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Du Toit, C. M. (Cecilia Magdalena)

Works: 8 works in 13 publications in 2 languages and 33 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PT6593.14.U86, 839.3626
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by C. M Du Toit
Boetie Beter Bester by C. M Du Toit( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Afrikaans and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'n Jong tienerseun sit op 'n stomp langs die grootpad. Sy naam is Boetie en hy droom oor die dag dat hy voet in die hoek sal sit in 'n rooi Ferrari of 'n Harley Davidson sal laat brul. Die voertuie wat verbyblits of rammelrig verbydreun, fassineer hom. Hy is 'n kenner van enjingeluide en motorfabrikate. Maar daar steek meer in Boetie Bester as wat sy suster of die twee boelies, Danie en Fanie, kon dink"--Publisher's website
Perdekrag by C. M Du Toit( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Afrikaans and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perdekrag is 'n drama oor skuld, aanvaarding en vergifnis : skuld teenoor weerlose diere, teenoor die gemeenskap, teenoor 'n medemens en teenoor jouself. Perdekrag handel ook oor mense wat mekaar se diepste gevoelens leer ken en mekaar aanvaar en vergewe - en vergifnis kry waar hulle dit die minste verwag. Ten slotte stel die drama die vraag teen die agtergrond van die spesiale en noue verbintenis tussen mense en hulle diere : is sagmoedigheid 'n swakheid of 'n krag? Hierdie uitgawe van Perdekrag bied omvattende studiemateriaal, spesifiek vir leerders van Afrikaans as tweede addisionele taal, maar ook vir enige belangstellende leser en student van die dramakuns."--Back cover
BFF by C. M Du Toit( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Afrikaans and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swewende maan en ander dramas by C. M Du Toit( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Afrikaans and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transition, text and turbulence : factors influencing children's voluntary reading in their progress from primary to secondary school by C. M Du Toit( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recreational reading habits of adolescent readers : a case study by C. M Du Toit( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dissertation endeavours to come to an understanding of adolescents' attitudes and perceptions with regard to recreational reading. The scope of research in the discipline of Children's Literature is a clear indication that researchers in various fields consider it to be a crucial learning area in children's education in general and the acquisition of literacy in particular. This development comes at a time when many pessimists have reason to regard reading, if not a dying art, at least a threatened pastime, especially with modem children whose reading has to compete with a variety of electronic media for divided attention during limited hours of leisure. After a literature review of central issues pertaining to recreational reading, a survey attempts to determine the scope and nature of adolescent reading habits. Finally, strategies are recommended to help teachers in their promotion of adolescent readership. Chapter one takes the view that recreational reading supports all aspects of a learner's development, from the acquisition of literacy to linguistic mastery, from intellectual stimulation to emotional and moral development. The theoretical inquiry studies various factors that contribute to - or detract from - the acquisition of a lifelong reading habit. From parental influence the focus moves to the influence of teachers at school and the role of bibliotherapy. Chapter two endeavours to give an overview of beginning reading strategies as well as early contact with texts since attitudes on reading are formed through these initial experiences at home and at school. An inspection of some theories on children's reading development leads to an understanding of how to match book with reader as a crucial facet in readership promotion. Chapter three focuses on adolescent attitudes and perceptions. An understanding of adolescents, their motives and interests are necessary when teachers wish to motivate their learners to read a wide range of material for pleasure. It is clear that the decline in adolescent recreational reading can be attributed to the pressure of time, the lack of adequate models of reading and the poor use of available reading materials. in the Tshwane South district of Gauteng province as representatives of the middle adolescent phase. The results of the survey are described and the implications of adolescent reading habits are discussed. Chapter five is a comprehensive chapter in which the research findings are applied to design teaching strategies to help promote recreational reading. Encouraging adolescents to choose to read enthusiastically, thereby possibly creating a lifelong reading habit, ultimately requires the combined efforts of governmental and education authorities, principals and teachers, librarians and, of course, parents. The study is followed by two appendices: the questionnaire and some suggestions for readership promotion by learners in their own words. The value of the study rests on the testimony of learners that teachers can influence adolescents with regard to recreational reading. Whether serving as models of reading, leading group discussions on books or applying bibliotherapeutic strategies, the influence and guidance of highly-motivated teachers are decisive
Transition, text and turbulence: factors influencing children’s voluntary reading in their progress from primary to secondary school by C. M Du Toit( )

1 edition published in 2013 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A basic premise of the investigation is that the acquisition and exercise of advanced reading skills are essential for effective adolescent learning. For the benefits of reading to accrue maximally, learners should continue to read avidly during leisure and long after basic reading instruction, traditionally the domain of the primary school, has ceased. The purpose of this study is to investigate factors that influence the voluntary reading of some South African adolescents, specifically at an age when they undergo emotional, intellectual, social and physical changes which influence their behaviour, habits and choices. The research problem focuses on the transition from primary to secondary school, since extant literature shows that numerous factors influence adolescents’ reading habits during this phase, sometimes resulting in declining voluntary reading. Parameters for the investigation are set by the theoretical framework, centring on four domains that highlight the research problem, namely adolescence, literature, literacy and voluntary reading. Facets of these domains are explored, specifically motivation, qualitative change and the influence of home, school and community. Vygotsky’s theories on adolescent development underscore the research, as well as research on intrinsic and extrinsic motivation since, axiomatically, reading strategies develop optimally with high motivation. Stage-environmental fit theories - applied to motivation, self-efficacy or reading development - assert that learners have different sets of psychological, cognitive and psychosocial needs at different developmental levels, and unless these needs are met, academic achievement, appreciation for learning and effective reading development can decline. The often critical transition from primary to secondary school can result in a variety of lifestyle changes, and periodicity theories support the pattern and scaffolding of these transformational factors. Merging the relevant domains with dev
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Audience level: 0.77 (from 0.67 for Transition ... to 0.85 for BFF / ...)

Alternative Names
Du Toit, C.

Du Toit, C. (Cecilia)

Du Toit, Cecilia Magdalena

Toit, C. M. du

Toit, C. M. du (Cecilia Magdalena)