University College of the Cayman Islands: The only public university in the Cayman Islands
Academic Background Dr. Young received his early training at the College of Arts, Science and Technology (now UTECH) and The University of the West Indies. He received teaching credentials from both Institutions and a B.Sc. in Management Studies from the latter. He has multiple Masters in Business Education, (SIU), MBA and MHRM (Keller Graduate School of Management). Finally, he holds a PhD from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, with a Concentration in Education and Human Resource Studies. Dr. Young is a 1983 Fulbright scholar for Jamaica. Teaching Background Dr. Young's portfolio of courses is diverse and reflects his educational preparation. He has offered an extensive list of business and educational courses to a wide range of students. He has served as advisor to several graduate students and has mentored PhD students. Research Background Dr. Young's research agenda is broad-based and reflects many different aspects of teaching and learning in higher education. He has written and co-authored several papers on technology, reflective learning, distance learning and hybrid instruction. Some of the most recent articles written are Classroom Without Walls: A Case for Borderless Education in the Caribbean, The Benefits of Employing a Hybrid Evaluation Approach, Enacted through Evaluation and Reflective journaling in Teacher Education in the Cayman Islands, Reflective Learning and Clerical staff at a University College in the Cayman Islands: Implications for Management, Retooling Teacher Preparation: Focus on Educational Technology. Dr. Young's agenda is ongoing and continues to focus on how technology can improve the teaching learning process as how we can effectively teach adult learners.