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Amando Boncales

  • Board of Trustees
  • St. Paul's Institute of Technology of Iligan City

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    AMANDO RESPICIO BONCALES, B.A., Grad.Cert., M.S.Ed., M.A. z153090@students.niu.edu EDUCATION • Ed.D. Instructional Technology December 2014, Northern Illinois University. • M.S.Ed. Instructional Technology, December 2012, Northern Illinois University. • M.A. History, May 2013, Northern Illinois University. • Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies, December 2009, Northern Illinois University. • B.A. History, March 2002, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines. PUBLICATION • Boncales, A. R., & Butler, R. P. (2013). The Argus PA-200 Projector. TechTrends, 57(2), 10–10. doi:10.1007/s11528-013-0638-0 • Boncales, A. R. (2008). The United States’ Image Construction in the Colonial Philippines. Graduate School Journal of Research 6 No. 3&4. (Nov.2008-March 2009): 11-21. • Boncales, A. R. (2008). Bates Treaty: An Encounter with the Sulu Sultanate. Graduate School Journal of Research 6 No. 3&4. (Nov.2008-March 2009): 35-48. CONFERENCE PRESENTATION • Boncales, A. R. (2012). Transitional Change: A Concept in Emerging Technology. 2012 IAECT Fall Conference. City Colleges of Chicago, Malcolm X College –Harold Washington Cultural Center. ARTICLE • Boncales, A. R. (2012). Transitional Challenge: An Issue of Trust and Faith in Emerging Technologies. A graduate paper as a requirement in ETT – 571 Instructional Technology: Promotion and Integration class, Spring 2012. • Boncales, A. R. (2007). The Gurler House: The Composition and Structure of DeKalb’s Historic Site. A graduate research paper presented in Introduction to Museum Studies Class, Fall 2007. • Boncales, A. R. (2002). The Preliminary History of Tukuran. An undergraduate thesis presented to the History Department, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines, Second Semester 2002. MUSEUM EXHIBITION • Boncales, A. R. (2009). Moonlight Cocktails are the Thing: An exhibition of prints by David Driesbach. This exhibition received the Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category in Spring, 2009. - Exhibition Design - Conducted and facilitated research, writing, and text panels. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE • Museum Volunteer, The Anthropology Museum, Northern Illinois University, Fall 2008 – Present. -Assisted the director in collection management. • Museum Intern, The Anthropology Museum, Northern Illinois University, Summer 2008. -Refined the database system of the museum. -Developed a theme and mounted an exhibit titled, “Cambodia Born Anew.” -Interpreted exhibit to visitors. -Demonstrated techniques to properly document, package and transport artifacts between NIU to Chicago museums. -Worked on reinstallation of the exhibit. • Online University Faculty, Mindanao State University, History Department, Philippines, Spring 2004- Fall 2006. -Taught World History, US History, Museum Methods, Civic Welfare Training Services, and related courses as assigned by the dean of the college. • Special Assistant, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, Mindanao State University, Philippines, 2005-2006. -Coordinated the museum activities of the university. -Monitored programs on culture and heritage of the university. -Assisted and aided the Vice-Chancellor in program and project implementation. EMPLOYMENT • Graduate Staff Assistant, Asian American Center, Northern Illinois University, Fall 20011 – Spring 2012. -Develop materials and maintaining the departmental web page. -Design and maintain website. -Assist with monthly audits to insure accuracy and currency of website. -Report the center’s computer and technological needs. -Suggest new solutions and ideas for the website to make it more user-friendly. -Develop a vision of how the department could utilize technology more effectively. --Responsible for conducting monthly web site audits, submitting weekly reports, and attending technology quarterly review meetings. • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University, Fall 2007 - 2011 Spring. -Taught Tagalog Foreign language classes. -Assisted the language professor in the classes. -Graded papers, assignments, and home-work. -Tutored students in Tagalog Language. • Graduate Training Assistant, International Training Office and Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University, Fall 2007 – Spring 2011 -Assist program implementation. -Developed and maintained the office website. -Archived university records which are of permanent historical and administrative value. -Facilitated the implementation of training programs. -Maintained audio-visual equipment. -Develop and maintain Program Resource Booklet Resource (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, & 2011) • Graduate Museum Assistant, Blackwell Museum & Research Collection, Northern Illinois University, Fall 2008 – Present. -Utilized Pastperfect software to record accessions, documentations, and donations for the museum at http://www.cedu.niu.edu/blackwell/aboutus/staff.shtml -Managed the organization and conservation of artifacts. -Participated in monthly Executive Committee meetings and community outreach activities. -Served as the One Room School docent and conducted reenactment for visitors. -Provided assistance and coordinated visits to the museum and the one-room school. -Supervised and trained undergraduate museum assistants. -Assisted and aided the museum director with day-to-day problems and concerns. • Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University, Fall 2006 – Spring 2007. -Assisted in designing Tagalog Language Module -Used Java and Frontpage Programs to design a Bilingual Interactive web page in Philippine Commerce and Business Culture at http://www.seasite.niu.edu/SEABusiness/Tagalog_Business_Materials/businessvocabs/Business_lessons_list.htm • Graduate Library Assistant, University Library, Northern Illinois University, Summer 2007. -Archived official historical documents. -Coordinated with Government Publication -Arrange materials in numerical sequence. RESEARCH INTEREST ● Instructional Technology -Learning Management Systems -Web 2.0 Properties -Cloud Computing -Mobile Technology ● History and Museum Studies -Ethnohistory -Museum conservation -Preservation practices -US Foreign Policy -Peace and Security in Southeast Asia MEDIA DESIGN ● Software and Applications -Adobe Connect -Adobe Captivate -Adobe Presenter -Moodle -Google Apps Integration -Microsoft Word Office ● Website Design and Development http://www.forestpure.com/ http://www.liceodezamboanga.org/ http://www.amandium.org/ http://www.mallxyz.com/ http://www.liceodecebu.com/ ● Poster Design http://www.niu.edu/ito/gallery/access/2008/index.shtml http://www.niu.edu/ito/gallery/ccp/index.shtml ● Instructional Development: Learning Management System (LMS): Blackboard at NIU Freshmen https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0ByXnZYdEETGcNmY1N2IwOGUtZTNkNi00OTkyLWJmYzgtMzFmNmUwNDBkNmI3&hl=en_US ● Prezy http://prezi.com/duoger1vfkpm/mindanao-culture-arts-and-society/ ● Social Media Channels http://www.youtube.com/user/brandynhover#p/u/0/M64isM9cS4w http://www.youtube.com/user/LiceoDeZamboanga http://www.youtube.com/user/mallxyz?blend=7&ob=5 PROGRAM ASSISTED AND FACILITATED ● Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP): 2006-2011 -A five-week State Department Funded Exchange Program Goals -Build knowledge and skills in civic responsibility -Leadership -Community activism -Introduce the participants to the broad nature of civil society and diversity in the United States. - Empower the participants to become catalysts for social change. ● NIU-Bordeaux Law Program (2007 & 2008) ● “Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering for Students from Kyungnam University –Korea” 2007 & 2008) ● Cultural Citizens and North-South Dialogue: Building the National Identity & Civic Participation in the Philippines (2008) Goals -Promote mutual partnerships between key professional groups in the U.S. and counterparts in the Philippines -Transform individual understanding of issues related to ethnic/racial and religious diversity -Integration of minority and immigrant into a modern democratic society -Create a cadre of young Filipino leaders from minority communities ● Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP): Engaging a New Generation in the Southern Philippines in Interethnic Dialogue and Conflict Resolution (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, & 2011) ● “Bridging the Gap: Engaging a New Generation in the Southern Philippine” (ACCESS – Access to Community and Civic Enrichment for Students) (2006) ● The ARMM and Majority-Minority Relations in the Philippines: Religion, Education, Community, and Political Process (2006) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS • Illinois Computing Educators, Member, Spring 2012 - Present • Mindanao State University Faculty Association, Philippines, Faculty Member, June 2002 – Present. • NIU-Southeast Asian Club, Member, Fall 2006 – 2010. • NIU-Graduate Historical Society, Member, Fall 2006 – 2010. • College of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduate Student Association, MSU, Philippines, President, June 2004 – May 2006. • National Historical Institute, Philippines, January 2002 – December 2003. • Philippine Association of Extension Program Implementers, Board of Directors Ranao Chapter, January 2002 – 2003. • Alliance of Volunteer Educators (AVE), Board of Director MSU Chapter, January 2002 – Present. • College of Arts and Social Sciences Executive Committee, Iligan City, Philippines, Vice Governor, June 2001 – March 2002. AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS • Museum Exhibit. Moonlight Cocktails are the Thing: An exhibition of prints by David Driesbach. This exhibition received the Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category in Spring, 2009. • Adult Leader, Access to Community and Civic Enrichment for Students, April – May 2005 -A U.S. State Department Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs Program. Goals -Program is to promote a better understanding of the United States’ people, culture, values and social institutions. • Proponent of the Mindanao Studies Institute, June 2004, Mindanao State University, Philippines • Proponent of the National Service Training Program-Civic Welfare Training Service, June 2003, College Program, Mindanao State University, Philippines

    Professional experience

    Board of Trustees

    St. Paul's Institute of Technology of Iligan City

    January 2003 - Present

    Technology Coordinator

    Chicago Public Schools

    January 2012 - January 2013(a year)

    Technology Coordintor

    Chicago Public Schools

    January 2012 - January 2013(a year)

    Community College Outreach

    Asian American Center, NIU

    November 2011 - December 2012(a year)

    Community College Outreach Coordinator

    Northern Illinois University

    November 2011 - December 2012(a year)

    Training Assistant

    International Training Office, NIU

    January 2007 - January 2011(4 years)

    Graduate Research Assistant

    NIU Center for Southeast Asian Studies

    January 2006 - January 2007(a year)

    Museum Staff Assistant

    Blackwell History of Education Museum

    Consultant

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