Official Monthly Journal of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines

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Promethean 26th Issue | 1st Quarter 2024

February 16, 2024—the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CiTL) administered the Faculty Onboarding Career Upstart Seminar (FOCUS) via Zoom Cloud Meeting. The aim was to equip newly hired faculty members across the USTP system with the necessary information, resources, and guidance to navigate their roles effectively and kickstart a successful academic career journey with the university. 

Promethean 25th Issue | 4th Quarter 2023

Last October 19-20, 2024, the faculty participants of USTP Jasaan and Balubal embraced an inspiring mission: to explore the intricate art of crafting assessment tools tailored precisely to their academic terrain. Their expedition into the realms of assessment development promised not just insights but indispensable resources, finely honed to suit the unique contours of their scholarly pursuits.

Promethean 24th Issue | 3rd Quarter 2023

September 6, 2023— The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CiTL) conducted a CDIO Showcasing with the faculty members of USTP Panaon and Oroquieta. Faculty Members from the different departments of the Campus immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of innovation as talented artists showcasing their works with the application of the CDIO Framework.

Promethean 23rd Issue | 2nd Quarter 2023

Last June 26, 2023, the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CiTL) held a Learning Continuity Review Program Orientation with ALL STUDENTS across the system. The program serves as a Re-Orientation for the students and the CITL's way of ensuring that students understand the purpose of the said program and its importance in the continuous quality improvement efforts of the University.  

Promethean 22nd Issue | 1st Quarter 2023

March 22-23, 2023- the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CiTL), in partnership with Human Resource Management Office (HRMO), administered a 2-day Design Thinking Training Workshop with the theme "Scampering with Design Thinking" for Staff Batch 1. The training participants were selected staff of each office of the Procurement Unit, Auxiliary Unit, and Human Resource Office (System and CDO).  

Promethean 21st Issue | December 2022

The Teaching awards winners held the flare of excellence as they wore their long gowns and suits during the Teaching Excellence Awards 2022 last December 12, 2022, at Dr. Dicardo E. Rotoras Memorial Hall USTP. Exceptional faculty members from Various USTP satellites gathered in one event to celebrate their excellence in teaching and innovation.


Promethean 20th Issue | May 2022

Every day, instructors face difficulties such as understanding students' various learning styles, ensuring that the course curriculum contributes to the students' overall learning picture, and addressing challenges with flexible learining. On the top of that, their teaching abilities must consistently improve and develop to address the need for teaching and learning.

Promethean 19th Issue | April 2022

The pandemic caused universities to close premises, and the inadequacies and inequities of the education systems continued. Online and flexible learning substituted the face-to-face madlity raising questions about the values of education in the university.

Promethean 18th Issue | March 2022

A year after its implementation, the Learning Continuity Review Program (LCRP) incessantly advances the university's approach to sustaining quality education and fostering excellent teaching and learning. The program substantiates if the outcomes are attainable and 'continuous quality improvement' is distinguished.

Promethean 17th Issue | February 2022

As CiTL continues to amplify and improve instruction in USTP, a series of Basic CDIO training with CPD units set off on February 14, 16, 18, 22, 24, and March 7,  2022, for the  College of Engineering and Architecture CoS and newly hired faculty members via ZOOM. This training series envisioned an education that underscores the fundamentals and the context of Conceiving-Designing-Implementing-Operating systems and products.


Promethean 16th Issue | January 2022

The whole USTP Community will be up for something greater and more exciting this year as CiTL team members held plans for 2022 during their Strategic Planning last January 5-7, 2022. 

Promethean 15th Issue | December 2021

Walking on the red carpet, the winners, coming from all over the USTP system, of the four categories of TEA looked dashing, oozing with excellence for the TEA 2021 awarding ceremony last December 1, 2021, at the Ricardo E Rotoras Hall, USTP. 

Promethean 12th Issue | September 2021

CiTL intensified training for Design Thinking-Trained faculty members with the Upskilling Design Thinking for Pedagogical Approach last September 28, 29, 2021 via Zoom.

Promethean 11th Issue | August 2021

CiTL launched its first-ever online course, Faculty Onboarding Career Upstart Seminar (FOCUS) last August 23-24, 2021 via EdApp. FOCUS Online was first introduced to the faculty members of USTP-Claveria campus on August 23, 2021, and via Zoom, and to Cagayan de Oro campus Faculty members on August 24, 2021.

Promethean 10th Issue | July 2021

The University of Southern Philippines( USeP) and the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines ( USTP) collaborate for the Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) training. The two universities agreed to partner as USeP draws up their plan of becoming a CDIO collaborator in Mindanao.

Promethean 9th Issue | June 2021

The trail for excellence in teaching is now open as the Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) nominations officially opened last June 15, 2021 . Spearheaded by the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, TEA aims to give significant merit to faculty in the USTP system who have shown highlcany distinctive pedagogical practices.

Promethean 8th Issue | May 2021

Faculty members of USTP-Panaon and USTP-Oroquieta train for innovative frameworks-Design Thinking and Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) last May 4-5, 2021, and May 4-6, 2021 respectively, at Panaon Campus.

Promethean 7th Issue | April 2021

Students have always been a salient factor in the improvement of programs as well as in an institution's continuous quality improvement.  CiTL facilitates the implementation of the Learning Continuity Review Program (LCRP).

Promethean 6th Issue | March 2021

CiTL reintroduces the Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) framework to USTP-CDO Faculty members last March 18-19, 25-26, & 29, 2021. Aside from the workshops, the faculty members gave their reflections and insights on the important learning they have from the previous talks and discussions.

Promethean 5th Issue | February 2021


The sound of the goblets echoed throughout the room as the deans, directors, administrative and academic heads and faculty members congratulated the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CiTL) for what it has accomplished a year after the center was conceived.

Promethean 4th Issue |  January 2021

Everyone has gone helter-skelter when the pandemic suddenly hit us. With everything that's going on, ensuring that our mental state is healthy is a top-most priority. As such, CiTL has initiated Calmness Amidst Chaos, an online event dedicated to rekindling and re-invigorating work-life balance of the faculty members.

Promethean 3rd Issue |  December 2020

The YEARNing for excellence in innovative teaching and learning has come into its fruition as multitudes of seminars, webinars and trainings both in-campus and out-campus were provided for all faculty members (part-time, and regular) from January-December 2020.

Promethean 2nd Issue |  November 2020

November 6, 2020—the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL), in collaboration with the Human Resource Management (HRM), commenced its 5-day Faculty Onboarding and Career Upstart Seminar (FOCUS) which was aimed to orient and equip the newly-hired faculty members on the working environment and employment matters they have to heed upon operating in USTP.

Promethean 1st Issue |  January to October 2020

USTP instructors shared their innovative Flexible Learning Experiences to the USTP community last October 28, 2020 via Zoom. Dr. Cordulo P. Ascaño II, Engr. John Rey B. Bajuyo, Prof. Juliet B. Cagampang, and Mr. Giovanni B. Cagurin, shared their best practices in conducting online lectures which effectively engaged students.