The Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) and the Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) Program organized the Let’s Talk It Over webinar titled “Who Takes Care of the Caregivers? The COVID-19 Experience” on 11 June 2020 to take a closer look at the situations of nurses during this pandemic and their experience as COVID-19 patients and survivors.

The University of the Philippines Open University Office of Ugnayan ng Pahinungod (OUPahinungod) calls on UPOU students who are involved in any kind of volunteer work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On 25 March 2020, the survey was released through the official Facebook page of the office, Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU.  It is aimed to simply document the volunteer activities of UPOU students, especially since UPOU has a number of students in the healthcare industry, and many are connected with different government and non-government organizations.

If you were not able to watch the scheduled series of webinars of the UP Open University (UPOU) on How to Convert your Courses Online, fret not!  We’ve curated some of the best resources produced by UPOU to help you convert your courses online. These resources are Open Educational Resources (OERs) and  are licensed under Creative Commons which means that they are free and can be used by anyone.

As the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to spread globally and with the alert level raised to “code red sub-level 1” by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH), many of the crucial matters in life need to be rethought and rearranged. This includes not just work arrangements, but education as well. One option that is gaining rapid popularity is to maximize the use of the internet which allows the employees to work from home, and educational institutions to take advantage of online learning. 

Some tips on how you can migrate your residential class to online learning: Lecturing Online Asynchronously Most, if not all teachers, have already prepared their materials (PowerPoint presentations, handouts, etc.) for the rest of the semester. What can we do to the materials that we have? Translate these materials to video lectures and no, you […]

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) was recognized for its unwavering passion and dedication to community-based extension work during the recently concluded eLearning Forum Asia (eLFAsia) 2019. The event, which was held on 29-31 May 2019 at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, served as a venue to advance knowledge of the use of information technology in teaching and learning in the Asian educational community.