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dc.contributor.advisor Rammala, J. R. Mbaye, Agnes 2017-05-23T12:00:26Z 2017-05-23T12:00:26Z 2016
dc.description Thesis (M. A. (Translation Studies)) -- University of Limpopo, 2016 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study is an evaluation of language management by the University of Limpopo. It is divided into six chapters which are arranged as follows: Chapter one serves to introduce the study by first giving background to the study and the research problems. The researcher’s aims and objectives as well as the research design, method used to collect and analyse data were discussed. Chapter two deals with literature review that covers the scope of Language Management Theory; the language policy in higher education; the intellectualisation of African languages; the advantages of using African languages in education; the non-implementation of language policies; and the attitudes towards the use of African languages. Chapter three discusses the methodology used in the research. The methodology used in this research is qualitative and the method used to collect data was questionnaires and interviews. Ten students and ten lecturers answered the research questionnaires and furthermore five language practitioners were also consulted for this study. Chapter four of this research compiled a sociolinguistic profile of the University of Limpopo. SWOT analysis of languages was also done to determine the strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the official indigenous languages of the University of Limpopo. Chapter five presents the interpretation of results. The data from students, lecturers, and language practitioners were examined separately. SPSS version 23 was used to analyse the data collected through questionnaires and the graphs are shown in chapter four. Content analysis was used as well to analyse the data collected through interviews. And lastly, the summary of the results was presented. Chapter six presents the summary of all the chapters included in this research. It also provides the recommendations of the study. en_US
dc.format.extent ix, 84 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Limpopo en_US
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dc.subject Language management policy en_US
dc.subject.lcsh African languages en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Language policy -- South Africa en_US
dc.title Evaluation of language management by the University of Limpopo en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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