University Administrators attended a two-day training/workshop on Learning Management System (LMS) organized by BatStateU’s Instructional Materials Development Center, on March 5 and 6 held at the Lecture Room, International Affairs Office, CITE Building, Pablo Borbon Main I, Batangas City. The activity served as an opportunity to develop the participants’ creativity skills and teaching techniques in delivering classroom activities.
Attendees were VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Erma B. Quinay and VP for External Affairs and ICT Services Prof. Rogelio A. Antenor with Executive Directors, Deans, Deans of Colleges, Associate Deans, Program Chairs and General Education Teachers.
“There is a need for us [educators] to learn more” Dr. Quinay said, in her opening remarks as she stressed the importance of such training.
“We, as educators, are considered as the cutting edge of education. So therefore, it is imperative that we are always abreast with the strategies on how we could really make our students learn” she added.
The training/workshop highlighted talks and lectures from e-learning experts, Ms. Arlynne Roa-Awayan and Ms. Jenielyn E. Padernal, on how teachers can create authentic, interactive and learner-driven activities, by increasing the level of technology used in classrooms. These speakers also familiarized the participants on the features and functions of the University’s LMS portal enabling them to develop a more interactive learning material for students.
Ms. Awayan is currently the Director of Customer Success and Engagement in Southeast Asia, Cypher Learning with a ten year experience in learning management systems and twelve years in university teaching. Ms. Padernal, on the other hand, is the Director of E-learning Integration at Cypher Learning with more than 20 years of experience as an educational administrator and seven years as an instructor. Both speakers share their e-learning expertise in local and international institutions.