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Rita Ramos

Assistant Professor 5
Faculty of Management and Development Studies
UP Open University

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Rita Ramos is an Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies in the UP Open University. She finished her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Juan De Dios College. She obtained her Master of Arts in Nursing  from the University of the Philippines Manila.  Her research interests include Item Response Theory;  Classical Test Theory; tool validation;  motivation in distance education; achievement goals in education; self-regulation; clinical learning environment; dignified dying; and aggression.

She is  taking her PhD in Educational Psychology, major in Quantitative Methods in De La Salle University Manila, currently on dissertation writing. 


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Rita Ramos welcomes media inquiries on:

Advanced  Pathophysiology, Adult Health Nursing 


Research and Publication





Doorenbos, Ardith, Ramos, R. et al. 2011. “Supporting Dignified Dying in the Philippines “, International Journal of Palliative Nursing  17 (3).  

Ramos, R. Factor Analysis of Nursing Interventions for Dignified Dying. Research Journal in Special Education and Independent Living 2(1): 70–80. 

Tolentino, Janna and Rita Ramos. 2011. Engagement – Promoting Aspects of Teacher’s Instructional Style and Academic Self Regulated Learning. The Internaional Journal of Research and Review  7 (2): ,

Ramos, Rita. 2011. Academic Tracking: Dominance of Triarchic Skills. The Assessment Handbook vol 5. ( an international and peer reviewed journal )

Ramos. Rita. 2013. Achievement and Motivational Goals, Interest and Academic Performance among Distance Education Learner. Research Journal in Special Education and Independent Living.   


Public Service

Asst. Professor Rita Ramos   was awarded  as Fellow in the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Educational Measurement and Evaluation Association, Inc.  (PEMEA) this September 2014.

Referee / Reviewer for the University Research Journal of Adventist University of the Philippines

Thesis adviser

Member, Expert Clinical Advisory Panel of the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association International, Kakauna WI, USA

Researcher,  Enfermeria Clinica (Clinica Nursing) Research Group University of Alicante, 









FMDS Comprehensive Exam Date Schedule 1st semester 2017-2018

Diploma in Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment (October 24, 2017)

Social Welfare Policies and Research (October 26, 2017)


Master of Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment

Social Welfare Policies and Research

(October 24, 2017)

Social Work Profession and Practice

Social Agency , Leadership and Management

(October 26, 2017)

Area of Specialization (October 28, 2017)


Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management

General Field (October 27, 2017)

Major Field (October 28, 2017)


Master of Public Management

General Field (November 6, 2017)

Public Policy and Program Administration (November 8, 2017)

Local Government and Regional Administration(LGRA) & Voluntary Sector Management (VSM) (November 10, 2017)


Master of Arts in Nursing (January 9 and 11, 2018)


Master of ASEAN Studies (January 12, 2018)


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