The College of Business and Management (CBM), headed by the College Dean Dr. Lea V. Lustre, sponsored the third wave of the General Education Curriculum (GEC) Core Courses Training for Faculty held on June 17-21, 2019 at Goa Campus.
The said training aimed to assist Higher Education Institutions’ (HEIs) transition to the pedagogy and content delivery of the new GEC embodied in the CMO No. 20, series of 2013 and focused on enabling the faculty to teach the interdisciplinary GE Courses using materials, and recognize, share, and disseminate best practices in general education.
During the opening program, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Josefina Borromeo gave the rationale of the event and tackled the importance of teaching GEC subjects aligned to the faculty’s field of specialization. After, Dr. Lustre introduced the participants and the trainers for each subject.
The said GE core courses and respective trainers are the following: (GE1) Understanding the Self – Mrs. Arlyn Niña Visitacion, (GE2) Readings in the Philippine History – Dr. Rico Saballegue and Dr. Amando Delfino, (GE3) The Contemporary World – Mrs. Michelle Yoro and Mr. Salvador Briones, (GE4) Mathematics in the Modern World – Mr. Roberto A. Masalunga, (GE5) Purposive Communication – Ms. Sheila Amoroso, (GE6) Art Appreciation – Mrs. Naomi Nydia Abante and Mrs. Marilou Pongpong, (GE7) Science, Technology, and Society – Mrs. Karen Eyre Moshie Ortua-Artiaga and Mr. Darwin Garbeles, (GE8) Ethics – Mrs. Petra Ebron, and (GE9) Life and Works of Rizal – Mr. Primo Borja and Mr. Redentor Buetre
Participants were required to attend the graduation ceremony on the last day of the event wherein representatives from each learning team were requested to give their impressions on the conducted training. Dr. Lustre also awarded the certificates to the trainers.
The first and second waves of training were sponsored by the College of Education (COED) on May 9-18, 2018 on and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) on October 22-26, 2018 respectively.