Personal Variables, Comprehension of the Four Bioethics Principles, and Convictions towards Bioethical Issues: A Path Analysis

AUTHORS Jeannemar Genevive Yap-Figueras, Crisanto S. Lopez, Jr. ABSTRACT This study aimed to determine the relationship of factors influencing bioethical convictions of B.S. Biology students. It focused on the efficacy of case study discussion in improving comprehension of the four Bioethics principles, the efficiency of a Bioethics course in improving bioethical convictions, the identifying predictors Read More …

pH Indicator from Kamias (Averrhoa bilimbi L.) Flower Extract

AUTHORS Shirley R. Jusayan ABSTRACT The acidic or basic nature of materials is usually determined using pH meter and commercially-sold or synthetic indicating means. In this study, an eco- friendly pH indicator was prepared from the aqueous and ethanolic extract of kamias (Averrhoa bilimbi L.) flowers containing anthocyanin pigment. The Kamias pH indicator paper was Read More …

Effects of Creative Writing Activities on Student Achievement in Mathematics

AUTHORS Francis O. Pantino, Maria Ana T. Quimbo, Joy H. Pantino ABSTRACT This study investigated the effects of using creative writing activities in mathematics to measure students’ mathematics achievement. Using a quasi- experimental design, the data were collected from 60 respondents from three intact classes of college freshman students from a university in Iloilo City Read More …

From the Street to the Beach: Sinamba sa Paraw Regatta in the Eyes of Grupo del Oeste

AUTHORS Paulo C. Abrico, Mark Lester Dalida, Liberty R. Porras ABSTRACT Grupo del Oeste is considered the most awarded group of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival’s Sinamba sa Paraw Regatta in which the researchers are members. Our four championship trophies (2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012), and runner-up awards (third place in 2010 and first runner-up Read More …

Mathematical Creativity and Teaching Competence of Pre-Service Teachers

AUTHORS Danilo M. Parreño, Emellie G. Palomo ABSTRACT This study determined the level of mathematical creativity of pre-service teachers as a whole and in terms of fluency, flexibility, and originality in their generation of ideas. It also looked into their teaching competence in terms of personal and social qualities, language proficiency and instructional competencies. On Read More …

Emotional Quotient, Mental Toughness, Mathematics Anxiety, and Performance of Teacher Education Students

AUTHORS Leonida P. Sobrevega, Elvira L. Arellano ABSTRACT This study investigated the relationship of emotional quotient, mental toughness, mathematics anxiety, and mathematics performance using data coming from 160 second year BSED and BEED students who were enrolled in the first semester of SY 2012-2013 and had taken Fundamentals of Mathematics and Contemporary Mathematics. Using the Read More …

Singapore Mathematics and Algebraic Approach in Problem Solving

AUTHORS Efren S. Tellermo, Genesis G. Camarista ABSTRACT This descriptive experimental research was conducted to determine the effect of Singapore Mathematics (SM) approach on the problem-solving ability of the fourth year students. Pre-test and post-test were utilized as instruments of this study. The means and standard deviations were computed for the descriptive analysis and the Read More …

Protection Value of Maasin Watershed in Iloilo, Philippines

AUTHORS Mary Ann M. De la Vega, Roel A. Alli ABSTRACT This study ascertained the dependency of people’s Willingness To Pay (WTP) for the protection of Maasin Watershed. The people’ WTP aims to ensure the provision of a reliable water supply for the households and implement measures protecting the Maasin Watershed. A total of 400 Read More …

Music: Effects on Students’ Achievement, Habits of Mind, and Disposition as Bases for the Development of Music-Enhanced Mathematics Program

AUTHORS Roberto G. Sagge Jr., Emellie G. Palomo ABSTRACT Mathematics is a skill subject that requires skills and practice. Often mathematics lacks creative or artistic flair; hence, students find it difficult and boring. Students do not pay attention in class. This study ascertained the effects of background music on students’ achievement, habits of mind, test Read More …

Yield Improvement of Volvariella volvacea in Composted Banana Peels Under Indoor Conditions

AUTHORS Dr. Crisanto S. Lopez Jr., Esperanza P. Armada, and George Fredrick Roxas ABSTRACT Mushroom, Vovariella volvacea, was grown on green banana peels composted at different length of time. The objectives of the study were to assess the potential of the substrate in terms of mycelial growth and pin-head development. Much more, it was also Read More …