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South African Journal of Higher Education

2006 Volume 20, Number 6

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Public Knowledge Cultures

    Michael A. Peters & A C. Besley

    This article first reviews claims for the knowledge economy in terms of excludability, rivalry, and transparency indicating the way that digital goods behave differently from other commodities. In ... More

    pp. 792-806

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  2. Student Involvement and Empowerment in Quality Assurance in Distance Education in South Africa

    Anneke Venter

    This article attempts to explore why and how student involvement is a necessary, but under-developed and under-utilised strategy for enhancing quality distance education in South Africa. Any... More

    pp. 910-918

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  3. Higher Education Quality Assurance in South Africa Widens Democracy or Not? Response to Anneke Venter's Article: Student Involvement and Empowerment in Quality Assurance in Distance Education in South Africa

    Sarie Berkhout

    In this response I argue that the notion of quality is embedded in the tension between powerful patterns of inherited epistemic and symbolic understanding and the dynamic of the creative,... More

    pp. 919-923

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