Research

Development of research skills

The Centre for Higher and Adult Education has consistently produced locally and internationally recognized research since its establishment in 1997. Our research focuses primarily on education in a variety of post-school settings, and includes work in the areas of:

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Workplace learningArea 5

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DialogueArea 6

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Community-based adult learningArea 7

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Disability and adult learningArea 8

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Vocational EducationArea 10

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Curriculum DevelopmentArea 11

The Centre for Higher and Adult Education publish our research in a variety of scholarly media, including journal articles, and books and book chapters. The CHAE has made notable contributions to the African SUNMedia series on higher education amongst others. Our book publications are available below:

The Centre for Higher and Adult Education Book Publications

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Publication list (2007-2017)

2017 Publications

Bitzer, EM, Trafford, V & Leshem, S (in print). The doctoral viva voce as a rite of passage into academia. In P Du Preez & S Simmonds (eds.). A scholarship of doctoral education: on becoming a researcher. Stellenbosch: Sun Media.

Brodin, EM & Frick, BL (in print). The SISA matrix for feedback fostering doctoral students creativity. In S Carter & D Laurs (eds.). Giving Feedback on Research Writing: A Handbook for Supervisors and Advisors. Oxon: Routledge.

De Jager, P, Frick, BL & Van der Spuy, PVA (2017). Developments in the production of PhDs in economics at four research-intensive universities. South African Journal of Science, 113(3/4), 9 pages. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/ sajs.2017/20160117

Dovlev, N & Leshem, S (2017). Developing emotional intelligence competence among teachers. Teacher Development, 21(1), 21-39.

Dunn, M & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2017). Promoting social change among students in higher education: a reflection on the Listen, Live and Learn senior student housing initiative at Stellenbosch University. Journal for Student Affairs in Africa, 5(1):63-75. DOI: 10.14426/jsaa.v5i1.2483

Falk, AL, Hopwood, N & Dahlgreen, A (2017). Unfolding Practices: A Sociomaterial View of Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care. Professions & Professionalism, 7(2), 1-14.

Frick, BL (in print). PhD by publication - panacea or paralysis? African Education Review.

Frick, BL (in print). Book review on New Gen PhD. Higher Education Research and Development.

Frick, BL, McKenna, S & Muthama, E (2017). Death of the PhD: When industry partners determine doctoral outcomes. Higher Education Research and Development, 36(2): 444-447.

Hopwood, N (2017). Practice, the Body and Pedagogy: Attuning as a Basis for Pedagogies of the Unknown. In P Grootenboer, C Edwards-Groves & S Choy (eds.). Practice Theory Perspectives on Pedagogy and Education: Praxis, Diversity and Contestation. Springer Nature, Singapore.

Hopwood, N (2017). Practice Architectures of Simulation Pedagogy: From Fidelity to Transformation. In K Mahon, S Francisco & S Kemmis (eds.). Exploring Education and Professional Practice: Through the Lens of Practice Architectures. Springer, Singapore.

Hopwood, N & Edwards, A (2017). How common knowledge is constructed and why it matters in collaboration between professionals and clients. International Journal of Educational Research, 83, 107-119.

McCreanor, CPA & Bitzer, EM (2017). A Curriculum Framework for the Professional Development of Corporate Social Responsibility Practitioners in South Africa. E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies, 6(1), 1-35.

Odendaal, A & Frick, BL (2017). Research dissemination and PhD thesis format at a South African university: the impact of policy on practice. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2017.1284604

Rule, P (in press). The pedagogy of Jesus in the parable of The Good Samaritan. HTS Theological Studies.

Rule, P & Land S (in press). Finding the plot in South African reading education. Reading & Writing.

Smith-Tolken, A & Bitzer, EM (2017). Reciprocal and scholarly service learning: emergent theoretical understandings of the university-community interface in South Africa. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 54(10), 20-32.

2017 Papers & Posters

Albertyn, R (2017). Making a case for doctoral quotient (DQ): Capabilities for competence during the doctorate. Introductions in doctoral theses: an international perspective. 6th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 28-31 March 2017, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Fourie-Malherbe, M, Müller, A & Lourens, E (2017). Some implications of 'FeesMustFall' for higher education transformation in South Africa: an institutional case study. CHER (Consortium for Higher Education Researchers) 30th Annual Conference, 28-30 August 2017 (Jyväskylä, Finland).

Frick, BL (2017). The original contribution: Myth or reality in doctoral work? 6th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 28-31 March 2017, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Gerber, C, Albertyn, R & Raubenheimer, H (2017). True words and jest in 'PhD comics: Pointers for researcher development. 6th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 28-31 March 2017, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Leshem, S, Bitzer, EM & Trafford, V (2017). Introductions in doctoral theses: an international perspective. 6th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 28-31 March 2017, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Lourens, E & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2017). Graduate employability - turning pressures into possibilities? EAIR Forum 2017, 3-6 September 2017 (Porto, Portugal).

Rule, P & Naidoo, J (2017). Students preconceptions, misconceptions and 'mid-conceptions' of research: implications for teaching and supervision. 6th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 28-31 March 2017, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Trafford, V (2017). Shining a light on the nuts and bolts of doctoral theses. 6th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 28-31 March 2017, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Vekkaila, J, Virtanen, V, Kukkola, J, Frick, L & Pyhältö, K (2017). Doctoral students engagement in knowledge creation practices. 17th Biennial European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) conference, 29 August - 2 September 2017 (Tampere, Finland).

2017 Other Research Output

Lourens, E & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2017). From graduate to employee: examining the factors that determine the professional success of graduates from disadvantaged background. A research report for the Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC). May 2017. Stellenbosch University.

2016 Publications

Albertyn, RM & Frick, BL (2016). A collaborative initiative for leadership development in higher education: managing knowledge across boundaries. South African Journal of Higher Education, 30(5), 11-27.

Albertyn RM, Van Coller-Peter, S & Morrison, JM (2016). Aligning student and supervisor's perspectives of Research challenges. In M Fourie-Malherbe, EM Bitzer, C Aitcheson & R Albertyn (eds.). Postgraduate supervision: future focus for a knowledge society. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA.

Bitzer, EM (2016). The role of institutional research in research on doctoral education. In J Botha & N Muller (eds.). Institutional Research in support of evidence-based decision-making in Higher Education in Southern Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA

Bitzer EM & Matimbo FJ (2016). Cultivating African academic capital - Intersectional narratives of an African graduate and his PhD study promoter. Innovations in Education and Teaching International.

Bitzer, EM, Trafford, VN & Leshem, S (2016). Becoming doctorate as an end-point and a point of departure: Intervention experiences of doctoral supervisors and candidates. In M Fourie-Malherbe, EM Bitzer, C Aitcheson and R Albertyn (eds). Postgraduate supervision: future focus for a knowledge society. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2016). Engaging critical citizenship curricula - A case in the Visual Communication Design course at Stellenbosch University. In E Costandius & F Odiboh (eds.). The relevance of critical citizenship education in an African context. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA. Published Conference Proceedings.

De Jager E & Bitzer EM (2016). The professional identity of accounting lecturers at a research-led university. Accepted for publication by SA Journal of Higher Education, 30(4).

De Jager, P & Frick, L (2016). Accounting Doctorates Produced in South Africa 2008-2014. Meditari, 24(3), 438-457.

Faasen, M & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2016). Pitfalls in introducing audience response activities for teaching and learning: case studies from a South African university. Proceedings of the 10th International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2016), 5-8 July 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2016). Employing institutional research to improve teaching and learning in South African higher education: challenges and possibilities. In J Botha & N Muller (eds.). Institutional Research in support of evidence-based decision-making in Higher Education in South Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA.

Fourie-Malherbe, M, Bitzer, EM, Aitchison C & Albertyn R (eds). (2016). Postgraduate supervision: future focus for a knowledge society. Stellenbosch, Sun MeDIA.

Fourie-Malherbe, M, Bitzer, EM, Aitchison, C & Albertyn, RM (2016). Postgraduate education in the knowledge society: what are the implications for supervision? In M Fourie-Malherbe, EM Bitzer, RM Albertyn & C Aitchison. The future of postgraduate supervision in the knowledge society. Stellenbosch: African SunMedia.

Fourie-Malherbe, M, Botha, J. & Stevens, D (2016). Towards a better understanding of the rationale, challenges and benefits of joint degrees. In M Fourie-Malberbe, EM Bitzer, C Aithison & R Albertyn (eds.). Postgraduate supervision: future focus for a knowledge society. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA.

Fourie-Malherbe, M & Frick, BL (2016). Higher education studies in South Africa: the work of Eli Bitzer in context. In L Frick, V Trafford & M Fourie-Malherbe (Eds.). Being scholarly. Festschrift in honour of the work of Eli M Bitzer. Stellenbosch: SunMedia.

Frick, BL (2016). PhD by publication: An institutional analysis. In M Fourie-Malherbe, EM Bitzer, RM Albertyn & C Aitchison. The future of postgraduate supervision in the knowledge society. Stellenbosch: African SunMedia.

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM, Brodin, EM, Claesson, S & McKenna, S (2016). The role of doctoral education in early career academic development. In M Fourie-Malherbe, EM Bitzer, RM Albertyn & C Aitchison. The future of postgraduate supervision in the knowledge society. Stellenbosch: African SunMedia.

Frick, BL, McMaster, C, Murphy, C & Motshoane, P (eds.) (2016). Surviving and succeeding. Postgraduate study in South Africa. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA.

Langefeldt, F & Frick, BL (2016). Ouer volwasse studente binne hoëronderwysinstellings: die erkenning van die voorafleerproses as ‘n voorbereidingsmeganisme vir akademiese sukses. Litnet Akademies. Available online - Click Here:

Mkhabela, ZL & Frick, BL (2016). Student supervisor relationships in a complex society: a dual narrative of scholarly becoming. In BL Frick, C McMaster, C Murphy & P Motshoane (Eds.). Postgraduate study in South Africa. Surviving and succeeding. Stellenbosch: African SunMedia.

Robertson, CA (2016). Whose voice is right when I write? Identity in academic writing. In BL Frick, C McMaster, C Murphy & P Motshoane (Eds.). Postgraduate study in South Africa. Surviving and succeeding. Stellenbosch: African SunMedia.

Theron E & Bitzer EM (2016). Studente se leerbetrokkenheid aan 'n privaat-Hoëronderwysinstelling (Student learning engagement at a private higher education institution). Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe (Journal for Human Sciences), 56(1), 207-220.

Van der Bijl, A & Frick L (2016). Mentoring and the development of new Business lecturers in South African TVET colleges. African Journal of Pedagogy and Curriculum, 2(1), 79-91.

2016 Papers & Posters

Albertyn, RM, Brodin, EM, Claesson, S, Frick, BL & McKenna, S (2016). Reflections on learning during the doctoral research trajectory. The Higher Education Conference 2016, 13-15 July 2016 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Bitzer, EM (2016). Trends in South African Doctoral Education. Presentation at the meeting of the International Doctoral Education Research Network, Adelaide, Australia. 18 April.

Bitzer, EM (2016). Institutional research and doctoral education: A perspective from South(ern) Africa. Paper at the 12th biennial conference on Quality in Postgraduate Research, Adelaide, Australia. 19 - 21 April.

Frick, BL (2016). A South African perspective on higher education. PK21 Scholars Meeting, 27 September 2016 (Busan, South Korea).

Frick, BL & Albertyn, RM (2016). Doctorateness, cognitive clicks and bringing it all together. Second National PhD Conference in Economic, Management and Accountancy Sciences, 22-23 August 2016 (Pretoria, South Africa).

Frick, BL & Guerin, C (2016). Creative research methodologies. International Doctoral Education Research Network (IDERN) Invitational Meeting, 18-19 April 2016 (Adelaide, Australia).

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM, Brodin, EM, Claesson, S & McKenna, S (2016). Being a scholar in the 21st century: The role of the doctorate in preparing early career academics. Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, 20-22 April 2016. National Wine Centre of Australia (Adelaide, Australia).

Frick, BL, McKenna, S, Brodin, E, Albertyn, R & Claesson, S (2016). The role of doctoral creativity in preparing early career academics. Poster at the ICED/HELTASA combined conference, 23-25 November 2016. Baxter Theatre (Cape Town, South Africa).

Odendaal, A. & Frick, BL (2016). A framework for understanding hybridity in thesis format: What can doctoral theses tell us about PhD production and pedagogy? Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, 20-22 April 2016. National Wine Centre of Australia (Adelaide, Australia).

2015 Publications

Baptista, A, Frick, L, Holley, K, Remmik, M, Tesch, J & Åkerlind, G (2015). The doctorate as an original contribution to knowledge: Considering relationships between originality, creativity, and innovation. Frontline Learning Research, 3(3), 51-63.

Bitzer, EM (2015). Alternative metaphoric narratives for research education: The doctoral quest. Journal for New Generation Sciences, 13(3), 1-16.

Carl, A, Ruiters, J, Fourie-Malherbe, M & Hanekom, C (2015). School stakeholders perceptions of graduate teacher attributes in a South African context: expanding the conversation. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Freemantle, Australia, November. Conference Proceedings.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2015). Engaging higher education curricula: A critical citizenship perspective. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2015). Accountability and Autonomy in Higher Education in a Transforming Democracy: The Case of South Africa. Journal of the World Universities Forum, 8(4), 39-50.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2015). The state of higher education studies in South Africa. Shandong Higher Education (ISSN:2095-6800), 1(14), 58-66. (Translated into Mandarin)

Frick, BL (2015). Book review on Of other thoughts: Non-traditional ways to the doctorate. A guidebook for candidates and supervisors. Higher Education Research and Development, 34(3), 675-677.

2015 Papers & Posters

Carl, A, Ruiters, J, Fourie-Malherbe, M & Hanekom, C (2015). School stakeholders perceptions of graduate teacher attributes in a South African context: expanding the conversation. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Freemantle, Australia.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2015). Engaging critical citizenship curricula: A case in the Visual Communication Design course at Stellenbosch University. Heltasa Conference, North-West University, November.

De Jager, P & Frick, BL (2015). Comparing PhD by publication across four commerce faculties in four South African universities. 5th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 24-27 March 2015, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Dunn-Coetzee, M & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2015). Student communities for social change: are we getting it right? RAISE (Researching, Advancing and Inspiring Student Engagement) Conference, Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK, 10-11 September.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2015). From a dyadic supervisory relationship to a community of learners negotiating academicity. 5th Research into Postgraduate Supervision Conference, Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, 25-27 March 2015.

Fourie-Malherbe, M, Botha, J & Stevens, D (2015). Towards a better understanding of the rationale, challenges and benefits of joint degrees. 5th Research into Postgraduate Supervision Conference, Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, 25-27 March 2015.

Frick, BL (2015). In pursuit of doctoral pedagogy. African Commonwealth Meeting on Doctoral Education, 26-27 November 2015 (Cape Town, South Africa).

Frick, BL (2015). PhD by publication: an institutional analysis. 5th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 24-27 March 2015, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM, Brodin, EM, McKenna, S & Claesson, S (2015). The role of doctoral education in early career academic development. 5th Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 24-27 March 2015, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Lourens, E & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2015). From graduate to employee: exploring the journeys of first-time entrants into the labour market. 2nd 21st Century Academic Forum, Harvard, USA, 8-10 March 2015.

Van Zyl, B & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2015). Engaging commuter students: what does it take? RAISE (Researching, Advancing and Inspiring Student Engagement) Conference, Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK, 10-11 September. (Poster presentation)

2014 Publications

Albertyn, RM & Erasmus, M (2014). An introductory perspective on the knowledge enablement landscape: Potential for higher education–third sector engagement. In M Erasmus & RM Albertyn (eds.). Knowledge as Enablement: Higher Education engagement in non-profit sector in South Africa. Stellenbosch, Sun Press.

Bitzer, EM (2014). Going different places: Study experiences of part-time South African doctoral candidates. Progressio, 35(2), 1-18.

Bitzer, EM, Albertyn, RM, Frick, BL, Grant, B & Kelly, F (eds.) (2014). Candidates, supervisors and institutions: Pushing postgraduate boundaries. Stellenbosch: SunMedia.

Bitzer, EM & Vandenbergh, SJE (2014). How does doctoral education matter? Identity change through doctoral journeys across disciplines. South African Journal forHigher Education, 28 (2), 1047-1068.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2014). Resistance to social transformation: Critical citizenship education in a post-apartheid university context. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 9(2), 129-138.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2014). Moderating emotional dimensions of learning in a visual arts curriculum through critical citizenship education. South African Journal of Higher Education, 28(1), 72-90.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2014). Engaging higher education curricula: A critical citizenship perspective. Stellenbosch: Sun Press.

Erasmus, M & Albertyn, RM (2014). Knowledge as Enablement: Higher Education engagement in non-profit sector in South Africa. Stellenbosch, Sun Press.

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM & Bitzer, EM (2014). Candidates, supervisors and institutions: Pushing postgraduate boundaries. An overview. In EM Bitzer, RM Albertyn, BL Frick, B Grant & F Kelly (Eds.) Candidates, supervisors and institutions: Pushing postgraduate boundaries. Stellenbosch: SunMedia.

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM & Bitzer, EM (2014). Conceptualising risk in doctoral education: navigating boundary tensions. In EM Bitzer, RM Albertyn, BL Frick, B Grant & F Kelly (Eds.) Candidates, supervisors and institutions: Pushing postgraduate boundaries. Stellenbosch: SunMedia.

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM & Brodin, EM (2014). A conceptualisation of the doctoral student-supervisor relationship as a negotiated learning space. In C Nygaard, J Branch, L Scott-Webber & P Bartholomew (Eds.). Learning spaces in higher education. Oxfordshire: Libri Publishing.

Frick, BL & Brodin, EM (2014). Developing expert scholars: the role of reflection in creative learning. In E. Shiu (Ed.). Creativity Research: An Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research Handbook. London: Routledge.

Machika, P, Troskie-de Bruin, C & Albertyn RM (2014). The student's experience of attending large classes. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(16), 375-380.

Smith-Tolken, A & Bitzer, EM (2014). Theoretical underpinnings of 'service' as scholarly action in experiential learning pedagogies. Innovations in Education and Teaching International.

Trafford, V, Leshem, S & Bitzer, EM (2014). Conclusion chapters in doctoral theses: some international findings. Higher Education Review, 46(3), 52-81.

Troskie-de Bruin, C, Albertyn, RM & Machika, P (2014). Changing the departmental learning culture to enable effective formative assessment in large classes. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(8), 386-396.

Van Wyk, JM & Frick, BL (2014). The post-literacy perceptions of newly literate adult learners at a rural community learning centre. Per Linguam, 30(3), 1-15.

Wilson, L, Bitzer, EM & Newmark, R (2014). Community engaged curricula in higher education: The case of a master's programme in play therapy. South African Journal for Higher Education.

2014 Papers & Posters

Bitzer, EM (2014). Crossing borders in preparing doctoral candidates and supervisors for global contexts. Annual conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA). Baptist University of Hong Kong, 8-10 July.

Bitzer, EM (2014). The quest as a metaphor for the doctorate. Conference of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA). Bloemfontein, 19-21 November.

Bitzer, EM & Fourie-Malherbe, M (2014). From compliance to self-knowledge to international rankings: new roles for institutional research in SA? Paper at the 21st annual conference of the South African Association for institutional research. St George Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria. 16-18 September.

Costandius, E & Bitzer, EM (2014). Engaging the university curriculum and critical citizenship education. International Conference on the Relevance of Critical Citizenship Education in an African Context. Stellenbosch, 26-27 November.

Fourie-Malherbe, M. Access to higher education: right or privilege? Public lecture at the Human Rights Day Celebrations at Stellenbosch University, 19 March 2014.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2014). Accountability and autonomy in higher education in a transforming democracy: the case of South Africa. 7th World Universities Forum, Lisbon, 9-10 January 2014

Frick, BL (2014). PhD by publication - panacea or paralysis? Keynote address presented at the National PhD conference in Accounting, Economic and Management Sciences: Collaboration towards doctoral excellence, 12-14 August 2014. Unisa (Pretoria, South Africa).

Frick, BL (2014). Frameworks for research education. Invited presentation at the Lund University Centre for Educational Development seminar series, 11-13 March 2014 (Lund, Sweden).

Frick, BL (2014). Developing expert scholars: The role of reflection in creative learning. Invited presentation at the Lund University Centre for Educational Development seminar series, 11-13 March 2014 (Lund, Sweden).

Frick, BL (2014). How do novice doctoral supervisors develop in their supervisory capacity? An ethnographic approach to early career researcher development. EARLI Inaugural Invitational Meeting of the SIG 24 - Researcher Education and Careers, "Rethinking researcher education: How can we bridge pedagogical, communications and professional development communities?" Barcelona, 21-23 September.

Frick, BL & Bezuidenhout, J (2014). Medical practice in a globalized world: Conceptualising creativity as a core component of clinical reasoning. Annual Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference, 7-10 July 2014. Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong, China).

Frick, BL & Brodin, EM (2014). Developing expert scholars: the role of reflection in creative learning. Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, 9-11 April 2014. National Wine Centre of Australia (Adelaide, Australia).

Frick, BL, Brodin, EM & Albertyn, RM (2014). The pedagogy of doctoral supervision: conceptualising the quality of the student-supervisor relationships. Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, 9-11 April 2014, National Wine Centre of Australia (Adelaide, Australia).

Herman, N & Bitzer, EM (2014). Caring for the well-being of university teachers as a potentially productive approach to professional learning (PL). Oxford Education Research Symposium. Oxford, UK: 11-13 December.

Lourens, E, Fourie-Malherbe, M & Ndlovu, M (2014). Understanding the experiences of educationally disadvantaged students in higher education. EAIR (The European Higher Education Society) Forum, Essen, Germany, 27-30 August 2014.

Trafford, V, Leshem, S & Bitzer, EM (2014). International criteria for doctoral theses: Evaluating conclusions chapters in three countries. Paper at the 18th Annual International Education Association of South Africa) IEASA Conference, Sun International Hotel, Johannesburg, 20-23 August.

2014 Other Research Output

Fourie-Malherbe, M & Botha, J (2014). Country case study: South Africa. Research report for the NRF-Carnegie Symposium on Priorities for Transforming African Higher Education into the 21st Century. Stellenbosch University.

2013 Publications

Bitzer, EM, Trafford, V & Leshem, S (2013). 'Love it when you speak foreign: A trans-national perspective on the professional development of doctoral supervisors in South Africa. South African Journal for Higher Education.

De Jager, E & Bitzer, EM (2013). First-year students participation and performance in a Financial Accounting support group. International Business & Economics Research Journal, 12(4), 399-413.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2013). Book review: Strategic diversity leadership: Activating change and transformation in higher education, by Damon A Williams, 2013, Sterling, Virginia: Stylus, Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 1(1 & 2): 85-87.

Maart, R & Bitzer, EM (2013). Aligning clinical assessment in prosthetic dentistry in South Africa. European Journal for Dentistry Education.

2013 Papers & Posters

Bitzer, EM, Trafford, V & Leshem, S (2013). Promoting doctorateness: Crossing disciplinary and systemic boundaries by international supervisor cooperation and support. Paper at the 4th International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision. Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 24-26 April.

Frick BL, Bitzer, EM & Albertyn RM (2013). Doctoral risk in higher education. 4th International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 24-26 April 2013, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Trafford, V, Leshem, S & Bitzer, EM (2013). Interrogating conclusions chapters in doctoral theses: some international evidence. International Conference on Development in Doctoral Education. Edinburgh, Scotland. 11-12 April.

2012 Publications

Bitzer, EM (2012). Best practices for the research doctorate? A case for quality and success in knowledge production. South African Journal for Higher Education.

Bitzer, EM (2012). Overestimating the role of supervisors in postgraduate student success? A literature perspective. In A Fataar (ed.). Debating thesis supervision: Perspectives from a university education department. Occasional publication of the Department of Education Policy Studies. Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA Press.

Bitzer, EM (2012). Transitions in postgraduate research: Stories from African higher education. In M Kylie (ed.). Reviewed Proceedings of the 10th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 17-19 April.

Bitzer, EM & Wilkinson, A (2012). Hoër onderwys as 'n terrein van studie and navorsing in hoër onderwys in Suid-Afrika. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 52(3), 382-396.

Botha, MJ & Albertyn, RM (2012). Siyazama entrepreneurial development project: Challenges of a community -university partnership. Acta Theologica.

Frick, BL (2012). Pedagogies for creativity in science doctorates. In A Lee & S Danby (eds.). Reshaping Doctoral Education: Programs, Pedagogies, Curriculum. London: Routledge.

Frick, BL & Hoffman, LC (2012). It takes two to tango: The use of social network theory in explaining knowledge production through research networks. South African Journal of Higher Education, 26(6), 1152-1158.

Koen, M, Bitzer, EM & Beets, PAD (2012). Feedback or Feed-forward? A Case Study in one higher education classroom. Journal of Social Sciences, 32(2), 231-242.

Steenkamp, LP, Baard, RS & Frick, BL (2012). A holistic investigation into a tutor programme in first-year financial accounting. Meditari Accountancy Research, 20(1), 68-87.

2012 Papers & Posters

Bitzer, EM (2012). Transitions in postgraduate research: Stories from African higher education. Keynote address at the 10th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 17-19 April.

Bitzer, EM (2012). Internationalising best practices in promoting doctorateness and doctoral education. 16th Annual conference of the International Education Association of South Africa. Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town. 29 August - 1 September.

Bitzer, EM (2012). International standards for the research doctorate? A case for quality in two selected countries. Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research (SAAIR), Bloemfontein. 3-5 October.

Bitzer, EM (2012). How does doctoral education matter? Identity change through doctoral journeys across disciplines. Conference of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa. Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch. 28-30 November.

Bitzer, EM & De Jager, E (2012). Effective teachers and their practices: A student feedback perspective. Conference of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa. Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch. 28-30 November.

Fourie-Malherbe, M (2012). Making a difference: the role of a university in an inequitable society. 34th EAIR Annual Forum, Stavanger, Norway, 5-8 September 2012.

2012 Other Research Output

Bitzer, EM (2012). Evaluation report on the Master's in Higher Education Studies at the University of the Free State. Unpublished report June.

2011 Publications

Bitzer, EM (2011). Doctoral success as ongoing quality business: A possible conceptual framework. South African Journal of Higher Education, 25(3), 425-443.

Bitzer, EM (2011). Knowledge with wisdom in postgraduate studies and supervision: Epistemological and institutional concerns and challenges. South African Journal of Higher Education, 25(5), 855-874.

Bitzer, EM (2011). Transdisciplinarity and space in a postgraduate health sciences education curriculum. In Bitzer EM and Botha N (Eds). Curriculum inquiry in higher education:Some scholarly affirmations and challenges. African Sun Media, Stellenbosch.

Bitzer, EM (2011). Inquiring the curriculum in higher education – A South African perspective. In EM Bitzer & N Botha (eds.). Curriculum inquiry in higher education: Some scholarly affirmations and challenges. African Sun Media, Stellenbosch.

Bitzer, EM & Albertyn, RM (2011). Alternative models of doctoral supervision. South African Journal of Higher Education, 25(5), 874-888.

Bitzer, EM & Botha, N (eds.). 2011. Curriculum inquiry in higher education: Some scholarly challenges and affirmations. Stellenbosch, African Sun Media (November)

Brodin, EM & Frick, BL (2011). Conceptualising and encouraging critical creativity in doctoral education. International Journal for Researcher Development, 2(2), 133-151. Received the Emerald Literati Network Highly Commended Paper Award (2012).

Frick, BL (2011). Facilitating creativity in doctoral education: A resource for supervisors. In A. Lee & V. Mallan (Eds.). Connecting the Local, Regional and Global in Doctoral Education. International Doctoral Research Network (IDERN) 2010 Occasional Papers. Serdang: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.

Frick, BL (2011). Demystifying the Original Contribution: Supervisors Conceptualisations of Creativity in Doctoral Education. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences, 19(2), 495-507.

Frick, BL & Albertyn, RM (2011). Recognition of prior learning in promoting lifelong learning: A pedagogy of hope or a shattering of dreams? South African Journal of Higher Education, 25(1), 145-156.

Frick, BL, Courtney, N & Nygaard, C (2011). Postgraduate education: Considering form and function. In C Nygaard, N Courtney & BL Frick (eds.). Postgraduate Education: Form and Function. Oxfordshire: Libri Publishing.

Kapp, CA, Albertyn, RM & Frick, BL (2011). Writing for publication: An intervention to overcome barriers to scholarly writing. South African Journal of Higher Education, 25(4), 741-759.

Nygaard, C, Courtney, N & Frick, BL (eds.) (2011). Postgraduate Education: Form and Function. Oxfordshire: Libri Publishing.

2011 Papers & Posters

Bitzer, EM (2011). Doctoral success: an ongoing quality business. Paper at the annual conference of the Association for Institutional Research, Toronto, Canada. 21-25 May.

Bitzer, EM (2011). Towards wisdom-like knowledge in the university: Enhancing academic - institutional researcher partnerships. Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research (SAAIR), Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town. 11-13 September.

Bitzer, EM (2011). Professional development of postgraduate supervisors: Opportunities for renewal and change. Conference of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth. 30 November - 2 December.

Bitzer, EM & Vandenbergh, S (2011). Becoming and being: Triangulated accounts of identity formation upon doctoral completion. Annual conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia. Gold Coast, Australia. 4-7 July.

Brodin, EM & Frick, BL (2011). The relationship between critical and creative thinking. 3rd Biennial International Conference on Postgraduate Supervision, 18-21 April 2011, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch. South Africa).

Frick, BL (2011). PhD via publication: Comments and concerns. Invited presentation at the University of South Africa (Unisa), 24 March 2011 (Pretoria, South Africa).

Frick, BL & Hoffman, LC (2011). It takes two to tango: The use of social network theory in explaining knowledge production through research networks. International Conference on Knowledge Production in Higher Education, 28 - 31 March 2011, Waterfront (Cape Town, South Africa).

2010 Publications

Albertyn, RM, Botha, MJ, Van der Merwe, ME, Le Roux, A & Coetzee, I-M (2010). An integrated community engagement initiative in the rural town of Darling, South Africa. Journal of Family Ecology and Consumer Science, 38,28-39.

Baard, RS, Steenkamp, LP, Frick, BL & Kidd, M (2010). Factors influencing success in first-year Accounting at a South African university: The profile of a successful first-year Accounting student. South African Journal of Accounting Research, 24(1): 129-147.

Bitzer, EM (2010). The often silent voice of the postgraduate student in education. In M Combrink, N De Lange, M Swart and C Wolhuter (eds.). Education - Making every voice count. Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Conference of the Education Association of South Africa, Karridene.

Bitzer, EM (2010). The often silent voice of the postgraduate student in education. In M Combrink, N De Lange, M Swart and C Wolhuter (eds.). Education - Making every voice count. Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Conference of the Education Association of South Africa, Karridene.

Bitzer, EM (2010). University departments as communities of practice: A quality promotion perspective. South African Journal for Higher Education, 24(1), 15-31.

Bitzer, EM (2010). Postgraduate research supervision: more at stake than research training. Acta Academica Supplementum 2010(1), 23-56.

Bitzer, EM (2010). Some myths on equity and access in higher education. SA Journal of Higher Education 24(2), 298-312.

Coe, KL, Carl, AE & Frick, BL (2010). Lesson study in continuing professional teacher development. Acta Academica, 42(4): 206-230.

Fletcher, M, Zuber-Skerrit, O, Bartlett, B, Albertyn, RM & Kearney, J (2010). Meta-Action Research on a Leadership Development Program: A Process Model for Life-long Learning. Systemic Practice and Action Research.

Frick, BL (2010). Creativity in doctoral education: Conceptualising the original contribution. In C Nygaard, N Courtney & CW Holtham (eds.). Teaching Creativity – Creativity in Teaching. Oxfordshire: Libri Publishing.

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM & Rutgers, L (2010). The Socratic Method: Exploring theories underlying critical questioning as a pathway in student independence. Acta Academica, Supplementum 1, 75-102.

Frick, BL, Carl AE & Beets, PAD (2010). Reflection as learning about the self in context: Mentoring as catalyst for reflective development in pre-service teachers. South African Journal of Education, 30(3). 421-437.

Erasmus, C, Albertyn, RM & Schutte, D (2010). 'n Holistiese behuisingsevalueringsmodel: 'n Instrument vir ontwikkelingpraktisyns in laekostebehuising. Journal of Family Ecology and Consumer Science, 37, 35-44.

Steenkamp, LS, Baard, RS & Frick, BL (2010). Factors influencing success in first-year Accounting at a South African university: A comparison between lecturers assumptions and students perceptions. South African Journal of Accounting Research, 23(1), 113-140.

Van der Merwe, M & Albertyn, RM (2010). Transformation through training: application of emancipatory methods in a housing education programme for rural women in South Africa. Community Development Journal, 45(2).

2010 Papers & Posters

Baard, RS, Steenkamp, LP & Frick, BL (2010). The use of institutional data in early identification of at-risk students. Paper at the Southern African Association for Institutional Research International Forum 2010. 21-23 September 2010. University of Johannesburg (Johannesburg, South Africa).

Baard, RS, Steenkamp, LP & Frick, BL (2010). Early identification of at-risk students in first year Financial Accounting. Higher Education Learning & Teaching Association of South Africa (HELTASA), 22-25 October 2010, University of Limpopo (Tzaneen, South Africa).

Bitzer, EM (2010). Doctoral success as ongoing quality business: A possible conceptual framework. Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research (SAAIR), University of Johannesburg 21-23 September.

Bitzer, EM (2010). Perspectives on the landscape of higher education. Keynote address at the annual conference of the Nursing Education Association/Forum for University Nursing Deans in South Africa. Cape Town International Convention Centre, 12 October.

Bitzer, EM & Menkveld, H (2010). An evaluation of the Fund for Innovation and Research in Teaching and Learning (FIRTL) scheme at Stellenbosch University (May 2005 - May 2008). Paper at the Annual Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Stellenbosch Lodge, 11-12 May.

Frick, BL (2010). Demystifying the Original Contribution: How Supervisors Conceptualisations and Facilitate Creativity in Doctoral Education. Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, 13-16 April 2010, Stamford Grand (Adelaide, Australia).

Frick, BL (2010). The Mystery of the Original Contribution: Solving the Creativity Conundrum in Doctoral Education. Seminar at the International Doctoral Education Research Network Seminar Series, 21-23 April 2010. University of Putra Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM & McCullough, M (2010). The future of FETC leadership: a profile of future leaders in the sector. 2nd Pan African TVET/FET Conference 2010, 14-15 October 2010, BMW Pavillion (Cape Town, South Africa).

Hoffman, LC & Frick, BL (2010). What makes a successful research network? A critical review of networks that worked and those that have failed in the Animal Science discipline at Stellenbosch University. Symposium on Strengthening Linkages for Improved Agricultural Research Resource Mobilization, 19-21 July 2010 (Lilongwe, Malawi).

Steenkamp, LP, Baard, RS & Frick, BL (2010). Three perspectives on a tutor programme in first year Financial Accounting. Higher Education Learning & Teaching Association of South Africa (HELTASA), 22-25 October 2010, University of Limpopo (Tzaneen, South Africa).

2010 Other Research Output

Bitzer, EM & Menkveld, H (2010). 'n Evaluering van die FINLO Onderrignavorsing en - Innovasieskema aan die US: 2005 - 2008. Verslag aan die FINLO Komitee en die Komitee vir Leer en Onderrig. Februarie.

2009 Publications

Albertyn, RM & Daniels, P (2009). Research within the context of community interaction. In EM Bitzer (ed.). Higher education in South Africa: A scholarly look behind the scenes. Stellenbosch, SunMedia.

Bitzer, EM (2009). Academic and social integration in three first-year groups: A holistic perspective. South African Journal of Higher Education, 23(2), 225-245.

Bitzer, EM (2009). Journeying with higher education studies and research: a personal perspective. In EM Bitzer (ed.). Higher education in South Africa: A scholarly look behind the scenes. Stellenbosch, SunMedia.

Bitzer, EM & Wilkinson, A (2009). Higher education as a field of study and research. In EM Bitzer (Ed.). Higher education in South Africa: A scholarly look behind the scenes. Stellenbosch, SunMedia.

Crafford, S & Bitzer, EM (2009). Consumer learning for university students: A case for a curriculum. Higher Education Research and Development 28(4), 443-455.

Fourie, M (2009). Institutional governance in SA higher education: For the common good or political power-play? In EM Bitzer (Ed.). Higher Education in South Africa. A scholarly look behind the scenes. Stellenbosch: SUN MeDIA.

Frick, BL (2009). Improving students learning outcomes: what about doctoral learning outcomes? In C Nygaard, N Courtney & CW Holtham (Eds.). Improving students learning outcomes. Copenhagen: CBS Press.

Frick, BL & Kapp, CA (2009). The professional development of academics: in pursuit of scholarship. In EM Bitzer (Ed.) Higher education in South Africa: A scholarly look behind the scenes. Stellenbosch: Sun Media.

Ridington, T & Kapp CA (2009). Eastern University's MBA in Economic Development. Insights for development management programs. Transformation, 26(2), 146-160.

Steenkamp, L, Baard, R & Frick, L (2009). Student perceptions of the factors influencing their success in first-year Accounting. In BL Leibowitz, A Van der Merwe & SA Van Schalkwyk (eds.). Focus on first-year success: Perspectives emerging from South Africa and beyond, Stellenbosch, Sun Media.

Steenkamp, L, Baard, R & Frick, L (2009). Factors influencing success in first-year accounting at a South African university: A comparison between lecturers’ assumptions and students perceptions. South African Journal of Accounting Research, 23(1), 113-140.

Van Schalkwyk, S, Bitzer, EM & Van der Walt, C (2009). Acquiring academic literacy: A case of first-year extended degree programme students. Southern African Liguistics and Applied Language Studies, 27(2), 189-201.

2009 Papers & Posters

Baard, RS, Steenkamp, LP, Frick, BL & Du Plessis, SA (2009). Factors influencing success in Financial Accounting 188: A predictive model. Third Annual Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 19-20 May 2009, Lord Charles Hotel (Somerset West, South Africa).

Bitzer, EM (2009). The potential use of IR in research into doctoral success: A user's perspective. Annual forum of the Southern African Association for Institutional Research. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth. 21-23 September.

Bitzer, EM (2009). Students supervision needs and experiences: What are postgraduates (un)happy about? Annual international conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia. 6-9 July.

Bitzer, EM (2009). Rethinking trans-disciplinarity and curriculum spaces in a Health Sciences Education coursework master's programme. 3rd Triennial Conference of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, South Africa. 7-10 September.

De Waal, HJ & Frick, BL (2009). Young adult's predisposition towards learning: Case studies within a place of safety (Western Cape, South Africa). CRLL Conference: Lifelong Learning revisited: What next? 23-26 June 2009, University of Stirling Management Centre (Stirling, Scotland, UK).

Frick, BL (2009). A doctorate as a form of continuing professional development in higher education: When colleagues become students. Centre for Higher and Adult Education Second Postgraduate Supervision Conference, 27-30 April 2009, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Frick, BL, Albertyn, RM & Rutgers, L (2009). The Socratic Method: Exploring theories underlying critical questioning as a pathway to student independence. Centre for Higher and Adult Education Second Postgraduate Supervision Conference, 27-30 April 2009, Spier Estate (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Frick, BL & Burger, CW (2009). A case of adopt or adapt: How facilitators of continuous ministry development courses use the principles of adult education and action learning in facilitating clergy's lifelong learning. CRLL Conference: Lifelong Learning revisited: What next? 23-26 June 2009, University of Stirling Management Centre (Stirling, Scotland, UK).

Frick, BL & McCullough, M (2009). From Upsizing to Supersizing: How international partnerships can facilitate leadership training. NISOD International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, 24-27 May 2009, Austin National Convention Center (Austin, Texas, USA).

2008 Publications

Kapp, CA & Albertyn, RM (2008). Accepted or rejected: editors perspectives on common errors of authors. Acta Academica, 40(4), 66-83.

Macleod-Downes, L, Albertyn, RM & Mayers, P (2008). Factors determining the vulnerability of women to sexually transmitted HIV: A literature review. Health SA Gesondheid, 13(3), 69-82.

2008 Papers & Posters

Albertyn, RM & Troskie-de Bruin, C (2008). Paarl Youth Initiative: Evaluation of the Good Company programme. Community Interaction Symposium. April, Stellenbosch.

Bitzer, EM (2008). Academic and social integration in three first-year groups: A holistic perspective. Southern African Conference on the First-year experience. Protea Hotel, Technopark, Stellenbosch. 8-10 September.

Bitzer, EM (2008). Quality as ideology: Brief encounters with some ideas from Ron Barnett. Annual conference of the Education Association of Southern Africa, Langebaan. 8-11 January.

Bitzer, EM & Albertyn, R (2008). 'n Hoorbare stem vir magister en doktorsgraadstudente se studiebelewenisse. [An audible voice for master's and doctoral students study experiences]. Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Protea Hotel, Technopark, Stellenbosch. 20 - 21 May

Bitzer, EM & Albertyn, RM (2008). Academic professional development by higher degree: One possibility for facilitating the teaching-research nexus. Higher Education Close-Up Conference, Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town. 26-28 June.

Frick, BL (2008). What do curriculum changes in the school sector imply for supporting first-year students? A South African case study. First South African Conference on the First-Year Experience, 8-10 September 2008, Protea Hotel Technopark (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Frick, BL & McCullough, M (2008). Longhorns and acorns: Leadership capacity building in Further Education and Training through international collaboration. 2008 World Congress and International Association of Colleges Conference: Developing Global Partnerships, 18-20 February 2008, Bronx Community College (New York, United States of America).

Steenkamp, LP, Baard, RS & Frick, BL (2008). Student perceptions of factors influencing success in first-year Accounting at a South African university. First South African Conference on the First-Year Experience, 8-10 September 2009, Protea Hotel Technopark (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

2008 Other Research Output

Frick, BL & Leibowitz, BL (2008). The profile of the Stellenbosch University first-year student: Present and future trends. Research report.

2007 Publications

Frick, BL, Bitzer, EM & Leibowitz, BL (2007). Implications of variance in ARPL policy: a South African case study. South African Journal of Higher Education, 21(4), 640-653.

Frick, BL, Bitzer, EM & Leibowitz, BL (2007). Integrating assessment and recognition of prior learning in South African higher education: A university case study. Education as Change, 11(2), 131-155.

Frick, BL & Kapp, CA (2007). Plotting the playing field for continuing professional development in the natural sciences. South African Journal of Higher Education, 21(3), 443-456.

Kapp, CA, Albertyn, RM & Frick, BL (2007). Taking the sting out of evaluations: rating scales for thesis examination. South African Journal of Higher Education, 21(8), 1207-1221.

Botha, MJ, Van der Merwe, ME, Bester, A & Albertyn, RM (2007). Entrepreneurial skills development: Participatory action research approach in a rural community. Journal of Family Ecology and Consumer Science, 35, 9-19.

Frick, BL, Bitzer, EM & Leibowitz, BL (2007). Integrating assessment and recognition of prior learning in South African higher education: A university case study. Education as Change, 11(2), 131-155. 

2007 Papers & Posters

Albertyn, RM, Kapp, CA & Frick, BL (2007). An action writing approach to the writing of journal articles. Centre for Higher and Adult Education Postgraduate Supervision Conference: State of the art and the artists, 23-26 April 2007, Protea Hotel (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Archer, E, Bester, MM, Bouhuijs, PAJ, Bitzer, EM, Cilliers, FJ, de Villiers, MR, Frick, BL, Liebowitz, BL, van Heerden, BB (2007). The Development of a Masters Programme in Health Sciences Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach Centre for Health Sciences Education Stellenbosch University. Poster at the Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) conference, September 2007 (Kampala, Uganda).

Frick, BL (2007). The evolution of scholarship in the natural sciences: Providing a framework for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning Conference: Researching transitions in Lifelong Learning, 22-24 June 2007, University of Stirling (Stirling, Scotland).

Frick, BL (2007). Today I'm a student, tomorrow I'll be a teacher: Facilitating the transition of pre-service teachers to the teaching profession through the development of reflective practice. Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning Conference: Researching transitions in Lifelong Learning, 22-24 June 2007, University of Stirling (Stirling, Scotland).

Frick, BL (2007). A new animal in the zoo: Pre-service teachers perspectives on the learner output from the new FET (schools) curriculum. Centre for Teaching and Learning first annual conference on teaching and learning, 22-23 May 2007, Protea Hotel (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Frick, BL (2007). Acorns and oaks. Merging postgraduate student needs with a higher education system. Centre for Higher and Adult Education Postgraduate Supervision Conference: State of the art and the artists, 23-26 April 2007, Protea Hotel (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Frick, BL (2007). Confident or confused? A report on the first-year student experience in selected modules on campus. Poster at the Centre for Teaching and Learning first annual conference on teaching and learning, 22-23 May 2007, Protea Hotel (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

Bitzer, EM (2007). Teaching professors: Potentially risking status inflation. Conference of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa, Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein. 19-21 November.

2007 Other Research Output

Albertyn RM & Troskie-de Bruin C. 2008. Paarl Youth Initiative: Evaluation of the Good Company programme. Research report.