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Jamaican Education: Post Graduate in Education – Class…its like watching paint dry – Semester 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe Officially the semester is just beginning; 4 days, 2 classes and the unwanted issues that comes with studying as already begun. Unofficially my third semester begun a month ago, when I begun my Teaching Practice 1 and 2. I was determined to finish my programme in a year and be ready … Continue reading Jamaican Education: Post Graduate in Education – Class…its like watching paint dry – Semester 3

Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – Theoretical Aspects of teaching and Learning – Semester 2

Dealing with Group Assignments The Impact/Implications of forced group assignments at the tertiary level on an individual student's final grade and morale. That was my suggestion for tonight's group assignment and without even an objective consideration it was disregarded. The two naysayers started to question, how easy it would be to find viable journal article … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – Theoretical Aspects of teaching and Learning – Semester 2

Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – Intimidation tactics

Come hell or high water, I was going to stay ahead of the curve. Its that time again. I am back at the VTDI for my second semester of the Post Graduate in Education and in my first week I am already dreading the suckiness of it all. After conquering the first semester's demanding assignment … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – Intimidation tactics

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Education The community needs individuals to perform a wide array of crucial functions if it is to prosper but if a community elects to reward only a small number of those functions, say, entrepreneurial success, then a condemnation of that society ensues. As a neo-Darwinian, … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 3

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 4

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Conclusion Plato in an argument that was remarkable for his time, took the position that women were not, by their sex alone, unqualified to be guardians of the republic. However, in the selection of guardian only those traits and competencies long associated with male public … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 4

Jamaican Education : Perspectives in Education – Recommended changes required in the Jamaican Education System

These last few classes have been quite enthralling, fun, introspective and revealing. The teaching strategies utilized have made for challenging and fun sessions. I pray to facilitate teaching sessions like these one day. In Perspectives in Education class tonight everyone received a piece of paper with a question on it. We had a few minutes … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Perspectives in Education – Recommended changes required in the Jamaican Education System

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Jamaican Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Pavlov Game Designers

Tonight was fun. Tonight was challenging. Tonight was a test. Talk about being stretched to the limits of your creative capacity and realizing, you still have some wiggle room. Miss Ellis gave us an in class assignment that started with an 'huh?' and ended with a 'oh yeah!' Competition was stiff, brains were churning and … Continue reading Jamaican Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Pavlov Game Designers

Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – My Journey, Accumulating Certifications

Its been two months since I started school again; time sure does go by quickly. I recently realized that it was ten years ago that I started my Bachelor's degree. Now, I am far outside the scope of my previous plans; but I continue nonetheless by pursuing a Post Graduate diploma. I should have completed … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – My Journey, Accumulating Certifications

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 2

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe History of Work Since Philosophy is the art, which teaches us how to live, those who are most successful in the state are those who have the most interest in prolonging the state as it is and according to (Fowles, 1964. The Aristos) they are … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 2

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 1

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Introduction ‘Philosophy is a field of study in which people question and create theories about the nature of reality. It includes diverse subfields such as aesthetics, epistemology, ontology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and law. Philosophers concern themselves with such fundamental and mysterious topics as whether or … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 1