Recent Submissions

  • Magaziner, D. 2017. The art of life in South Africa. [Book review] 

    Ngwane, Simphiwe (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
  • Bundy, C. 2016. A Jacana Pocket History – Poverty in South Africa: Past and present [Book review] 

    Ramdhani, Jugathambal (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
  • Crossing the “chalkboard-keyboarddivide” on a shoestring budget 

    Odendaal, Rika (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    This article focusses on creative ways that history teachers can use technology in their classroom especially where resources are limited. Ideas are shared on how to make the teaching and learning process fun and how to ...
  • Nostalgia, memory and History teaching and learning 

    Firth, Barry William (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    “… there is a twilight zone between history and memory; between the past as a generalized record which is open to relatively dispassionate inspection and the past as a remembered part of, or background to, one’s own life” ...
  • Contemporary relevance – a category of historical science and of the didactics of history and its consequences in teacher training 

    Erdmann, Elisabeth (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    Contemporary relevance as a category of the didactics of history teaching includes not only historical facts which might be deemed the causes of present-day problems and circumstances but also those which, on the grounds ...
  • Learners’ encounter with archaeological fieldwork: A public participation archaeology account of the East Fort Archaeological Project 

    Van Vollenhoven, Anton C.; Scott, Karin; Harcombe, Mariette (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    Public Archaeology as a concept is generally defined as civic involvement during the various public phases of Cultural Resources Management. The practice of archaeology in South Africa seldom extends towards public ...
  • Underperformance in Social Studies in Grades 5–7 in Namibian primary schools: A case study 

    Carl, Arend E.; Negumbo, Theopolina A.N. (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    This article focuses on the challenges of learners’ underperformance in Social Studies in Namibia. The study investigated the possible factors that may contribute to learners’ underperformance in Social Studies in the ...
  • “Word generation” and skills around learning and teaching History 

    Godsell, Sarah (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    The Word Generation Programme (WordGen), produced by Harvard University Education School in 2006, presents ways of engaging with and improving literacy skills in school going students. WordGen comprises a set of freely ...
  • Student protest and the culture of violence at African universities: An inherited ideological trait 

    Fomunyam, Kehdinga George (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    Since the advent of independence in African countries, education generally focused on transforming these nations and redressing the ills of colonialism. Education in countries like Ghana, and Kenya, amongst others aimed ...
  • The impact of social media on History education: A view from England 

    Haydn, Terry (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    The paper examines recent ideas about the use of new technology in History education, contrasting the ideas of policy makers, initial teacher education curriculum specifications, and expert practitioners in the field of ...
  • The effect of multimedia use on the teaching and learning of social sciences at tertiary level: A case study 

    De Sousa, Luiza; Richter, Barry; Nel, Carisma (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
    Instructors in higher education are under pressure to provide their students with more effective and efficient learning environments and educational experiences. Instructional systems and educational technology have been ...