“At some point in one’s life, death is the only thing that must happen,” Professor Emeritus Felix Librero once reflected. As the University community mourns his passing on March 16, it is grateful to have been part of Dr. Librero’s life for almost six decades.
The UP Open University conferred 412 degrees and titles to its Class of 2020 in virtual commencement exercises live streamed on December 5.
Are you preparing to write your thesis? Get helpful tips from UP Professor Emeritus Felix Librero in UP Open University’s “FICS Chat with Sir Lex”. This community service program by the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies is open to everyone.
As the country’s leading academic institution in open learning and distance education, the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) [Please tag account] adheres to the philosophy of open education and has been a staunch advocate of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and open access courses. Since 2010, there are at least 700 learning resources uploaded on the UPOU Networks. The UPOU Networks can be accessed via https://networks.upou.edu.ph/.
To help iskolar ng bayan through “the new normal” by providing for their remote learning needs, the UP Open University (UPOU) launched its own UPOU-Kaagapay+ program on September 1, in consonance with the UP System’s Kaagapay sa Pag-aaral ng mga Iskolar ng Bayan Fundraising and Resource Generation Campaign (Kaagapay UP).
In this challenging time of a pandemic, the University of the Philippine continues to fulfill its mandate as the country’s national university to serve the people by opening its educational and informational resources not just to members of the UP Community but to the general public as well. Here is a list of UP resources that can be accessed online.
Hey, teachers! Are you ready to create video lectures for your online classes? UP Open University (UPOU) offers three tutorials to help you out! Produce better quality materials by learning how to optimize the use of your smartphone as video recorder, make use of proper lighting and set design, and manage audio and noise in recording.
If you are parents or teachers of K-12 students who feel apprehensive about the planned shift in education delivery due to the pandemic, UP Open University’s (UPOU) webinar may help you cope with the upcoming changes in teaching and learning.
Visibility and availability. These are high up on Ma. Rita Villanueva-Tamse’s list of what our nurses need from their administrators and leaders especially in times of crisis like the present—to know that their superiors are ready to listen to their concerns, help them navigate the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and address their needs.
Having been a COVID-19 patient, John Alex Melencio has pushed himself to become a better nurse. The UP Open University (UPOU) alumnus, who is a charge nurse and team leader at The Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, was one of three nurses who shared their COVID-19 stories in “Who Takes Care of the Caregivers?” that was streamed live on June 11 in UPOU Networks. It was organized by the UPOU Master of Arts in Nursing program.