Petrus Jacobus Kok

Lecturer
+27 35 902 6242

Dr Kok graduated with a Doctor in Education from the University of Zululand in 2019. He is a lecturer in the Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Department. His research interest is in the field of Technology Education and he supervises Masters and Doctoral projects in this area. He has published in the areas of Spatial Visualisation and Visuo-Spatial Skills.

Qualifications:

D Ed in Technology Education (University of Zululand)

Research interests: 

Technology Education, Spatial Visualisation, Visuo-Spatial Skills, Teacher Training

Professional membership:

Member of the Southern African Associasion for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education.

Research Databases / Publications 

Research Databases

  • Kok, P.J., (2010). Attitudes of Zululand University Students Toward Technology. Master’s dissertation, University of Zululand Institutional Repository, KZN, South Africa.
  • Kok, P.J., (2018). Effects of Prior Spatial Experience, Gender, 3D Solid Computer Modelling and Different Cognitive Styles on Spatial Visualisation Skills of Graphic Design Students at a Rural-Based South African University. Doctoral thesis, University of Zululand Institutional Repository, KZN, South Africa.

Publications

  • Kok, P.J., & Bayaga, A., (2019). Enhancing Graphic Communication and Design Student Teachers’ Spatial Visualisation Skills through 3D Solid Computer Modelling. African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Volume 23 Number 1, May 2019, p. 52 – 63.

In press

  • Kok P.J., (2020). University Student’s Spatial Visualisation Cognition: Transition from 2D to 3D. African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education. In Press.
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