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FMDS faculty and staff present papers at 49th APACPH conference
Three faculty and staff members of UPOU’s Faculty of Management
and Development Studies participated in a conference on
Public Health from August 17 to 19 at Incheon, South Korea.
Faculty and staff of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies presented their studies during the 49th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Conference held on 17-19 August 2017 at Yonsei University International Campus in Incheon, South Korea.
With the theme, “The Age of Shifting Paradigm: SDGs, New Approach for Public Health,” the conference aimed to understand major issues in Public Health and exert collaborative efforts to pro-mote sustainability in the field.
In the poster presentations, the Diploma in/Master of International Health (D/MIH) Program Chair, Asst. Prof. Myra Oruga and Research Assistant, Ms. Jelaine Bagos presented their study on the assessment of International Health students’ knowledge and perceptions on the use of a research ethics video material. In their study, they evaluated the video material which was originally produced by the D/MIH program through the one time grant of the UPOU’s Office of Academic Sup-port and Instructional Services and Multimedia Center. Of the 190 posters presented, their poster was recognized by one of the judges and earned a “star” during the presentation.
Asst. Prof. Queenie Ridulme, Chair of the Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) Program also presented her study on The Effect of the use of Pregnancy Wheel by Healthcare Providers to Adherence of Prenatal Visits among Mothers in Iloilo, Philippines in the oral presentations. Her study which she co-authored with Ms. Jane Daniel, a UPOU student, concluded that the use of a tool like the pregnancy wheel in giving prenatal care to the mothers is an effective way of helping mothers adhere to their prenatal visits. (JRBagos)
Continuing Education Program Schedule for CY 2018
The Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) thru its Secretary to the Faculty conducted the Online Student Orientation via Facebook Live for First Semester AY 2017-2018 on 29 July 2017.
Hosted by Asst. Prof. Rita C. Ramos, the FMDS Secretary to the Faculty and Ms. Jeniffer F. De Pasion-Guevarra, the FMDS Student Records Support Staff, and assisted by the FMDS Research Assistants, the online student orientation via Facebook Live is a venue for new and continuing students to raise inquiries and clarify information which are not included in the materials posted at the UPOU Student Orientation Course Site they visited prior to the FB Live.
This semester’s FB Live was divided into two parts: the General Forum for Academic and Administrative Policies and Processes and the Program Orientation. Prof. Jean A. Saludadez, ASEAN Studies Program Chair also joined the FB Live to answer all the queries of the students of ASEAN Studies during the program orientation. Other Program Chairs, some Faculty-In-Charge and Learning Center Coordinators joined the #FMDSLive to answer questions raised by the students.
Garnering over 5400 views with 651 comments, the Student Orientation is a good venue for students who are based in different parts of the globe for posting queries which are answered quickly and real time. Students who attended the Student Orientation also commented thru hashtags that the Student Orientation via FB Live is #StudentCentered and #HeavenSent making them feel welcome and less worried in the world of distance learning.
FMDS makes use of the advantages of Social Media such as Facebook Live in its mission to serve the global community of learners, reaching out to more students around the globe.
FMDS Comprehensive Examination Dates (1st semester 2018-2019)
Diploma in Social Work
- Human Behavior & Social Environment Social Welfare Policies and Research ( October 8, 2018)
- Social Work Profession and Practice Social Agency , Leadership and Management ( October 10, 2018 )
Master of Social Work
- Human Behavior & Social Environment Social Welfare Policies and Research (October 8, 2018)
- Social Work Profession and Practice Social Agency, Leadership and Management (October 10, 2018 )
- Area of Specialization ( October 12, 2018)
Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management
- General Field (October 19, 2018)
- Major Field (October 20, 2018)
Master of Public Management
- General Field (November 12, 2018)
- Public Policy and Program Administration (Novermber 14 , 2018)
- Local Government and Regional Administration (LGRA) and Voluntary Sector Management (VSM) (November 16, 2018)
Master of Arts in Nursing
- Content (January 10, 2019 )
- Methodology (January 12 , 2019)
Master of ASEAN Studies (January 11, 2019)