Bicol University R&D Journal

Official Refereed Journal of Bicol University

4500 Legazpi City,Philippines

Print ISSN: 0016-4139       Online ISSN: 2719-082X

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Vol 26, Issue 1
August 2023

CHED-JIP Recognized Journal as per CMO NO. 50, s. 2018.

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  • Language
    Code-switching as a Politeness Marker in Sangguniang Panlalawigan Regular Sessions in Albay
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:Is code-switching used as a pragmatic marker, particularly to indicate politeness? This is the main question investigated in this paper. Specifically, it identified the types and instances of code-switching in the interactions among members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Albay (Albay Provincial Council) and describes their pragmatic functions, focusing on politeness as a motivation. Using available methods in identifying politeness strategies, the paper revealed via content analysis that cod...

    Authors: Ma. Celina Eladia G. Meneses

    Keywords: Code-switching, discourse analysis, multilingualism, politeness, pragmatics

    Year Published: 2018

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  • Agriculture
    Development and Innovation of Extractor For Malunggay (Moringa oleifera Lamk)
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:This study aimed to develop and innovate an extractor for malunggay to solve its laborious and tedious processing and for product and by-products development. Particularly, innovation of existing malunggay juice extractor was done and tested in terms of efficiency, capacity, extraction time, losses and power requirement, and its technical and economic viability. The extractor was innovated for extracting malunggay juice and other similar commodities. Testing of innovated extractor was highly sig...

    Authors: Christopher O. Pacardo

    Keywords: malunggay, zero waste, malunggay processing, malunggay juice, herbal products

    Year Published: 2018

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  • EntrepreneurshipBusiness
    Value Chain Analysis of Pen Shell (Baloko) in the Province of Sorsogon, Philippines
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:Sorsogon Bay is home to the pen shell (Atrina pectinata), locally known as Baloko. This study was designed to assess the existing value chains of pen shell and identify areas for improvement. The sites covered were the municipalities along Sorsogon Bay in the province of Sorsogon, Philippines. It employed the tracer methodology where only the processors and fisherfolks connected to the traders were selected as respondents of the study. Primary data were gathered through semi-structured questionn...

    Authors: Viola L. Amano, Julieta V. Mojados

    Keywords: Atrina pectinata, pen shell, value chain, value chain analysis

    Year Published: 2018

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  • Demographics
    Socio-Demographic Profile and Employment Status of Bicol University College of Arts and Letters Graduates (2008-2010)
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:A pressing concern in higher education is the employability of graduates. Higher education institutions (HEIs) are turning out 465,000 graduates every year on the average. Aside from the issue on the absorptive capacity of the labor market based on its required knowledge, skills, attitude and values, the quality of graduates is also an issue. The challenge is for HEIs to determine the relevance of curricular programs and their potential job marketability. Research-based approaches and strategies...

    Authors: Reina O. Habalo

    Keywords: Curricula, Employability, Enhancement, Policy, Recommendations

    Year Published: 2018

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  • Biology
    Biological Inputs to the Management of Tabagwang (Jagora asperata) in Buradan River Viga, Catanduanes, Philippines
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:Jagora asperata (Lamarck, 1822) known to Bicolanos as tabagwang is an edible mollusc species thriving in rivers of the Bicol region. It is being harvested and cooked in coconut milk mixed with edible fern. There is a dearth of information regarding its biology and fishery in the Bicol region. This absence of information necessitated this study. The study was conducted in Buradan River, Viga, Catanduanes, from January 2013 to May 2014. Spatial distribution of the species was observed to be a clum...

    Authors: Skorzeny C. De Jesus, Jethro Emmanuel P. Baltazar

    Keywords: biology, Catanduanes, Jagora asperata, management, tabagwang

    Year Published: 2018

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  • Information Technology
    Implementation of FishCORAL-PRSA Web-Based Information System for Asid Gulf Project
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:The Fisheries, Coastal Resources and Livelihood (FishCORAL) project of the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) aimed to address the alarming poverty incidence of the fishing communities and provide protection and conservation of coastal resources. This study developed and implemented a web-based information system designed to serve as repository of resources and socio-economic assessments for Asid Gulf. The study used Rational Unified Process (RUP) m...

    Authors: Benedicto B. Balilo Jr., Jayvee Christopher Vibar, Davie Balmadrid, Ronnel R. Dioneda Sr., Hanna Louis Maraña, Darell James Sy

    Keywords: Asid Gulf, GIS, Government project, Qualitative User Testing, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)

    Year Published: 2018

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  • Computer Science
    Development of ICT-Based Environmental Education Materials in Different Media of Learning
    Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2018

    Abstract:The study Development of ICT-Based Environmental Education (EE) Materials which is intended to be utilized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Network of Normal Schools (3NS) is appropriate for formal learning of college students, and for use of adults in the community. It aims to heighten awareness among learners about the significance of the environment, the natural resources, and their protection. The Agile approach using Scrum was utilized for the d...

    Authors: Lany L. Maceda, Aris J. Ordoñez

    Keywords: Computer-Assisted Instruction, CAI, DENR, Natural Resources, 3NS

    Year Published: 2018

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