UPOU Helps Prepare Laguna for West Valley Fault Movement, Conducts Seminar
UPOU conducts awareness seminar on the West Valley Fault for affected towns and cities in Laguna.
In an attempt to contribute to the disaster preparedness of Laguna for the predicted movement of the West Valley Fault, the UP Open University organized a seminar on it on 26 August 2015 at...
WikiWika Idinaos sa UPOU
UPOU nagdaos ng talakayan tungkol sa pagbabago sa Filipino sa panahon ng digital.
Naki-isa ang UP Open University sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika ngayong Agosto 2015. Sa pangunguna ng UPOU Cultural Committee, ang “WikiWika: Filipino sa Panahong Digital,” ay naganap noong ika-24 ng Agosto sa CCDL Auditorium, UPOU Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna.
Ang WikiWika ay isang panayam na partikular na nakatuon sa kahalagahan at kalagayan ng paggamit ng wikang Filipino sa panahong digital – sa panahon...
Chancellor Alfonso Awarded UP Artist II
Dr. Grace J. Alfonso recognized by UP for her artistic contributions to the university.
UP Open University Chancellor Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso was awarded the UP Arts Productivity System Award for the third time in 2015. In recognition of her contribution as an artist to the University, she was bestowed the title UP Artist II from 2015 to 2017, UP Artist I from 2012 to 2014, and from 2009 to 2011.
Dr. Alfonso is a painter and a sculptor, a filmmaker, director, film researcher, a multimedia expert, and a film critic.
As a painter, she...
UPOU MAN Student Wins CineMobile 2015
UPOU nursing student Valdimir Milaor's video on secure online shopping wins award.
Mr. Vladimir Milaor, Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) student of the UP Open University was chosen as one of the honorary winners of CineMobile 2015 for his video entitled “Virtual Larceny.” Cinemobile 2015 was organized by Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), an international capacity building organization, through the initiative of DigiBayanihan, a multi-sectoral group of digital literacy champions to bring together all types of initiatives to create bigger impact by empowering communities with digital literacy.
Cinemobile 2015 challenges...
UPOU Celebrates SyenSaya 2015 with LBSCFI
UPOU celebrates National S&T Week with LBSCFI's Science Festival.
As part of the Los Baños Science Community, the UP Open University participated in the Los Baños Science Festival dubbed SyenSaya 2015, with the theme “Syensya at Kabataan: #WOWTLG” on 12-14 August 2015.
One of the flagship programs of the Los Baños Science Community Foundation Inc. (LBSCFI), Syensaya is the yearly celebration of the National Science and Technology Week. It is comprised of three major activities, namely, the...
Chancellor Alfonso appointed as Professor Emeritus
Professor Grace J. Alfonso recognized for her contributions as mass communication and multimedia practitioner, teacher, researcher, and administrator.
Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso has been appointed as Professor Emeritus by the University of the Philippines at the 1309th Meeting of the UP Board of Regents held on 22 July 2015.
Dr. Alfonso is on her third term as Chancellor of UP Open University. She witnessed the evolution of distance learning in the Philippines from the birth of UPOU in 1995 when she was then Dean of the UP Diliman School for Distance Education. She became the...
UPOU Paper on Web Streaming Recognized at International Confab
UPOU researcher Luisa Gelisan and her team receive special award for their paper on web streaming lectures.
The paper titled "Best Practices for Web Streaming Lectures: The UPOU Multimedia Experience" was given an Award of Merit for the Best Practices of the Flexible Learning at the 2nd International Conference on Open and Flexible Education (ICOFE). The paper was presented in the conference by its senior author, Ms. Luisa A. Gelisan, University Researcher. She co-authored the paper with colleagues from Multimedia Center, Mr. Allan S. Nunez and Ms. Maria Amabelle G. Banasihan and...
ICT Integration to Classroom Teaching Training for Teacher-Scholars
14 Teachers from Quezon receive training and scholarships from UPOU and partners.
The Teacher Development Program Phase 5 (TDP5) held a training program on ICT Integration to Classroom Teaching for its teacher-scholars on 6-7 August 2015 at the Oblation Hall, UP Open University. Dean Melinda dP. Bandalaria, TDP Project Leader, said that the training program aims to contribute towards building the capabilities of our teachers through modern technologies and maximizing the use of the technology package not only in their studies but also in their teaching.
UPOU holds Wood Carving Competition and Artists’ Forum
Local wood carvers transforms tree debris from Yolanda typhoon into works of art.
The UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), led by Dr. Consuelo dL. Habito, organized the “UPOU Artists’ Seminar, Workshop and Forum 2015: Claiming spaces and sharing narratives – Wood and Humanity.” This seminar, workshop and forum officially began on 08 July 2015 at the UPOU Community Hub...
BAMS Student Bags ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2015 Award
Karen Felix Santos wins 2nd prize for her short video EPiC 10 in ASEAN video competition.
The short video EPiC 10 created by Karen Felix Santos, a senior UPOU Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia, was awarded the 2nd prize at the ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2015 as announced on 8 August 2015. The contest was organized through the collaborative efforts by the ASEAN, the ASEAN Foundation (with funding from the Government of the Philippines) and National Youth Council (NYC) Singapore.
EPiC 10 was the Philippines’ official entry to the said competition. The entries were...