Teaching Cebuano Literature: A Seminar for Educators

| July 6, 2018


The Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos (USC) held the “Teaching Cebuano Literature: A Seminar for Educators last July 16-18, 2018 at the Rigney Hall of USC Talamban campus.

The seminar (re)introduced Cebuano literature to teachers and offer them innovative ways and approaches of teaching Cebuano literature.

“The center aims to assist in the development of critical reading and teaching of Cebuano literature on the primary, secondary and tertiary levels in the light of the reformation in the K-12 curriculum,” Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, director of the Cebuano Studies Center, said. “It likewise seeks to highlight and foreground issues that reflect the problems that concern teaching such as materials and references, translation and others.

“This is also to inculcate to teachers the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in the study and presentation of materials and texts,” Yu added.

The seminar brought together scholars, experts and educators from diverse backgrounds.

The seminar featured lectures and demo-teaching presentations on the different historical periods that influenced and produced Cebuano literature.

Lecturers were Ms. Haidee Emmie K. Palapar for Precolonial period; Mr. Trizer Dale Mansueto for Hispanic period; Ms. Joanalyn P. Gabaales for American period; Ms. Liean Haney Rama for Postwar period; and Ms. Cindy Velasquez for Cotemporary period.


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