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Pedagogical Standards at UCCI: Extracts from its Academic Standards Document: Part Three

I explained in the last article that pedagogy has to do with ‘the art of teaching’, the capacity of the educator to transfer knowledge and skills in such ways that enable students to understand, recollect, deliberate and apply.

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NOMINATIONS FOR DART MINDS INSPIRED EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING STEM AWARDS NOW OPEN

Dart Minds Inspired programme is synonymous with STEM in the Cayman Islands and is grounded in the Dart family’s legacy of supporting education and a longstanding belief that STEM subjects are essential for success in and beyond the classroom.

09 Dec, 2019

Tertiary Education: Critical for the Present and Future

In the US, The National Association of Colleges and Employers identified the top skills employers are looking for from recent college graduates in 2018.

04 Dec, 2019

Volunteerism: The Moral Element

Handy and Wadsworth in their paper, ‘Defining who is a Volunteer’, say that volunteers are commonly considered as “unpaid help provided in an organized manner to parties to whom the worker has no obligations.”

26 Nov, 2019

Pedagogical Standards at UCCI: Extracts from its Academic Standards Document: Part Two

I explained in the last article that pedagogy has to do with ‘the art of teaching’, the capacity of the educator to transfer knowledge and skills in such ways that enable students to understand, recollect, deliberate and apply.

20 Nov, 2019

Cayman Students Hone Rhetorical Skills at 9th Conyers Debate

The ninth Conyers’ Inter-Schools Debate Tournament took place on Monday, 4 November at Cayman International School.

18 Nov, 2019

UCCI and the Student-Centeredness Approach

A World Bank Report on the subject says that Higher education fosters growth, reduces poverty and boosts prosperity.

07 Oct, 2019

2019 Water Authority Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Authority’s scholarship, of up to CI$30,000, is provided to a suitably qualified Caymanian to obtain an undergraduate academic or technical/vocational degree or diploma in a field of study relevant to the Authority’s work.

07 Oct, 2019

Experiential Learning: Work Force Readiness in Action

This brief article does not wrestle with making a distinction between experiential education and experiential learning.

02 Oct, 2019

Tertiary Level Teaching in the Digital Age

The Conference Board of Canada summarizes the ‘Employability Skills’ required in this digital age. Communication skills are needed. In addition to the traditional communication skills of reading, speaking and writing coherently and clearly, the Board adds social media communication skills.

25 Sep, 2019
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