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Vol 4, No 14 (2013)

November 2013

Table of Contents


Special Issues in Infants’ Speech and Language Development PDF
Florence A. Undiyaundeye 11
Ethics and Professionalism in Education as Tools for Social Reconstruction and Development PDF
Samuel Asuquo Ekanem, Ekeng Nyong Ekefre 15
Performance Measurement in a South African Government Social Services Department: A Balanced Scorecard Approach PDF
Chengedzai Mafini, David Rabolane Isaac Pooe 23
Grade Seven Female Learners’ Attitudes towards Natural Sciences in Sekhukhune District, South Africa PDF
Israel Kibirige, Joseph Osodo, D. O. Kgasago 37
Under-Graduate Academic Programme Self-Evaluation Contained in Higher Education Context: A Defense from South Africa University PDF
Jacob M Selesho 45
Drivers of E-Marketing Adoption among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Variations with Age of Business Owners PDF
Nobukhosi Dlodlo, Manillal Dhurup 53
An Application of Different Methodologies for Measuring Poverty in Sharpeville Township PDF
Mmapula Brendah Sekatane 67
Evaluation of Teachers’ Knowledge of the New Teaching, Learnig and Assessment Methodologies in Selected Primary Schools PDF
Tebogo Mogashoa 75
Comparing Guided Discovery and Exposition-with-Interaction Methods In Teaching Biology in Secondary Schools PDF
William Mirasi, Joseph Osodo, Israel Kibirige 81
An Evaluation of the Issue of Teenage Pregnancies in Alice South Africa PDF
Nontando Jennifer Mesatywa, Tarisai Chikungwa, Gift Kabasa 89
Professional Development and Its Implications for Innovative Teaching and Learning in One South African Higher Education Institution PDF
AK. Isabirye, KC. Moloi 101
The Role of Advanced Networks in the Education of the Future: A Report of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria i-Lab Initiatives PDF
Adekomi Abimibola Ademola 109
Use of Force in Self-Defense Against Cyber-Attacks and the Shockwaves in the Legal Community: One more Reason for Holistic Legal Approach to Cyberspace PDF
Metodi Hadji-Janev, Stevan Aleksoski 115
Governance Crisis and Democracy in Nigeria, 1999 - 2012 PDF
Femi Omotoso 125
The Role of Members of School Management Teams in Curriculum Implementation and Management: A Case Study of Selected Schools in the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa) PDF
Tebogo Mogashoa 135
Governance and Corruption in Nigeria: A Philo-Psychological Management Analysis PDF
Samuel Asuquo Ekanem, Ekeng Nyong Ekefre, Ekeng Nyong Ekefre 141
Generation Y Consumer Shopping Styles: Evidence from South Africa PDF
Lawrence Mandhlazi, Manilall Dhurup, Chengedzai Mafini 153
The Voice of the Voiceless: Reflections on Science Practical Work in Rural Disadvantaged Schools PDF
Abraham Motlhabane 165
Complexities and Challenges of Academic Programme Self-Evaluation: A Case of Two Department PDF
Jacob M Selesho 175
Brand Service Quality, Satisfaction, Trust and Preference as Predictors of Consumer Brand Loyalty in the Retailing Industry PDF
Richard Chinomona, Donald Mahlangu, David Pooe 181
Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) Development in Statistics Teaching: What Content Knowledge does Mathematics Teachers have and Demonstrate during Classroom Practice? PDF
S. B. Ijeh 191
To Play or Not to Play! Online Fantasy Football Consumption Motives and the Relationship with Attitude and Future Behavioural Intentions PDF
Manillal Dhurup, Nobukhosi Dlodlo 201
Education and Poverty Linkage in Malawi: A District Level Analysis PDF
Steven Henry Dunga, Mmapula Brendah Sekatane 213
An Evaluation of Recognition on Performance as a Motivator: A Case of Eastern Cape Higher Education Institution PDF
Tarisai Chikungwa, Shingirayi Florence Chamisa 219
Econometric Analysis of Labour Demand in Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Manufacturing Sector in South Africa: 1990 – 2011 PDF
Tafadzwa R Chikwanha, Ireen Choga, Andrew Maredza, Nehemiah Mavetera, Costa Hofisi 227
Mobile Gaming Perceived Enjoyment and Ease of Play as Predictors of Student Attitude and Mobile Gaming Continuance Intention PDF
Richard Chinomona 237
The Impact of Organic Fertilizers on Production of Organic Greenhouse Cucumber PDF
Yadollah Tavakoli, Sibgol Khoshkam 249
Possible Solutions to Foundation Phase Mathematics Difficulties PDF
Maphetla M Machaba 255
Reflective Practice through Reflecting Writing: A Case Involving Mathematics and Science Teachers PDF
Abraham Motlhabane 263
Religion as a Protective Mechanism for Families Affected by HIV/AIDS PDF
N. S Sandlana, O. Majokweni 269
Introducing Peer Assessment to a Reading Classroom: Expanding Thai University Students’ Learning Boundaries beyond Alphabetical Symbols PDF
Saowaluck Tepsuriwong, Thanis Bunsom 279
An Investigation of Online Gaming Constraints and Continuance Intention in South Africa: A Student Perspective PDF
R. Chinomona 287
The Effects of Problem-Based Learning on Self-Regulated Learning Skills and the Variables Predictive of These Skills PDF
Senar Temel 297
Arab and Jewish Students' Attitudes towards Multiculturalism in Israel: The Moderating Role of Ethnic Identity PDF
Marina Goroshit, Meirav Hen, Eran Kraus 303
Determinants of Vulnerability to Food Insecurity in a South African Township: A Gender Analysis PDF
Fumane Ndobo, Tshediso Joseph Sekhampu 311
The Influence of Condition of Minibus Taxis, Compliance with Road Rules on Quality of Service and Commuter Satisfaction in Harrismith, South Africa PDF
Richard Chinomona, Tebogo Mofokeng, David Pooe 319
Examining Social Media Dimensions among a Cohort of Generation Y Consumers in South Africa PDF
Nobukhosi Dlodlo, Manillal Dhurup 329
Lesson Learned from Institutional Self-Evaluation: Infusing Pockets of Excellence from the Reviews Experiences PDF
Jacob M Selesho 339
South African Coal Mining Industry: Socio-Economic Attributes PDF
Ken Mathu, Richard Chinomona 347
Store Image Factors Influencing Store Choice among Sportswear Consumers: Baseline Findings from South Africa PDF
Manilall Dhurup, Chengedzai Mafini, Ryan Lesetja Mathaba 359
Teachers as Assessors: A Case Study of the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa) PDF
Tebogo Mogashoa 371
Factors Impacting Academic Writing Skills of English Second Language Students PDF
Jack M. Chokwe 377
Imaginary ‘Homeland’ and Constitution of a Collective Identity in Diasporic Experiences: An Analysis of The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan PDF
Naeimeh Tabatabaei Lotf, Shideh Ahmadzadeh Heravi, Jalal Sokhanvar 385
African Researchers and the Rural School Issues in South Africa: A Predatory Culture PDF
Mpho Dichaba, Monde Ndandani 397
The Influence of Servant Leadership on Employee Trust in a Leader and Commitment to the Organization PDF
Richard Chinomona, Moipone Mashiloane, David Pooe 405
Multicultural Competence Level of University Instructors: A Perspective from a Turkish Context PDF
Aylin Yavas-Bozkurt, Gul Eksi, Bulent Alci 415
A Logical Framework for Monitoring and Evaluation: A Pragmatic Approach to M&E PDF
Darrell Myrick 423
Grandparent-Headed Families’ Influence on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Learners PDF
Velisiwe Gasa, Paulsha Plaatjies 429
Customer Satisfaction, Trust and Loyalty as Predictors of Customer Intention to Re-Purchase South African Retailing Industry PDF
Richard Chinomona, Maxwell Sandada 437
Legitimacy and Competence of Students’ Assessment in Higher Education: Quality Assurance Query PDF
Jacob M Selesho 447
The Experiences of Adult Learning Centre Educators in Implementing Outcomes-Based Assessment PDF
Tebogo I Mogashoa 455
The Impact of Product Quality on Perceived Value, Trust and Students’ Intention to Purchase Electronic Gadgets PDF
Richard Chinomona, Loury Okoumba, David Pooe 463
Developing a Theoretical Model for Investigating the Mathematics and Science Teachers’ PCK in South Africa and Zimbabwe PDF
Sunday B Ijeh, Nkopodi N. Nkopodi 473
Administration of National Integration in Nigeria: The Challenges and Prospects PDF
Etim O. Frank, Wilfred I. Ukpere 481
Influence of Gender and Age on Science and Non-Science Students’ Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness of University Lecturers PDF
Babalola J. Ogunkola, Olakunle S. Akinsola 491
Emotional Reactions to the Experiences of Transformational Change: Evidence from the Department of Correctional Services of South Africa PDF
Mbongeni A. Mdletye, Jos Coetzee, Wilfred I. Ukpere 501
AIDS-Related Stigma as a Barrier to HIV and AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment in South African Public Universities PDF
Blessing Mbatha 517
Exploring Students Perceptions of Blogs During Teaching Practice Placements PDF
Micheal M van Wyk 525
Religious Resurgence and International Relations Mainstream Theories: The Imperative for Theoretical Rethink and expansion PDF
Chimaroke Mgba, Wilfred I Ukpere 535
Beyond Distance and Time Constrictions: Web 2.0 Approaches in Open Distance Learning, the Case of the University of South Africa (UNISA) PDF
Blessing Mbatha 543
Perceived Health Consequences of Indiscriminate Waste Disposal by the Market Women PDF
Olufemi O Kalesanwo, Oke Kayode, Olusile A. Okufuwa 553
Effects of Exchange Rate Volatility on the Stock Market: A Case Study of South Africa PDF
Courage Mlambo, Andrew Maredza, Kin Sibanda 561
Effects of Poor Training and Development on the Work Performance of the Fast Food Employees in Cape Town PDF
Nnenna E. Ukandu, Wilfred I. Ukpere 571
Drug Use amongst South African Youths: Reasons and Solutions PDF
Andrew E. van Zyl 581
A Comparative Analysis of Analog and Digital Gantries in Nigeria’s Hydrocarbon Depot Management PDF
CC Ikeogu, PC Ugboaja, MS Stephens, WI Ukpere 591
Microfinance in Zimbabwe: A Historical Overview PDF
Stephen Mago 599
Lessons Learned and Experiences of Master’s Students PDF
Gaqo Tanku 609
An Investigation of the Causes of Maternal Mortality in Zimbabwe PDF
Courage Mlambo, Carlowin Chinamo, Tawanda Zingwe 615
Volatility clustering at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange: Investigation and Analysis PDF
Olivier Niyitegeka, D.D. Tewar 621
Effective Service Delivery: A Leadership Challenge For Policing PDF
Johan van der Merwe, Johan van Graan, Wilfred I. Ukpere 627
Theoretical Perspectives and the Implementation of the BBBEE Policy Framework PDF
David Pooe 635
Elements of Quality Assurance at Institutions of Higher Education: Vaal University of Technology in South Africa PDF
Elizabeth Chinomona, Richard Chinomona, K.C Moloi 643
The Impacts of Culture and Religion, Ethnicity, Politics and Poverty on Ethnic Violence in Plateau State of Nigeria PDF
Azalahu F Akwara, Joseph E Udaw, Ngozi F Akwara, Jane Onimawo 657
Child Suppport Grant: A Dangling Carrot In Curriculum Development PDF
Mutendwahothe Walter Lumadi, Mantsose Jane Sethusha 669
The Impact of Performance Appraisal Policy on Employee Performance – A Case Study of Guaranty Trust Bank in Nigeria PDF
Michael A. Akinbowale, Dinesh C. Jinabhai, Melanie E. Lourens 677
History and Development of Industrial Relations In Nigeria: Hybridity of Western Models Versus Military Interventionism Culture PDF
Moses Adesola Adebisi 687
E-Learning’s Impact on the Academic Performance of Student-Teachers: A Curriculum Lens PDF
Mutendwahothe Walter Lumadi 695
Feedback Measures as a Strategy for Student Support in Open Distance Learning: Can it Come to the Aid of Weary Student Teachers? PDF
Bobo Segoe 705
Perspectives of South African Special School Teachers on Special Schools as Resource Centers PDF
Mbulaheni O Maguvhe 711
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities For Early Childhood Preservice Student Teachers: A Focus Group Approach PDF
Ezron Mangwaya 719
Budget Deficit-Inflation Nexus in South Africa: VAR Analysis PDF
John Khumalo 725
Activity Theory Practice in Open and Distance Learning: Implications for Learning Virtually PDF
J. Nyoni 735
Understanding of African Philosophy Through Philosophy for Children (P4C) PDF
Matsephe M. Letseka 745
“Someone Who Looks Like Me”. Search for Origin and Adoptive Kinship in Italy PDF
Rossana DiSilvio 755
Employee Behavior Towards Adoption of E-learning Courses: Validating Technology Acceptance Model PDF
Syed Afzal Moshadi Shah, Naveed Iqbal, Saquib Yusaf Janjua, Shehla Amjad 765
The Role of Social Media in Developing an Effective Knowledge Management Process in Professional Service Firms PDF
Syed Afzal Moshadi Shah, Iram Khan, Shehla Amjad 775
Overview and Performance of the SMMEs Sector in South Africa PDF
Tendai Chimucheka 783
Precautionary Suspension in the Workplace and the Employees’ Right to be Heard PDF
Jane Tsakane Baloyi-Ngobeni, Kola O. Odeku 797
Training Law Academicians in the Art of Teaching and Learning: A Value Added Approach to Pedagogy PDF
Kola O. Odeku 805
Double Jeopardy for Misconduct and Increase of Sanction at the Appeal Court: Unfair Labour Practice Revisited PDF
RH Tshikovhi, Kola O Odeku 813
Strengthening Scholarship in Research on Implementation and Enforcement Architecture for Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction through Postdoctoral Research Programme PDF
Kola O Odeku 819
Global Climate Change, Threat to Food Safety and Poverty PDF
Kola O Odeku 827
Shifting towards Sustainable Events by Using Alternative Energy and Energy-Efficient Devices PDF
Kola O Odeku 835

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