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Devcom alumni, faculty attend comres conference

23 November 2017 by KSGCatapang

Three graduates of the BS Development Communication program of the University of the Philippines Los Banos and a faculty member from the College of Development Communication (CDC) are currently attending the National Communication Research Conference (NCRC) at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City themed "FCX: Filipino Communicative Experience." 

Jaztine Calderon (BSDC Class of 2017), Renz Louie Celeridad (BSDC Class of 2017), and Kyle Sam Talosig (BSDC, Class of 2014) will be presenting their respective undergraduate theses, while aProf. Avril Adrianne Madrid from CDC Department of Science Communication will present a study in relation to a collaborative project.

Calderon will present part of his research findings about the representation of development in the State of the Nation Addresses of Philippine presidents from 1986 to 2016, while Celeridad will talk about his study entitled "DevComStruction: Communication Constructs in the Context of the Development Communication Discipline." Talosig will discuss the result of his examination of gender portrayals in films that won Best Picture during several celebrations of the Metro Manila Film Festival.

Meanwhile, aProfessor Madrid will present her research exploring supportive communication in an online social media group among mothers in Mindanao. This study inputs toward her project on infant and young child feeding in collaboration with the Institute of Human Nutrition and Food. 

The NCRC features a pre-conference workshop on research presentation called "Pagpapahayag" and a post-conference workshop on research design entitled "Paglilikha." was organized by the Department of Communication Research of the College of Mass Communication at the University of the Philippines Diliman with the University of the Cordilleras, the Department of Communication of the College of Arts and Communication at the University of the Philippines Baguio, and the Philippine Communication Society.