This Journal is published by Richtmann Publishing Ltd ( ISSN 2039-9340 (print) ISSN 2039-2117 (online)

Vol 4, No 3 (2013)

September 2013

Table of Contents


Art Teaching in a Special School Setting: Effect on Acquisition of Academic Skills by Children with Conditions of Mental Retardation PDF
Fatimah Mohammed Palmer 13
Influence of Conative Attitudes towards Green Advertising on Black Generation Y Students’ Environmental Behaviour PDF
Costa Synodinos, Ayesha Lian Bevan-Dye, Natasha de Klerk 17
Investigating Tasks and Teaching Methods for Adult Somali Refugees at a London Esol Centre PDF
Charlotte Anyango Ong’anga, Ajowi Jack Odongo 25
Italian Language, its Position in the European Languages, its Relation with the Past, Present and Future, its Linguistic Values, Story and Potential PDF
Arben Skendaj, Sofia Delijorgji 39
Matching Supply and Demand for Scarce Skills and Career Guidance in the Post-Apartheid Setting PDF
IM Ntshoe, JM Selesho 45
Corporate Governance, Regulatory Agency and Creative Accounting Practices in Nigeria PDF
J.O. Odia, K.O. Ogiedu 55
Liberalism vs. Marxism-Leninism and the Future of Education in South Africa PDF
Moeketsi Letseka 67
Homonymy, Polysemy and Zero Derivation in the English-Macedonian Context PDF
Marjana Vaneva 77
Stakeholder Perspectives on Strategies that can Improve Student Performance in the School-Leaving Examinations in Lesotho PDF
Mapheleba Lekhetho 85
Gender for Energy Technological Using in Rice Farmer Household of Thailand PDF
Jumpol Kullavanijaya 95
Critical Spective Reflectivity on Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Assessment Rigidity: Keeping Pace with Security Measures of Assessment Modalities PDF
J. Nyoni, B. A. Segoe 101
lmpact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Unemployment in South Africa PDF
Olivia Nyahokwe, R. Ncwadi 109
Community Participation in Crime Prevention: Informal Social Control Practices in Site B, Khayelitsha Township PDF
Jean-Claude Manaliyo, Paul-Francois Muzindutsi 121
The Importance of the 3R Principle of Municipal Solid Waste Management for Achieving Sustainable Development PDF
Bouanini Samiha 129
Shared Goal, Communication and Absence of Damaging Conflicts as Antecedents of Employee Relationship Strength at Institutions of Higher Learning in South Africa PDF
Richard Chinomona, Maxwell Sandada 137
Policy Options for Low and Sustainable Lending Rates in Nigeria PDF
Olumide S. Ayodele, Frances N. Obafemi, Sabastine Akongwale 147
Microfinance Institutions and Operational Risk Management in Zimbabwe: Insights from Masvingo Urban PDF
Stephen Mago, Costa Hofisi, Shamiso Mago 159
Straddling Borders in Postcolonial Discourse: Delocalisation (Displacement) and Reconstruction of Literary Theory in Africa PDF
Charles Ngiewih Teke 169
Local Governing Under New Circumstances and Aspects of the Experience of the Transition Period in Countries of Central and South-Eastern Europe PDF
Teki Kurti 185
Historical Materialism and the National Development Question in Nigeria PDF
Kingdom E. Orji 195
The Influence of the Absence of Place on the Construction of Intergenerational Collective Memory in a Community of Persons Uprooted from their Homes PDF
Zeev Greenberg, Irit Greenberg 203
Re-thinking Teacher Professional Development through Schön’s Reflective Practice and Situated Learning Lenses PDF
Victor Pitsoe, Mago Maila 211
The Impact of the Private Sector Participation in the Infrastructure Public Services and the Way Forward in Albania PDF
Arben Bakllamaja 219
Off and On: China’s Principle of Non-Interference in Africa PDF
Adaora Osondu 225
An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Government Spending and Economic Growth in South Africa, from 1980 to 2011 PDF
Letile Gadinabokao, David Daw 235
Marketing Practice of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): Perspective from a Developing Country PDF
Ogundeji Jolasinmi Kayode Ogundele, Waidi Adeniyi Akingbade, Rahmon Olawale Saka, Ayobami Folarin Elegunde, Azeez Adekunle Aliu 243
Anti-Americanism in Europe: Causes and Consequences PDF
Alida Tomja 259
Political Cartoonists versus Readers: Role of political cartoonists in Building Public Opinion and Readers' Expectations towards Print Media Cartoons in Pakistan PDF
Ayesha Ashfaq, Adnan Bin Hussein 265
Language and Human-Computer Interaction: Meeting the Needs of a Rapidly Changing World PDF
A. Belmekki 273
An Assessment of Secondary School Teachers’ Knowledge of Proverb in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria PDF
Olajide Stephen Billy 277
Consumer Responses to Salient Image Attributes in Restaurant Selection in Southern Gauteng, South Africa PDF
M. Dhurup, C. Mafini, J. Malan 283
The Estimation of the Alternatives that Improve the System of Trade of the Agricultural Products in Albania PDF
Edlira Llazo 295
Pathology and Analysis of Drug Addiction and Provide and Effective Solutions to Prevent it. Case Study: Bonab PDF
Mohammad Ali Mojallal Chouboglou, Elham Tamjidtash 305
Counselling as an Enabling Tool for Quality Human Development: Challenges to Childhood Growth and Cognitive Development in the 21st Century PDF
Florence Abiola Olorunfemi-Olabisi, Olufunmilayo Tayo-Olajubutu 317
The Impact of Government Expenditure on the Greek Government Debt: An Econometric Analysis PDF
Gisele Mah, Janine Mukkudem-Petersen, Collins Miruka, Mark A. Petersen 323
Determining the Attitude of Undergraduate Students towards Physics through Concept Mapping PDF
Ra'ed Abdulkarim, Pamela Raburu 331
Youth Culture and Political Participation: The Case of Media Framing of Youth Protest at Ankara University in Turkey PDF
Kenan Demirci 339
Corruption, Foreign Direct Investment and its Impact on Exchange Rate of the Nigerian Economy PDF
Eravwoke Kester Erhieyovwe, Imide Isreal Onokero 345
Anchoring Ubuntu Morality PDF
Moeketsi Letseka 351
The Mechanisms Morpho-Lexical and Semantic, that Bring such Language Solutions. The Formation of Words with Prefixes and Suffixes, Phenomena and its Peculiar Aspects in Italian PDF
Arben Skendaj 361
Analytical Strength of First Year Student’s Academic Performance at University PDF
Jacob M Selesho 371
Shocks and Household Debt in South Africa: A Variance Decomposition and GIRF Analysis PDF
Christelle Meniago, Janine Mukuddem-Petersen, Mark. A. Petersen, Gisele Mah 379
IFRS Adoption : Issues, Challenges and Lessons for Nigeria and other Adopters PDF
J.O. Odia, K.O. Ogiedu 389
The Value of Critical Pedagogy in Mass Education for Reducing Illiteracy in South Africa: Kha Ri Gude Current Realities and Prospects PDF
Mpho M. Dichaba, Joyce P. Dhlamini 401
Impact of Technical and Vocational Education on Manpower Development in South-West Nigeria PDF
Olabanji E. Obadara, S.O. Oyebolu 409
National Interest and Foreign Policy: The Case of Kosovo PDF
Alfred Marleku 415
The Challenges of Quality Assurance in Private Higher Education Institutions in South Africa PDF
Jacqueline Baumgardt, Mapheleba Lekhetho 421
Unbending Bakhtin’s Carnivalisation and the Related Approaches in Othello PDF
Nasser Maleki, Ali Poordaryaei Nejad, Maryam Navidi 433
Voters Apathy and Revival of Genuine Political Participation in Nigeria PDF
Sylvia Uchenna Agu, Vincent Onyekwelu Sunday Okeke, Adeline N. Idike 439
Asset-Building and Microfinance: An Econometric Analysis PDF
Stephen Mago, Shamiso Mago 449
Thai Women Role for Promoting Public Health in Northeastern Region of Thailand PDF
Wichid Pumchan 457
Teaching Reading Skills in Home Language: A Case Study of Foundation Phase Teachers PDF
Masello Phajane, Matseliso L Mokhele 463
Real-Life Experiences during Teaching and Learning: Three South African Teachers’ Narratives PDF
Geesje van den Berg, M.M. Dichaba 471
Strategic Determinants of the Use of Development-Support Instruments in the Management of SMEs PDF
Marek Matejun, Maciej Szczepanczyk 479
Conflict and Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Review of Related Literature PDF
Mbangu Anicet Muyingi 491
Documenting and Interpreting the Transition Reality through the Literary: Based on the Novel The Triumph of Gjergj Elez Alia by Ridvan Dibra PDF
Valbona Karakaçi 503
The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on South African Exports PDF
Olivia Nyahokwe, R. Ncwadi 507
The Relationship between Awareness Raising Activities and Students’ proficiency in Reading Comprehension of Culturally- Bound Materials PDF
Davud Kuhi, Mehrzad Hosseini Asl, Mahin Yavari 515
Determinants of Military Turnover of Technical Air-force Specialists: An Empirical Case Analysis PDF
Chengedzai Mafini, Job Dubihlela 523
Academic Writing in an ODL Context: Perceptions and Experiences of First Year University Students PDF
Jack M. Chokwe 535
The Inflectional Type of Verb to Noun and Noun to Verb Zero Derivation in Macedonian PDF
Marjana Vaneva 545
The Impact of Students Financial Aid on Demand for Higher Education in South Africa: An Econometric Approach PDF
Teboho Jeremiah Mosikari, Hlomane Eleck Marivate 555
African Ethics and the Moral Possibilities of Ubuntu towards Conflict Resolution in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) PDF
Mbangu Anicet Muyingi 561
How to Handle the Problem of Deviation in Language Classes PDF
Necat Kumral 569
Service Quality Level as the Determinant of Consumer Emotional Loyalty and Fantasy in South Africa’s Pick & Pay Chain Stores PDF
Richard Chinomona, Maxwell Sandada 579
Modeling the Cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Interventions in Different Socio-economic Contexts in South Africa, (2007-2020) PDF
Josue Mbonigaba 587
Some Morphological Features of Arbëresh, Distinguished Poem "Songs of Milosao" of Girolamo De Rada PDF
Monika Hasani 601
A critical Analysis on Processes of Filling Promotional Posts in South African Schools: A Transactional Leadership Perspective PDF
Thulani Zengele 603
Reflections of Black Women Academics at South African Universities: A Narrative Case Study PDF
Matseliso Mokhele 611
Global Order or Global Disorder PDF
Bidzina Savaneli 621
Using the Classroom Practice Diagnostic Framework (CPDF) to Investigate Teaching Difficulties of a Physics Topic PDF
Awelani V. Mudau 637
Attitudes towards Information Privacy amongst Black South African Generation Y Students: A Study of Loyalty Cards PDF
Ufuoma Akpojivi 647
Albania: The Linkage between Infrastructure Development and Sector Strategic Objectives is Crucial for Achieving Results and Sustainability in the Sector PDF
Arben Bakllamaja, Nehat Çollaku 659
The Viral Nature of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Open and Distance Learning: Discourses of Quality, Mediation and Control PDF
J. Nyoni 665
Intra and Inter Party-Conflicts: Implications for Good Governance in the Niger Delta Region PDF
Ogudia Christopher Nmom 673
Family Partnership in Early Childhood Assessment PDF
Muhammed Öztürk 679
Why Leading for Transformation in South African Township Secondary Schools Fails: Views from Deputy Principals PDF
Patrick Mafora 687
Development of Accountability Scale for Quality Education in Nigerian Secondary Schools PDF
S. O. Bandele, S. A. Ajayi 695
Online Retailing: Purchasing Behaviour of Croatian Consumers PDF
Matea Matic, Katija Vojvodic 701
Green Knowledge in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Evidence from a South African University PDF
Mabutho Sibanda 709
The Effect of Academic Development Initiatives on Student Performance at a South African University: A Case of Finance Modules PDF
Paul-Francois Muzindutsi 717
New Technology, a Catalyst for the Developmental Power Steering of Modern Built Environment in South-West Nigeria: An Overview PDF
P.S.O. Aremu, D.O. Makinde, P.O. Olawunni 723
Cross-Cultural Research Methodology as an Inquiry in the Practices of Traditional Health Practitioners for Social Behavioural Change PDF
Ramodungoane Tabane 729
Analysis of David's Classroom Practice: In Search of Teacher-Demonstrated Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Statistics Teaching PDF
S. B. Ijeh 735
The Case for the Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Contextual HIV/AIDS Interventions and the Extent to which it is Relevant to South Africa PDF
Josue Mbonigaba 743
Employment Generation by Co-operatives: Myth or Reality? PDF
Stephen Mago, Amos Mazise, Costa Hofisi 753
Assimilation Techniques and Technological Methods, Implemented in the Teaching and Learning Process PDF
Senada Bushati (Hoxha), Ilia Ninka, Fatjona Bushi 763
Play and Festival: The Role of Participation in the Experience of Art PDF
Abdollah Amini, Mohammad Javad Safian 769
«The Kitchen of the Revolution» Food and Working-class memory in the Bicocca Area (Milan, Italy) PDF
Luca Rimoldi 778

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