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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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It Takes an Island: A Survey of Writing across the Curriculum at the University of The Bahamas

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SKU: CJE-40-12

This study presents the findings of a survey of faculty across the disciplines
at the University of The Bahamas (UB) regarding the types of writing they
assign students in their classes and the value they place on certain aspects of
students’ writing when assessing student work. A major goal of the study is
to build background knowledge about the state of writing instruction across
the disciplines at UB to support the growth of a possible Writing Across the
Curriculum (WAC) initiative. In the current study, UB faculty in the hard

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Planting the ‘Write’ Seeds

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SKU: cje 38-2-5

There are misconceptions in some quarters that tools used by medical doctors are solely  mechanical, and that if students who pursue studies in Medical Sciences obtain mastery in the process of elimination and apply this to their multiple-choice examinations they are likely to succeed. However, these are limited views of such professionals and students. In order to be successful, practising and prospective medical doctors, like their counterparts in different fields, utilize other tools in their professional, academic and private endeavours. One such tool is writing.

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Peer Feedback in the Language Classroom

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SKU: cje 27-2-4

In the past 20 years there has been a change in the approach to the teaching of writing skills. Traditionally, teachers focused on the text produced by students on their own, that is, on the final product of their writing. The teacher’s main task was to evaluate this product. Now the focus has changed to the process of writing. Known as the process approach to writing, this approach can be defined as a multiple-draft process, which consists of generating ideas, writing a first draft with emphasis on content, with subsequent drafts to revise ideas and the way those ideas are expressed.

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The Treatment of Jamaican Creole by Curriculum Writers and Selected Teachers of English

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SKU: jedic 8-7
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The Writing Performance in English of African Heritage Students in Two Urban Environments: Birmingham, England and Kingston, Jamaica

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SKU: jedic 10-1-1

This paper provides a comparative analysis of the writing performance in English of African heritage students in Birmingham, England and Kingston, Jamaica. The study explores the effects of language use on the written production of English among African heritage students in two geographical locations, Birmingham, England and Kingston, Jamaica. Particular attention is drawn to the effects of Jamaican Creole usage in Jamaica and Creole/Black British Talk in England, on the achievement levels of African heritage students.

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