DPSM conducts API Workshop on the revision of the BS Statistics program

Written by Mr. Daniel David M. Pamplona on .

Learning Resource Center, Miagao, Iloilo. The Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (DPSM) Statistics Cluster conducted an Academic Program Improvement (API) Workshop which was participated in by faculty members of the BS Statistics program with the aim of improving the proposal for the revision of the BS Statistics curriculum to conform with the new GE framework and AUN standards.

Dr. Ernel B. Barrios served as a resource person for the activity. He is a Professor of Statistics at UP Diliman and formerly the Dean of the UP School of Statistics. During his deanship, the School was accredited by ASEAN University Network – Quality Assessment (AUN-QA), and became the only Center of Excellence for Statistics in the Philippines.

The activity was steered by Dr. Barrios by sharing the different aspects of implementing the AUN Standards in the BS Statistics curriculum. Moreover, he guided the faculty members during the 2-day workshop that revolved on the following topics: Workshop 1 - Formulation and review of the background, rationale, goals, and outcomes of the program; Workshop 2 - Revision of study plan; Workshop 3 - Justification for courses to be instituted, revised and deleted; and Workshop 4 - Finalization of the proposal for the revision of the UPV BS Statistics program curriculum.

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