Technology isn’t all exclusive to those who live in the city, even if you live far, it can come to you through some generous volunteers conceptualizing a community extension project.
This is how Computer Literacy came to the youths of Barangay Tamayong. A team from BS Information Technology namely; Preceel E. Alba, Cristine T. Abalahin, Kharmella Louise M. Lacap, Ricardo Bruce C. Lee, Jr. Cristian Rey L. Perez, John Carl D. Murillo and John Kevin D. Murillo, headed by their Program Head Ms, Marrah Clarence S. Carlos had conceptualized a project entitled “COMPUTER LITERACY” which intends to bring technology closer to the people of Tamayong, Calinan. Davao city.
The project was designed to be conducted in two batches. Batch 1 which was conducted on May 7-11, 2018, is on Basic Computer Literacy with selected Tamayong youths as participants. It includes discussions on Introduction to computer fundamentals, use of word processing softwares, Creating powerful presentations and use of spreadsheets.
While Batch 2 which was conducted on May 23-25, 2018 is on Advanced Computer Literacy. Participants of the advanced computer course were Brgy Tamayong Officials, Jose T. Quiboloy Sr NHS teachers, Tamayong Elementary School Teachers, and Pedro Rodriguez Elementary School Teachers.
“Salamat sa pagtuturo sa amin. Nang dahil sainyo marami akong natutunan sa computer” says Marwan T. Hadjirol, a youth participant of the computer literacy project.
Meanwhile, in the Advanced Computer course the participants were taught the skills in layout and design using Adobe Photoshop.
“The workshop was very informative and useful to all educators” says Ms. Corazon Fe Barcelo, a teacher from the ICT Department of the Jose T. Quiboloy National High School. Another teacher, Ms. Nancy G. Alejandro, from JTQNHS expressed, “I am looking forward to more computer literacy program for students and teachers of JTQNHS.”
“The participants were happy with their outputs in the editing and layout tasks given them. It was indeed a successful program as we have seen from the impressions of our participants. It’s a heartwarming achievement that we shall always remember,” the BSIT trainers’ team related.