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UPOU Faculty Awarded the Excellent Paper Award at at ICOFE2016

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Asst. Prof. Myra Almodiel, faculty member of  the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS), UP Open University (UPOU) was given the Excellent Paper Award (Special Commendation) for her paper “The Relationship Between Learning Style and the Use of a Facebook Group as a Learning Management System for Online Learners” at the Third International Conference on Flexible Education (ICOFE2016) held on 6-8 July 2016 at the Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

 

The paper was co-written with Asst. Prof. Aurora Lacaste, a faculty member under the UPOU Faculty of Education (FEd). It focused on the  students’ acceptance of a Facebook group as a Learning Management System (LMS) and its relationship to their learning styles. The result of this study suggested that students find Facebook Group as an LMS to be easy to use and is useful for learning. Read the full abstract of their paper at icofe2016.ouhk.edu.hk/abs/031.html

 

Asst. Prof. Almodiel is teaching subjects under the UPOU Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies (BAMS), and is currently the Program Development Associate for Social Media Visibility under the UPOU Information Office. She is also serving as UPOU’s Assistant to the Chancellor. Asst. Prof. Lacaste, on the other hand, teaches courses for the Associate in Arts and the Diploma in Science Teaching programs. For inquiries about the study, the authors can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . (Anna Cañas-Llamas)