FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011
AffiliAteD Colleges, institutes, fACilities AnD Centres
Apart from Codrington College, several other colleges, institutes, facilities and centres have links with the Faculty of Humanities and Education, as follows:
Through the External Relations, Inter & Intra-Institutional Collaboration (ERIIC) (formerly known as Tertiary Level Institutions Unit (The TLIU)): the Antigua State College, the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College offer the Faculty’s Level I BA courses to students in Antigua, St. Lucia and St. Kitts/Nevis respectively This enables those students to enter directly into Level II at the Cave Hill Campus. Students at the Antigua State College can also take Level II BA courses. The complete B.Ed programme is offered at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and the H.Lavity Stoutt-Community College.
The UWI Open Campus allows the Faculty to reach out to people in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean via Distance programmes.
The Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) is affiliated with the Faculty. Its goal is to introduce an integrated, interdisciplinary programme in Gender and Development Studies, to include gender issues in the content of all disciplines at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to generate research data on women and gender- related issues in the Caribbean.
The Education Evaluation Centre is an autonomous research centre with links to the Faculty through the School of Education
The Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) is
tHe HumAnities festivAl The annual Humanities Festival (held in semester II) has succeeded in creating important avenues for creative expression and cultural discussion for both staff and students. In some cases, it has brought participants to the attention of the wider public and has created opportunities in drama and other creative endeavours after graduation.
fACulty teACHing fACilities There are several rooms/lecture theatres devoted primarily to the Faculty’s teaching needs: the Arts Lecture Theatre and the Arts Seminar Rooms (ASR) 1 and 2. Classes are also held in the Roy Marshall Teaching Complex, the Sagicor Centre for Life Long Learning, the CLICO Centre for Teaching Excellence and elsewhere on campus. Classes in the Creative Arts are held in The Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination.
stuDent BoDy AnD serviCes While the majority of our students are part-timers who hail from Barbados, many of our students come from the other islands of the Caribbean. Academic counselling is available for all students within the Faculty. There are also several clubs for students, such as: the Humanities Society; the Language Club (French and Spanish); the Cave Hill Theatre Workshop and the History Society.
The Computer Centre has computer laboratories available for students’ use in writing term papers and accessing the Internet. The Faculty’s Postgraduate Reading Room, equipped with computers and a printer, is available for the use of postgraduate students. There is also a small Research Projects Room.
autonomous centre affiliated with the Faculty, delivering
a wide range of programmes in the Creative Arts.
Cultural Studies is a unit within the Faculty. Its main objective is to promote studies and research in the field of Cultural Studies.