FA C U L T Y Faculty
BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture
FD11A CARIBBEAN CIVILISATION
(NOT for Humanities students) Objectives:
To develop an awareness of the main process of cultural development in Caribbean societies, highlighting the factors, the problematics and the creative output that have fed the emergence of Caribbean identities.
To develop a perception of the Caribbean as wider than island nations or linguistic blocs.
To stimulate students’ interest in, and commitment to Caribbean civilisation and to further their self-definition.
FD11B ACADEMIC WRITING FOR DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES
The aim of this course is to develop students writing skills in areas related to their academic disciplines. There will be twenty-four (24) contact hours. Classroom activity will be supplemented by printed materials. OPTIONSOption A Writing about Literature (Compulsory for Literatures in English Majors) Critical ReadingWriting the Critical Analysis
Modules: 1. Origins
Option B Argument and Report WritingReport WritingLogical Argument
Caribbean space / physical environment / Amerindian peoples and Cultures: their legacy.
European conquest, settlement and demographic changes.
Fighting for Freedom
Slavery, marronage and rebellion. New in/out- migration, indenture, and their consequences: 19th and 20th centuries.
Quest for Identity
Race and nationalism. Independence, dependence and regionalism. III Creolisation and ethnic identity.
Ideas, Ideologies and Theologies
Education/religion in the Caribbean. Caribbean Intellectual Traditions.
Option C Scientific and Technical WritingTechnical Description Exposi- tory Writing for Scientific and Technical Purposes
Evaluation: Coursework Final Examination
Students must pass both coursework and final examination in order to qualify for an overall pass in the course.* Highly recommended for students in the Faculty of Science & Agriculture.Attendance Regulation:A student in any of the Foundation courses in English Language who misses two (2) out of any six (6) class hours will be warned, and after two warnings any further absence without prior permission or an acceptable medical certificate will result in automatic exclusion from the examination.
Caribbean music - Calypso, Reggae. Caribbean festivals.
III Sports. IV Caribbean voices - French, English, Spanish,
to FSA Students.
Linguistic Identity. Evaluation: In-course test Final 2-hour examination