OPEN Talk Episode 28 Tackles the Nature and Misconceptions of Dyscalculia

2022-11-22T16:17:38+08:00

Dr. Arman DC. Santos (left) and Assoc. Prof. Rainilyn Leonardo-Duque (right) tackled the nature and misconceptions of dyscalculia in the 28th episode of OPEN Talk. OPEN Talk tackled dyscalculia, a form of learning disorder, in the episode titled "Dyscalculia? Ano yon?" on 16 November 2022 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm via the UPOU Networks website and Facebook page. The resource person for this episode was Dr. Arman DC. Santos, a PhD in Education graduate from the Faculty of Education (FEd) of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU).  He is currently an Associate Professor from [...]

OPEN Talk Episode 28 Tackles the Nature and Misconceptions of Dyscalculia2022-11-22T16:17:38+08:00

CHED Chairperson De Vera is NCODeL 2022 Keynote Speaker

2022-11-22T13:24:26+08:00

The Chair of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Dr. J. Prospero “Popoy” de Vera,  is the Keynote Speaker for the 7th National Conference on Open and Distance eLearning (NCODeL 2022). NCODeL 2022 is a virtual conference for all education practitioners and advocates that will be held on 23 - 25 November 2022.  Dr. de Vera, will be expounding on the theme of the conference, which is “Reimagining Education Futures.” Dr. de Vera has staunchly advocated for the resilience and preparedness of Higher Education in the Philippines and has gained insight from what the Philippine education system in the [...]

CHED Chairperson De Vera is NCODeL 2022 Keynote Speaker2022-11-22T13:24:26+08:00

UPOU OPA joins UP Alumni Relations Committee Convention 2022

2022-11-28T17:33:23+08:00

The University of the Philippines System Office of Alumni Relations (UPS-OAR) conducted a 2-day Alumni Relations Committee Convention (ARC 2022) on 9-10 November 2022 at the University of the Philippines Diliman. UP Open University (UPOU) Office of Public Affairs (OPA) Director, Dr. Myra C. Almodiel participated in the convention with Ms. Anna Cañas-Llamas, UPOU Information Officer.  The first day of the convention was dedicated to a plenary session that tackled the topic “Building on Achievements of ARC Convention 2021.” The hybrid program was opened by Dr. Elena E. Pernia, UP Vice President for Public Affairs, where she welcome all [...]

UPOU OPA joins UP Alumni Relations Committee Convention 20222022-11-28T17:33:23+08:00

UPOU Strengthens Partnership Through Benchmarking Activity and Renewal of Collaboration with Benguet State University (BSU)

2022-12-01T17:06:21+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University welcomed visitors from the Benguet State University (BSU) for a face-to-face benchmarking activity and renewal of collaboration on 8 November 2022.  The team of 15 faculty members and staff from BSU headed by Dr. Leonard T. Apilis, Director of the BSU Open University was welcomed by the UPOU Chancellor, Melinda dP. Bandalaria, Dean of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), Dr. Joane V. Serrano, Director of the Office of Public Affairs (OPA), Dr. Myra C. Almodiel, Director of the Office of Information and Communication Technology Development Office (ICTDO) and Program [...]

UPOU Strengthens Partnership Through Benchmarking Activity and Renewal of Collaboration with Benguet State University (BSU)2022-12-01T17:06:21+08:00

UPOU Represented at the Webinar on Sharing Best Practices of Asian Universities

2022-11-24T17:26:22+08:00

Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, Chancellor and Professor, UPOU University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), one of the founding members of Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education since February 2019 participated in the Sharing Best Practices of Asian University last 10 November 2022 in a webinar alongside Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).  Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, Chancellor and Professor of UPOU, welcomed attendees to the event by sharing attributes of best practices in open and distance education through inclusion, sharing, [...]

UPOU Represented at the Webinar on Sharing Best Practices of Asian Universities2022-11-24T17:26:22+08:00

UPOU Donates Books to the National Library of the Philippines

2022-12-01T16:16:52+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) through the UPOU Library under the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs donated UPOU publications and dissertations to the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) last 12 October 2022.  The said Book Donation Drive is part of the University’s mandate through Republic Act (R.A.) 9500 and R.A. 10650 to take lead in ensuring quality education in Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL). The donation was facilitated by Ms. Jennifer Belen-Bunao, UPOU LIbrarian, and was received by Ms. Melody Madrid, Chief Librarian of the Collection Development Division of NLP. The donated [...]

UPOU Donates Books to the National Library of the Philippines2022-12-01T16:16:52+08:00

FICS Faculty Member wins Young Innovator Award in Asian Conference

2022-11-16T17:36:36+08:00

Assistant Professor Reinald Adrian Pugoy, faculty member of the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies, UP Open University (FICS, UPOU) and Director of the UPOU ICT Development Office (ICTDO), was awarded the Gold Medal for the Young Innovator Award at the 35th Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Annual Conference. AAOU 2022 was held at the International Convention Center, Jeju, Korea on 2-4 November 2022.  Pugoy's paper on “ACES: Automated Academic Essay Scoring Utilizing Neural Regression Models” won him the award. ACES is an essay scoring mechanism that employs natural language processing (NLP). NLP is a subfield of artificial [...]

FICS Faculty Member wins Young Innovator Award in Asian Conference2022-11-16T17:36:36+08:00

FICS Faculty Members and REPS Present Papers in the 35th AAOU Conference

2022-11-16T17:28:20+08:00

Six research papers on open and distance eLearning (ODeL) authored by the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies, UP Open University (FICS, UPOU) faculty members and research, extension and professional staff (REPS) were presented in the 35th Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Conference held at the International Convention Center, Jeju, Korea on 2-4 November 2022.  One of the papers presented by the FICS faculty gained the gold medal for the Young Innovator Award. The paper that won the medal was titled ACES: Automated Academic Essay Scoring Utilizing Neural Regression Models and was authored by Assistant Professor Reinald Adrian [...]

FICS Faculty Members and REPS Present Papers in the 35th AAOU Conference2022-11-16T17:28:20+08:00

Student Townhall, Big Step Towards Genuine Student Representation for UPOU

2022-11-16T17:11:12+08:00

The UP Open University Committee on Elections, as part of their campaign to promote student leadership among students of UPOU heading towards the upcoming first-ever University Student Council Elections, just concluded "Virtual Leadership: The UPOU Student Townhall on Leadership in the Digital Age." With discussed topics including leadership during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the role and importance of student representation, and overcoming the challenges of leadership, hundreds of students registered and attended both on Zoom as well as on the live simulcast on Facebook. Invited speakers were UP Diliman University Student Council Chairperson Latrell Felix, UP Student Regent Siegfred [...]

Student Townhall, Big Step Towards Genuine Student Representation for UPOU2022-11-16T17:11:12+08:00

UPOU Participates in the 35th AAOU Annual Conference

2022-11-15T16:52:22+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) participated in the 35th Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Annual Conference held at the International Convention Center in Jeju, South Korea on 2-4 November 2022. The conference was hosted by the Korea National Open University (KNOU).  AAOU 2022 carried the theme "Opening a New Path to Open Universities: Responding to Global Issues," focusing on the six areas: the roles in the society, assessment, human resources developments, student support services, and the relationship with the sustainable development goals (SDGs).   Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, UPOU Chancellor and Professor, headed the UPOU [...]

UPOU Participates in the 35th AAOU Annual Conference2022-11-15T16:52:22+08:00
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