Online Bridge Program Closing Ceremonies: A Celebration of Completers’ Success

2021-07-23T15:45:03+08:00

The Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UP Open University (UPOU) live-streamed its Online Bridge Program Closing Ceremonies on 17 July 2021 at 2 PM via Facebook. It was a virtual gathering that recognized the completers of the second offering of the Bridge Mathematics and English courses. Attendees included the students themselves, their respective families, and the Course Coordinators.  The Masters of Ceremonies were Mr. Jabez Flores and Ms. Zoe Yra Aluag, both from the Faculty of Education. In her opening remarks, Ms. Rhonna Marie R. Veneña, Director of Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, asserted that the closing ceremonies celebrate two accomplishments. First, for [...]

Online Bridge Program Closing Ceremonies: A Celebration of Completers’ Success2021-07-23T15:45:03+08:00

Episode 10 of OPEN Talk Features “Pangangalaga sa Unang 1,000 Araw ng Buhay sa Panahon ng Pandemya”

2021-07-27T09:26:54+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) held the 10th episode of OPEN Talk entitled "Pangangalaga sa Unang 1,000 Araw ng Buhay sa Panahon ng Pandemya" on 21 July 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The event's resource person was Dr. Azucena M. Dayanghirang, MCH, CESO III, and the Executive Director of the National Nutrition Council (NNC).  Joining her as the moderator was Ms. Finaflor F. Taylan, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UPOU. Dr. Dayanghirang discussed the importance and implications of the first two years of a child which is the first 1,000 days of [...]

Episode 10 of OPEN Talk Features “Pangangalaga sa Unang 1,000 Araw ng Buhay sa Panahon ng Pandemya”2021-07-27T09:26:54+08:00

UPOU Multimedia Center conducts training programs

2021-07-23T18:17:27+08:00

The UPOU Multimedia Center (MC) conducted an online training program on Animation 101: Creating Educational Materials Using PowToon  from 21 June to 2 July 2021. Ms. Ellaisa Ruth Veluz, Mr. Lexter Mangubat, and Ms. Ann Kristine Medina served as the trainers while the tutors are Ms. Jelaine Bagos and Mr. David Bryce Saguin. The online training was hosted in the UPOU MODeL site. It was participated in by 38 UPOU personnel: 11 faculty members, 2 affiliate faculty members, 9 Research Assistants/Project Staff, 7 admin staff, and 4 student assistants.  The online training program not only covered animation using PowToon, but [...]

UPOU Multimedia Center conducts training programs2021-07-23T18:17:27+08:00

FICS MeetUps Tackles the Basics of Video Production with Multimedia Center Director Luisa A. Gelisan

2021-07-23T16:29:11+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS) conducted its FICS MeetUps for the third quarter of the year on 08 July 2021. Ms. Luisa A. Gelisan, University Researcher and Director of the UPOU Multimedia Center, served as the Resource Person and she shared her knowledge and experience about “Developing Audio-Visual Presentations with Focus on Video Production.” The presentation focused more on video production rather than video editing, since proficiency in the latter would require a series of training sessions. Given the availability of video editing applications and softwares, and their accessibility to people, learning the [...]

FICS MeetUps Tackles the Basics of Video Production with Multimedia Center Director Luisa A. Gelisan2021-07-23T16:29:11+08:00

Abstract Submission for ICODeL 2021 is Extended

2021-07-16T17:16:04+08:00

The abstract submission for the 4th International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning (ICODeL 2021) has been extended to 7 August 2021. ICODeL aims to provide a platform for scholars, practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders of distance education and e-learning to convene and share expertise and discover and create possibilities for open, distance, and e-learning for development.  Having the theme “The University of the Future: Sustainability and Agility Amidst Disruption,” ICODeL 2021 will be held virtually on 13-15 October 2021.  The plenary speakers of the event include Professor Don Passey, established researcher and expert in technology enhanced learning from [...]

Abstract Submission for ICODeL 2021 is Extended2021-07-16T17:16:04+08:00

FICS Conducts Masterclass Featuring Dr. Robert T. Craig as its Thought Leader

2021-07-16T17:24:24+08:00

The UPOU FICS conducted a Masterclass entitled “The Constitutive Metamodel of Communication Theory” featuring Dr. Robert T. Craig, a renowned author, speaker and the proponent of seven communication traditions. The UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS) conducted a Masterclass entitled “The Constitutive Metamodel of Communication Theory” featuring Dr. Robert T. Craig, a renowned author, speaker and the proponent of seven communication traditions, as its thought leader. This session of Masterclass was especially dedicated to the FICS Masterclass Pioneer, Thought Leader and Adviser, Dr. Felix Librero. The event’s emcee, FICS University Extension Associate, [...]

FICS Conducts Masterclass Featuring Dr. Robert T. Craig as its Thought Leader2021-07-16T17:24:24+08:00

OSA Conducts a Series of Webinars for Mental Health and Wellness Program

2021-07-16T12:17:47+08:00

The UP Mental Health Wellness (MHW) Program of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) is a set of initiatives in order to address the needs of vulnerable students and promote care in the University. The University is strengthening its Mental Health and Wellness Network to respond to the Mental Health concerns and coping needs of UP students. The network continues to expand by designating College Mental Health Focal Persons per CU who can advocate mental health care in their respective academic units. The designated UPOU Mental Health (MH) Focal Persons are Associate Prof. Lynie Dimasuay from [...]

OSA Conducts a Series of Webinars for Mental Health and Wellness Program2021-07-16T12:17:47+08:00

UP Open University renews NBDB Certificate of Registration

2021-07-12T10:18:07+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) received the renewal of  its National Book Development Board (NBDB) certificate of registration  on 31 March 2021 and is valid until 31 March 2022.  The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Education formed through Republic Act No. 8047 or the Book Publishing Industry Development Act. RA 8047 which  is responsible for promoting the continuing development of book-publishing in the Philippines with the active participation of the private sector.  UPOU publishes  books, e-books and multimedia books on open and distance elearning (ODeL) and other fields of [...]

UP Open University renews NBDB Certificate of Registration2021-07-12T10:18:07+08:00

“New Normal” Challenges and Lessons Gained under the Alternative Learning System (ALS) on OPEN Talk 9

2021-07-09T16:14:54+08:00

The  University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) live streamed the 9th episode of its webinar series, OPEN Talk on 7 July 2021. OPEN Talk 9 highlighted the lived experiences of Alternative Learning System (ALS) Teachers and Education Program Specialists for ALS (EPSA) on how they continue to live up to their teaching roles for their respective learners during this pandemic. The two resource persons were Mr. Rejulios M. Villenes, a Public Schools District Supervisor, and Ms. Zarah Kristine A. Flores, a District ALS Coordinator, who are both from the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Quezon - Lopez East [...]

“New Normal” Challenges and Lessons Gained under the Alternative Learning System (ALS) on OPEN Talk 92021-07-09T16:14:54+08:00

UPOU-OGC Conducts Gender Sensitivity Training

2021-07-09T13:55:30+08:00

Photo shows GST guest speakers Prof. Moniq Muyargas (left) and Mr. Jap Ignacio (right) together with the event’s facilitator Dr. Joane V. Serrano (center). The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) conducted the first Gender Sensitivity Training (GST) for 2021 on 30 June 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM via Zoom. The GST focused on respecting and recognizing the LGBTQI+ community and aimed to raise awareness and correct misconceptions on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC).  Dr. Joane V. Serrano, Director of the UPOU OGC, welcomed [...]

UPOU-OGC Conducts Gender Sensitivity Training2021-07-09T13:55:30+08:00
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