Transcripts of interviews
The transcripts of he interviews with both the EMS and the Mathematics teachers is a direct form of the spoken word as it was uttered by the respondents and grammatical errors occur at places, but is left uncorrected for the purpose of true reflection of the recorded interviews.
Interview with subject one: (mathematics teacher).
Mr. M. Please give us a background of your academic and professional history Well. My name is J. M. I have been teaching for the past 15 years. I started of teaching History and Geography, but within my second year of teaching I was introduced to Maths and ever since that day I have been only teaching Maths. So you have been teaching Maths for about 14 years now That is correct. I have been teaching maths for 14 years I think “meneer”(sir) what is important is the fact that you have been teaching Maths in the old system and when we went over into the new system you changed over with it , into the new
OBE style. Ok. The Last time I asked you to draw concept map. I‟m going to ask you a few questions on you can just respond to me as to how do you find it.
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Interviewer Mr. M
How did you find the concept mapping exercise? Well. I think it has been bit of challenging, yes. Challenging in the sense that, you know one does. We don‟t always analyse to get the big picture. What we normally do is we look at things and then we want to approach it. However having a concept map made me realize that there are different challenges within it.
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