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Conference Proceedings
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Carrington, Lawrence D.
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School of Continuing Studies
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New curriculum for an impatient Caribbean
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Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Universities and Research Institutes (UNICA)
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2004
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University of the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao
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Abstract
The leisurely and measured development of scholars within the framework of university study has been subordinated to the constraints of economic stringencies, the urgency for human resource development and the pressures for upward mobility in the Caribbean. This paper examines some of the implications of this and proposes adjustments in the shaping of the curriculum for universities in the region. It invites attention to the balance between knowledge, skills and wisdom in the environment of a developing region.....
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