Research in Social Sciences and Technology

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Vol 8 No 3 (2023)
Published August 12, 2023
Research in Social Sciences and Technology (Vol.8 issue 3, In Progress)
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. 


Jannie Pretorius, Josef de Beer, Cherine Jackson
The Possible Uses of Foldscopes as a Form of Frugal Science in the Biology Classroom As Well As in Out-of-School Science Activities
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Siti Fairuz Dalim, Sharipah Ruzaina Syed Aris, Teoh Sian Hoon, Fazyudi Ahmad Nadzri, Sayang Mohd Deni, Norasikin Yahya, Ellianawati M. Si
Framework for Numeracy and Digital Skills Attributes in Higher Education
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Kazeem Ajasa Badaru, Ramashego Shila Mphahlele
Effects of Emerging Technologies on African Development: A Narrative Review on Selected African Countries
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Folake Modupe Adelabu, Jogmol Kalariparampil Alex
Mathematics Online Baseline Assessment: Senior Phase First-year Student Teachers’ Views
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Tholani Tshuma
The Impact of Covid-19 on Academic Practice: A Dilemma-Driven Self-Study Inquiry at an Institution of Higher Learning
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Moeketsi Mosia, Mogalatjane Edward Matabane, Tshele John Moloi
Errors and Misconceptions in Euclidean Geometry Problem Solving Questions: The Case of Grade 12 Learners
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Pretty Thandiswa Mpiti, Bulelwa Makena, Motsi Qoyi
Augmented Reality for Teaching Storytelling in a Rural Foundation Phase Primary School: Integrating a Place-Based Approach
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John Olayemi Okunlola
Training, Remuneration and Teamwork as Predictors of Job Performance of Employees: An Insight from National Examinations Council, Nigeria
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Elma Marais
The Development of Digital Competencies in Pre-Service Teachers
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Nowell Chidakwa, Alfred Motalenyane Modise, Fumane Portia Khanare
Drug abuse: A Hindrance to Optimal Functioning of the Rural Learner’s Cognitive Capabilities
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Philani Brian Mlambo, Mogale Simon Albert Maeko, Samuel Dumazi Khoza
Teachers’ Readiness towards the Integration of Information and Communications Technology in Teaching and Learning of Engineering Graphics and Design in KwaZulu-Natal
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İlknur Tarman, Cicek Eminanc
Examining the Relationship between Life Satisfaction and the Happiness-increasing Strategies used by Mothers for their Children
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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                   3 regular issues per year (as of 2020).


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 



Special Issue Theme: Social Sciences and Technology in the Post-Covid-19 Era: Educational and Environmental Perspectives

Guest Editor:   

Dr. Wahid Murad

University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Interested authors should submit abstracts of up to 500 words to Dr. Wahid Murad ( by March 31, 2023, and indicate whether their future manuscript will be either an empirical research manuscript or a theoretical/practitioner manuscript. Research manuscripts should include: clearly stated research question(s), literature review, theoretical framework, methodology, findings, and discussion/conclusion. This special issue is scheduled for publication in  2023.

This special issue will be published free of charge. Contributing authors will not be asked to pay a publication fee.

For more information, please refer to:



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.

ERIC is the world's most widely used index in educational sciences, and sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC Metrics Report for Research in Social Sciences and Technology

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EBSCO is one of the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries in the world. H. W. Wilson databases cover a wide variety of subject areas including art, education, engineering, humanities, social sciences and more. H. W. Wilson Education Full-Text Database includes rigorous curation and indexing of scholarly  journals in education: 

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.