JBLFMU attends the Philippines eLearning Society 11th Annual Conference

JBLFMU attends the Philippine eLearning Society 11th National Annual Conference

John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, Inc. had once again joined the Philippine eLearning Society 11th National Annual Conference. Ms. Maria Cristina Arante, the JBLFMU Distance Learning - Instructional Material Designer, together with Mr. Rex Flejoles, the JBLFMU-Molo IT-Program Head was the representative of the University. The conference was held Last December 7-8, 2012, in Bethel Guest House and Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

The annual conference’s theme - Intruction, Research & Extension of eLearning, “underscore the vast scope and applications of the innovative use of educational technologies in eLearning practice while assuring excellence in delivery and enhancing online learning experiences”.

The conference also featured several types of paper presentations that show eLearning practices among various industries and institutions. Among the selected papers presented in response to call for Paper presentation, was the paper entitled, Information and Communication Technology (ICT): the Role and its Impact to Maritime University’s Online Distance Education which was authored and presented by our very own Instructional Material Designer.

The paper presented via ePoster presentation discusses how information and communication technologies such as networked computers and the Internet have full potential to aid the development of JBLFMU’s Online Distance Learning; an educational innovation that makes interactive and collaborative learning possible university-wide.

This paper presentation had garnered 1st place in the Best in ePoster Presentation Award. The first time ever happened in the four years of active membership of JBLFMU in Philippine eLearning Society.

It has been a great success and honor in promoting our University’s endeavor in Distance Learning. Congratulations JBLFMU!!!