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In celebration of the Geographic Information System (GIS) day, join us at Research Conversations this Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm as we focus on GOLDEN: Geo-Spatial Model for Distance Education with Mr. Kamran Mir, Assistant Director IT, Directorate of ICT, Allama Iqbal Open University - Islamabad as resource speaker. This will be held at the Audio Visual Room, UPOU HQ, Los Banos, Laguna. #UPOpenUniversity
Dr. Maria Dalisay G. Maligalig and Dr. Jomar F. Rabajante, affiliate faculty members of the Faculty of Education (FEd), University of the Philippines Open University were named as the new Program Chairs of Diploma in Science Teaching (DST) and Diploma in Mathematics Teaching (DMT), respectively. DST and DMT were two of FEd’s post-baccalaureate diploma programs. Dr. Maligalig has been appointed as the new Diploma in Science Teaching (DST) Program Chair effective 1 August 2019. She started at UPOU in 2011 as an affiliate assistant professor and handled BIO 220 – Chemical Physiology in the PhD in Education program (Biology Education). [...]
Felino Castro V, Assistant Secretary for the National Broadband Backbone and Free Wifi/Internet Access in Public Spaces of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will serve as a Plenary Speaker for the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). Asec. Castro will talk about Inclusivity, and Equity in Technology-Enhanced Learning. Asec. Castro has a Master’s Degree in Public Management from the Development Academy of the Philippines, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from University of the Philippines Los Banos. Prior to his appointment with DICT, Asec. Castro served as the Director for the [...]
Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Director IV for the Office of Programs and Standards Development (OPSD), Dr. Cherrie Melanie Ancheta-Diego, shall serve as a Plenary Speaker for the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). Dr. Ancheta-Diego has a Doctor of Education (Educational Management) and Master of Public Administration degree from Mariano Marcos State University. Prior to her appointment with the CHED Central Office, she was the Director IV of the CHED Regional Office 1. As the Director IV of CHED-OPSD, she oversees the mandate of the office to be the primary in-charge of the enhancement of [...]
Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso, UP Professor Emeritus and Former Chancellor of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) will be the Plenary Speaker in the first Plenary Session of the 6th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2019). She will discuss about Equity Dimensions in Quality Assurance Frameworks. Dr. Alfonso earned her PhD in Communication, MA in the Humanities (Art History) and Bachelor of Fine Arts all from the University of the Philippines Diliman. She witnessed the evolution of distance learning in the Philippines from the birth of UPOU in 1995 when she was then the Dean [...]
The Ugnayan ng Pahinungód University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) conducted its first teacher training program on 28 October 2019 at the Centennial Center for Digital Learning (CCDL) Auditorium, UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna. Focusing on the subject matter Reading Remediation for the Early Grades (Kinder to Grade 3), 42 Kinder to Grade 3 public school teachers from Bay and Los Baños, Laguna participated in the programs. Ms. Fides Minella Lladoc Mendoza, a Reading Intervention Specialist from The Literacy Ladder, facilitated the training. Some of the topics she discussed were ‘Profile of Reading Difficulties’, ‘Structured Language Approach’, ‘Individualized Education [...]
To raise awareness on and to help build a resilient community, the Ugnayan ng Pahinungód University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) spearheaded an orientation seminar on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM). The seminar held on 27 October 2019 was participated in by 38 residents and local officials of Brgy. Tagumpay, Bay, Laguna. Dr. Yusuf Sucol, University Coordinator of UP Los Baños Climate and Disaster Risks Studies Center (UPLB-CDRSC) served as the resource speaker. Aside from listening to the lectures, the participants were asked to update the barangay profile and hazard map. They also conducted needs-assessment and community-based flood [...]
Shrouded in the mists of antiquity and rich culture, the anciently beautiful city of Lahore, Pakistan was the venue of the recently concluded 33rd Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) on 14-16 October 2019. Hosted by the Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP), the three-day conference served as an international platform for the critical exchange of knowledge and expertise among open and distance (ODL) practitioners which was attended by 600 participants from 13 countries from around Asia and the world. The participants comprised Presidents, Rectors, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, scholars, senior administrators, and policy-makers representing the open universities [...]