INTERESTS: She is fascinated by the interface between languages and literacies and intrigued by multilingualism in the South African Higher Education. She studies the reading behaviour of students in their home language and English in order to investigate their reading behaviour. She has recently incorporated an eye tracker to provide more evidence of their reading behaviour.
PUBLICATIONS & PROJECTS
Makalela, L. & Fakude, P. 2014. ‘Barking’ at texts in Sepedi oral reading fluency: Implications for edumetric interventions in African languages, South African Journal of African Languages 34 (sup1), 71-78.
Fakude, P. 2014. Reading comprehension trajectories in Sepedi: A case of rural Grade 7 learners. South African Journal of African Languages 34 (sup1), 23-27.
Fakude, P. 2014. Reading Development in L1 and L2: An Investigation of Information Recall among 7th Graders of Limpopo. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5 (23), 1030.
Fakude, P. 2014. Development of Balanced Reading in Sepedi and English of Grade 7 Limpopo Readers. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences 5 (23), 951.