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Abel V. Alvarez Jr.

Abel V. Alvarez Jr.
Department of Education

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Uncertain times require prompt reflexes to survive and this study is a collaborative reflex to better understand uncertainty and navigate through it. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic hit hard and interrupted many dimensions of our lives, particularly education. As a response to interruption of education due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this study i...
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The threat brought about by Corona Virus or COVID-19 had made a huge impact not only on the economic, tourism, and health sectors, but it also hardly hit the education system of the world at large. Specifically, this pandemic crisis had caused the Philippine higher education institutions to abruptly shift to emergency remote teaching (ERT) as a res...
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Blended learning in the Philippines is still considered new and young. However, this growing demand for blended learning possesses problems and challenges that are noteworthy to investigate, specifically in emerging higher education institutions, which hinder effective and efficient delivery of teaching and learning. This paper reflects different l...
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The global health threat caused by Covid-19 has resulted for schools, colleges, and universities to temporarily shutting down physical operations. The Philippine education sector, in particular, shifted from face-to-face interactions to emergency remote education. However, the question relies on the context that the majority of educators are traine...
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The Covid-19 disrupts not only the health, economic, and tourism sectors but it paralyzed the education sector as well. Since face-to-face teaching and learning environment is still not possible in the Philippine context, this phenomenon leaves the teachers to use various alternative ways of instructional delivery. The sudden shift of teaching and...
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Cryptosporidium is the leading agent of waterborne parasitic protozoan outbreaks and is the second leading cause of infant mortality due to diarrhoea worldwide. Acanthamoeba spp. causes Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) and a life-threatening condition known as granulomatous amoebic encephalitis (GAE). The present study aimed to assess the water quality...
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Many schools around the world are looking for various approaches to continue the delivery of teaching and learning delivery despite the threat and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Educational institutions considered the idea of mixing and matching the different teaching and learning approaches to address the learning needs and conditions of the...
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Many dimensions of societal roles have been affected by the pandemic crisis due to Covid-19. Since the government of the Philippines mandated that until a vaccine becomes available, there will be no face-to-face interaction, thus, the students must have to study in the comforts of their home. This educational trend paved the way for parents to play...
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Educational sectors implemented various reforms to continuously deliver the teaching and learning processes to students since the Covid-19 hits the world. Teachers in higher education, taking the responsibility of implementing the curriculum and the high expectation to the teachers to deliver quality education, suddenly experienced different roadbl...
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Background and objective: The Philippine education system requires higher education students to enroll six units of National Service Training Program (NSTP) course as mandated by the Republic Act 9163. Specifically, the NSTP 2 course serves as the culmination where students have to immerse themselves in the community. However, the pandemic situatio...
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Background and Objectives: Due to the drastic advancement of technology in education, educators have been challenged to provide a wide range of learning opportunities to 21st-century learners in meeting their needs to learn the English Language. The impact of the online environment has led the instructors’ pedagogical approaches adaptive to mixing...
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The idea of inclusivity in education has become an abstract phenomenon in the time of the pandemic crisis. While studies show that most advanced countries are adaptive to the so-called new normal, the other side of the world is struggling to adapt to emergency remote education due to the notion of the digital divide. The disparity of society’s acce...
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Background and Objective: The enactment of the Republic Act 10912 or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Act of 2016 requires Filipino professionals to engage in lifelong learning practices by earning the required or minimum number of CPD units. However, issues such as affordability and accessibility to CPD seminar-workshops impede profession...
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The purpose of the study is to determine the ethical practices applied by academic program heads and their implication to academic development of the university. It further aims to explore the significance of ethical practices in the development of the academe and how academic program heads practice ethics in order to enhance the program of the ins...
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Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms and diarrhoea are markers of intake of contaminated food and water. The present study aimed to establish water quality as a priority area in community needs assessment at the onset of Community Extension Service for indigenous communities. Dry and wet season water samples from six sampling sites were subjected to phys...
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Uncertain times require prompt reflexes to survive and this study is a collaborative reflex to better understand uncertainty and navigate through it. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic hit hard and interrupted many dimensions of our lives, particularly education. As a response to interruption of education due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this study i...
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Helminth infection is a condition that is associated with socioeconomic status and the community's ability to access clean water. This study aimed to use simple laboratory methods such as direct fecal examination to help assess the public health condition of Barangay Quilitisan, Calatagan, Batangas. A total of 26 stool samples from daycare students...
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Project HOPE or Harnessing Offenders’ Personal Empowerment is one the flagship programs of Far Eastern University- Community Extension Services. It caters incarcerated female individuals in Manila City Jail, Sta. Cruz, Manila which reflects the university’s response towards inclusiveness in providing community development programs. Through this, th...
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Using a qualitative research, specifically phenomenological research design, we explored the experiences and philosophical beliefs of five selected social science college professors in one of the top tier university in the Philippines. They were chosen based on their time and venue availability, convenience, and willingness to participate in sharin...