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The Education Of Gifted And Talented Children, Janet Williams Nov 2011

The Education Of Gifted And Talented Children, Janet Williams

Janet K. Williams

The education of gifted and talented children : Report by the Senate Select Committee on the Education of Gifted and Talented Children. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 1988.


Adult Education And Lifelong Learning In The Caribbean And Latin America, Mary V. Alfred, Petra A. Robinson, Merlissa C. Alfred Jun 2011

Adult Education And Lifelong Learning In The Caribbean And Latin America, Mary V. Alfred, Petra A. Robinson, Merlissa C. Alfred

Petra A Robinson

In this paper, we explore the concept of adult education and lifelong learning in the Latin America and Caribbean region and situate it within the context of the CONFINTEA V, Agenda for Adult Education which was more recently reaffirmed by CONFINTEA VI. The first section provides a contextual discussion of how adult education and lifelong learning are conceptualized in the region while the second discusses the region’s response to the agenda for adult education. The third segment highlights some of the associated challenges and concludes with implications for adult educators.


Perceptions Of Beauty And Identity: The Skin Bleaching Phenomenon In Jamaica, Petra A. Robinson May 2011

Perceptions Of Beauty And Identity: The Skin Bleaching Phenomenon In Jamaica, Petra A. Robinson

Petra A Robinson

Founded on the significance of the skin bleaching phenomenon in Jamaica, and the persistent influences of colonialism, the purpose of this paper is twofold: (a) to explore the skin bleaching phenomenon and (b) to provide a snapshot of how colonialism (despite national independence) influences perceptions of beauty and identity in Jamaica, particularly through informal learning. Based on an empirical study, the research sought to explore and understand the perceptions and motivations behind the practice of skin bleaching, given the historical and social context, and how it influenced the participants’ perceptions of beauty and identity.


Where Would New Orleans Be Without The University Of New Orleans?, Paul Thomas Bole Jan 2011

Where Would New Orleans Be Without The University Of New Orleans?, Paul Thomas Bole

Paul Thomas Bole

No abstract provided.


Diverse Millennial Students In College: Implications For Faculty And Student Affairs, Fred A. Bonner Ii, Aretha Marbley, Mary F. Howard-Hamilton Jan 2011

Diverse Millennial Students In College: Implications For Faculty And Student Affairs, Fred A. Bonner Ii, Aretha Marbley, Mary F. Howard-Hamilton

Fred A Bonner II

No abstract provided.


Negotiating The 'In-Between:' Liminality And The Construction Of Racial Identity Among African American Male Collegians, Fred A. Bonner Ii Jan 2011

Negotiating The 'In-Between:' Liminality And The Construction Of Racial Identity Among African American Male Collegians, Fred A. Bonner Ii

Fred A Bonner II

No abstract provided.


The Troubling Context Of Urban Education: Instructional Design As A Source Of Transformation For Students Of Color, Petra A. Robinson, Chance W. Lewis Jan 2011

The Troubling Context Of Urban Education: Instructional Design As A Source Of Transformation For Students Of Color, Petra A. Robinson, Chance W. Lewis

Petra A Robinson

No abstract provided.