Educational perspective on learning and teaching in schools as a result of corporal punishment being outlawed

First and main author: Noorullah Shaikhnag – Noorullah.Shaikhnag@nwu.ac.za Id orcid.org/ 0000-0002 1423 7696 Senior lecturer –Deputy Director, North-West University, Faculty of Education- Mafikeng campus B Com (UDW-UKZN), BEd, MED, PhD (Educational Psychology, NWU). Co-author: Thomas Buabeng Assan – Buabeng.Assan @nwu.ac.za Emeritus Professor. Faculty of Education – Mafikeng. Co-author: Professor Anna-Marie (AMF) Pelser – anna.pelser@hotmail.com iD… Continue reading Educational perspective on learning and teaching in schools as a result of corporal punishment being outlawed

The abolition of corporal punishment in schools. Progress towards teacher authority and social Justice in selected rural schools

Title: The abolition of corporal punishment in schools. Progress towards teacher authority and social Justice in selected rural schools First author: Dr Noorullah Shaikhnag Noorullah.Shaikhnag@nwu.ac.za Id orcid.org/ 0000-0002 1423 7696 Senior lecturer –Deputy Director, North-West University, Faculty of Education- Mafi keng campus B Com (UDW-UKZN), BEd, MED, PhD (Educational Psychology, NWU). Co-author: Prof Anna-Marie Pelser… Continue reading The abolition of corporal punishment in schools. Progress towards teacher authority and social Justice in selected rural schools

Shepherd leadership: A managerial leadership theory for the merging of three campuses of the North-West University

Title: Shepherd leadership: A managerial leadership theory for the merging of three campuses of the North-West University First author: Professor Anna-Marie (AMF) Pelser iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8401-3893 Research Professor, North-West University, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences- Entity Director– GIFT, Mafi keng campus HED (Home Economics, PU for CHE), B Com (UNISA), B Com Hons (PU for… Continue reading Shepherd leadership: A managerial leadership theory for the merging of three campuses of the North-West University

Key factors affecting the quality of maize

Title: Key factors affecting the quality of maize First author: Thabang Ramogodi iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8245-2566 PhD candidate, North-West University, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Potchefstroom Campus. BSc Plant pathology (UP), BSc (Hons) Plant pathology (UP), MSc Quality Management (UK.) Co-author: Professor Anna-Marie (AMF) Pelser iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8401-3893 Research Professor, North-West University, Faculty of Economic and Financial… Continue reading Key factors affecting the quality of maize

Causal attributions of success and failure made by Grade 10-12 Physical Science learners

Title: Causal attributions of success and failure made by Grade 10-12 Physical Science learners Dr Shreen Gutta – shreen.gutta@gmail.com Faculty of Education – North West University Co-author: Dr Noorullah Shaikhnag – Noorullah.Shaikhnag@nwu.ac.za Id orcid.org/ 0000-0002 1423 7696 Senior lecturer –Deputy Director, North West University, Faculty of Education- Mahikeng campus B Com (UDW-UKZN), BEd, MED, PhD… Continue reading Causal attributions of success and failure made by Grade 10-12 Physical Science learners

Killer robots, humanoid companions, and super-intelligent machines: The anthropomorphism of AI in South African news articles

Title: Killer robots, humanoid companions, and super-intelligent machines: The anthropomorphism of AI in South African news articles Author: Dr. Susan Brokensha, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 3 Abstract How artificial intelligence (AI) is framed in news articles is significant as framing influences society’s perception and reception of this emerging… Continue reading Killer robots, humanoid companions, and super-intelligent machines: The anthropomorphism of AI in South African news articles

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 2 Abstract   The first two articles in this three-part article series showed how network science realised the vision of Von Bertalanffy. In the current article, concepts such… Continue reading Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State.Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 1 Abstract Ludwig von Bertalanffy wrote extensively on General Systems Theory (GST) and defined and discussed the properties of systems. In the current article, Von Bertalanffy’s views on aspects such… Continue reading Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 5: 3 Abstract Ludwig von Bertalanffy formulated his General Systems Theory (GST) shortly after World War II. He envisaged an umbrella science that would unite the scientific endeavour by… Continue reading Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1

How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (8): Part 2

Title: How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (8): Part 2 Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Extraordinary Professor, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa (Author and Researcher: Healthcare, Higher Education, History and Politics). Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr GP Louw; MA (UNISA), PhD (PUCHE), DPhil (PUCHE),… Continue reading How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (8): Part 2