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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Edwards, Norval R.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Literatures in English
Article Title
Teaching undergraduates at Mona
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YouWe Quality Assurance Forum
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Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
1
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Page(s)
7
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Abstract
Argues that UWI's curricula and resources are not adequately oriented toward the spreading of conceptual skills rather than mechanical ingestion of information. Suggests that many students cannot handle questions which call for the application of basic analytical skills. Since they have not learnt the concepts, they are unable to evaluate, analyse, examine, and discuss topics beyond the initial step of proferring rote definitions and descriptions.....
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