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The Moodle mobile application used by the students during summer online classes has technical problems, such that it is experiencing from system lags and it does not display the updates made by instructors. This hinders and compromises the quality education to the students.
Due to the said problem students are advised to delete their Moodle mobile application and go to St. Peters College website (spc.edu.ph). Log in to the Moodle portal and use it throughout the Moodle course to avoid difficulties.
For your guidance.
PETER DAN P. PUNONGBAYAN
Executive Officer for Administration
The Cashier’s Office is now open to transact school payments. We strictly implement social distancing. No mask, No ID, No entry.
WHO can enroll this summer?
Aside from the Graduating students, Non-Graduating Students may now enroll for Summer 2020. Click Online Enrollment for the Enrollment Process.
There is a moratorium on the payment of the students previous balance on school payable before the enrollment for Summer classes.
Concerned students will pay Php 1,500 only of their previous balance together with their summer enrollment assessment; divided into two (2) payments for the midterm and final exams. The remaining balance will be forwarded to the students school assessment in the following semester they will enroll in.
This is to alleviate the SPC students financial burden brought about by the economic slow down caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, students who would prefer to settle their previous balance can make payments accordingly.
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A. Subject Load/Subject Sequence/Advance and Back Subjects
A.1. The subject load shall be in accordance with the approved
curriculum for each degree program.
A.2. The maximum allowable load for the regular semester is 21 units and 9 units for the summer term.
A. 3. Students shall conform to the subject load and sequence contained
in their approved curriculum for each degree program. Strict
compliance for pre-requisite subjects shall be observed.
A. 4. As a general rule, a student is not permitted to take any advance subject until he has satisfactorily passed the pre-requisite subject/s. Otherwise, the advance subject shall not be credited regardless of his performance in it. However, a graduating student by the end of the school year may be allowed to enroll in pre-requisite and advance subjects simultaneously under the following conditions:
- When the pre-requisite is a repeated subject;
- When the student has good scholastic standing.
B. Requested Subjects
B.1. Only graduating and repeater students can request and enroll in major subjects during summer term. Otherwise, they will be
automatically deleted from the official list of enrollees.
B.2. Irregular students as evaluated by the program head and approved by the dean may be allowed to request minor subjects.
B.3. Approval of requested subject by the Executive Officer for
Academic Affairs shall always be subject to the availability of
instructor as recommended by the Dean and the Program Head.
C.1. During summer term the major exams for College and Graduate
Studies consist of midterm and final exams only.
Please take a moment to fill out the survey below.
STEP1. Create a new Gmail account by following the format: email@example.com.
NOTE: Do not include the “-” in your ID Number to create your Gmail account.
STEP2. Using your created Gmail account for enrollment, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request for your Grades Printout from the Office of the Registrar. Put Firstname Lastname, Course as Subject of your email. Example: Jose dela Cruz, BSME.
Please be informed that it will take 2-3 days to process your Grades Printout Request from the Registrar’s Office.
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Q: How do I enroll for summer class?
A: You can go to www.spc.edu.ph to view enrollment process.
Q. Can I physically go to school to enroll?
A: Enrollment for this summer term will ONLY be done online.
Q. What is Moodle?
A: Moodle stands for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. The Moodle Learning Management System (LMS) provides an online learning platform/ virtual classroom for teachers to create lessons, manage courses and interact with students. You can access your SPC Moodle account once you successfully enroll for the term.
Q. Do I need to have a laptop/PC to access my Moodle account?
A: Moodle can be accessed through your smart phones. However, with laptop/pc, it will provide you better visuals and easier access to the platform.
Q. Will all the classes this summer be in Moodle?
A: Subjects from the old curriculum will use Distance learning method instead of Moodle.
Q. How does distance learning work? Is it the same with Moodle?
A: Moodle is an online learning platform for Learning Management System (LMS). In other words, it is a virtual classroom. Distance learning will not utilize Moodle. Instead, it will utilize other forms of social media such as email, Zoom, Skype, Facebook, Messenger, and other similar platforms where in you can interact with your instructor for your lessons.
Q: How do I know if my subjects taken for summer class belong to distance learning or LMS (Moodle)?
A: Upon viewing the offered subject/courses, you can find a note after each subject title indicating whether it is an LMS (Moodle) or a Distance Learning subject. Also, if your chosen subjects are from the old curriculum, then you can assume that your subjects to be taken are categorized as Distance Learning, although there are some subjects in the old curriculum which are presented in Moodle format.
Q: How do I pay my tuition fee for summer?
A: You will receive payment instructions through your official enrollment Gmail account upon receiving an update of your enrollment status.
Got more questions? Email your enrollment queries to email@example.com
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Distance learning or Distance education is a term used to refer to students who do not have to be physically present at a school, college or university in order to attain an education.
Its origins are college correspondence courses whereby education materials were posted to the student, with the majority – if not all – of the course learnt through a postal correspondence between the student and the educational institution. Today, distance learning is frequently used as a blanket term to refer to online learning despite differences between the two.
While most distance learning courses do have an online study component and include access to online learning materials, the key difference is that they often have workshops, summer schools or ‘residentials’ attached to the programme. As a result, a more suitable term for these types of courses is blended or flexible learning degrees.
In Online learning or commonly known as E-learning, courses are 100% online, providing students with an incredible amount of flexibility in choosing where they learn, when they learn and even how they learn.
Online learning lets you study from wherever, whenever students have access to a virtual platform (Learning Management System) with recorded lectures, student resources and e-books, on top of access to the full digital library of a University. Interactive learning tools such as discussion forums, group projects or online self-test quizzes are used to keep students engaged in the content and encourage interaction with their fellow peers.
Regardless of study preference one thing is true between distance and online learning: one must be disciplined and self-motivated.StanfordGlobal.Org
A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. The powerhouse of a complete learning technology solution, an LMS is a fundamental component of an effective learning strategy.
Learning management systems are used to deploy a variety of learning strategies across different formats, including formal, experiential and social learning to manage functions such as compliance training, certification management and sales enablement.
As for St. Peter’s College, it utilizes an LMS called Moodle to offer online learning to its students.
However, only the new curriculum subjects will be under the LMS and will be uploaded in Moodle. Subjects that belong to the old curriculum will utilize what we call Distance Learning.
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