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ONLINE CLASS 101: A Guide on Tools for Conducting Classes Online


In view of MEMO NO. OVCAA-ECA 20-580 and MEMO. NO. OVPAA 2020-31, Interactive Learning Center Diliman is preparing and collecting materials/guides related to online mode of teaching. In addition, ILC Diliman strongly recommends UPD Faculty to use: 

  • the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLe) as the main platform or learning management system. It's basic features include sharing of files/videos, forum discussions, polls, and online assignments. It also has advanced features, such as online quizzes, gamification tools, etc. Moreover, course creation and student enlistment are automated via CRS. 
  • Zoom for video conferencing and/or lecture recording. 
  • Google Drive for extra online storage space (esp. for sharing large files).

To help the faculty, ILC Diliman prepared/collected the following guides about teaching online, using UVLe, and using video conferencing/recording applications: 

Chronicle of High Education:

ILC Diliman PDF Guides:

Resources about Zoom:

YouTube Videos about UVLe:

Access to Informative Online Resources (e.g. eBooks, eJournals, etc.):
  • With a DilNet account, students and faculty can access the library's online collection/resources (e.g. eJournals, eBooks) through
  • The CEO of Scribd announced that Scribd's online library will be free, to anyone, for 30 days (for the next month). Check Scribd here:
Other References

For other suggestions, please check the MEMO NO. ILCD-MVS 20-1. ILC Diliman would like to emphasize the appropriate channels for different types of inquiry. 

  • For inquiries about ILC Diliman services (e.g. UVLe) or recommended applications (e.g. Zoom, Google Meet, Google Drive, PowerPoint etc.), please contact ILC Diliman via Kindly read the FAQs before opening a ticket.
  • For inquiries about DilNet account or creation of a UP Mail account, please contact UP Computer Center at

Please disseminate this information/resources to your faculty/students. Your cooperation is very much appreciated.

Asst. Prof. Grepo steps in as the new director of ILC Diliman

Asst. Prof. Lorelie C. Grepo is the new director of Interactive Learning Center Diliman, effective 16 April 2020. 
Lorelie C. Grepo is an assistant professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, College of Engineering, UP Diliman. She specializes in Human Factors Engineering, specifically Systems Usability, User Experience, Cognitive Engineering, Work Measurement and Data Visualization. She obtained her BS and MS in Industrial Engineering degrees at UP Diliman.
She is currently pursuing her PhD in Industrial Engineering degree (Human Factors track, minor in Educational Psychology) at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has worked as a consultant and as a researcher in the banking, health, manufacturing, food and logistics industries for the past 14 years. Her research focuses on designing technologies and how technologies influence behavior. 


ILC Diliman will adopt skeletal force amid suspension of work

As part of preventive measures amid the COVID-19, ILC Diliman will adopt the work from home as part of its workforce to ensure that essential services are continued. 

Skeletal workforce will be present in the office from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MTWThF). Our staff can accommodate helpdesk tickets from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (MTWThF). Please understand that we are a small office. Please check FAQs and UVLe information materials before opening a ticket. We are doing our best to address all tickets within office hours.

Face-to-face consultations are strongly discouraged. We will not be accepting large-group face-to-face consultation or inquiries in view of social distancing. For inquiries and urgent matters, contact us at our Helpdesk (