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Primary Teachers’ Operationalization of the Process Writing Approach in Trinidad and Tobago

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SKU: JEDIC-1702

In Trinidad and Tobago, elementary school students transition to secondary schools after writing the Secondary Entrance Examination (SEA), which determines which school they are placed at. Up to 2013, that examination comprised summative assessment in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Composition. During the period 2013 to 2016, however, a continuous assessment component (CAC) was introduced, requiring amongst other things, that students produce a portfolio of written pieces.

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Implementing the School-based Assessment in English in Jamaica: Teachers’ Perceptions, Preparedness and Challenges

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SKU: JEDIC-1702

This study investigated the perceptions, preparedness of, and the challenges encountered by teachers of English as they implemented the CSEC English SBA in Jamaican secondary schools for the first time. Data collected through a survey of 124 randomly selected teachers of English and analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-Tests, ANOVA, and crosstabulations showed that teachers had a predominantly negative perception of the CSEC English SBA. This negative perception was strongly and positively associated with the teachers’ being unprepared to implement the English SBA.

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Is the Jury Still Out? Team Leaders' Opinions of External Assessment Practices in Teacher Education Institutions in Jamaica

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SKU: cje 27-1-3

The external assessment of Year Three Practicum is an important component of the assessment process to certify teachers completing the teacher education programme in Jamaica. Students are required to complete nine credit hours* (16 weeks) of practicum, distributed over the three years of intramural study at the teacher education institution. The period of practice in the first and second years is assessed internally, with the third year externally examined (Joint Board of Teacher Education 2003).

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Not All Males Underachieve! Evaluating Gender Differentials in Academic Achievement at a Medical School

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SKU: jedic 6-4

This study sought to determine the magnitude and direction of achievement gender differentials at the UWI medical school in St. Augustine. This tertiary institution provides a unique opportunity to investigate gender differentials in the English-speaking Caribbean because males and females are self-selected and equally matched in ability. The study is set in the context of a variety of innovative teaching-learning strategies, assessment modes, and disciplines throughout an extended 5-year programme. Data for 9 years (graduating class 1994 to 2002) were collated and analyzed.

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Assessing Classroom Learning in an Integrated Science Classroom: Insights into the Practices of a Grade 7 Teacher

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SKU: jedic 6-3
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In-Service Teachers' Response to a Constructivist Approach to Literacy Assessment

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SKU: jedic 10-2-6

The course Advanced Study of Assessment of Literacy Performance was designed and presented to in-service teachers at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, who work in early childhood, primary and secondary schools. This was done with a view to supporting the current Education Transformation Project, which seeks to address key issues affecting the realization of the vision for education. The methods used to deliver the course content were consistent with "learner-centeredness"'.

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The Analysis of Feedback as a Distinguishing Feature in the Accomplishments of a Teacher Training Project

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SKU: jedic 10-2-1

A distinctive feature of the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Teacher Training Project is its use of feedback to bring about improvements in various aspects of the work it undertakes and to guide decisionmaking. The feedback is used both formatively and summatively in the assessment of planning and management operations, in the assessment of project inputs and in the assessment of student achievement.

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A Review of OECS Education: The Subregional Dimension

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SKU: cje 28-1-1

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS, comprised of the nine small island states stretching from the British Virgin Islands, BVI, in the North to Grenada in the South are not newcomers to the matters of regionalism and regional cooperation. These countries have been part of some federal structure for almost as long as their colonial history. In colonial times the groupings were into shifting combinations of islands labelled Leeward Islands or Windward Islands. 

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