Educational conventions feature CED Dean
Allan Bernardo, dean of the College of Education, was keynote
speaker during the 30th Annual Convention of the Linguistics
Society of the Philippines. The title of his talk was “Beyond
Functional Literacy: Towards a Multiliteracy Pedagogy.” The
convention was held at the University of Santo Tomas last
Bernardo was also invited plenary speaker during the 2nd National
Conference on Research in Teacher Education. His talk was
titled “Teacher Cognitions: New Frameworks for Inquiry and
Analysis.” The conference was held at the University of the
Philippines, Diliman last February 21.
During the 1st Convention of Psychology Students in Mindanao
held at the University of Mindanao on March 3-4, he was also
invited as plenary speaker. He discussed “Culture and Psychology:
Making Psychology More Relevant to More People.”
On March 7, Bernardo was again featured as resource person
during the “Seminar-Workshop on Writing and Publishing Research
Reports” for the Commission on higher Education-University
of San Carlos Zonal Research Center (Region 7) held on March
7 at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City.
CLA faculty honored in SANGFIL awards
Dr. Imelda de Castro of the Departamento ng Literatura at
Wikang Filipino (DLWF) was honored on February 27 as one of
the judges in the high school category of the National Competition
on Essay Writing organized by the Sentro ng Wikang Filipino
(SANGFIL) of the University of the Philippines. She was also
the master of ceremony for the said affair.
Dr. Pamela Constantino, SANGFIL president, led the giving
of certificates and, at the same time, thanked the judges
for their support and cooperation.
Held in cooperation with the National Commission on Culture
and the Arts and KABAYAN Publishing Company, the ceremony
was planned as part of the celebration of the 11th Arts Month.
This year’s theme is “Art for Peace in 2001.”
In related news, Arvin Ello, a creative writing student of
DLWF and a teacher of De La Salle Zobel School, won in the
teacher category of the essay writing competition.
RED faculty gives inaugural lecture of Doña Salustiana Dee
Religious Education Department of the College of Education
will sponsor the inaugural lecture of the Doña Salustiana
Dee Distinguished Professorial Chair in Education on March
17 at the Ariston Estrada Seminar Room, from 12:30 to 2 in
Let the Children Come to Me, Dr. Jose de Mesa will speak on
the theological and historical-cultural review of the Catholic
practice of children’s first communion.
It will highlight factors that should be subordinate to theological
convictions held by the Catholic community regarding membership
and sacramental celebration. The lecture will also explore
the theological reasons behind welcoming all baptized children
to full participation in the Eucharist and will point out
the existential advantage of such a practice.
Allan Bernardo, dean of the College of Education, will give
the remarks of circumstance. Incoming Vice President for Academics,
Brother Andrew Gonzalez, FSC, will award the professorial
chair during the installation ceremony