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SPUD faculty back from Hawaii confab

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A faculty member of St. Paul University Dumaguete is back in the City after attending the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education held Jan. 3 to 13 at the Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Prof. Tichie Ann S. Econg (3rd from left) of the College of Arts & Education said the primary goal of the gathering was to provide those with cross-disciplinary interests related to education a venue to meet and interact with others within and outside their discipline. The international attendees brought a variety of perspectives shaped by different cultures, languages, geography, and politics.

The gathering was participated by professionals from around the world with their wide-ranging, research-based contributions to the educational circle with paper and poster presentations and workshops.

Professor Econg acted as session chair and presentor on the topic English as a Second Language/Teaching English as a Second Language. The basis was her research work Assessing the Extent of Communicative Language Teaching Implementation in English 1/101 at St. Paul University Dumaguete towards a Faculty In – Service Program.

Econg also participated in different special activities offered by the organizing committee: tour to the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, visit to the Punchbowl Memorial, Germaine’s Luau (Polynesian Revue in Hawaii). She also joined a party among the Filipino Catholic Association of Hawaii.

The conference was co-sponsored by California State University, the University of Louisville, Pepperdine University, and the Journal of Education and Hongkong Teachers Association.

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