Reflections on Adaptive Expertise

[Keynote Address at the 2021 UP Manila Orientation for New Faculty] Chancellor Padilla, our esteemed Vice Chancellors, Deans, distinguished members of the Committee on Instruction, and my fellow faculty of UP Manila, good morning. I am honored to be given the opportunity to address you today on the opening of the 2021 orientation for new… Continue reading Reflections on Adaptive Expertise

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Ubiquitous Learning

I recently completed e-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approach to Teaching & Learning for the Digital Age from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Coursera.  From this course, I learned about the 7 affordances of technology in education which can be found below. Cope & Kalantzis believe that these affordances allow us to use technology to… Continue reading Ubiquitous Learning

Blended Learning- VLE Workshop for UPCN Faculty

Last May 5, 2017, ILC conducted another workshop- seminar session, this time for the UP College of Nursing faculty members. The workshop served as a refresher course for the faculty members on the use of the UPM VLE, UP Manila’s very own Moodle- based learning management system.  The workshop was held at the CN Conference… Continue reading Blended Learning- VLE Workshop for UPCN Faculty

Blended Learning Workshop for CAS faculty members

ILC conducted a Blended Learning Workshop for the faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences last Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the ILC Computer Room. The half-day activity was attended by faculty members from the different departments of CAS such as Department of Arts and Communications, Department of Biology, Department of Behavioral Studies,… Continue reading Blended Learning Workshop for CAS faculty members

VLE Workshop held for UPM Learning Resource Center

ILC conducted a workshop for UPM Learning Resource Center on the use of UP Manila’s very own course learning management system, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) last February 23, 2017 from 9:00 ti 11:30 AM at the ILC Computer Room. Participants were LRC’s volunteer tutors and student assistants and staff. LRC intends to use the moodle- based… Continue reading VLE Workshop held for UPM Learning Resource Center

Blended Learning Workshop in CPH

ILC conducted a Blended Learning Workshop last February 9, 2016 at the College of Public Health Computer Lab. Attendees were various faculty members from CPH spearheaded by Prof. Maylin C. Palatino of the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. The initiative was recommended by Committee on ILC CPH Representative Dr. Paul Adrian V. Pinlac. Discussed by… Continue reading Blended Learning Workshop in CPH

On Connectivism, Lectures and Classroom Discussions

I’ve heard teachers say, what’s the use of teaching when students can Google anything? Well, try googling anything. Thousands of links come up. Which one is the most useful? Which information applies to the local setting? Is the information trustworthy or correct? We have to equip students to sift through so much information. Someone said… Continue reading On Connectivism, Lectures and Classroom Discussions

Why I Ask Students to Blog in My Informatics Class

This semester will be the 4th year I am teaching HI 201: Health Informatics in the MS Health Informatics medical informatics track. Since the first year, I’ve asked my students to blog for my class. Here’s why – This slide is from my slide deck http://www.slideshare.net/isiptan/hi-201-health-informatics. You can read the blog post by Jenny Luca… Continue reading Why I Ask Students to Blog in My Informatics Class

Use of the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLè) among Nursing students

This post was written by Jenniffer T. Paguio The UP College of Nursing has been using the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLè) since 2013 in undergraduate courses in various ways. Initially, faculty members simply uploaded their syllabi and some resources, but with several sessions and assistance from the junior faculty members, the use of UVLè… Continue reading Use of the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLè) among Nursing students