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Faculty present research undertakings in natl and intl conferences
Article written by Jerwin M. Lasin | 9/1/2013 11:57:59 AM

The busy start of the school year 2013-2014 did not prevent some faculty researchers from communicating their research outputs in various national and international conferences.

The paper titled "Input Modification and Self-questioning: Effect on Level 7 Students Comprehension of Science Text" written by Haidee M. Angeles was presented during the 4th Centre for English Language Communication (CELC) Symposium held at U-Town, National University of Singapore on May 27-29, 2013.

In the Third Annual Lasallian Association of Tourism and Hospitality Education (LATHE) Convention, three faculty members from CIHTM shared their research works. Roy Aguba was one of the plenary speakers during the conference where he discussed how the competency requirements for entry level positions of selected deluxe hotels in Manila can serve as guide for effective education, training and self enhancement. Andrenalyn Varona, Tourism Department Chair presented her paper Understanding Local Residents Perceptions Towards Tourism Development in San Juan, Batangas. Likewise, Maria Madel Ocampo faculty member of Tourism Department shared her findings in her paper Management Skills as Perceived by Lasallian Hospitality Educators in the Philippines.

Two faculty members of Education Department showcased their scholarly works. Dr. Vivian Titular traveled to two countries in Europe to present her two research outputs. First, she went to Findhorn Community and Ecovillage, Scotland last June 26-28 for a paper presentation of her dissertation "Affirming Spiritual Culture of Trust: A Model of Empowerment in Isla Berde, Batangas, Philippines." In Dublin City University Ireland, she discussed to an international audience how photovoice can be an approach for a positive development of students well-being. The conference was held July 4-5, 2013.

Mr. Arvie Andal imparted his findings on the development and evaluation of an educational story telling courseware for children with autism during the National Forum on Current and Emerging Practices in Teacher Education held at PNU.

With the willingness of faculty to do research and the institutional support through the Office of Research and Publications, the culture of research is sure to thrive in DLSL.