Amelia Buan

Amelia Buan
Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology | MSUIIT · Department of Science and Mathematics Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Major in Research and Evaluation

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Introduction
I am a faculty member of MSU – Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City Philippines. My research interest is on assessment/ e-learning, science and math pedagogies and STEM education . Recently I am involve on conducting training on mobile learning, development of STEM lessons and using lesson study for professional development of the teachers.
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June 2018 - present
Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology
Position
  • Head of Faculty
Description
  • Lead the department on planning research, extension projects, and curriculum improvements
Education
June 2010 - June 2017
University of the Philippines
Field of study
  • Research and Evaluation

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Publications (39)
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The main purpose of the study is to determine the effect of asynchronous learning to academic performance and students’ motivation towards Science. It is necessary since motivation serves as a foundation for better understanding of science concepts in an asynchronous setting. The respondents are 201 grade 11 students of Iligan Computer Institute (I...
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Mentoring is a relationship where the focus is on the development of growth of the mentee
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The lesson was developed with the collaboration of experienced teachers through brainstorming and small-group conference. Social issue about electric consumption usage and rate were identified as part of the lesson. The content and skills to be learned in this lesson aligned to the K-12 curriculum. The topics identified were linear equation in two...
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Abstract. The paper will clarify the learning activities which provide through Sutaphan nad Yuenyong [11] context based STEM education learning approach . This approach consists of 7 stages including (1) Identification of social issues, (2) Identification of potential solution, (3) Need for knowledge, (4) Decision-making, (5) Development of prototy...
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This study aims to develop an innovative inquiry-based lesson plan through lesson study (LS) [2]. LS is considered as an updated professional development which aims at improving the teaching process and students’ learning [16]. The lesson plan makes use of 7E learning cycle [5] embedded with inquiry activities that transform an ordinary classroom s...
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This study sought to develop an interactive module incorporating financial literacy in teaching fraction and decimals for Grade 7 Mathematics. This study used pretest-posttest one-group design with qualitative support to distinguish the effect of the interactive module on students conceptual understanding, financial literacy and motivation to achie...
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This study aimed at developing contextualized lesson plans integrating writing in mathematics using the pupil’s mother tongue. It also aimed at determining pupil’s improvement in the writing math activities for a period of one month. A Grade 3 class with 31 pupils was purposively selected because of its heterogeneous composition. Using a comparativ...
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In the hope to provide life-long and quality learning in chemistry education in the Philippines, quality of instruction must be guaranteed first. This calls for exploration and utilization of teaching methods that effectively promote student growth and learning success. In an effort to this, this study utilized the quantitative meta-analysis techni...
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Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) is one of the most critical and necessary skills in education and workplace; hence, its assessment is a necessary subject of research. CPS assessment tools must be crafted to establish the effectiveness of the pedagogies to CPS development. Therefore, to address these gaps, this study developed a Likert scale cal...
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This article is a qualitative study using literature review to create a lesson plan in STEM education. The lesson plan employs the pedagogy of purposeful design and inquiry. This proposes combining elements of design, art, geography and marketing into the disciplines in scientific inquiry of the STEM education in order to further strengthen it.The...
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The objective of the study was to determine the cognitive attributes, physical aspect and psychosocial aspects of students’ learning environment on their science performance. A total of one thousand one hundred twenty-three Grade 10 science students in six divisions of Region X, Philippines participated in the study. A triangulation technique was a...
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Abstract The paper will clarify the ice cream making STEM education learning activities which provide through Sutaphan nad Yuenyong [11] context based STEM education learning approach. This approach consists of 7 stages including (1) Identification of social issues, (2) Identification of potential solution, (3) Need for knowledge, (4) Decision-maki...
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This paper utilized quantitative and qualitative data to determine the effect of collaborative planning on the teaching competence of twelve preservice teachers. Working in teams, the preservice teachers implemented a lesson plan and reflect on the instructional procedure during the conduct of the lesson. Prior to collaborative planning, ten out of...
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Mathematics education can be daunting for students — due to a variety of societal factors and abilities in mathematics that are often seen as fixed. Teachers expressed that student – centered approaches promote active learning in the classroom. Active learning requires students to do meaningful learning activities and think about what they are doin...
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This paper analyses the effect of the implementation of a STEM lesson plan utilizing Learning by Design approach in teaching Newton's Third Law of Motion. This study employed one group pretest-posttest research design. Pilot testing of the STEM Lesson was done to develop an enhance lesson activity. The enhance lesson activity was conducted to the 8...
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The poor academic performance of students in the Marawi City Division on Measurement was evident in the conducted summative tests. This perennial problem needs to be addressed by the school district. One way that can help boost students’ conceptual understanding is the use of contextualized lessons. This approach enables the students to engage in t...
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This study is an assessment and utilization of improvised warning device in developing students’ preparedness on disaster risk management. The study aimed to examine the performance of the respondents through learning activities. The improvised warning device was fully functional as rated by the experts. A sample of 36 Grade 8 students with 15 male...
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Drawing from the national evaluation of the DOST-SEI’s project STAR, this paper presents the case of the Northern Mindanao. Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving (TMPS), interdisciplinary contextualization, and Lesson Study are the main training content of the project STAR. A good mixture of theory presentation, demonstration, practice, feed...
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In this study, activities that involve topics of slope, slope-intercept and point-slope form of a line integrating PhET Interactive Simulation in graphing lines were developed and validated. It was conducted in the two sections of grade 8 students of Iligan City National High School-Tambacan Annex using the comparative experimental research design....
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Energy levels of atoms is one of the difficult topics in understanding atomic structure of matter. It appears tobe abstract, theoretical and needs visual representation and images. Hence, in this study a microlesson in teaching the high school chemistry concept on the energy levels of atoms is developed and validated. The researchers utilized backw...
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This paper presents the process and implementation of Learning by Design Approach in teaching Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion. A lesson activity from integrative STEM education was adapted, modified and enhanced through pilot testing. After revisions, the implementation was done to one class. The respondent’s prior knowledge was first assessed by a pret...
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Energy levels of atoms is one of the difficult topics in understanding atomic structure of matter. It appears to be abstract, theoretical and needs visual representation and images. Hence, in this study a microlesson in teaching the high school chemistry concept on the energy levels of atoms is developed and validated. The researchers utilized back...
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This paper presents the process and implementation of Learning by Design Approach in teaching Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion. A lesson activity from integrative STEM education was adapted, modified and enhanced through pilot testing. After revisions, the implementation was done to one class. The respondent’s prior knowledge was first assessed by a pret...
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The purpose of this research is to document an attempt to integrate Environmental Education concepts and skills in teaching rectangular coordinate system, linear equations in two variables and slope in Grade 8. Three methods are combined in this integration: interdisciplinary contextualization, inductive method of teaching and project based method...
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The purpose of this study was to develop mathematical prompt that would enhance the performance of the Grade 8 students in problem solving. In the performance of the students in problem solving, there were significant improvements to the students which belong to the upper and lower group with mathematical prompts than those without mathematical pro...
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This study presents the development of Hisab activities for madrasa curriculum. The processes involved i.) Analysis of the learners ii.) Identify activity objectives iii.) Developed assessment tools iv.)Development of Hisab activities and v.) Evaluation. Implementation was done in one of madrasa school in Mindanao. The result showed that there was...
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The study was conducted to test the effectiveness of the developed online classroom in MathEd 103 - Mathematical Investigations and Modeling. The developed online classroom was aligned with the CHEd mandate of technology integration in the classroom and blended education as embraced by MSU-IIT. The over-all readability of the content and activitie...
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This study aimed to utilise linear and equipercentile equating procedures in establishing the equivalence of paper-based and computer-based Grade 7 Mathematics Achievement tests. The single group counterbalanced test equating design was used in the study. Paired t-tests results showed that the performance of the students in paper and computer-based...
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This paper presents the process of design and implementation of student-centered assessment in e-learning course. The Attitude Towards Thinking and Learning Survey was utilized to measure the extent to which a student is a connected knower or a separate knower. On the average, the respondents are more connected learners; hence, they show higher ada...
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In this study, the student-centered e-learning course in Mathematics was developed using an open source learning management system utilized by MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology. The developed e-learning course was implemented on blended mode of instruction to the pre-service Mathematics students of the College of Education of Mindanao State Univer...
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In this study, the student-centered e-learning course in Mathematics was developed using an open source learning management system utilized by MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology. The developed e-learning course was implemented on blended mode of instruction to the pre-service Mathematics students of the College of Education of Mindanao State Univer...
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Case Studies on Integrating ICT into Teacher Education Curriculum in Asia 40 Development of educational technology courses and their application in student teaching: case of Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (Philippines) Rhea D. Febro and Amelia T. Buan Abstract This case study explores the application of two educational t...
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This research presents the process involved in the development of a metacognitive scale developed by the researchers for pre-service teachers. The scale assessed the pre-service teachers' knowledge about their own cognitive processes relevant in doing academic tasks. The Cronbach's alpha of the scale was 0. 776, whose value suggests that the said s...
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This study aimed to engage pre-service teachers in creating curriculum-framing questions through online peer assessment. It explored their perceptions in terms of interest/enjoyment, competence, effort/importance, and choice and the challenges they encountered in giving feedback. Their types of feedback and how it improved their Curriculum Framing...
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This paper presents the results of a survey that investigated the degree of access and level of comfort on the use of Web 2.0 tools for learning. Students were asked to describe their experiences on the use of these tools and their responses were content analyzed. Familiar tools utilized by students were wikis, blogs,media sharing, online collabora...

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share your best practice on test equating. what test equating procedure did you utilize?
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We are exploring to use this mode on delivering teachers' training and we want to know where to start.
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I am interested in comparing test equating procedures

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This project aims to describe the experiences of the teacher implementer and learners during the transition to remote teaching modality during the pandemic. This will form as the basis of improving teacher practice in mathematics teacher education.
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This project aims to determine the effectiveness of creating a collaborative activity through the design thinking approach for Home Economics courses that fits the current teaching modality which is remote teaching and learning (RTL).