Research in Language and Learning

Carol Macdonald & Peter Moodie (2006)   Language, textbooks and science content learning in South African schools – the case of the Science for All project.  In  Proceedings of the conference, Exploring dual-focussed education, 158 – 173 University of Vaasa, Finland.                        Download a PDF version here (about 990 kB)

Mabitsela D., Moodie P. and Basson, R., with Mphahlele B. and Monareng P. (1999).  Innovation and OBE at Acclaim Primary SchoolReconciling a tried and tested science curriculum with the practices of an OBE science curriculum.  A formative report on the school’s policy-making and a report on the effect of OBE tasks on teachers’ assessment practices.  Setlhare Science Curriculum Trust, RADMASTE Centre, University of the Witwatersrand.Johannesburg. 48 pp.             Download a PDF here (about 220 kB)

Watson P., Bashe, L. and Moodie P. (1996)  Voices from the classroom – the relationship between a new science teacher’s pedagogic beliefs and classroom practices     (NRF project GUN 2018804).  Published by Setlhare Science Curriculum Trust, RADMASTE Centre, University of the Witwatersrand. Johannesburg.                    76 pp .   Download contents page here

 

Melman, J. and Moodie, P.  (1993) An evaluation of a visual design for Science for All Standard 5   A report of the Setlhare Science Curriculum Trust, RADMASTE Centre, University of the Witwatersrand.      48 pp.   This research was done in preparation for the writing of the Science for All series of textbooks, published by Macmillan and Setlhare Trust.

You can download a summary of the report here.

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