La Consolacion College Bacolod is organizing an international research conference featuring papers on various subjects in humanities, social sciences, natural and applied science, and business. It will be held on March 24 to 26, 2022.
The continuing threat of COVID-19 prevent the institution from hosting the conference in person like it did in the past, however having a virtual conference also has advantages especially in making it even more accessible to academics, researchers, and students.
This year’s conference centers on the theme “Research and the Flourishing of Humanity amid Complexities” to celebrate the findings and products of research across different fields, reflective of the evolution of humanity. The conference highlights research as both a product of this evolution, and a technology through which humanity constantly seeks the truth of our existence.
Among the international country paper presenters include Dr. Sr. Patricia H. Santos, RJM who is currently based in India. Her research interests include women and gender studies, psychology, spirituality, feminist and liberation theologies. She has an MA in Psychology, a Licentiate in Systematic theology from Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, and a doctorate in Pastoral and Empirical theology from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
From Hungary, Dr. Ottilia Lukács will present her paper titled “The Role of Cultural Memory in the Book of Ezekiel. Her main methodological approach was inner-biblical exegesis, which led her to the Book of Ezekiel. Dr. Lukács is lecturer at the Theological College of Pécs (Hungary). She has a BA in Theology and Social Sciences at the ...
Students and teachers of the Graduate School presented their research papers in the 20th National Convention of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Network for International Education and Values Education Philippines. The event, which was held on November 22-26, 2021 virtually via Zoom, was also an international webinar which had a registration of 360 participants from 149 educational institutions.
Graduate School Dean Sr. Gerolinda Tingson, OSA was among the presenters in the convention. She presented her paper entitled, “Leadershift during the Pandemic: La Consolacion College Bacolod Best Practices”. Sr. Tingson is APNIEVE Philippines’ coordinator in Region 6 Western Visayas.
The national convention was held to increase understanding of pedagogies in the new normal in the context of values education and international education, and the challenges of and opportunities for the development of digital citizenship in the light of the new realities of education through the showcase research, best practices, and lesson demonstrations integrating values education.
It hoped that through the sessions the organization guided the participant in understanding “the new concept of leadership in the VUCAD world”. VUCAD is short for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity, and diversity. A terminology often used by leaders to describe the characteristics of the present time.
Among the Graduate School papers presented were:
“Roles and Competencies of Distance Learning Teachers in the New Normal” by Madeleine Sophie F. Oghayon and adviser Dr. Randdie P. Cuelo;
“Embracing Oral Communication in Distance Learning Modality: A Narrative Inquiry” by Shara Mae Malaluan Oliveres and adviser Melona Q. Guitche, LPT, PhD;
“GeoJazz Podcast as an Instructional Material and Its Impact ...