A. YOUR DEPARTMENT/FUNCTIONAL AREA
1. Describe your department or functional area and how it fits into the total organization
In the month of July- August I was Assigned in MIS Office for in house training, then September-October I was assigned in IT-Support Office for ID Editing. For the month of November- February I was assigned in the Bacolod City Public Library. It is where i can practice my skills and know my expertise.
2. Describe the structure, methods of operation and facilities within your department or functional area.
Their methods of their operation is they make sure they do their jobs and we have a friendly environment inside the office.
3. How does your position fit into the Department?
My position fit into the department because i can explore and learn more. I can also help them in things they don’t know.
4. What was the original job description and objectives?
My job description in my house training in MIS Office is to repair and troubleshoot computer in any department and offices in side the school campus of WNU, in the IT-Support office my work description is developing and editing the WNU ID. In Bacolod City Public Library I also gain to work with there computer such as repair, troubleshoot, installation. I also make thier official logo, blog site in wordpress. I also the operation or the one who assigned in the video presentation and operating the projector in our services in mobile library in any Barangay in Bacolod City.
5. Summarize how you spent the hours during your practicum including the specific accomplishments.
I spent the hours during my practicum doing and finishing the tasks given to me. And also enjoying the work to make it lighter.
B. YOUR PERFORMANCE AND DESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS, WORK ACTIVITIES, PROGRAMS THAT WERE PART OF YOUR DUTIES
a. What would you recommend that you do to improve your performance?
I could recommend confidence and more learning in the field to improve my performance.
b. Reflect upon your experience including what you have learned.
I learned from my experience to be consistent on the positive evaluation of our supervisor. And do your best in performing a task given.
c. What challenges did you face? And how did you address these challenges? (give at least one example)
I addressed the challenge on how to become a mature person by facing it. For example, being confident in presenting a finished task. I must be ready for the comments whether good or bad, i must accept those.
d. What are your successes and the effects of those successes?
I find it successful when i was able to be in MIS Office, It-Support Office and BCPL. Also the experiences being learned inside the company. The effects are i gained self confidence in dealing with people and work.
e. What content from your coursework did you apply to your experience? What courses did you find most helpful? Name at least 3 examples.
The coursework i find most helpful is the knowledge in researching, encoding, editing, installing and trouble shooting.
C. WHAT ARE RECOMMENDATIONS YOU HAVE FOR THE ORGANIZATION IN ORDER TO FACILITATE PRACTICUM EXPERIENCES IN THE FUTURE?
My recommendation for the organization in order to facilitate practicum experiences in the near future is that the department should have a company to provide students basing on their potential skills. They must be also strictly monitored if they really do IT works by checking them in the workplace and by communicating to the supervisor..
D. ASSESSMENT OF PRACTICUM PROGRAM
□ What have I learned from the experience? (IT related)
I learned from the experience the basic trouble shooting, installation, editing pictures, logo making, making simple blog site, making video presentation.
□ My experiences with the people around me.
My experiences with the people around me, challenged me to be strong. And enjoy mingling with different people everyday.
□ The most memorable event during my practicum
The most memorable event during my practicum is the developing such relation towards work and personal life. I challenged my self to do the best work i can do and enjoy my stay in the company.
□ What I can recommend for the improvement of the Practicum Program.
I can recommend for the improvement of the Practicum Program, is more seminars and training. This is for more knowledge and practice.
□ My advice to those who will take their practicum in the near future.
My advice to those who will take their practicum in the near future is to show the company that you are willing and ready to be a part of it. And also learn from the experience. Practice your skills and do your best.