FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR SY 2018-2019
(Dated Posted: 08/16/2018)
With its aim of maintaining a high level of competence and performance among LCC faculty members , the institution conducted a seminar-workshop on "Understanding Diverse Learners: Every Child is Special" and "Themes and Trends. This topic stems from the view that professional development and continuous learning is necessary to maintain and sustain the quality of the faculty and their continued readiness and ability to contribute effectively to the attainment of LCC mission and goals.
Part 2 of the program is a training workshop on the Basics of Action Research" . LCC recognizes that the promotion of quality research strengthens the faculty contribution to the generation of knowledge that enables the institution to be effective in serving the community.
The two topics constitute the faculty development program for SY 2018-2019 held on August 10, 2018 at the AVR-Main Building. Dr. Dina Catalina Dayon, VP for Academic Affairs, welcomed the participants from different department of basic education and proceeded to the discussion of the overview and objectives of the faculty development program.
Dr. Kristine June Capili introduced the dynamic and enthusiastic resource speaker, Dr. Merlene Alon. Dr. Alon holds a PhD in Educational Management , MAED major Special Education and Certificate in Autism . Highlights of her discussion is how to deal with children who are experiencing cognitive difficulties, citing several cases to make it make more understandable . She stressed that every child is special, thus, the teachers should be flexible enough in dealing with them.
Second part of the program focused on developing the research skills of the faculty members facilitated by Dr. Allan Tipan, Director of the Research Development Office. Dr. Tipan presented the steps to follow in making an action research. The faculty members were grouped into 21 groups and were asked to come up with a topic or problem that they wanted to address.
The last part of the program was the awarding of the certificates for the resource speakers by Dr. Dina Catalina Dayon and Dr. Kristine June Capili. Ms. Gilyn Quinto, HRD Associate formally closed the program with her closing remarks. She extended her appreciation for the help and support of the management as well as the Health Services headed by Dr. Capili and Research Development Office headed by Dr Tipan in organizing the program for the faculty of the LCC Silvercrest.
Generally, the seminar-workshop was well appreciated by the faculty members for it provides them new perspective in dealing and handling diversity in the classroom. The "how to's" , step by step discussion of research writing was a retooling efforts for faculty thus enriching their research skills.
To the Health Services and Research & Development departments , Maraming Salamat po!