CED to host Kohn Kaen University visiting professor

by OPI

Strengthening ties with their institute partners, the College of Education hosts the visit of Dr. Chokchai Yuenyong this coming March 3-16, 2019.

Several activities have been prepared for this special visit, including a special lecture by Dr. Yuenyong entitled, STEM Education: Conceptualizations and Research Issues and Trends. This lecture will take place on March 5, 2019, 9AM-12N at the CED Amphitheater. 

Other than this, the following are the other activities to be awaited: 

  1. Research Collaboration and Consultation meeting
  2. Curriculum Collaboration and Consultation meeting
  3. Lecture on Current Trends and Research in Science Education
  4. Workshop on Transforming Thesis and Dissertation into Publishable journal

Dr. Yuenyong is  an assistant professor in science education program, Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. He graduated Ph.D. in science education from Kasetsart University, Thailand, in cooperation with the University of Waikato, New Zealand supported by the scholarship of the Institute for the Promotion of Science and Technology (IPST). Before working at science education program, he taught physics at the Khon Kaen University Demonstration School (modindaeng) from 1997 to 2001. Currently, He is working in the science education program of Khon Kaen University, Thailand. He also works as vice President of Science Education Association of Thailand (SEAT). His research interests include Student learning in physics, Science teaching based on constructivism, Scientific literacy, Science teacher education, STEM Education and Cultural issues in science education. His current project is about enhancing teacher to develop STEM learning activities in school setting. He published around 100 papers in international journals and books. And, there are around 50 indexed SCOPUS papers and 15 indexed ISI Thomson papers.

For his coming visit, the following will be the proposed itenerary for the 14-day visit of the visiting professor:

DayTimeActivitiesVenue
Day 0 March 3Officer of the DayElesar Malicoban Arrival 
Day 1 (Mon, March 4)
Amelia Buan
 Courtesy Call with Chancellor and Vice Chancellor 
1:00 – 5:00Execom Meeting 
Day 2 (Tues, March 5) Douglas Salazar Joneil Medina8 :00 – 12:00Professorial Lecture on STEM EducationCED Amphi – Theater
1:00 – 5:00 Crash Course on Developing STEM Lesson PlanCED Amphi – Theater
Day 3 (Wed, March 6) Manuel Barquilla8:00 – 12:00Crash Course on Developing STEM Lesson PlanSci Ed ClassDOST ScholarsCED Amphi – Theater
1:00 – 5:00Crash Course on Developing STEM Lesson PlanScie Ed ClassDOST ScholarsCED Amphi – Theater
Day 4(Thu, March 7)Manuel Barquilla8 :00- 12:00SCIED 303Class Conceptualized of ProposalsCED – DSME
1:00- 5:00SCIED 303Class Conceptualized of ProposalsCED- DSME
Day 5(Fri,  March 8)Manuel Barquilla8:00 – 12:00Science Education Literacy in Northern Mindanao Research Collaboration MeetingCED Amphi – Theater
1:00 – 5:00Research Collaboration MeetingCED Amphi – Theater
Day 6(Sat, March 9)Monera Salic- Hairulla Adelfa Silor8:00 – 12:00Transforming Thesis and Dissertation into Publishable Journal ArticlesPRISM
12:00 – 1:00Lunch 
1:00 – 5:00Transforming Thesis and Dissertation into Publishable Journal ArticlesPRISM
DAY 7 Sunday  March 10   
Day 8  Monday March 11 Everlita Canalita8:00 – 12:00Science Education Literacy in Northern Mindanao Research Collaboration MeetingCED Amphi – Theater
1:00 – 5:00Research Collaboration MeetingCED Amphi – Theater
Day 9 Tuesday March 12Everlita Canalita8:00 – 12:00Science Education Literacy in Northern Mindanao Research Collaboration MeetingCED Amphi – Theater
1:00 – 5:00Science Education Literacy in Northern Mindanao Research Collaboration MeetingCED Amphi – Theater
Day 10 March 13 WednesdayManuel Barquilla8:00 – 12:00SCIED 303 classCurrent Trends and Research in Chemistry EducationCED- DSME
1:00 – 5:00SCIED 303 classCurrent Trends and Research in Chemistry EducationCED- DSME
Day 11 March 14ThursdayEdna Nabua8:00 – 12:00Curriculum Collaboration meeting with CED – Graduate School / Department of Science and Mathematics EducationCED – GS
1:00 – 5:00Curriculum Collaboration meeting with CED – Graduate School / Department of Science and Mathematics EducationCED – GS
Day 12 March 15FridayEdna Nabua8:00 – 12:00Curriculum Collaboration meeting with CED – Graduate School / Department of Science and Mathematics EducationCED – GS
1:00 – 5:00Synthesis and EvaluationCED – GS
Day 13(Sat, March 16) Departure 

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