[Irtalk] UPeTD (electronic theses and dissertations) : the top 20 most read items @ UP!

Elsabe Olivier Elsabe.Olivier at up.ac.za
Thu Aug 4 14:57:24 SAST 2011

Dear Colleagues
The Ranking Web of World Repositories which was released recently
ranked UPeTD at number 162 - the first repository in Africa. According
to webalizer which keeps track of the UPeTD statistcs, UPeTD has
received 26437086 hits up to date http://upetd.up.ac.za/webalizer/! 
And now, for the first time ever, the current top 20 items in UPeTD are
listed below:
1.      Human Resources Management /Supervisor Prof J S Basson
29946 hits
Rennie, Wendy Helen
The role of Human Resource Management and the Human Resource
Professional in the new economy 
2.      Communication Pathology/Supervisors Prof A van der Merwe & Prof
DA Robin
5870 hits
Theron, Karin
Temporal aspects of speech production in bilingual speakers with
neurogenic speech disorders
3.      Paraclinical Sciences/Supervisors Prof J N Eloff & Prof G E
5515 hits
Naidoo, Vinasan
Screening of four plants commonly used in ethnoveterinary medicine for
antimicrobial, antiprotozoal and anti-oxidant activity
4.      Actuarial Science/Supervisor Prof G L Marx
4980 hits
Grobler, Roger R
A Framework for modelling losses arising from natural catastrophes in
South Africa
5.      Business Management/Supervisor Prof P W C de Wit
4355 hits
Mpwanya, Musenga Francis
Inventory management as a determinant for improvement of customer
6.      Gordon Institute of Business Science/Supervisor Mr R Gunn
4159 hits
Ramavhunga, Andisa Humbulani Arthur
Newspaper headlines as contrarian indicators of share price performance
for companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
7.      Consumer Science/Supervisor Mrs G E du Rand & Prof H M de
4136 hits
Kleynhans, Heidi Cecelia
Leisure tourists' satisfaction regarding their meal experience at
Lesedi Cultural Village
8.      Teaching and Training Studies/Supervisor Prof J C Cronje
4111 hits
De Jager, Annette
An integrated and holistic approach to assessment in outcome-based
learning in South Africa
PhD (Computer-assisted Education)
9.      Mathematics and Applied Mathematics/Supervisor Prof E Maré
3791 hits
Le Roux, Samuel Jacques
Measuring counterparty credit risk : an overview of the theory and
10.   Curriculum Studies/Supervisor Prof JC Cronje
3752 hits
Korpel, Isabeau Richard
Identifying a leverage point to improve business performance through
eLearning : a case study in a financial institution
PhD (Curriculum Studies)
11.   Psychology/Supervisor Prof R P de la Rey
3124 hits
Shongwe, Bheki Vincent
Psychological commonalities in radio programming : theory and practice
in a culturally and racially diverse society
PhD (Psychology)
12.   Business Management/Supervisor Dr M Pretorius
3085 hits
Kruger, Maria Elizabeth
Creativity in the Entrepreneurship domain
PhD (Entrepreneurship)
13.   Geology/Supervisor Prof J L van Rooy & Prof P G Eriksson
3076 hits
Trollip, Nicole Yvette-Marie Ghislaine
The geology of an area south of Pretoria with specific reference to
dolomite stability
MSc (Engineering and Environmental Geology)
14.   Computer Science/Supervisor Prof J H P Eloff
3018 hits
Abdullah, Hanifa
A risk analysis and risk management methodology for mitigating 
local area networks (WLANs) intrusion security risks
MSc (Computer Science)
15.   Gordon Institute of Business Science/Supervisor Mr M Goldman
2947 hits
McIlroy, Mark
Creating a sustainable, competitive advantage within a ‘winning’
football academy model in South Africa
16.   Consumer Science/Supervisor Dr G E du Rand & Prof G D H Wilson
2907 hits
Geldenhuys, Eileen
Cuisine as noodsaaklike element in volhoubare toerisme : ‘n
gevallestudie van die Mbila-gemeenskap in Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal
M Consumer Science (Food Management)
17.   Social Work and Criminology/Supervisor Dr J M C Joubert
2863 hits
Anderson, Gail Alice
The impact of bullying on the adolescent’s sense of self
18.   Chemistry/Supervisor Prof W W Focke
2619 hits
Nhlapo, Nontete Suzan
Intercalation of fatty acids in a layered double hydroxide
19.   Marketing and Communication Management/Supervisor Mr T G Kotzé
2619 hits
Nothnagel, Bianca Lizelle
Internet marketing communications : a content analysis of the web sites
of graded South African Lodges
MCom (Marketing Management)
20.   Practical Theology/Supervisor Prof J C Muller
2547 hits
Bosman, Lourens Lemmer
'n Narratiewe beskouing van die pastoraal terapeutiese self in 'n
postmoderne samelewing (Afrikaans)
DD (Practical Theology)
Elsabe Olivier 
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