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Reports and Working Papers

Pienaar, L., Abrahams, A. and Prince, R. (accepted). The Development of a Baseline Assessment tool to establish Students’ Foundational Knowledge of Life Sciences at entry into university. Journal of Health Professions Education.

Nel, B. (2020). Implications of the National Benchmark Test Project (NBTP) quantitative literacy test result for teachers. South African Journal of Education 

Prince, R., Frith, V., Steyn, S. and Cliff, A. (to be submitted) Academic and Quantitative Literacy in Higher Education: relationship with school-leaving subjects.

Steyn, S. & Weideman, A. Die samestelling van 'n akademiese woordelys vir Afrikaans. (Intended for submission to LitNet Akademies – currently waiting on access to to the updated corpus to update findings.)

Steyn, S., Weideman, A. & Lowie, W. Checking the foundations: The design and refinement of a Test of Early Academic Literacy. (Journal undecided – internal editing in progress.)

Campbell, A., Kanjee, K., Muduvanhu, P., Padayachee, P., Prince, R. and Sango, T. Relating Profile to Performance in ECP Engineering: A Quantitative Case Study (Submitted for possible publication)

Prince, R., Jaftha, J. and Frith, V. (conceptualization stage) Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Multimodal Digital Academic Numeracy Practices. 

Steyn, S. Putting on the translator’s cap: diary of a test designer. Article adapted from conference presentation (SAALA 2019). [Progress: Draft complete (excluding appendixes) – waiting to incorporate results from pilot project. Currently deciding on journal for submission.]

Steyn, S. Textmapping as an approach to the analysis of test content.  Article in progress as I prepare a conference paper for LTRC 2021 (Pre-conference workshop) on one component of this topic. [Progress: Working on draft paper.  Have not decided on a journal for submission.]

Steyn, S., Weideman, A. & Lowie, W. Early Academic Literacy: Designing TEAL. [Progress: Draft complete. Waiting for access to a report on a study that may need to be incorporate. Currently deciding on journal for submission.]

Steyn, S. & Padayachee, P. Decoding the language in and the language of mathematics : an NSC case study. (Journal undecided.)

Steyn, S. Seeing the signs: Identifying the potential impact of academic literacy skills on NSC performance based on the annual DBE Diagnostic Report. [Progress: Some analyses complete. I want to propose that we work on this article as a team and look at the other domains as well – perhaps as a series of articles.]

Prince, R., Frith, V., Steyn, S. and Cliff, A. (Forthcoming.) Academic and Quantitative Literacy in Higher Education: Relationship with Cognate School-leaving Subjects. Set for publication in South African Journal of Higher Education, 35(1 ).

 

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