By Rusieljs G. Lunasco
Faculty from the College of Business and Accountancy were among the first to have their online training.
Central Philippine University began its Online Training for the first batch of college and post-graduate faculty on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Their training is in preparation for the upcoming summer term which will start on July 6.
“278 college, postgrad, and senior high faculty members are ready to teach online by June 17,” said Dr. Irving Domingo Rio, Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Senior High School faculty will start their training on June 15.
College, Graduate School, and Senior High School faculty will be using Canvas Learning Management System for Online Classes.
Canvas is a scalable platform that can be used by educational institutions of all sizes and types, from individual classrooms to large universities with a blended or fully virtual learning environment.
97 faculty members from the Kindergarten and Elementary departments are set to commence their online training before the end of June.
They will be trained to use Schoology Learning Management System for their online classes.
Schoology is the leader in K-12 teaching and learning technology—designed to help schools and districts improve student performance while enabling equity and access for every student.
Central Philippine University held an Online Leaning Orientation for its full-time and part-time faculty via Youtube live stream on Tuesday, May 26.
On the same day, the university announced its shift to online classes for the summer term and the first semester.