The semester that was, the semester ahead: UP reports on academic roadmap for AY 2020-2021

UP reports on how it dealt with the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 on teaching and learning in the first semester; and how it will move on to the second semester armed with lessons learned and insights gained.

UP and DOST-ASTI engineers prototype set-top box to help bridge education’s digital divide

In this “new normal”, how do we meet every Filipino student’s remote learning needs without pervasive internet access? The answer from UP professor Dr. Joel Joseph Marciano Jr. and DOST-ASTI engineers: a set-up box to allow analogue TVs to receive digital broadcasts and datacasting, allowing interactivity for educational purposes.