Cagayan State University
Carig Campus, Tuguegarao City
Field Trips and Seminars
A Narrative Report
Ulysses T. Pascual
Engr. Salvador Peralta
March 15, 2013
Education is the greatest weapon we can use to attain success. For this reason, the Cagayan State University College of Engineering provides high standard of education to the students with the incorporation of field trip/ seminars in the curriculum. By conducting the educational tour, it can help them to be more knowledgeable and familiar with the things that are related to their course. Objectives of the Tour:
* To expose to adventures, discoveries and experience of tourist destinations. * To gain firsthand knowledge on their major.
* To learn a type of social behavior.
* To observe a particular environment that will give them firsthand experience with what they’re learning. * To bond with each other and also learn how to behave in a different type of social situation, which can be very beneficial for some students. Significance of the Tour
Educational tour gives us ideas likewise opportunity to visit power generating plants to be able to experience what it’s like to be there. Moreover, it is important to every student since it is a part of our learning process and to acquire more knowledge through the actual exposure to the different machines and equipments and system operations of the plant. The Educational Tour: A Narrative
Last January 18, 2013, we, the fifth year students together with our professor went to Ilocos Norte to visit the mini-hydro power plant in Pagudpud and the wind turbine generating plant in Bangui. We departed from our rendezvous point which is our school gate at 5 in the morning through a hired bus. We traveled up north passing different towns. We had a lot of short “stop overs” because many of us wanted to urinate because of the cold weather. We reached Magapit Bridge and bought some snacks...