By: Joyce A. Bodah
One of the newest partners of the Ifugao State University in Thailand – the Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (RMUTT) hosted its first international conference on English Language Teaching on May 13, 2016.
The conference was co-hosted by IFSU together with other educational institutions such as De LaSalle University – Dasmarinas (DLSUD), Philippines; National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST), Taiwan; Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-Ok (RMUTTO), Thailand; and St. Robert’s Global Education and Management Service (SRGEMS).
Asst. Prof. Rungrudee Apiwathnasorn, RMUTT Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts said during a conversation that it was the partnership with IFSU that they were prompted to hold their first international conference.
Apiwathnasorn said she is hoping that another similar conference would be organized that will provide more avenues for faculty researchers to present their research outputs for information sharing.
Four faculty members of IFSU presented their research outputs on language teaching namely: Dr. Alma C. Binwag, Dr. Jengjeng M. Bolintao, Ms. Karen A. Puguon, and Ms. Mary Grace A. Santiago.
Dr. Nancy Ann P. Gonzales, IFSU Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dr. Alice Y. Brawner, Dean of College of Education and Arts sat as reviewers during the conference.
RMUTT’s President Asso. Prof. Dr. Prasert Pinpathomrat, Asst. Prof. Rungrudee, Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts Apiwathnasorn, and officials from other co-host universities including IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon graced the conference.
Dr. Ngohayon delivered an inspirational remark during the Opening Program.
Asso. Prof. Dr. Richard Watson Todd, Head of the Center for Research and Services of King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand was the Keynote Speaker who talked on “Commonalities and Diversity in Effective Teaching”. #