As the sales of eye glasses and the patients of the clinic increases the need of improvement for the existing system would be necessary. Providing an Electronic medical record makes organizing, accessing and editing of patients’ record and appointments simple and reliable, this also includes billing of the patients and automated tracking and reporting inventory of supply items. This project study discusses a methodology for the development of Optical Clinic Information System and its components.
Keywords: Electronic medical records, inventory system.
Advertising products come a long way; it helps companies to deliver information about their products to the people and hopefully attracts the customers in purchasing their products. One of the best way of endorsing products as of today is through the web. This helps not only the owners of the companies but also the customers as well.
This study developed is a dynamic website for the I Concept Sign Crafts and advertising using PHP and MYSQL. The study aims to enhance the way of giving information about the company’s products through the customers of I Concept through the use of the proposed website. It also discusses the abilities and some features of the PHP and MYSQL that are very useful in creating a website.
Keywords: Internet, Advertisement, Information.
The demand for faster, reliable and user friendly schemes is now remarkable among many sectors and institution in the community- be it in hospitals, schools and offices or other work areas that use computer-based tools in their day-to-day transaction or activities. Even when these tools are used nowadays, innovations of systems still put into picture into a higher level of need. That is because of the need to transform obsolete system or the development of the idea to reengineer these systems to better enhance services to the constituents.
As a result, this study accentuates primarily on the application of the most up-to-date technology that also matches with the requirements set forth for the benefit of the target clients or users of the system. It lays emphasis on and brings about comparison on both the manual/existing and the proposed automated system with respect to the system performance aspects (efficiency, security, timeliness).
Keywords: Automation, Business Process, Security,
This project utilized Cocos2D-Android in Eclipse for the development of the Critical Island game application in an Android platform. As technologies have evolved, mobile devices became more than simple; their software and development platforms have provided something new to entertain people. Over the last years numerous game applications for Android have been released. Different game engines and frameworks were used to design and support the increasing Android game applications. Moreover, Cocos2D-Android has a vast majority feature necessary to make almost any 2D-based game.
This project is achieved using Waterfall model methodology and techniques in order to anticipate the results in the development of the capstone project. In using Cocos2D-Android, it creates scenes in fast and easy way animations, and compostable action and more other features. One of its features is the digital on screen control to scroll the main character via on-screen button. The benefit of this project is to entertain and challenge the user. Ultimately, it resulted in an exciting and a more enjoyable playing experience.
Keywords: Android platform, Cocos2D-Android, features, 2D-based game, Critical Island Game.
This study on the Experiences of Children of Barangay Dunguan, Aleosan, Cotabato in Evacuation Centers generally aimed to describe the experiences of children in evacuation centers. Specifically, it aimed to determine the specific impressions of the children about armed confrontation, and to identify common themes in respondents’ experiences.
This study utilized 21 respondents. It used purposive sampling. It also used drawing/artworks, and focus group discussion in gathering the information.
The study revealed that the children have common experiences in evacuation centers encountered difficulties while staying in the said temporary centers. The study revealed, however, they have different impressions about armed confrontation. The following themes; physical protection, unsafe conditions in evacuation center, fear and food insufficiency were identified by the researcher during the focus group discussion and reflected in the respondents’ drawings.
This study concludes that the respondents’ drawings reflected their experiences impression on armed confrontation. However, these were reflective of their emotional and psychological aspects. Basic needs such as food, shelter and protection are seen to be reflected in the drawings.
This study aimed to study the family life of ta’addud’u zawguiat (plural marriages) among Muslims in selected Barangay of Midsayap, Cotabato. Specially, it sought to describe key informants in terms of gender, age, occupation, income and educational attainment and to identify the experiences of key informants on plural marriages in terms of social, economic, spiritual, emotional and decision-making process.
Key informant interviews were utilized to gather which were recorded, transcribed and translated from Maguindanaon and to English language.
Findings revealed that in terms of the social aspects, key informants maintained good relationships manifested by bonding, sharing and talking, and visiting each other’s house. On the other hand, informants also emphasized that such situation emotionally affect the first wives and their children. In the economic aspect, the first family usually gets the biggest share of the income and the first wife is given the duty to divide the income to the other families. In the spiritual aspect, it has been noted that wives of two husbands do not go the Friday prayer together except for the four wives of one husband. As to the emotional aspect, the first wives and her children get more love and affection from the husband; however, they said that they are also emotionally affected by the kind of relationship they are in. lastly, in the aspect of decision-making, the first wives decisions are given more weight regarding important matters.
Based on the results, it had been concluded that not all ta’addud’u zawguiat practices are in accordance with the provisions of the Holy Qur’an, hence, it is recommended that the Shari’ah Court follow strict implementation of policies regarding approval of plural marriages. Furthermore, concerned agencies should conduct counseling and other psychosocial activities for emotionally affected plural families to improve their well-being.
This study on Parenting Experiences of Solo Parents in Barangay Pacao, Alamada, Cotabato aimed to describe respondents’ socio-demographic profile, categorized parenting experiences of solo parents, determine common reasons of becoming a solo parent, determine common problems encountered.
The respondents of the study consisted of 20 solo parents of Barangay Pacao, Alamada, Cotabato. The researcher used a set of questionnaire to gather information on the experience of solo parents, common reasons of becoming a solo parent, common problems they encountered and socio- demographic profile. Descriptive means of statistical analysis using frequency, percentages and weighted mean were used.
The study revealed that the most of the respondents were 51 years old and above, 80% are female, 35% reached elementary level, 75% are Ilonggo, 70% are Roman Catholic, 30% are farm laborers, and 70% have an average monthly income of 1,499 below. They have often positive experiences on child’s health (3.95), education (4.00) physical needs (4.10), social needs (4.10), and discipline (4.10). In addition 80% of solo parents answered death of spouse as a common reason for becoming a solo parent. Moreover, most of the respondents sometimes have physical problems (3.03), psychological problems (3.39), and social problems (3.34) and rarely have economic (3.48) and spiritual problems (3.81).
Based on the results the researcher concludes that solo parents have positive parenting experiences on child rearing and sometimes experienced common problems. The researcher recommends that solo parents must be wise on dealing their problems to have holistic quality of life.
This study on the alcohol consumption pattern in Sitio Kabugao, San Mateo, Aleosan, Cotabato, determine the hourly and daily patterns of alcohol consumption in the store through photo documentation.
The study focused on the costumers in the identified store as an individual, pair and group. The researcher used a digital camera and took pictures in the store from 7; 00a.m to 10; 00p.m, within 2 consecutive weeks from July 14, 2010 to July 27, 2010.
Within 2 consecutive weeks data revealed that there were no hourly and daily pattern in the alcohol consumption in the store because of the limitation in the duration of the observation done in the study.
Therefore, it was concluded that the within 2 consecutive weeks allotted for the observation was not enough to determine the pattern of alcohol consumption, hence, it is recommended that the same study should be conducted for a longer observation period.
The study was conducted to assess the freshwater zooplankton in Liguasan Marsh, Barangay Nabalawag, Midsayap, Cotabato. Specially, it aimed to identify the zooplankton species and determine their indicies of diversity, dominance and evenness.
The zooplankton species were obtained from two stations. The first station was on the limnetic portion of Liguasan Marsh and the second station was on the littoral part. The samples were collected using improvised plankton net and were treated with formalin solution and methiolate. Each zooplankton species was identified only up to the lowest possible level.
A total of 329 zooplankton individuals representing 4 orders (Ploima, Calanoid, cyclopoid, Cladoceran), 1 family (Cyclopoidae), 1 genus (Collotheca) and 7 specieswere identified. Lacane luna, Lecane lunaries, Lecane quadridentata, Cyclops bicudpidatus, Eucyclops agilis, Tropocyclops prasinus, and Diaphanosama tropicum. Species diversity and species dominance are higher in the limnetic zone (H’1.394; D 0.353) but evenness of species is higher in the littoral zone (0.961).
This study determined the relationship of High School GPA, CEM-PATT Scores and First Year and Second Year College GPA of the Sophomore Education Students of Southern Christian College school year 2010-2011.
A retrospective, descriptive-correlational design was used in the study which included 57 randomly selected education students of Southern Christian College, the institution where the study was conducted.
The study found out that majority of the respondents is females. They have a mean high school GPA of 87.49, mean college academic performance of 90.89 and mean CEM-PATT scores of 35.26. There was a strong positive correlation of 0.652 between the high school GPA and CEM-PATT scores, a very strong positive correlation of 0.741 between college academic performance and CEM-PATT scores, and a strong positive correlation of 0.727 between the high school GPA and college academic performance. Respondents’ high school GPA, CEM-PATT scores and college academic performance were not influenced by the respondents’ socio-demographic profile in terms of sex, type of high school graduated from and socio-economic status.
Based on the findings, the following conclusions were made: high school GPA is highly correlated with the college academic performance; high school GPA is highly correlated with CEM-PATT scores; and college academic performance with CEM-PATT scores and sex, socio-economic status and type of high school graduated from are not factors in determining whether a student will have a good academic ratings.
It is recommended that based on the findings and conclusions, the College of Teacher Education should conduct an in-depth study about CEM-PATT as one of the bases for students’ retention in the teacher education program in Southern Christian College. The results of this study can be used to modify the retention policy of the college, that is either to use the CEM-PATT scores as the sole basis for student’s retention or a larger weight or percentage for CEM-PATT scores than their academic performance will be considered, future researchers should study the correlation of CEM-PATT scores and the LET results of education students, and the same study may be conducted in other schools who are administering CEM-PATT and other standardized examinations.
Businesses and organizations in the recent time make use of information technology in keeping their valuable records. With this kind of technology records keeping there is systemized and bulk of paper work is lessened. Immediacy of time to retrieve records can be attained at an instant process.
On the basis of the above reason, the Researchers try to apply the used of systematic records keeping in one school in Cotabato Division particularly the Libungan High School, Libungan, Cotabato. The plan is to create the Students Information System which is hoped to solve existing problem in many institutions as far as manual records keeping and retrieval are concerned.
The study will change the manual student information system to computerized ones. In this system Researchers want to use VB.net scripting language and MSQL EXPRSS as a database.
Keywords: Technologies, Student Information, VB.net and Microsoft SQL EXPRESS.
This study aimed to present stories of married college students of Southern Christian College, Midsayap, Cotabato. Specially, it aimed to determine the reasons why some married persons continue their studies in college, determine how the family life affects academic responsibilities, determine their experiences as a student in relation to being a spouse and being parent, and to determine the coping mechanisms of married college students. This used qualitative type of research and used snowball sampling. The key informants were 11 married college students of Southern Christian College enrolled in the first semester, school year 2011-2012. Interview schedule was used to gather the data. The data were studied using content analysis and presented through stories and narratives.
The researchers found out that the families of the married students are factors that contribute to their decision of going back to college. They also have a strong desire to finish their studies for the future of their family. It was also revealed that having family of procreation while in college can affect academic responsibility. Married students’ spouses are their main support system in on going back to school. However, it was also found out that conflicts between some married students and their spouses occur because of a little time for their spouse due to the demands of their studies and family, having other peers and distance. It was also revealed that performing multiple roles makes married students physically tired, encounter difficulty in time management and has insufficient time for their children. They further expressed that their children are their source of strength. The coping mechanisms used by married students are displacement and pairing with husband, parents, friends, and instructor, praying and adjusting to multiple roles.
This study aimed to determine the marketing system of local banana varieties in Midsayap, North Cotabato. Thirty-three marketers in Bagsakan and Midsayap public market were interviewed from October to December 2012 using a survey questionnaire. The data were tabulated and analyzed using descriptive measures such as frequency and percentage.
The study revealed that the majority of marketers utilized bamboo baskets as form of packaging during transportation. Local bananas are delivered and are sorted by small, medium, large and by kilogram, hand, “pingkit” and “tapuk”. Marketers commonly use “kalburo” as means to hasten ripening of local bananas.
Based on the study, Latundan has the highest volume of production in terms of kilogram, hand, “tapuk”, while Cardava in terms of “pingkit”. Cardava commands the lowest price range by kilogram. When buying by “pingkit” and “tapuk”, Latundan has the lowest selling price, while Lakatan and Latundan has the same selling price by hand, which commands the lowest price among other local varieties.
Results showed that marketer respondents suffer from marketing problems such as unsold produce, perishability of fruits which results to price fluctuation, as well as price dictation of buyers and inadequate market assistance.
This study was conducted in November 2012 to determine the cultural practices of organic farmers in the coastal town of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindano.
The data were gathered using survey questionnaire and personal interview of the respondents. The data were tabulated and analyzed using descriptive measures such as frequency and percentage.
Results revealed that in terms of land preparation, most of the farmer-respondents use mechanical method such as hand tractor and bao-bao. Meanwhile, few respondents employ the manual methods like clearing, plowing and planer.
In method of planting, common practice among the respondents is the dapog method while rare is the direct seeding. Most of the application of organic fertilizer is through basal method, and few through combination of top dress and basal method.
In pest and disease control, the farmers used combination of cultural and biological methods of controlling pest and diseases.
In pre- and post-harvest practices, the method they use is garab – bagkus – hakot – thresher – sacking, and in storing harvested organic rice, they store in bodega.
In marketing practices of organic rice, most farmers usually do direct selling.
This study was conducted to describe the awareness and management of diabetes among diabetic patients in two clinics and one hospital in Midsayap, Cotabato. There were 30 respondents who were selected based on their being diabetics. They were diabetic’s patience from Dr. Amado B. Diaz Provincial Foundation, Midsayap Heart and Diabetes Clinic and Padua Medical Clinic. The respondents were 40 to 79 years old. There were 43.3% males and 56.7% females. Almost all of them were married (93.3%). Majority of them were Roman Catholics (86%). Many were Cebuano (36.7%) followed by Ilonggo (23.3%, Ilocano (23.3%), tagalong (13.3%) and others (10%). Fifty percent (50%) of the respondents were college graduates and high school graduates 33.3%. majority were housekeepers (33.3%), followed by teachers (16.7%). Most of the patients had only moderate level of awareness (60%), 26.7% had high level of awareness while 13.3% had poor level of awareness on diabetes. Many of them had moderate management of diabetes (46.7%). Only 10% had high level while 43% had a poor management. It could be noted that almost all the diabetic patients had FBS 5.9 mmole/L and above compared to the normal level which is 3.8 to 5.6 mmole/L.
It is worth nothing that the level of awareness on diabetes of the respondents was highly significantly related to their management of disease. The better is their awareness, the better is their management of diabetes.