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CEAS Stages Golden Jubilee Lectures
Article written by Jerwin M. Lasin | 5/7/2013 3:13:17 PM
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Anchored on the theme "Addressing New Directions in Education," the College of Education, Arts and Sciences (CEAS), successfully hosted the Golden Jubilee Lectures at the Mabini Auditorium last April 25. The event was well-attended by administrators, teachers and students from the CALABARZON area. It served as a venue to discuss emerging trends in education, specifically Outcomes-Based Education, Technology, Culture and Social Media and Response to Climate Change. Vice Chancellor for Academics and Research, Dr. Alice Botardo, welcomed the speakers and the participants and underscored the importance of the activity as part of the institution&cute;s Golden Jubilee celebration. The pool of speakers include Dr. Constantino Ballena of DLSU-Dasmarias who gave an overview of "Outcomes-Based Education" and updated the audience on the latest Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) directives about the said approach; Dr. Raul Pertierra of Ateneo de Manila University, who discussed "Society and Technology in the Philippines" and urged the participants to ponder about technology's transformative effects; movie and TV actor Nanding Josef who lectured on the "Impact of Theater on Human Development" and Dr. Edgardo Gomez, an academician of the National Academy of Science and Technology whose talk evolved on the "Role of Academic Institutions in Addressing Climate Change." Dr. Gomez's talk was supplemented by a presentation of the programs of Conservation International Philippines, one of the activity sponsors. Each lecture was also followed by a forum moderated by select CEAS faculty members. It also featured special performances of De La Salle Voices, De La Salle Salindayaw Dance Company, Mr. Joseph Ng, CEAS faculty member and Mr. Emmanuel Ong Jr., a second year Communication student. CEAS Dean Tessie Palma, in her closing remarks, encouraged the participants to further enrich their knowledge and understanding of vital concerns in the academe. Co-sponsored by Rex Book Store and Manila Ocean Park, the event affirms the school's commitment of providing opportunities for faculty and student development and extending them to the community.

 

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