Bekisizwe Ndimande's research interest include the politics of
curriculum and examining the policies and practices in
post-apartheid desegregated public schools and the implications of
school "choice" for marginalized communities in South Africa. more information...
Historically, my research interests have focused on three
interrelated areas: general and cultural factors influencing stress
and coping processes, evaluation of the effectiveness of
diversity-related programs, and multicultural education. My
research in the first area has centered on examining general and
cultural factors influencing rape survivors, post-assault recovery
process and African American students' psychosocial and educational
adjustment to predominantly white universities. more information...
Research Biography The primary focus of my scholarship for more
than twenty-five years has been on Action Research, with two
central emphases. One strand addresses the research form
historically and conceptually, aimed at understanding its emergence
internationally as a "family" of practices that (often but not
always) seeks to challenge existing knowledge forms. more information...