Turning mirrors into windows: Knowledge transfer among indigenous healers in Limpopo province of South Africa
作者: Jan R. MalulekaMpho Ngoepe
作者单位: 1Department of Information Science, School of Arts, College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa
刊名: SA Journal of Information Management, 2018, Vol.20 (1), pp.e1-e7
来源数据库: African Online Scientific Information System PTY Ltd
DOI: 10.4102/sajim.v20i1.918
关键词: Indigenous knowledgeKnowledge transferTraditional healersLimpopo provinceSouth Africa
原始语种摘要: Background: Knowledge transfer is an unavoidable process when it comes to indigenous knowledge especially in Africa, the continent known for its oral tradition. Such knowledge is in danger of being obliterated as a result of a number of factors, including lack of interest from younger generations and low life expectancy whereby knowledgeable people die before transferring it to the next generation as it is mostly not documented.Objectives: This qualitative study utilised hermeneutic phenomenology guided by the organisational knowledge conversion theory to investigate the transfer of indigenous knowledge by traditional healers in the Limpopo province of South Africa.Method: The study utilised a snowball sampling technique to determine the population. Data collected through interviews with...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • knowledge 知识
  • transfer 转换
  • indigenous 固有的
  • traditional 传统
  • Africa 非洲
  • framework 构架
  • Data 数据
  • apprenticeship 学徒的学习期限
  • phenomenology 现象学
  • augmented 增加的