UPOU and DICT collab for Edu-Hack on Offline Tech for RTL

| Written by Padayon UP

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) has collaborated with the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) for the seventh episode of the “Edu-Hack: Navigating a Turbulent Educational Landscape.”

This time around, the topic will focus on “Offline Technologies for Remote Teaching and Learning.”  Educators and administrators from higher education institutions and the Department of Education, as well as students and parents are expected to benefit from this session.

The panel members for this episode are faculty members of UPOU, namely, Dr. Ria Mae Borromeo, Director of the UPOU ICT Development Office; Asst. Prof.  Roel Cantada, Program Chair of the UPOU Diploma and Master of Arts in Social Studies Education; and Mr. Pieter Steyaert, Lecturer with the UPOU Faculty of Information and Communication Studies. Dr, Borromeo will also serve as the moderator with Dr. Joane V. Serrano, Director of the UPOU Office of Public Affairs, as an alternate.

The seventh episode of the Edu-Hack podcast will be a 2-hour session that will be held on 14 July 2020, 10:00 AM to 12:00 NN via UPOU Networks, UPOU’s online repository of open educational resources. This webinar is free for a limitless number of participants. E-certificates will be given to registered participants who submit evaluation forms. All interested participants may register at https://linktr.ee/DICTwebinars.

Edu-Hack is UPOU’s effort to discuss how Philippine universities are responding and adapting to disruptions in higher education brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Edu-Hack is also part of the #OPENFight program, UPOU’s banner program for all efforts towards coping and managing resources amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

(This was originally posted on the UP Open University website on July 14, 2020)