faculty attends world conference
Manuel Belino of the Mechanical Engineering Department presented
a paper titled, Promoting Engineering Ethics through the Academe
and Professional Organization during the 8th World Conference
on Continuing Engineering Education held in Toronto, Canada
on May 12-16. During the conference, he attended a seminar-workshop
on marketing continuing professional development programs
conducted by the Clemson University.
After the conference, Belino visited the Division on Engineering
and Applied Science and the Divinity School of Harvard University
in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 21. He also attended a
seminar titled, Regional (Asia) and Global Environmental Trends
and Challenges, in the same university.
faculty lectures in Spain
Alfredo Robles, Jr., associate professor of political science,
taught a module on globalization, the state, and development
in a graduate program of the University of Castellon, Spain
from April 30 to May 18.
He also gave a lecture titled, The ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting)
as a Framework for Dialogue between Asia and Europe at the
same university on May 9 and at the Graduate Institute of
European Studies of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
on May 25.
scholars complete IEMES program
Institute for Educational Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics
(IEMES) recently celebrated the end of training of 13 teachers
who joined DLSU-Manila’s Class 2001 graduation march.
All but one of them were grantees of the Commission on Higher
Education (CHED) College Faculty Development Fund administered
by the Fund for Assistance to Private Education. The remaining
member was a Department of Education, Culture, and Sports
(DECS) scholar from the Bureau of Non-Formal Education.
Earning the degree Master of Science in Educational Measurement
and Evaluation, the graduates held a closing ceremony of their
training program on Wednesday, June 13, at the Francisco Ortigas
Memorabilia Room in the University Library.
Since its establishment in 1985, the IEMES continues to serve
as a training center for the preparation of teachers in measurement
and evaluation. It also acts as a clearinghouse for the research
and evaluation projects initiated within the network of member
schools of the Center for Educational Measurement (CEM).
Established by the CEM under the aegis of DLSU-Manila’s Counselor
Education Department, IEMES offers a one-year scholarship
program leading to the degree of Master of Science in Educational
Measurement and Evaluation.