My top articles, all published in peer-reviewed journals, are listed below. Publications are marked with icons indicating “Open Access” or “Subscription Access”.
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Note: All links were tested on 17 January 2018. Kindly contact the webmaster if you encounter a broken link.
Evans, R & Nthulana, I. 2018. Linguistic challenges faced by rural Tshivenda-speaking teachers when Grade 4 learners transition to English. The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa 14(2): a545. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/td.v14i2.545.
Kruger, F & Evans, R. 2018. A transdisciplinary exploration: Reading peace education and teaching English to speakers of other languages through multiple literacies theory. The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa. Vol 14(2): a525. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/td.v14i2.525.
Daweti, M. & Evans, R. 2017. Leadership constructions and discourse interfaces in the public service in South Africa. African Journal of Public Affairs, Vol 9(8): 151- 171. Persistent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-ab591f970.
Evans, R. 2017. Koesister op ‘n Royal Albert piering: ‘n kritiese nabetragting van ‘n nie-moedertaal onderwyservaring. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe/Journal of Humanities Vol 57(3): 1- 13. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/62594.
Harmse, T. & Evans, R. 2017. Exploring the learner profile of the English Home language classroom in select urban secondary schools. Journal for Language Teaching Vol 51(1): 141-161. DOI: 10.4314/jlt.v50i2.6.
Seeletso, M & Evans, R. 2016. How much “distance” does language create in ODL materials? – A Botswana case study. Progressio: South African Journal for Open and Distance Learning, Vol 38 (1) 58-73. DOI: 10.25159/0256-8853/1022.
Steyn, H & Evans, R. 2015. Textese and secondary school learners’ formal written English: is the media hype about language decay justified? Journal for Language Teaching Vol 49 (1) 199-221. Journal for Language Teaching, Volume 49, Number 1, pp. 199 – 221. 2015. DOI: 10.4314/jlt.v49i1.8.
Evans R & Cleghorn, A. 2014. Parental perceptions: A case study of school choice amidst language waves. South African Journal of Education Vol 34(2) 1-19. DOI: 10.15700/201412071203.
De Jager, L & Evans R. 2013. Misunderstanding during instructional communication as related to oral proficiency. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Vol 31 (1) 97-110. DOI: 10.2989/16073614.2013.793955
Breton-Carbonneau, G, Cleghorn, A, Evans, R & Pesco, D. 2012. Pedagogical and political encounters in linguistically and culturally diverse primary classrooms: Examples from Quebec, Canada and Gauteng, South Africa. Compare : A Journal of Comparative and International Education Vol 42 (3) 373-39. DOI: 10.1080/03057925.2011.650870.
Evans, R. 2011. Preparing pre-service teachers for multilingual classrooms – designing a multiple African language module. Journal for Language Teaching, Vol 45 (2) 69-82. DOI: 10.4314/jlt.v45i2.4.
Evans, R. 2010. Eeny Meeny Miney Mo! – Choices, and their consequences for graduate students when embarking on educational inquiry. Per Linguam, Vol 26 (1) 85-98. DOI: 10.5785/26-1-16.
Evans, R & Cleghorn, A. 2010. “Look at the balloon blow up”- Student teacher-talk in linguistically diverse Foundation Phase classrooms. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Vol 28 (2) 141-151. DOI: 10.2989/16073614.2010.519105.
Evans, R and Blignaut, AS. 2010. Instructional dissonance as explanation for low viewer participation during instructional television support broadcasts in a developing country context. Progressio : South African Journal for Open and Distance Learning, Vol 32 (1) 111-13. Persistent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC88834.
Evans, R & Cleghorn, A. 2010. Complex language encounters: Observations from linguistically diverse South African classrooms. Canadian E-Journal of Literacies, Vol 12 (2). DOI: 10.20360/G26P4R.
Gathsa, G & Evans, R. 2010. Learning support: perceptions and experiences of distance learners from marginalised communities in Botswana. Progressio : South African Journal for Open and Distance Learning, Vol 32 (1) 155-169. Persistent Link : http://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC88832.
Evans, R. 2007. “I speaks English deliciously” Perceptions of oral proficiency within the context of televised instruction in a developing country. Journal for Language Teaching Vol 41 (1) 32-50. DOI: 10.4314/jlt.v41i1.6078
Evans, R. 2006. The impact of presenters’ speech personality of interaction during televised instruction. Journal for Language Teaching Vol 40 (2) 21-34. DOI: 10.4314/jlt.v40i2.6067.
Becker, LR. et al. The impact of university incorporation on college lecturers. Higher Education, Vol 48 (2) 153-172. DOI: 10.1023/B:HIGH.0000034311.35951.b6.
Evans, R. 2004. Is anyone out there listening? – Explaining low learner participation during televised instruction. Journal of Educational Media, Vol 29 (1) 7-23. [Now called Learning, Media & Technology]. DOI: 10.1080/1358165042000186244.