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CCIS professor and students present research papers in Bangkok, Thailand

By Justin Gerard Ricardo, student contributor


Prof. Ellenita Red, Tesalonica Briagas, Jonessa Mendoza and Hanna Borlongan with the organizing committee of eLearn 2013.

In support of the research framework of Malayan Colleges Laguna, seven representatives from the College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS) presented three research papers along with 39 other papers from 12 different countries at the Tenth International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society. The representatives comprised of the students Joy Banaag, Hanna Borlongan, Tesalonica Briagas, Kenneth Domingo, Jonessa Mendoza, Kristian Santos and their adviser, Professor Ellenita Red.

Kenneth Domingo, Joy Banaag and Kristian Santos presenting their paper entitled “Design and Development of a Mobile Game-Based Learning Application in Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms.”

The topics discussed in the conference encompass theories and practices in E-learning, Mobile Learning and Social Webs. The conference took place at the Siam Technology College in Bangkok, Thailand, from December 12 to 13, 2013. Proceedings of the conference will be published in the Special Issue of the International Journal of the Computer, the Internet and Management (IJCIM), both in electronic and written form.

The first research paper presented, entitled “Design and Development of a Mobile Game-Based Learning Application in Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms”, was written by Professor Ellenita Red, Kenneth Domingo, Kristian Santos and Joy Banaag. The objective of their study was to design and develop an interactive game-based learning Android application in synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms for elementary school students. Their study was an output of their Capstone Project course of school year 2012-2013. Kenneth and Joy are now working for Accenture Philippines as Junior Software Engineers.

Jonessa Mendoza, Prof. Ellenita Red, Hanna Barlongan and Tesalonica Briagas presenting their paper entitled “An Assessment of the E-learning Readiness State of Faculty Members and Students at Malayan Colleges Laguna.”

The second paper presented, entitled “An Assessment of the E-learning Readiness State of Faculty Members and Students at Malayan Colleges Laguna” was written by Professor Ellenita Red, and three Computer Science students: Hanna Borlongan, Tesalonica Briagas, and Jonessa Mendoza. The objective of their research was to assess the readiness status of MCL faculty members and students as the school implements e-learning. Their research was an output of their Methods of Research course of school year 2012-2013. Hanna, Tesalonica and Jonessa are candidates for graduation this school year and currently working on another research study in Educational Data Mining under the supervision of Professor Red.

The last paper presented entitled, “PUBLEASHED.COM: A Website for Publishing Literary Works of Students at Malayan Colleges Laguna”, was written by Professor Ellenita Red, and three Information Technology students: Luis Emmanuel Reyes, Efren Banaticla and Jonald Basco. The objective of their study was to develop a website that will publish the students’ literary works online to encourage feedback and to develop an MCL online community focusing on literature. Their study was also an output of their Capstone Project course of school year 2012-2013. Luis Emmanuel Reyes is now a CISCO Network Associate Routing and Switching Certified with a score of 960/1000 in the exam and is now working for Canon Business Machines (Philippines) Inc. in Tanauan City, Batangas as an IT Tech Support Engineer.

Kristian Santos, Kenneth Domingo, and Joy Banaag with a member of the organizing committee of eLearn 2013.


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