27 September 2010 to 1 October 2010
CSIR Convention Centre
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

A survey of the experience of selected first year engineering students at the University of Pretoria

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR, Pretoria
Presentation Track E - Physics Education


Prof. Diane Grayson (University of Pretoria)


In 2009 the first cohort of students who wrote the new National Senior Certificate entered South Africa’s universities. Failure rates in the first semester in the sciences were higher than before. A survey conducted with students who moved from BEng to the 4-year BSc reveals what students saw as problems.

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Prof. Diane Grayson (University of Pretoria)

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