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-Joaquin Nangauta Naputi

"Be the change you want to see in the world."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UOG Charter Day Meaningful!

March 11, 2014 marked another memorable Charter Day for the University of Guam.  It was filled with various exciting activities and events, including the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 35th Annual Research Conference (ARC), campus tours, performances, game booths, and more! 

In particular, ARC participants were treated to various topics in the areas of behavioral research, communication, cultural identity, engaging with a different compact impact on Guam, health, language and linguistics, marianas history, pedagogy, socioeconmic policy, technology in the classroom, and more.

A special keynote address was also made by Dr. Earl Jackson.  He focused on "Resituations:  East Asian Cinema's Inter-Asian Contexts."  Dr. Jackson is a Professor at National Chiao Tung University.  Si Yu'os Ma'ase' to all those who made this conference a success! 

Here's a special UOG Charter Day album created by Dr. Jacqui Cyrus:  Enjoy the following snapshots taken during this special conference!

Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera introduces Dr. Ibrahim Farouck during the 35th ARC.

Dr. Ibrahim Farouck presents during the ARC in his presentation titled, Engaging Students in Project Based Learning to Showcase Hokkaido.
Dr. Shawn Clankie, co-presenter with Dr. Farouck, speaks about his class project.

Hokkaido University students present their winning project on Hatsune Miku during the ARC.

Dr. Rivera (center) poses with IT-ESL colleagues during her presentation titled Applying Differentiated Instruction to Build Schema of English Learners in Guam.  Pictured L-R:  Dr. Ibrahim Farouck, Dr. Rivera, and Dr. Jacqui Cyrus.

ARC keynote speaker, Dr. Earl Jackson, captivates the ARC audience. 

Drs. Geraldine James and Michelle Santos conduct their presentation titled, Improving Classroom Teaching through Action Research.

Dr. Chris Shriener with his student panelists discuss critically of preliminary materials for a Theory of the Young Girl.  Pictured L-R:  Dr. Schriener, Paulette Coulter, Neil Pang, and Jessica Craig.

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