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Better standards and guidelines can bolster research literature reviews
Better standards and guidelines can bolster research literature reviews
There is an enormous amount of academic research in the world. And the number is growing all the time. The volume of research articles doubles every nine years. In...
Matric marks adjusted only if necessary
Matric marks adjusted only if necessary
ANALYSISThe standardisation of national examination results generates public interest whenever Umalusi announces the approval of the results...
Forget plagiarism: There's a new and bigger threat to academic integrity
Forget plagiarism: There's a new and bigger threat to academic integrity
Academic plagiarism is no longer just sloppy "cut and paste" jobs or students cribbing large chunks of an assignment from a friend's earlier essay on...
Universities ‘look beyond the potholes’
Universities ‘look beyond the potholes’
More funding and attention are being given to professionalising university teaching in South Africa, in line with international trends. So why all...
Whose knowledge is it anyway?
Whose knowledge is it anyway?
Almost 20 years after the demise of apartheid, South Africa has failed to undertake and complete its own knowledge transition consistent with the...
Common sense fails our students
Common sense fails our students
As members of the South African academic development community, we read your recent exchange of open letters in the pages of the Mail & Guardian...
UCT pops up on global varsity list
UCT pops up on global varsity list
After global university rankings last week put only one South African university in its top 200 -- the University of Cape Town (UCT) -- a second...

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