ɫ Thrust and Priorities

Anchored on the NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION RESEARCH AGENDA (NHERA-2) 2009-2018 of the Commission of Higher Education (CHED), ɫadopts the following thrusts for establishing priorities in developing research projects that will:

    Improve teaching and facilitate learning:

  • Student Learning Characteristics Teaching Strategies and Methods Teaching Training and Teaching Styles
  • Alternative Education Models
  • Curriculum
  • Instructional Materials Development
  • Learning Assessment Practices

    Contribute to advancement of knowledge, specialization or profession.

  • Theoretical ɫ/Development of Theories in Various Disciplines
  • Product Development / Development of Prototype Models

    Help improve the University and workplace.

  • Project or Program Review / Evaluation
  • Impact Studies
  • Systems and Procedural Analysis
  • Tracer Studies
  • Licensure Board Exam / Achievement Test Result /Review Practices
  • Quality Assurance Mechanism
  • Employee Management
  • Data Management
  • Management of Public Information and Technology
  • Community Extension Services
  • Benchmarking and Comparative Studies of Programs / Policies
  • Ecclesiastical Studies

    Guide the institution in the formulation of school policies.

  • School Policies
  • Cost Benefit Analysis Across Units / Departments /Schools
  • Demand and Supply Analysis for Different Professions /Manpower Needs / Course Offerings vs. Employment Demands
  • Faculty Recruitment, Retention and Promotion Policies
  • School Students’ Profile Statistics

    Respond to the needs of the local, national and global community

  • Food Production
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Increased Access to Education
  • Disaster Management
  • Environment Stewardship
  • Good Governance
  • Peace and Solidarity
  • Gender / Population Issues
  • Cultural Resource Preservations and Protection
  • Globalization Concerns
  • Health and Nutrition


  • Global Education;
  • Health Care
  • Internationalization of Education
  • ASEAN Integration
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Science and Technology
  • Peace Education
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Spirituality and Humanities
  • Policy and Governance
  • Community Development
  • Business and Entrepreneurship