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Second Conference, November 2010
|Leroy Almendarez||Human Capital Theory: Implications for Educational Development||HTML|
|Jane Bennett||Socioeconomic Equity and Stability: Achievable for most if not all||HTML|
|Janelle Chanona||Media and the Belizean Society||HTML|
|Dr Emily Dick-Forde||Integrating Education on Climate Change in the UWI Open Campus - Promoting Sustainable Development in CARICOM||HTML|
|Margarita Gomez||An Education System for Sustained Growth and Economic Development||HTML|
|Major Lloyd Jones||Building an Effective Oil Spill Response Mechanism for Belize||HTML|
|Dr Kathleen King||A Model for Designing and Facilitating Virtual Learning: Addressing Faculty Needs and Contextualization||HTML|
|Dr Michelle McAnuff-Gumbs||"Virtually There:" Making Online Training 'Real' for Caribbean Literacy Coaches - What Governments Can do?||HTML|
|Dr Abigail McKay||Social Productivity Forum: An Alternative Curriculum that Addresses Multiple Industries and Builds Human Capacity||HTML|
|National Kriol Council: Myrna Manzanares and Marilyn Gentle-Garvin||Cultural Entrepreneurial Training||HTML|
|Isidora Espadas, Laura Longsworth & Marjorie Parks||Harmonizing Nursing Education: Theory and Practice||HTML|
|Dr Sharmayne Saunders||Corporate Social Responsibility||HTML|
First Conference, November 2001
|Dr Eve Aird||The Evolution of the Belizean University|
|Francis B. Arana, Sr||The Waning Economic Power of the Garinagu|
|Dr Carla Barnett||Defining Ethnicity in Belize: Understanding Our History|
|Pen Cayetano||The Beginning of Punta Rock|
|Professor Hubert Devonish & Enita Castillo||Some Features of the Morpho-Syntax of Simple Sentences in Garifuna|
|Lucia Ellis||Traditional Medicine in Belize: an Under-utilised resource?|
Professor Albert K. Fiadjoe
|Access to Justice — Where does the Ombudsman of Belize Fit in?|
|Dr Anabel Ford & Dr Keith Clarke||Out of the Past, in the Present, and for the Future of the Maya Forest (This paper contains a substantial bibliography.)|
|Frank Gomez, Jr.||Education as if People Matter: A Call for Critical Thinking and Humanistic Education|
|Egbert Higinio||Caribbean: Mimicry or Mimesis through the Poetry of Derek Walcott|
|Dr Joseph Iyo & Dr Michael Rosberg||Theoretical Perspectives on the Stasis of Class Relations in the Caribbean: the Belize Case Study|
|Sharon Matola and Celso Poot||One Forest, Three Nations: the Biological and Cultural Diversity of Belize: National Significance with a Regional Impact|
|Charles McSweeney||Breaking the Apprenticeship Curse: A Critical Look at Information Technology Training in Belize|
|Dr Joseph O. Palacio||Coastal Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Values - Their Significance to the Garifuna and Rest of the Caribbean Region|
|Myrtle Palacio||Dangriga BZ or USA?: Out-migration Experiences of a Garifuna Community in Post-independent Belize|
|Dr Vincent Palacio||Training Needs Assessment for the Hospitality Industry in Belize|
|Dr Dion E. Phillips||The Military of Belize|
|Professor Ralph Premdas||Belize: Identity and Ethnicity in a Multi-Ethnic State|
|Dr Chandrabhan Sharma||A Critical Review of the Mollejon Hydro Project|
|Dr Roy Young||Migration and AIDS in Belize|
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