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The role of an ICT research professor in South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Kroeze, Jan H
dc.contributor.author Pretorius, P D
dc.contributor.author Roode, J D
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-13T06:59:59Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-13T06:59:59Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation KROEZE, J.H., PRETORIUS, P.D. & ROODE, J.D. 2010. The role of an ICT research professor in South Africa. Sprouts: Working papers on information systems, 10(32):1-8 [http://sprouts.aisnet.org/10-32/] en
dc.identifier.issn 1535-6078
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/3655
dc.description.abstract Until recently it has been assumed that all lecturers at tertiary institutions should teach, conduct research and do community service. Due to heavy teaching loads, this assumption has become evident as a very idealistic goal, especially in smaller universities where few academic staff members have to cope with various programmes and a high student to teacher ratio. Some universities seem to have realised this predicament and have started to advertise positions for research professors. According to authors' knowledge, NWU (VTC) was the first institution in South Africa to create a full-time research professorship in a School of Information Technology. This short paper is an attempt to clarify the expectations, roles and duties of such a position. en
dc.description.uri http://sprouts.aisnet.org/889/2/The_role_of_an_ICT_research_professor_in_SA_-_Body_-_20100805.pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Sprouts Alliance en
dc.subject ICT en
dc.subject Information Systems en
dc.subject Research professor en
dc.title The role of an ICT research professor in South Africa en
dc.type Working Paper en


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