Research in Social Sciences and Technology

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Vol 9 No 1 (2024)
Published February 4, 2024
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Research in Social Sciences and Technology (RESSAT) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scholarly online journal in the social sciences, technology, and their impact on education.   


Mehmet Soyer, Mehmet Fatih Yigit, Sebahattin Ziyanak, Bishal Bhakta Kasu, Travis Thurston, Jaliyah Suggs
Enhancing Student Learning Through #DigitalPowerups, “Pushed me to be Creative”: Student Discussions in Environmental Sociology Course
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Tinyiko Florence Sambo, Tšhegofatšo Phuti Makgakga
Applying Problem Solving Approach in Teaching Addition and Subtraction Word Problems in Diverse Grade 3 Classrooms
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Hlamulo Wiseman Mbhiza
Mathematics Education Lecturers’ Experiences of a Virtual Writing Retreat and its Impact on Publication Output
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Aschale Moges Belay, France Machaba, Tšhegofatšo Phuti Makgakga
Introducing a Supportive Framework to Address Students’ Misconceptions and Difficulties in the Learning Mathematical Proof Techniques: A Case of Debark University in Ethiopia
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Thulani Andrew Chauke, Olusegun Samson Obadire
The impact of school closures on learners’ mental health in the context of COVID-19 in the City of Cape Town
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Kgabo Bridget Maphoto, Zuleika Suliman
Exploring the Impact of E-Learning Strategies on Enhancing Workplace English Competence at an Open Distance E-Learning (ODeL) University in South Africa
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Gilbert Kereng Pule, Lukholo Raxangana
The Challenges Entry-Level Mathematics Teachers Face in Conducting Blended Teaching
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Zizipho Mabhoza, Babawande Emmanuel Olawale
Chronicling the Experiences of Mathematics Learners and Teachers on the Usage of Guided Discovery Learning (GDL) in Enhancing Learners’ Academic Performance
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Moeketsi Mosia
Data-Driven Insights: A Decade of Sol Plaatje University's Research Journey and Development
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Buhle Stella Nhlumayo
Rural primary school principals’ leadership strategies for ICT integration
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Zizipho Mdletye, Sam Erevbenagie Usadolo
Using a Blended Learning Approach to Encourage Course Interaction in a First-Year Business Communication Module
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Bafundi Zealous Mapisa, Bulelwa Makena
The Impact of ICT Adoption in Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools of Amathole East District, Eastern Cape
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Matshidiso Joyce Taole
ICT Integration in a Multigrade Context: Exploring Primary School Teachers Experiences: Exploring primary school teachers experiences.
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Asanda Boboyi
Exploring Ubuntu Philosophy as a Foundation for Holistic School Social Work in South Africa
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Neliswa Gqoli
Digital Technologies for Mathematics Learning in Rural Higher Education: Students’ Perspectives
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Luvo Kasa
Queer Affirmative Practice in Africa: A Social Work Practice Model for Working with LGBTQIA+ People
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Mvuyisi Mabungela, Victor Mtiki
Accelerating Graduate Employability through Work-Integrated Learning
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Murad A. Ahmed Tamimi
Effects of Digital Story-telling on Motivation, Critical Thinking, and Academic Achievement in Secondary School English Learners
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Ahmet Baytak
The Content Analysis of the Lesson Plans Created by ChatGPT and Google Gemini
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Thulani Andrew Chauke
Skills Learnt in Youth Work Practice Necessary for the Digital age: A Qualitative Study of NEET Youth
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Title                            Research in Social Sciences and Technology (RESSAT).

General features        International, online, open access and peer-reviewed academic journal. 

E-ISSN                         2468-6891

DOI prefix                  10.46303

Frequency                  We publish 3 regular issues a year (as of 2020). Special issues can be published additionally.

                                       1st issue: January to April. 
                                       2nd issue: May to August
                                       3rd issue: September to December


Editor-in-chiefs      Anatoli Rapoport, Scopus ID: 26429934000, Purdue University, United States,  Google Scholar

                                 Bulent TarmanScopus ID: 36642742400, Turan University, Kazakhstan,  Google Scholar




RESSAT is indexed and/or abstracted in:



h5-index: 23   h5-median: 32

h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2018-2023 have at least h citations each. h5-median for a publication is the median number of citations for the articles that make up its h5-index. 

RESSAT's Google Scholar Profile 



RESSAT is now indexed in ERIC, DOAJ, EBSCO H. W. Wilson Databases and DHET Journal List

We are pleased to announce that the Research in Social Sciences and Technology was accepted in ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), EBSCO H. W. Wilson Education Full-Text Database and DHET Journal List.

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DHET Accredited Journal List covers academic journals accredited/approved by Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa. For more information, please visit the website: DHET List



In the last eight years of the journal (since 2016), 284 authors from 35 different countries have published their work on RESSAT as of May, 2023. We thank all the contributing authors and reviewers. You can see the distribution of authors by country in the image below. The countries are listed alphabetically.