Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
Head

Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
Researcher

  

The Angelicum College Research and Development Office (RDO), which is a part of the Academic Affairs Division, was created to pursue the institution’s academic and organizational development through research. Specifically, the RDO, in cooperation with its in-house linkages, shall be responsible for the development and administration of Angelicum College’s research schemas – from the planning, organizing, and implementation, and utilization of research outputs.

RDO Vision

The RDO envisions itself as a catalyst-facilitator of quality and practical research activities and outputs that advance the institution’s alternative system of education, encourage Christian values formation, as well as promote social and environmental awareness and responsiveness.

RDO Mission

The RDO is committed to initiate and facilitate institutional research endeavors and equip members of the Angelicum College academic community to carry out collaborative and multidisciplinary researches that seek to advance the alternative-non-graded and learner-centered educational system of the institution.

RDO Goals

To fulfill its mission and realize its vision, the RDO aims to:

  1. Engage in research initiatives towards the development of the College into a leading institution with an alternative educational system;
  2. Promote research awareness and a culture of scholarly inquiry in all categories of the professional community in response to the academic and organizational needs of the College;
  3. Develop the research capability of the faculty members as well as the school’s capacity for research as an academic institution;
  4. Ensure the quality of the research process and outputs through the creation and execution of policies and guidelines for the documentation of all significant phases of a research-from the proposal stage to the terminal report and manuscript for publication;
  5. Initiate relevant academic activities and forums that support interest and competency in research; and
  6. Assist stakeholders of academic and institutional research in the implementation, publication, and utilization of research output.

RDO Accomplishments

The Research and Development Office conducted training sessions to increase the research capabilities of AC employees in the beginning of A.Y. 2009. Follow-up training sessions were also done this A.Y. 2014-2015.

RDO Identified Research Priorities

From 2009-2014, various researches were conducted based on the needs of Angelicum College. Outputs of these researches were utilized by the institution for improvement of curriculum, instruction, and as basis in decision makingand operational policy formulation.

AC Research Outputs

2010-2011

  1. Development of an Instrument to Assess the Ethical Reasoning of Middle-Level School Managers of the Dominican Province of the Philippines, Incorporated (DPPI) by Ferdinand L. Bautista, OP, Ph.D.
  2. Living the Dominican Charism in the Philippines by Jesus M. Miranda, Jr. OP, Ph.D. & Teresa Yasa, FI
  3. Will the Bridge Get Us There? Narrowing the Gap between Formal and Informal Education by Myrna P. Ulep, M.A.
  4. Enhancing Distance Learning in Makato, Aklan through Information and Communication Technology: A Prototype for the REAP Program by Flora M. Vargas, M.A.
  5. Efficacy of Solid State Module to a Self-Paced High School Chemistry Curriculum by Ruel Valerio R. de Grano, M.S.
  6. Predictors of Competencies of Public and Private Technology and Livelihood Education Teachers in Metro Manila: Inputs to Competency Standards Development by Marion A. Cresencio, Ed.D.
  7. Feasibility Study on Offering a Certificate in Teaching Program by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.

2011-2012

  1. The Effects of Geometer’s Sketchpad-Aided Instruction on the van Hiele Levels and Geometry Achievement of Third Year (YS10) High School Students by Ma. Glenda P. Ong, M.A.
  2. A Liberal Perspective of the Hidden Curriculum: Input to Policy Formulationby Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  3. An Analysis of the Home Study Program of Angelicum College, Quezon City: A Basis for Proposed Policy Guidelines by Josephine P. Cabrera, M.A.
  4. A Self-Assessment on Independent Learning Readiness of YS 4 Learners of Angelicum College: Implications to Facilitating Classroom Learning by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A. & Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  5. Preferences in Selecting a Subject Coordinator as Perceived by the Angelicum College Facilitators (A Grounded Theory Research) by Jesus Miranda, Jr., O.P., Ph.D.
  6. Socializing Education through Student-Centered Learning and Technology: Transforming the Classroom into an Interactive Theater by Marcia Roliza M. del Mundo, MAEd
  7. Solving the Problem of Problem Solving: Exploring the Difficulties of Filipino College Students with Math World Problems (A Classroom-Based Research) by Ma. Rita Pilar V. Ong, M.A.

2012-2013

  1. Dominican Education as Practiced in Angelicum College (Quantitative Design) by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A., Irene B. Gopez, M.A., & Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  2. Dominican Education as Practiced in Angelicum College (Ethnography) by Irene B. Gopez, M.A. & Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  3. Dominican Education as Practiced in Angelicum College (Phenomenological Approach) by Evangeline O. Francia, Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D., & Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.,
  4. Factors Associated with the Mastery of Skills of Learners in Technology and Livelihood Education at Angelicum College, Quezon City by Mariecol A. Chavez, M.A.
  5. Motivational Factors and their Relationship to the Achievement Test Scores of YS 11 Learners in Selected Subjects by Ma. Elena Nabos, M.A., Jhoanna Vega, Jaime Aballe, & Marion A. Cresencio, Ed.D.

2013-2014

  1. Angelicum College Turnover: A Basis for Employee Retention Plan by Pearliza M. Domalaon, M.A.
  2. Development and Validation of a Measure on School-based Needs Satisfaction by Rachele F. Arce, M.A.
  3. Learning Facilitators’ Flexibility in Embracing the Angelicum College Enhanced System by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  4. The Learning Styles of Transferee Learners in a Non-graded Catholic School in Quezon City: Towards a Guide for their Adjustment Stage by Melody S. Dalag, M.A.

2014-2015

  1. Understanding the Career Orientations of the Support Personnel of Angelicum College as a Reference for Employee Motivation by Pearliza M. Domalaon, M.A.
  2. A Survey on Teachers’ Qualities and Behavior, Perception on Teaching as a Career, and Attitude towards Being a Teacher by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  3. Difficulties in Using Technology in the Classroom: Bases for Alternative Strategies for Teaching Biology by Maria Urduja C. Galang, M.A. & Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  4. The Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation of the YS 9 Learners of Angelicum College: Input to the Enhancement of Motivation Strategies by Precy P. Laconse, Juneta A. Robles, & Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.

AC is a member of professional organizations

Angelicum College was inducted as a member of the Philippine Society for Educational Research and Evaluation, Inc. (PSERE) in May 2010 and has renewed its membership annually. Angelicum College became an active member in the Dominican Network (DOMNET) and conducted collaborative researches with other member colleges and universities.

Angelicum College is also a member of the Philippine Association of Teachers of Educational Foundations-United Professionals for the Development and Advancement of Teacher Education (PATEF-UPDATE).

Angelicum College Participates in Various Research Conferences as Presenter

  1. Fr. Ferdinand Bautista, OP, Ph.D., Rector of Angelicum College,presented his research entitled “Development of an Instrument to Assess the Ethical reasoning of Middle-Level School Managers of the Dominican Province of the Philippines, Inc.” during the  18th Annual Conference of the Philippine Society for Educational Research and Evaluation (PSERE) in May 2010.
  2. Dr. Rosanni del Mundo, Head of Research and Development, presented her paper entitled “Andragogical Perspective of Adult Learning: Implications to Instructional Approach” during the 1st Educator’s Conference held at De La Salle University last October 2010. 
  3. Dr. del Mundo’s dissertation on Hidden Curriculum was presented at the National Conference on Research in Teacher’s Education (NCRTE) held last October 2011 at UP College of Education, Diliman.
  4. Dr. del Mundo presented a paper entitled “Re-Entry Education Agenda for the Poor (REAP) Program of Angelicum College” in the 2ndGrand Academic Conference held at the Century Park Hotel in August 2012
  5. Dr. del Mundo delivered a talk at the Graduate School of Golden Gate Colleges, Batangas City during the 21stCentury Leaders and Managers towards ASEAN 2015 and Beyond last February 22, 2014 
  6. Dr. del Mundo delivered a talk on the Home Study Program of Angelicum College at the National Conference on Homeschooling held at Angelicum College in December 2014.

Rebirth of EPIKEIA

After 8 years, the 3rd issue of the interdisciplinary journal of Angelicum was re-launched last August 8, 2010. The 7th issue was released last December 2014.

Journal articles published and authored by AC

2010-2011

  1. Nurturing Employee Commitment through Collegial Leadership by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  2. Effective Teacher Traits in the Nongraded Classroom: Catalyst for Improved Student Achievement by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  3. Andragogical Perspective of Adult Learning: Implications to Instructional Approach by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.

2011-2012

  1. Constructivism in the Non-traditional System of Education by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  2. Re-Entry Education Agenda for the Poor (REAP) Program: Angelicum College’s Translation of Education for All (EFA) by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  3. Motivating Struggling Readers: Its Significance in the Nongraded Classroom by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.

2012-2013

  1. The Homeschooling Experience of Angelicum College (The Home Study Program) by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  2. Assessment Techniques in Angelicum College: Highlighting Learners’ Process and Progress by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  3. Re-Entry Education Agenda for the Poor (REAP) Program: The Unconventional Mode of Quality Learning by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.

2013-2014

  1. Mastery Learning in the Context of Angelicum College System by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  2. The Modular Approach: Bringing out the Best in Every Learner by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  3. Internationalization of Higher Education: The Plight of Angelicum College by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.

2014-2015

  1. Revisiting Teachers’ Roles in Promoting Classroom Discipline to Achieve a Peaceful Community by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.
  2. Importance of Research on Teaching Quality and School Improvements by Evylou H. Bonquin, M.A.
  3. The ASEAN Integration in 2015 and the ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF): Challenges in the Philippine Educational System by Rosanni M. del Mundo, Ph.D.

RDO spearheads National Conference on Home Schooling

The Research and Development Office invited school administrators, teachers, parents, and teacher education students to the National Conference on Home Schooling held at the St. Albert the Great Auditorium at Angelicum College last December 6, 2014.

Employees assisted by RDO in research endeavors

Teaching and non-teaching personnel of Angelicum College are assisted by the Research and Development Office in making their departmental and graduate school research papers from conceptualization to their completion.

RDO conducts biannual Research Colloquia for AC employees

Starting in 2009, the Research and Development Office has held two research colloquia per year for employees of Angelicum College. This is to showcase different research outputs accomplished by AC employees for policy reforms and improvement of the school’s services.

RDO launches first Student Research Colloquium

The Research and Development Office recently held the very first Student Research Colloquium for college students last March 9, 2014. The event showcased the best theses, capstone projects, business plans, and strategic management plans accomplished by selected graduating college students.

Reminders in Conducting Research in Angelicum College

Write a letter of request to Rev. Fr. Ferdinand L. Bautista, OP, the Rector and President of Angelicum College, indicating complete name, year level, degree, college/university currently attending, title of the study, what will be conducted in the school (survey, interview, observation, etc.), who will be involved, how many participants will be needed, and how much time will be consumed in conducting the survey/interview/observation.

Attach a copy of the survey/interview questions/observation sheet.

Indicate contact information such as phone numbers or e-mail address in the letter.

Leave the hard copy of the letter and attachments to the guard at the gate (for researchers from other schools).

Call 732-4243 loc.136 after 1-2 days to follow up on the approval of the request.

Once the request to conduct a study is approved, go to the Research and Development Office to retrieve the copy of the approved letter from the school researcher. Further instructions on the conduct of research will be given by the researcher.

Sign the copies of the Agreement on Conduct of Research to be given by the school researcher before conducting the survey/interview/observation in the school. The said agreement mandates researchers to provide Angelicum College with a copy of the study once it is accomplished.

  • The Research and Development Office accepts a target number of researches per academic year. Once it is reached, other requests will no longer be approved. Postgraduate studies are the priority of RDO.

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