02 October 2018

UPD Geography Faculty Participates in Outcomes-Based Education (OBE) Seminar-Workshop

Courtesy of  The Office of the Advancement of Teaching (OAT)

By Dominique Sasha N. Amorsolo

Faculty members of the UPD Department of Geography participated in a whole-day seminar-workshop on Outcomes-Based Education (OBE) last October 1, 2018 at the CSSP Pavilion 2 Conference Room, University of the Philippines Diliman. The seminar was sponsored by the Office of the Advancement of Teaching (OAT) of the University.

Assoc. Prof. Rosella M. Torrecampo, OAT Director and Faculty of the CAL Department of English and Comparative Literature, facilitated the seminar-workshop. Assoc. Prof. Torrecampo highlighted the basics and rationale on the adoption of OBE and explained the method of practical OBE application on courses. Assoc. Prof. Torrecampo also exhibited samples of OBE-dized course syllabi and responded to questions about the OBE framework implementation in the context of the Department’s existing and newly-instituted courses.

The Department participated in the OBE seminar-workshop in compliance to the University’s goal towards a globally, regionally, and nationally competent programs and graduates as mandated by the ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance (AUN-QA). 

The seminar was attended by faculty members: Department Chair Yany Lopez, CSSP College Secretary Darlene Occeña-Gutierrez, Maria Celeste Hermida, Raquel Najja Hao, Kristian Karlo Saguin, Mylene De Guzman, Emmanuel Garcia, Joseph Palis, Marion Micah Tinio, and Meliton Juanico.

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The Office of the Advancement of Teaching (OAT) aims to lead the development of the necessary systems, mechanisms, and programs designed to ensure quality teaching and learning. The Office also facilitates the design, enhancement, and implementation of academic policies and programs, particularly initiatives for instructional enrichment, course development, and teaching effectiveness.

For more information about the OAT, visit: http://oat.upd.edu.ph/ or send an e-mail to ovcaa.oatdiliman@up.edu.ph

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