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After each one’s session, please evaluate the following resource persons.

1. Sir Vim Nadera

2. Sir Ver Pacete

3. Ate Dang Gamboa

Thanks!

Hello Campers!

Our Camp Blog experience is almost over. We hope your newfound skills, be it Blogging or creating Learning Objects,  will be a big help once you go back to your schools.

We know that your stay here was pressure-packed and full of deadlines but we hope it was fun as well. We were just preparing you for your life as our regional ICT champions.

Before everything ends, we would like to know, “how was your Camp Blog experience?”

For participants of Camp Blog 1C, you can rate your experience here.

For participants of Camp Blog 2A, you can rate your experience here.

Thanks and we hope to see you in future Camps!

Tired of accomplishing those lengthy evaluation forms? Well, here’s good news for you!

On-line registration forms are being posted for Camp Blog 2A participants to evaluate the following resource persons and their respective modules:

Module 1: Basics of Learning of Objectives (LO) by Ms. Maui Salang-Dulce

Module 2: Presentation of the LO Developing Tool by Ms Reina Sison-Gagno

Members of the Training Team of Camp 2A will alert you when it’s time for you to give the verdict:)

For more details, get in touch with Joed Alcid and Charity Dosayla.

Blogging  is an emerging medium one can use to express one’s ideas and opinions. Resident iSchools tech wizard Mr. Rodel Sinapilo discussed how this new medium can eventually be used to generate localized educational content.

Mr. Sinapilo’s presentation traced the brief history of blogging, its uses and different types. He highlighted the benefits of blogging for enhancing one’s audience reach. He even showed a short video clip to illustrate the adage “think before you post” referring to a blog’s ability to reach billions of readers.

Afterwards, participants were taught how to create their very own WordPress account to jumspstart their blogging. They were guided by the speaker through a detailed and step-by-step use of WordPress.

You can download here Mr. Sinapilo’s presentation. Did you learn a lot from his discussion? Evaluate him here.

Photography is not a result of a “point and shoot” style. It is a communication which involves the eyes, heart and mind, according to a well-established photojournalist, Mr. Jimmy A. Domingo of De La Salle University.

Mr. Domingo explored the world of photography and shared his knowledge to the participants, as he discussed to them camera features and how to apply them in the right time and with the right objective. He also lectured on the different styles of taking pictures, elements, and timing to capture great images.

The participants’ enthusiasm was very evident, as they applied the inputs shared to them, during the hands-on activity with the guidance of Mr. Domingo himself.

Download materials here.

Learned a lot? Evaluate him here now.

Research plays a vital role in gathering materials; be it paper or online writing. Thorough and intensive research is highly recommended.

The smart and good looking iSchools staff, Christian Placido Calma, shared his wit as he discussed online research.

The power of internet makes research work easier. Not everything in the net is factual, so the need to evaluate the resources is very important.

He stressed the responsibility of using the internet in conducting research. Plagiarism as part of his discussion has different forms, whether intentional or not. Proper citation for written and multimedia is encouraged to avoid such. He also introduced plagiarism checking software to the participants as a tool that will assist them in all their research work.

Wikipedia is discouraged to be cited for academic and scholarly purposes, it can only provide an overview of a certain topic.

Want to give comments? Evaluate him here now.

Download his presentation now. Online Research

Useful Tool

In almost every aspect of our life, planning is essential. We plan in order to produce good results and minimize mistakes.

The same goes with blog sites; planning is indeed valuable.

iSchools Project Manager, Ms. Antonette Torres, introduced the concept of site planning to the participants using the FreeMind tool – A free mind mapping software. FreeMind is a user friendly tool that helps the user organize and visualize the would-be outcome of their blog sites.

She gave a walkthrough of the software to the participants. Afterwards participants applied FreeMind in preparing their blog sites.

How much have you learned in Ms. Toni’s lecture? Evaluate here.

Download her presentation here. Content Planning_FreeMind

Who can best discuss writing other than a credible personality in journalism?

Mr. Joe Torres, presented a lecture about online writing. He started with a review of the basics of writing – the “ABCs” of writing. Participants reviewed techniques on how to effectively convey their ideas in written form while applying it online.

He shared that most people just scanned instead of read material from the internet because they are too busy and want to get the facts quickly. He suggested that the blog should be scannable for the reader to quickly find out what they searching in a short period of time. Moreover, he emphasized how blog writers must establish credibility.

To conclude, Mr. Torres emphasized that blog titles should be simple and should grab the readers’ attention.

Download materials of Mr. Torres now. Writing Blog Content

Did you learn from Mr. Torres’ lecture? Evaluate him here now.

Is it true that “great things come in small packages”? A petite person, but gifted with talents to adapt easily to the emerging world of social networking, Ms. Alexcenah Sta.Ines, iSchools staff, shared her expertise on social networking – the in thing in the internet community.

A five-minute video was shown that plainly explains the concept.

She offered the participants the historical overview of the sites that surface; from the very first form to the most popular sites nowadays. The four C’s benefits she emphasized in engaging into social networking are: Create, connect, collaborate, and communicate. MySpace, Twitter and Facebook are among the tools she shared to start building up connections.

After Ms. Alexcenah Sta. Ines’ lecture, did you find it interesting? Was the information useful to you? Evaluate her here.

Social Networking. Download here.

Hello Campers,

Please register once you come in. There are two events events happening simultaneously so please choose the right event. Thanks.

ICT4BE Online Registration Form — http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dHBTb3lpYVl5eVp2eFRraWFMWF9YYmc6MA

Camp Blog 1C Online Registration Form– http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dFhoNTVZdzNHNnR4MTJ4QUpQQmdGMGc6MA