• University of the Visayas - Journal of Research
    Vol 11 No 1 (2017)

    Greetings and welcome to the 11th edition of UV-JOR for 2017.

    The goalmouths of cultivating research skills and competency, along with, evolving the research culture in the University of the Visayas, continuously move the Center for Research and Development of the university to support elucidate the faculty researchers’ aspiration of having each research articles put into publication.

    Throughout the years, advancement in academia has confronted social and economic progression that have affected the design and measurement of, and ways to deal with the quadfocal function of higher education institutions: education, research, product development and extension. As we move into another period of fast change, there is a need to ideally take an interest in the transformation through the creation and distribution of produced information that is crucial to the scholastic engagements in the learning-based global economy.  

    As a concrete action to promote the research culture in the university, this volume hosts researches that are internally produced, together with contributions from different higher education institutions. There are five health and health-related, one environmental, two engineering, four education, two business and management, and one social science researches. As an exhibition of the center’s promise, this publication serves as an evidence of dynamism and an action of seriousness in safeguarding the hegemony of research in trailing academic responsibilities en route to excellence.

    Let us continuously appreciate learning thru research. Enjoy reading.

  • University of the Visayas - Journal of Research
    Vol 10 No 1 (2016)

    Greetings and welcome to the 10th edition of UV-JOR for 2016.

    The goalmouths of cultivating research skills and competency, along with, evolving the research culture in the University of the Visayas, continuously move the Center for Research and Development of the university to support elucidate the faculty researchers’ aspiration of having each research articles put into publication.

    Throughout the years, advancement in academia has confronted social and economic progression that have affected the design and measurement of, and ways to deal with the quadfocal function of higher education institutions: education, research, product development and extension. As we move into another period of fast change, there is a need to ideally take an interest in the transformation through the creation and distribution of produced information that is crucial to the scholastic engagements in the learning-based global economy.  

    As a concrete action to promote the research culture in the university, this volume hosts researches that are internally produced, together with contributions from different higher education institutions. There are seven health and health-related, three education, three social, and two culture-based researches. As an exhibition of the center’s promise, this publication serves as an evidence of dynamism and an action of seriousness in safeguarding the hegemony of research in trailing academic responsibilities en route to excellence.

    Let us continuously appreciate learning thru research. Enjoy reading.

  • University of the Visayas - Journal of Research
    Vol 9 No 1 (2015)

    Greetings and welcome to the 9th edition of UV-JOR for 2015.

    The goalmouths of cultivating research skills and competency, along with, evolving the research culture in the University of the Visayas, continuously move the Center for Research and Development of the university to support elucidate the faculty researchers’ aspiration of having each research articles put into publication.

    This volume is the outcome of several research competency trainings. As an exhibition of the center’s promise, this publication serves as an evidence of dynamism and an action of seriousness in safeguarding the hegemony of research in trailing academic responsibilities en route to excellence. We are also publishing contributions from other universities.

    Let us continuously appreciate learning thru research and theory development. Enjoy reading.

  • University of the Visayas - Journal of Research
    Vol 8 No 1 (2014)

    Greetings and welcome to the 8th edition of UV-JOR for 2014. The goalmouths of cultivating research skills and competency, along with, evolving the research culture in the University of the Visayas, continuously move the Center for Research and Development of the university to support elucidate the faculty researchers’ aspiration of having each research articles put into publication.

    This volume is the outcome of several research competency trainings. As an exhibition of the center’s promise, this publication serves as an evidence of dynamism and an action of seriousness in safeguarding the hegemony of research in trailing academic responsibilities en route to excellence. We are also publishing contributions from other universities. 

    Let us continuously appreciate learning thru research and theory development. Enjoy reading.

  • University of the Visayas - Journal of Research
    Vol 7 No 1 (2013)

    Greetings and welcome to the 7th edition of UV-JOR for 2013.

    The goalmouths of cultivating research skills and competency, along with, evolving the research culture in the University of the Visayas, continuously move the Center for Research and Development of the university to support elucidate the faculty researchers’ aspiration of having each research articles put into publication.

    This volume is the outcome of several research competency trainings. As an exhibition of the center’s promise, this publication serves as an evidence of dynamism and an action of seriousness in safeguarding the hegemony of research in trailing academic responsibilities en route to excellence.

    We have 22 papers published from the 29 submitted for this volume. A thought-provoking and eclectic collection of themes are contained in this volume: (1) Fractal Statistics with 6 papers; (2) Information Technology with 2 papers; (3) Theory Development with 3 papers; (4) Deductive Researches with 6 papers; and (5) Naturalistic Researches with 3 papers. We also included 1 Review paper and 1 Creative Work.

    Previous volumes were reviewed internally. However in this edition, papers were externally refereed by local, national and international content experts. This action is another step in assuring the quality of papers produced by the faculty researchers.

    It took some time to have this publication considering the rigors in developing the: (1) publication policies and guidelines; (2) tools and rubrics for refereeing; (3) pool of experts; (4) publication quick guides; and (5) entire process and system for publication. This however assures the quality of work and the center’s fulfillment for excellence.

    Let us continuously appreciate learning thru research and theory development. Enjoy reading.