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Dr. Elizabeth M. Gacusana and Dr. Rodolfo C. Moreno attended the International Conference on Outcomes-Based Education (OBE) and Transnational Education (TNE) organized and conducted by the International Distance Education Accreditation League, Inc. in collaboration with the Ifugao State University, Palawan State University and Euro College, Macedonia on May 7-8, 2015 at Crown Legacy Hotel, Baguio City.

Dr. Ljubisha Petrusevski, President of Euro College and Vice President for Accreditation, IDEAL, Inc., presented the first plenary session entitled “Outcomes-based Education in Macedonia. The second plenary session was presented by Dr. Joanne Serrano, Associate Professor of UP Open University.

Four thematic sessions were held in the afternoon: Outcomes-Based Education; Transnational Education, ASEAN and Others; Education 1; and Education 4. Dr. Elizabeth M. Gacusana presented her paper “Academic Performance in Field Study Courses of the Pre-Service Teachers of NLPSC” during Session 3; while Dr. Rodolfo C. Moreno presented his paper “Analysis of the Male and Female Study Habits and Learning Styles of the Business Education Students of NLPSC”, also during Session 3.

Two plenary sessions were done during the second day of the conference. These include the paper presentation of Dr. Romulo H. Malvar, OIC of the Office of the Director IV, CHED-CAR, entitled “Outcomes-based Education in the Philippines”; and the paper entitled “RA 10650: Open Distance Learning Act of the Philippines, Opportunities and Challenges” presented by Hon. Congressman Roman T. Romulo, Chairman of the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education. All sessions were synthesized by Dr. Michael D. Pido, VP for Research and Extension of Pangasinan State University. (RCM)