CE5226 Laws/Ethics: Progress Report on the Final Groupwork Assignment, due on 19 February 2018
It is expected that every group has already downloaded the guidelines and report template for the final group assignment. Please take note of the schedule of report submission and oral presentation. On the other hand, the progress report should be handed over on 19 Feb 2018 (Monday), instead of 05 Feb as previously reflected in the guideline to provide additional time for your group to prepare the prelimnary reports.
All the necessary reading materials (Feasibility Studies report) for the two projects are ready for download. Please read and understand the contents of the reports to have a full comprehension in the conduct of FS and its report preparation.
CE5226 Laws/Ethics: Final Copy of Company Profile, extended till 05 February 2018
29 January is the submission of the final print of your group's company profile. Unfortunately, no group bothered to handover the assignment. Ok, the submission will be extended until 05 Feb (Monday, before the class starts) but you will get points deduction. Please make sure that the instructions are strictly followed, otherwise I will not accept the document for revision. As a final copy, the profile is printed in a high quality paper and properly binded (NOT THE SLIDING FOLDER).
As a required reading, please read RA9184 - Government Procurement Reform Act of the PICE Manual or you can get a separate online copy thru PhilGEPS (Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System) or GPPB (Government Procurement Policy Board) websites. I also uploaded the file for easy access in the subject link.
A SHORT QUIZ will be given on Monday, 05 February to check if you have read some ofthe provisions of RA9184, particularly RULES V and VI of the IRR (Implementing Rules and Regulations).
Classes resume on Friday (26 Jan), Saturday (27 Jan) (Graduate Studies) and Monday (29 January)
There will be classes on the 26th Jan (Friday), Sat (27 Jan) for Graduate Studies, and Monday (29 Jan). Just a reminder for the submission of Assignments and Groupwork outputs.
For undergraduates, expect a SHORT TEST/QUIZ or SEATWORK during the class. Please read the required reference materials as mentioned in the previous classes.
Graduate Program ES200: Methods of Research - Assignment #4 due on 03 February 2018
Guidelines for Assignment #4 is already posted in the subject link (ES200 RES). Make sure you that you have copies of the required pages from our main reference book, Research Methods and Thesis Writing (2nd Edition) by Paler-Calmorin and Calmorin (2007).
Due date: 03 February 2018.
In addition, required readings for 27 January meet-up are as follows: Chapters 4, 5, 6 and 7. If you have not submitted your topics as well as copy of the main reference journal article, please submit this coming Saturday, 27 January, otherwise your topics will not be approved on time, thus it will affect the continuity of your review of literature.
CE5226 Laws/Ethics: Individual Assignment #4, due on 24 Jan 2018; Groupwork Assignment-Company Profile/Logo due on 29 Jan 2018
Instruction for Assignment #4 is already posted in the subject link. This assignment is related to advertisement (WANTED ad) for a civil engineering position in the Philippines. You have to cut and clip three (3) ads, then paste in your notebook. Do not forget to write down the source of the clippings. The ads should have been posted online or printed and published in the newspapers/tabloids between 2016 and 2018. NOTE: Similar submission of clippings with classmates will not get points.
Moreover, The final copy of the company profile and logo will be submitted on the 29th January 2018. The guidelines are also posted in the subject link with a "Group Work Assignment - Company Profile and Logo" heading.
Hand-out #3 is a summary list of the Philippine Environmental Laws and Regulations. This compliments to your list created in your Assignment #2.
In addition, please ready for a short quiz next meeting, 24 Jan 2018 which covers the common but major laws that fall under GREEN, BLUE, and BROWN category; including the list of internatinal/national environmental events and activities celebrated worldwide. Listed are the links for your reference.
Lastly, read the reference material on Republic Act 9003 - National Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. There will be recitation next meeting after the quiz.
The guidelines/mechanics and final report template are already posted in the website.
Please take note of the timeline of submission of progress report, bids opening, and oral presentation as stipulated in the guidelines.
Review carefully the chapters of the Feasibility Study assigned to your group to have a full grasp of the major activities involved in the conduct of the FS as well as the contents of the FS final report. In addition, read and understand the guidelines thoroughly to have acceptable report outputs.
The assigned proposed projects per group are as follows:
Groups 1, 3, 5 and 7 : New Legazpi Airport (Bicol)
Groups 2, 4, 6, and 8 : Puerto Princesa Airport (Palawan)
If you have questions, please email at firstname.lastname@example.org
ME326 Environmental Engineering: Assignment No.3 due on 17 January 2018 and Additional Reading Materials
Assignment #3 is writing of a 150-word Reaction Paper.
Due date on 17 January 2018
The 150 words - the minimum requirement word count to write a review of a video clip entitled HIWALAYAN: A Solid Waste Management Campaign in the Philippines starring Vilma, Nora and P-noy.
The following questions will be answered:
What is the central theme of the video?
Who are the main characters of the story? Briefly describe them.
What is the moral lesson of the story?
The reaction paper will be handwritten in your notebook.
In addition, you have to click and visit the following links below and you take down notes of the calendar of the major environmental activities/events being celebrated annually worldwide; and being promoted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the country.
Instead of having the long quiz on Jan 11, 2018 (Thursday),
this will be moved on Friday, 12 January 2018.
Sample exercises and additional class discussions on Assignment #1 will be done on January 11.
Thus, these will be included in the long quiz.
Again, just to remind everyone that you have to read Chapters 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Rural Water Supply Volume One which are review of your Environmental Engineering subject which were briefly discussed during last week's meetings. Important topics from theses chapters will be also included in the long quiz.
This is to confirm that there will be a QUIZ on Friday, 12 January 2018.
The Quiz will cover all the handouts given and lectures/discussions.
Assignment #2 will be collected after the class.