AL FRANCIS D. LIBRERO, MSc

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University of the Philippines Open University

Faculty of Information and Communication Studies
Assistant Professor (2007-Present)
Program Chair, Diploma in Computer Science (2008-2013)
Program Chair, Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies (2013-2018)

Management Information Systems Office
Program Development Associate (2007-2013)

Information and Communication Technology Development Office
Director (2013-Present)

 

University of the Philippines Los Baños

School of Environmental Science and Management
Graduate Assistant (2005-2006)

UPLB Foundation, Inc.
General Assistant (1999)

University of the Philippines Los Baños

School of Environmental Science and Management
Master of Science in Environmental Science (2007)

College of Arts and Sciences
Diploma in Computer Science (2001)

College of Agriculture
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Major in Animal Science (1998)

 

Participation in Trainings, Seminars, Workshops and Conferences

LAMP2 Immersion Visit and Training (Queensland, Australia, 2009)

First National Valuation Congress (Hyatt Regency Hotel, Manila, Philippines, June 2010)

Manifold Training (Geographic Information System software) (Commission on Information and Communication Technology Building, UP Open University, July 2010).

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Hanoi, Vietnam, 2010)

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Penang, Malaysia, 2011)

Biomodd[TUDelft3] (Delft, The Netherlands, 2011)

FoAM Residency (Brussels, Belgium, October 2011)

1st International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning (ICODeL) (Manila, Philippines, 2012)

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Chiba, Japan, 2012)

International Conference on Electronic Media 2013 (Singapore, October 2013)

e-Learn 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (October 2013)

3rd International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning (ICODeL) (Manila, Philippines, 2016)

Moodlemoot Japan 2017 (Tochigi, Japan, 2016)

Research Projects

Developing a Model of ICT Complementation for Effective and Efficient Implementation of Skills Courses in the BAMS Program
Project Lead (June 2010)

Building a Sense of Community at the UP Open University Community Site
Project Co-Lead (July 2010)

Game Readiness in the University of the Philippines Open University
Project Lead (September 2012)

ePortfolios in the Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies Program
Project Lead (July 2014)

The UPOU Digital Collective (September 2017)

Published Work

Librero, A.F.D. (2010). Implementing an online photography course at the UP Open University: converging ICTs to enhance student learning outcomes and achievements. Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 104-112, 5(2), September 2010.

Librero, A.F.D. (2012). Augmenting the Learning Management System of the University of the Philippines Open University. Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 7(1), September 2012.

Librero, A.F.D. (2018). ePortfolio-based assessment. In M.F. Lumanta & L.C. Carascal (Eds.), Assessment praxis in open and distance e-Learning: thoughts and practices in UPOU (pp 55-66). Philippines: University of the Philippines Open University.

Presentations in Scientific Conferences

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Hanoi, Vietnam, 2010)
Paper: Implementing an online photography course at the UP Open University: converging ICTs to enhance student learning outcomes and achievements.

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Penang, Malaysia, 2011)
Paper: Augmenting the Learning Management System of the UP Open University
Award: Silver Medal, Young Innovator’s Award

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Penang, Malaysia, 2011)
Paper: Biomodd: A Case Study In Combining Online Learning With On-Site New Media Art Practice

Asian Association of Open Universities Conference (Chiba, Japan, 2012)
Paper: Game Readiness in the UP Open University

International Conference on Electronic Media 2013 (Singapore, 2013)
Paper: Online Learning with Games: The UPOU Setting

2nd International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning (Manila, Philippines, 2014)
Paper: Benefits and challenges of learning in a virtual world: the UPOU setting
Award: 2nd Place, Best Paper Award

International Conference on Electronic Media 2014 (Eger, Hungary, 2014)
Paper: Benefits and challenges of learning in a virtual world: the UPOU setting

The Inaugural Asian Conference on Education & International Development (Osaka, Japan, 2015)
Paper: Integrating an ePortfolio system in an online environment for higher learning

International Conference on New Horizons in Education (Vienna, Austria, 2016)
and
SAI 2016 Seoul STEM-ATEM-ICEM Internation Conference (Seoul, South Korea, 2016)
Paper: Early Experiences with ePortfolio-based learning in an open distance eLearning environment in the Philippines

Authorship of Scholarly/Creative Work for Public Consumption

UPOU Community Site
http://www.upoucommunity.net
Project Lead (2008-2011)

Biomodd[LBA2]
Member (2009)

[C]Biomodd
http://www.biomodd.net
Project Lead (2010)

Biomodd[TUDeft3]
http://www.biomodd.net
Member (2011)

Organization Membership

Member, International Council for Educational Media (2014 to present)

Member, SEAD (Space Ecologies Art and Design) (2016 to present)

Member, Association for Computing Machinery (2013-2014)

Member, Moodle Association of Japan (2017-2018)

Member, University of the Philippines Animal Science Society (1994 to present)