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High school learners views on benefits derived from attending career talks: Need for sound career guidance
Tertiary institutions in South Africa are experiencing alarming undergraduate drop-out rates. This has partly been attributed to students’ inadequate preparation, and failure to gather information on, and planning for, ...
Financial management and phenomenology: The role of dialogue, accountability and context in investment decisions
In this article, it will be argued that subjective assumptions play a prominent part in the way valuations are conducted and investment decisions are made by financial managers (FMs) from the perspective of agency theory. ...
Exploring the quality of pre-service teachers’ critical analysis of cartoons within environmental contexts in the Life Sciences
The world is presently facing a myriad of environmental challenges. One way to address these challenges is through the development of cognitive abilities to analyse environmental issues and respond to them appropriately. ...
Teachers’ experiences of teaching Accounting in the context of curriculum changes in South Africa
Accounting as a subject is plagued by persistent changes because of shifts in the discipline originating from the developments in the profession. This study focuses on teachers’ experiences of teaching Accounting as a ...
The power of narrative health communication: Exploring possible effects of first-hand experiential stories on cancer awareness amongst university students
Narrative health communication has the potential for effective health promotion about cancer amongst youth from low- and middle-income countries such as South Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa experiences a rising cancer-related ...
The judicious use of theory in social science research
Social science research is focussed mainly on societal concerns and human dynamics. In scholarly domains such as Public Administration, theory is commonly regarded as the backbone of studies, but the why, where and how ...
The big five personality traits influencing habitual Facebook usage, life satisfaction and psychological well-being of Generation Y students
This research determined five big personality traits that influenced South African Generation Y students’ habitual use of Facebook, life satisfaction and psychological well-being. The research embraced a quantitative ...
Using WhatsApp for co-creation of learning resources : A case of a South African university
Although culturally diverse students have potential to create enriched learning resources, it is difficult to harness students’ agency and to aggregate individual contributions into a meaningful learning resource. This is ...
Digital media, the body and agency in a South African education institution from the perspective of narrative research
In developing countries, digital media have created uneven nexuses of literacy, power and societal adjustment. Whilst literacy and power have been the subject of much research in South Africa, often supporting a conception ...