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27
Feb
2017

ICELDA is pleased to welcome Andrea Tilsley as our new administrator at the University of the Free State, to handle its Test of Academic Literacy for Postgraduate Students (TALPS), as well as several other tests of academic literacy used across various departments, centres and faculties.


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07
Sep
2016

Applied linguistics is clearly a discipline of design. That is the theme of a new book by ICELDA director Albert Weideman. Published this month by Springer, and entitled Responsible design in applied linguistics: theory and practice (http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319417295), it is already attracting positive reviews.


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08
May
2016

Die huidige assessering van die elf huistale (“home languages”) in die Graad 12-eindeksamen is onregverdig. Dit dra ook by tot die ongeloofwaardigheid van die eindeksamen wat elke jaar deur Umalusi gesertifiseer moet word, is die bevinding van 'n drietal navorsers: Colleen du Plessis (UV), Sanet Steyn (NWU) en Albert Weideman,...
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25
Feb
2014

Journal for Language Teaching In the most recent issue (47, 2) of the accredited Journal for Language Teaching, scholarly publication of the South African Association of Language Teaching, Prof. Susan Coetzee-van Rooy, the editor, brings together a number of insights that review academic literacy interventions as they currently unfold at universities in South Africa. The contribution of Albert Weideman, ICELDA CEO, is the first and scene-setting article, to which the other contributors were asked to respond.


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23
Feb
2014

Gustav_Butler Dr Gustav Butler of NWU and an ICELDA project associate has written what one observer has described as a “carefully researched, sober, informative and balanced” overview of the debate in South Africa on whether the designs of academic literacy interventions should be discipline-specific or generic....
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