In compliance with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines (AACCUP) mandate and requirements for accreditation, the University Pedagogical Enhancement Center (UPEC) through its Director, Dr. Josephine C. Marasigan, conducted a two-day seminar-workshop dubbed as “Fostering Quality Instruction via OBE-Based Pedagogy” among the faculty of ESSU main campus. It was held last July 4-5, 2017 at the 2nd Floor Main Library.


The main campus was the last stop for the UPEC team after it has conducted series of seminar workshops in ESSU’s external campuses: Can-avid, Maydolong, Salcedo and Guiuan earlier during the month of June.


The university president, Dr. Edmundo A. Campoto delivered the topic “Fostering Quality Instruction in the University” with a candid appraisal where the university at in terms of board performance and academic degrees of its faculty across campuses. He reiterated that the achievement of quality instruction is as good as the achievement of its faculty in earning graduate degrees and in publication of researches in internationally renowned refereed research journals.


Dr. Emilia L. Baquilod, Vice President for Academic Afffairs, in her welcome talk pointed out that the OBE-compliant syllabi are mandated by CHED and required by AACCUP. The university, she said, should be attuned with the thrust and development in higher education. And to foster quality instruction, it is imperative that the faculty should be abreast and conversant with new pedagogies.


The following topics and their respective resource persons were discussed during the first day: Theoretical Framework of UbD and OBE - Dr. Josephine C. Marasigan, UPEC Director; OBE Pedagogy: Approaches, Methodolodies, and Strategies; Expository and Experiential Methodology – Dr. Bernadette C. Almejas; 21st Century Pedagogy – Dr. Rowena A. Catuday; Test Construction, TOS, TQ, Authentic Assessment and Use of Rubrics – Prof. Erlie C. Delantar; Policies on Insructional Materials Development – Dr. Emilia L. Baquilod.


Morning of Day 2 was allotted for the workshop. A team of faculty from the College of Education, which cohosted the event, were assigned for each college to serve as technical panel who are tasked to assist the respective faculty in syllabi making and in the critiquing of outputs during the presentation. This was held at their respective colleges.


Impressions and feedbacks were raised and addressed during the plenary in the afternoon. Over all the impressions of the faculty were positive as it helped them understand OBE. Dr. Baquilod, in her closing remarks, put everyone to task by requiring all faculty to adopt the OBE format in their syllabi. She admitted though that the process will be tedious and would require several revisions before the university can fully adopt to an OBE system not only in its teaching pedagogies but in the whole functions and processes of school governance. The good thing is that the faculty have shown receptiveness and optimism in welcoming these changes.  AABalbin



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ESSU's Radyo Kauswagan, 91.3 megahertz, one of the 35 Nutriskwela Community Radio of the National Nutrition Council (NNC) last July 14 had a technical upgrade with its new set of broadcasting equipment aimed to bolster its signal strength to have a wider coverage of listenership in downtown Borongan and nearby municipalities.

The ESSUdyantes, together with their faculty and staff, cheered and shouted as support to the candidates for Mr. and Ms. ESSU 2015 as they romped up in stage in their sports attire during the opening of the Intrams yesterday morning.
The “Best in Sportswear” award was given to Ms. Ma. Jessa Banigoos (COE) in her volleyball attire and Mr. Franklin Losanga (COED) in his basketball attire.

“I hereby declare the Intramurals 2015… OPEN!” the Eastern Samar State University sports director, Mr. Federico M. Suyot Jr., declared as he formally opened the 2015 Intramurals Meet yesterday morning at the ESSU Grandstand.
With various designated colors cheerfully and peacefully dancing and waving around the campus, the event started at 8:05 AM through a parade from the intersection point going to the grandstand by Marshall-ROTC officers, SSC-TSG officers, SPBS staff, and the colleges merged into units with their corresponding coaches, faculty and staff. Unit I, the “Red Dragons,” is composed of College of Engineering (CE), College of Computer Studies (CCS), and School of Vocational Technology (SVT). Unit II as “Blue Angels” consists of College of Education (COED), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), and College of Law and Criminal Justice (CLCJ).


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