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Mohamed, A. Rafik – International Research and Review, 2016
In January 2016, I co-organized a Jamaica cultural immersion and faculty development trip in which ten professors from two Southern California universities participated. Our objective during the week-long program was to explore opportunities for faculty to incorporate community immersion and engagement into existing international programs, and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Study Abroad, School Community Programs
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Black-Chen, Marsha – International Research and Review, 2013
Over the last two decades there has been a dramatic increase in continuing education enrollment among non-traditional-aged females both in Jamaica and overseas. This article explores the academic experiences of Jamaican women returning to college, placing emphasis on support services within the higher education institutions attended and on these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Continuing Education, Nontraditional Students, Womens Education
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Wehman, Therese; Savage, Michael; White, Jeanne; Lee, Nancy; Grimes, Judy – International Research and Review, 2011
This interdisciplinary cross-cultural research project surveyed teachers in elementary schools in five countries: South Africa, Australia, Jamaica, England, and the United States. This study attempted to define and identify best practices used in teaching children considered to be "at-risk" in these five countries: Three research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary School Teachers