College of Business Administration and Accountancy (CBAA), College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) and College of Education(CED) faculty members read their papers in two international conferences, the 7th of the Self-concept Enhancement and Learning Facilitation (SELF) international conference held in Singapore on September 11-15, 2013 and the International Conference on Education and Social Sciences on September 13-15, 2013 also in Singapore.

Prof. Stephen Fajardo, Assistant Dean of CBAA read his paper entitled “Inter -Disciplinary Mother -Tongue Multilingual Education WEB Page Design: Best Innovative Instruction for Critical Thinking Skills”; Dr. Adelfa C. Silor, coordinator of CED Research and Publication read her paper entitled “Views and Perspectives of Students: Basis for Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Instruction for 21st Century Education Skills”. IIT alumna and faculty member of Initao College Ms. Sheenalyn M. Abangan also read her paper entitled “Listening to Solo Music Reduces Stress and Improves Cognition Across Disciplines” during 7th of the SELF international conference.

Under the direction of Professor Herbert Marsh, the SELF research network had over 450 members from 45 countries across 6 continents.

Its focus was on methodological and substantive synergies that drew on advanced quantitative methodology (e.g., multilevel modelling, structural equation modelling, and meta-analysis) in pursuit of substantive, policy-oriented issues. The conference highlighted the fact that individuals who felt more positively about themselves, those who believed in themselves were likely attained success in life.

The SELF research network produces a series of monographs, hosts international conferences, and publishes researches in leading international journals.

The other international conference on Education and Social Sciences brought together professors, researchers and scholars around the world discussing the latest innovative and recent researches and trends in education and in the social sciences.

Prof. Jingle B. Magallanes, faculty from the CSM presented his paper entitled “Outcomes -Based Education Using Realia Approach across Curriculum: Its Implication to the 21st Century Education Skills”; Dr. Michael Art R. Napoles, faculty of the College of Education’s Department of Technology Teaching Education(CEd-DTTE), presented his paper entitled “Modular Instruction in Learning 3D Homes Designing” and Prof. Michelle Samantha M. Gutierrez, also a faculty of DTTE-CED likewise presented her paper entitled “Improving Students Team work and Retention of Learning through Inquiry -Based Approach”. Silor read her other paper entitled” Parenting and School Collaboration: Its Effect to Children’s Academic Performance” during this second international conference. (contributed by Adelfa Silor)

Photos courtesy of Adelfa Silor

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