Prof AF (Ansie) Harding

Tel: +2712 420-2738
Fax: +2712 420-3893
Office: Mathematics Building 1-46 

Position: Professor
Academic qualifications: MSc, DSc(Pret) HNED
NRF rating: C2

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Fields of interest: Teaching; mathematical modelling
Research interests: Mathematics education; numerical mathematics

Publications over the past five years: 

Journal articles 
Harding A, Engelbrecht JC, Verwey A  Implementing Supplemental Instruction (SI) for a large group in mathematics.  International Journal for Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, 42(7)(2011), 847-856 

Padayachee P, Boshoff H, Olivier W, Harding A  A blended learning Grade 12 intervention using DVD technology to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics.  Pythagoras, 32(1)(2011), 19-26

Wood L, Mather G, Petocz P, Reid A, Engelbrecht J, Harding A, Houston K, Smith G, Perrett G  University students’ views of the role of mathematics in their future.  International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 10(1)(2012), 99-119

Harding AF, Engelbrecht JC  Navorsing oor voorgraadse wiskundeonderrig: ’n Suid-Afrikaanse perspektief.  Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie, 31(1)(2012), 1-7

Mofolo-Mbokane B, Engelbrecht JC, Harding A  Learning difficulties with solids of revolution: classroom observations.  International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44(7)(2013), 1065-1080

Tsanwani AR, Engelbrecht JC, Harding A, Maree JG  Factors that Facilitate Learners’ Performance in Mathematics in Disadvantaged Communities: A Quantitative Study.  Journal of Educational Studies, 12(2)(2013), 35-55

Tsanwani A, Harding AF, Engelbrecht JC, Maree K  Perceptions of teachers and learners about factors that facilitate learners’ performance in mathematics in South Africa.  African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (AJRMSTE), 18(1)(2014), 40-51

Engelbrecht J, Harding A, Potgieter M  Evaluating the success of a science academic development programme at a research-intensive university.  African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (AJRMSTE), 18(3)(2014), 287–298

Potgieter M, Harding A, Kritzinger Q, Somo C, Engelbrecht J  Reflections of science students on their experience of an academic development programme in South Africa.  South African Journal of Higher Education, 29(1)(2015), 108-131

Harding A., Engelbrecht JC  Personal learning network clusters: A comparison between mathematics and computer science students. Educational Technology & Society, (18)(3)(2015), 173-184

Harding A, Engelbrecht J  Interventions to improve teaching and learning in first year mathematics courses.  International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology 46(7), 1046 - 1060

Wiggins HZ, Harding AF, Engelbrecht JC  Sibling curves of polynomials, Published online in Quaestiones Mathematicae at

Van der Hoff Q, Harding AF Cause-effect Analysis: Improvement of a First year Engineering Students’ Calculus Teaching Model. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 48(1)(2017), 16-30

Wiggins HZ, Harding AF, Engelbrecht JC Sibling curves of quadratic polynomials. To appear in Quaestiones Mathematicae

Books and/or chapters in books
Padayachee P, Harding AF  Towards alleviating the post-apartheid education crisis in South Africa.  In: A Kitchenham (editor), Blended learning across disciplines: Models for implementation, Information Science Reference (IGI Global) 2011, pp 112-131, ISBN: 978-1-60960-479-0

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