FACULTY AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 2018
(Dated Posted: 03/12/2018)
In its continuous quest for excellence and improvement , the Human Resource Development Office has organized an orientation program on the institutionalization of OBE among the LCC stakeholders starting with the teaching and non-teaching personnel on March 2, 2018 . For his opening remarks, Dr. Allan Tipan , Dean Graduate School and Director for Research and Development , laid the OBE learning paradigm which provided clear insights of the topic to be discussed in the program. The objectives of the program are:
- To clarify the teaching philosophy and practices among LCC faculty
- To arrive at common practices among academic departments and academic support services units
- To present and discuss the LCC OBE framework
- To present the revised OBE syllabus format
The LCC OBE framework was introduced and discussed by Dr. Dina Catalina Dayon , Vice President for Academic Affairs . According to her , the framework was the output of the core working group representing all sectors of LCC which include students , faculty, alumni and industry- partners representatives, with the Council of Deans as the over-all in charge. The process of approval includes endorsement and approval of the Management Committee and the Board of Trustees. Highlights of the discussions were on the three levels of Outcomes , Graduate attributes , Assessment and Evaluation framework for LCC and the process and system of Continuous Quality Improvement adopted by LCC.
Dr. Carmelita Bandelaria and Mr . Lino Balantac were tasked to discuss the outcomes-based teaching --learning (OBTL) process giving emphasis on intended learning outcomes (ILO) and its relationships to teaching --learning activities (TLAs), and assessment of tasks(ATs). This is the first of the series of retooling for OBTL concept among the faculty of LCC.
For the final part of the discussion , Dr. Linda Platero, Dean, College of Education and Liberal Arts presented and explained the revised format of the OBE Syllabus to be considered as the institutionalized format for LCC starting SY 2018-2019.
The orientation program on OBE for teaching and non-teaching personnel was only the first of the series of orientation to be conducted to the members of the LCC community to ensure that the roles of each member of the community are clearly accepted and appreciated.