School of Education


Ms Sharon Phillip

Research Interests

Ms Sharon Phillip's research interests include Teaching and Learning: English/Language Arts, Caribbean Poetry, Children’s Literature, Technology Integration; Professional Development of teachers; Critical Thinking in English/Language Arts and Online/Distance Education. 


  • Phillip, S., Jameson-Charles, M., & Cain, M. (2017). Up a creek without a paddle: Negotiating the digital divide: Teachers’ experiences of the one-to-one laptop initiative: Challenges and opportunities. In C. Bissessar (Ed.),Assessing the current state of education in the Caribbean, (pp. 243-261)Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-1700-9.
  • Yamin-Ali, J., Herbert, S., James, F., Ali, S., Augustin, D., Phillip, S., and Rampersad, J. (2016). ‘Quality assurance in teacher education through insider evaluation and stakeholder involvement: a case for programme renewal’.Caribbean Curriculum (24), 52-74.
  • Phillip, S. & Cain, M. (March, 2015). Instructors’ perspectives of their initial transition from face-to-face to online teaching. International Journal for e-Learning Security (IJeLS), 5(1), 441-448.  
  • Cain, M. & Phillip, S. (September, 2013). An exploration of students’ experiences of learning in an online primary teacher education programme. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 9 (3). 
  • James, F., Phillip, S., Herbert, S., Augustin, D. S., Yamin-Ali, J., Ali, S., & Rampersad, J. (2013). Is anybody listening? Teachers’ views of their in-service teacher professional development programme. Caribbean Curriculum, 20, 71-94 – 2 citations


  • Phillip, S. (September, 2013). “Cracking the Poetry Code: An Exploration of Teachers’ Experiences in the Classroom.” Caribbean Journal of Education, 35 (2), 147-153.
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