Reaction Paper for ACLE
Every semester, the University Student Council(USC) holds one of their priority programs which is the Alternative Classroom Learning Experience. It is popularly known as “ACLE” in the UP academe. It often follows a theme that would encourage UP students to be aware of what they can do for the country. The University Student Council’s Education and Research (EdRes) Committee is the one that spearheads the event. Several UP Diliman organizations participate in this event by preparing a topic that would interest students to attend to.
Last January 24, 2013, afternoon classes were suspended by the Chancellor to make way for the ACLE Season 2. The theme for this ACLE was “YOUth Speak! Youth Demands for the 2013 Midterm Election”. Classes prepared by participating organizations were categorized according to eight categories. These categories are the so called demands of the youth for the upcoming elections.
This is the first ACLE that I attended in my UP life. The last time it was held, I was not able to attend one because I prefer just staying in my room and rest throughout of the day. I chose to attend the ACLE prepared by the UP Advertising Core (AdCore) because it is the organization that I am applying for. “Hanggang Saan Aabot Ang (Like, Hashtag, Pirma, Barya) Mo?: An ACLE for Advocacies” was the title of their topic. It aims to inform students on what they can do to support an advocacy through social media and other technological advances today. It was categorized in the Access to Education and Information Category.
The event started roughly at around past one in the afternoon. It was held in Room 309 inside the College of Business Administration I was with my co-applicants eager to learn about the topic. Mister Nate Dy-Liacco was the guest speaker for the afternoon’s affair. He is currently into line of jobs focusing on advertising, marketing and sports. Some of the companies he currently...