Professors Amelia T. Buan, Myrna E. Lahoylahoy, Ph.D., and Joy R. Magsayo, faculty members of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education of the College of Education (CED), shared their research with peers during the 2nd East Asian International Conference on Teacher Education Research held in Hong Kong last December 15-17 2010.

Hundreds of educators from all parts of the world attended the conference. The confab hosted by the Hong Kong Institute of Education was co-organized by the Japanese Society for the Study on Teacher Education and Chinese Association of Higher Education.

Buan, who is currently completing a doctor’s degree in Research and Evaluation at the UP-Diliman, presented a paper entitled “Utilization of Web 2.0 Tools for Learning.” Lahoylahoy, the School of Graduate Studies Coordinator for CED, read on “Teaching History of Mathematics the Social Networking Way.” DSME Chair Magsayo presented the paper entitled “Protecting Community River: Project-Based Lesson in Ecosystem.”

The presentations maintain the CED’s status as a Center of Excellence and manifest the college’s quest for a global reputation. These international engagements also support the college’s objective to pass AACCUP’s Level III accredited status.

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