With language and literature studies as two of the core areas in FEU, faculty and students from various FEU departments presented their papers in the parallel and themed panel presentations of the 3rd LSP International Conference (LSPIC2021) organized by the University of Santo Tomas, held March 11-13, 2021 in a fully digital format. 

FEU’s themed presentations featured online learning and instruction through varied learning management systems. Dennis H. Pulido (Institute of Arts and Sciences) was the panel convenor for what is presently popularly known as Computer/Mobile-Assisted Language Learning. Presenters were Aisa Arlos (Academic Quality Assurance); faculty Chenee M. Dino (Institute of Education); Mabel Lyn C. Villalba (IE); John Allenber O. Genese (IE); and alumna Ma. Theresa F. Navales-Totto (IE Graduate Studies and Transnational Education).

Parallel sessions included research presentations by FEU faculty Romualdo Mabuan (IE), Persieus S. Balog (IAS), Miren Morales (IAS), and Alvin C. Alonzo (Institute of Technology) and students Maricel L. Gebilaguin  (IEGS) and Charlene Joy G. Oliveros (IEGS)

This year’s conference theme was “Linguistics, Languages, and Languaging: Braving the Challenges of the New Normal. Dr. Pulido was elected as Treasurer and Dr. Dino-Aparicio, the Director of Conferences for 2021-2024

FEU’s presentations featured online learning and instruction through varied learning management systems. Dr. Pulido was the panel convener. The themed presentations on Computer/Mobile-Assisted Language Learning included

  • “Students’ Reflections on the Use of Canvas as an Extended Class Discussion” by Aisa Arlos (Academic Quality Assurance);
  • “Exploring Learning Objects for Language Instruction” by Chenee M. Dino (Institute of Education);
  • “Politeness in Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL): A Narrative Study on Written Communication of Selected College Students using Canvas” by Mabel Lyn C. Villalba (IE);
  • “How Do I Teach and How Do I Learn? Exploring Learning Management System in The Teaching and Learning Process of English Teachers and Pre-service English Teachers” by John Allenber O. Genese (IE); and
  • COVID-19 and Online Distance Learning: “Exploring the Relationship of Teachers’ Communication Risk Perception and Communication Portfolio in the Basic Education” by Ma. Theresa F. Navales-Totto (IE alumna)

Parellel sessions were joined by the faculty:

  • “Confessions of a Webinarian: An Authoethnographic Inquiry on Online Teacher Professional Development”; “ Masbatenyo Language Documentation: Journey, Insights, and Reflections” by Romualdo Mabuan (IE);
  • “Transitivity Analysis of Selected Privilege Speeches of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago” by Persieus S. Balog (IAS);
  • A Corpus-Based Applied Genre-Analysis in Advance Academic Writing in Philippine English” by Miren Morales (IAS);
  • Subjuncts in SHS Academic Writing: A Corpus-based Study by Alvin C. Alonzo (IT)

IEGSTE students who also presented their papers are:

  • Instructional Materials Development: A Conceptualized Story Book in Phases of Matter Grade 8 Science by Maricel L. Gebilaguin  (IEGS Student)
  • Challenges on the Language Policy of MTB-MLE Program: A Critical Content Analysis Charlene Joy G. Oliveros (IEGS student)