Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
The course is an exploration of the history of Jamaican jerk as a method and as seasoning. Learners considered theoretical perspectives related to culture, heritage and sustainability and reflected on changes in technology that have made it possible to prepare jerk in home as well as outdoor settings.
3 weeks, 2 hours per week
Dr Charmaine McKenzie
Coordinator, Mona Campus Office of Online Learning
The University of the West Indies
- Assess the relationship among truth, authenticity, creativity and sustainability with respect to Jamaican Jerk
- Discuss the value of cultural sustainability to small states
- Situate the practice of jerking within the context of Jamaican cultural heritage
- Create an original recipe for a jerked food
- Prepare a jerked food using an existing recipe
- Present evidence of the jerked food (a description, recipe or image)
Culture and Heritage: Examining Truth, Authenticity, Creativity and Sustainability
Jerk: From Taino to Maroon to the General Jamaican Experience
What Is Jerk Today?
Make Your Own Jerk
Issued on 8th July 2022
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