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AB society leaders call for limited F2F classes

AB society leaders call for limited F2F classes

News
A NUMBER of student society leaders from the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) want their programs to implement limited face-to-face classes, saying their disciplines require personal interaction and access to the library.  Society representatives interviewed by The Flame said some courses in their respective programs are best suited for in-person learning.  “There are courses in our program that require hands-on teaching like TV Production. You cannot learn how to produce or do a TV production with just online devices,” Martin Alcantara, President of the UST Communication Arts Student Association (CASA), said.  Alcantara added that the University is “lagging behind” in terms of conducting face-to-face classes, which he sees as more effective than the current virtual learning s...
A closer look: Issues and problems facing AB socs and orgs

A closer look: Issues and problems facing AB socs and orgs

Issues
By ALYSSA MAE S. RAFAEL and ANA GABRIELLE CEGUERA THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB), which offers 13 academic degree programs and houses nine interest organizations, is known to be the most diverse faculty in the University. All 13 academic disciplines, each with its own society, aim to promote values and bring out the potential of the students. AB is built on the foundation of camaraderie and learning beyond the four corners of a classroom. However, being the melting pot of different majors and organizations, the Faculty faces issues and concerns that need to be addressed. Newly implemented rules This academic year, the Faculty administration imposed new rules on all societies and organizations. These included limiting the number of projects and events, restricting t...