...
    • What is it like to be a god?  A philosophical clarification of instances of divine suffering in the Psalter 

      Jaco W. Gericke (AOSIS, 2012)
      There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce. (Mark Twain) In philosophy of religion, there is a long history of belief that divine reality is immutable, although this has changed ...
    • What took them so long? Explaining PhD delays among doctoral candidates 

      Van de Schoot, Rens; Yerkes, Mara A.; Mouw, Jolien M.; Sonneveld, Hans (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      A delay in PhD completion, while likely undesirable for PhD candidates, can also be detrimental to universities if and when PhD delay leads to attrition/termination. Termination of the PhD trajectory can lead to individual ...
    • What took them so long? Explaining PhD delays among doctoral candidates 

      Rens van de Schoot; Mara A. Yerkes; Jolien M. Mouw; Hans Sonneveld (Public library of science, 2013)
    • When historical minimalism becomes philosophical maximalism 

      Jaco Gericke (Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies University of South Africa, 2014)
      In this article the author takes a closer look at the turn to philosophy in the writings of some scholars associated with so-called historical minimalism (Thomas L. Thompson & Philip R. Davies). Whereas scholarly focus has ...
    • When schooling experiences are respectful of children's rights: A pathway to resilience 

      Linda Theron; Linda Liebenberg; Macalane Malindi (Sage, 2014)
      This article reports findings from the Pathways to Resilience study, South Africa. Rooted in a social ecological understanding of resilience, this mixed-methods study investigated resilience processes of black South African ...
    • Why Old Testament prophecy is philosophically interesting 

      Jabobus W. Gerike (AOSIS [OpenJournals Publishing/ © 2009. The Authors. Licensee: OpenJournals Publishing. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attrib], 2013)
      Comparative philosophical perspectives on Old Testament predictive prophecy are rare. Yet whilst the Old Testament is not explicit in its views on the relation between God and time, its narratives do contain implicit ...
    • Why Old Testament prophecy is philosophically interesting 

      Gericke, Jacobus W. (AOSIS, 2013)
      Comparative philosophical perspectives on Old Testament predictive prophecy are rare. Yet whilst the Old Testament is not explicit in its views on the relation between God and time, its narratives do contain implicit ...
    • Work-based learning: Development and validation of a scale measuring the learning potential of the workplace (LPW) 

      Irina Nikolova; Joris Van Ruysseveldt; Hans De Witte; Jef Syroit (Elsevier, 2014)
      The current study presents a multi-dimensional scale measuring the learning potential of the workplace (LPW), which is applicable across various occupational settings. Based on a comprehensive literature review, we establish ...
    • Work-related well-being of South African hospital pharmacists 

      Rothmann, Sebastiaan; Malan, Madeleine (AOSIS, 2011)
      Orientation: Hospital pharmacists in South Africa are experiencing increased stress because of the high demand for their services, a lack of resources in hospital pharmacies, and the shortage of pharmacists in South ...
    • The world view of Khaketla's novel 'Mosadi a nkhola' 

      Seema, Johannes (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Khaketla emphasises the essential and inner qualities of the medium of his novel Mosadi a nkhola (‘The wife brought calamity upon me’) as based on his convictions of the supremacy of art over all other means of expression ...
    • The world view of Khaketla's novel mosadi a nkhola 

      Johannes Seema (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Khaketla emphasises the essential and inner qualities of the medium of his novel Mosadi a nkhola (‘The wife brought calamity upon me’) as based on his convictions of the supremacy of art over all other means of expression ...
    • Yes/No/Maybe: a boolean attempt at feedback 

      Louw, H.; Van Rooy, B. (South African Association for Language Teaching (SAALT), 2010)
      This paper describes an experiment in which Boolean feedback (a kind of checklist) was used to provide feedback on the paragraph structures of first year students in an Academic Literacy course. We begin by introducing the ...
    • Yes/No/Maybe: A Boolean attempt at feedback 

      Henk Louw; Bertus van Rooy ((SAALT/SAVTO) South African Association of Language Teaching / Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Taalonderrig // Sabinet, 2010)
      This paper describes an experiment in which Boolean feedback (a kind of checklist) was used to provide feedback on the paragraph structures of first year students in an Academic Literacy course. We begin by introducing the ...