DASAS, Louie B.

DASAS, Louie B.

Asst. Prof. Louie B. Dasas, LPT, Ph.D., is well-experienced in instructional planning and design as an author and content editor for science textbooks for various grade levels. He also serves as a speaker and educational consultant for several areas of education, such as curriculum and instruction, assessment, professional development, program evaluation, and STEM education. Dr. Dasas was a DepEd-PEAC National Trainer and a CHED National STEM Adviser. He serves as the National Secretary of the Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines (BIOTA) National Governing Board and an Associate Member of the National Research Council of the Philippines. As a researcher, Louie is interested in curriculum implementation, curriculum studies, teacher agency in curriculum-making, argument-driven inquiry, science education, and STEM education.

Dr. Dasas was the inaugural STEM Chair of the UST Senior High School and a Supervising Teacher for Science at the UST Education High School. At present, he is the Pedagogical Lead and Assistant Dean of the University of Santo Tomas College of Education. Concurrently, he is a Center for Innovative Teaching and Educational Delivery core facilitator and the project lead of the Certificate in Science Teaching program of the College of Education in collaboration with DepEd Pasig. He is also involved in several development projects, such as Project Future with IDEO Shanghai, STEM Collab with Gokongwei Brothers Foundation (GBF), and evaluation projects with the Department of Science and Technology Science Education Institute (DOST SEI).

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies, University of the Philippines – Diliman, 2020
  • Master of Science in Teaching Biology, De La Salle University Manila, 2012
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Biology-Chemistry (Cum Laude), University of Santo Tomas, Manila, 2008

Research Highlights

  • Team Leader, Evaluation Study of DOST-SEI Filipino Patriot Program

Research Interests

  • Teacher agency in curriculum making
  • Curriculum implementation
  • Curriculum studies
  • Curriculum evaluation
  • Scientific argumentation
  • STEM Education
  • Science Education

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

  • The Teaching of Science
  • Research in Science Teaching
  • Facilitating Learner-Centered Teaching
  • The Teacher and the School Curriculum
  • Teaching Internship
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Major Recognitions

  • Best Research Paper, 6th International Congress on Action Research, Action Learning
  • Best Research Presentation, 2021 National Conference on Digital Learning
  • Winner & Micro-grant Awardee, UNESCO Hands-On Online Science, Asia-Pacific Teacher Competition organized by UNESCO and The Australian National University
  • National Awardee, Innovations in Quality Education, 6th Excellence in Education Transformation Awards

Professional Activities

  • Assistant Dean, University of Santo Tomas College of Education (2023 to present)
  • Member, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Regional Quality Assurance Team (RQAT) for Teacher Education
  • Associate Member, National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP)
  • National Secretary (2023-present), National Board of Directors (2021-2023), Biology Teachers Association (BIOTA) of the Philippines
  • Core Facilitator, University of Santo Tomas Center for Innovative Teaching and Educational Delivery (CITED) (2022-present)
  • Project Lead, Certificate in Science Teaching (2022-present)
  • STEM Strand Chair, University of Santo Tomas Senior High School (2017-2019)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, AACE Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE) Journal
  • Editorial Review Board Member, SEAMEO Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia (JSMESEA)

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Research Publications

  • Dasas, L. (2021). Looking at curriculum implementation from an actor-oriented lens: The case of a Filipino K-12 school. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 10(15), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2021.a078
  • Dasas, L.B. (2020). Filipino teachers’ reflections on critical pedagogy (CP) in science education. The Normal Lights, 14(2), 222 – 248
  • Dasas, L., Prudente, M. & Aguja, S. (2013). Efficacy of Integrating 21st Century Skills in an Understanding by Design (UbD21) Pedagogical Plan on Life Energy and Processes. In Jan Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 167-175). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved from http://www.editlib.org/p/111950. ISBN 978-1-939797-03-2

Conference Presentations

  • Azul, M., Bernate, P.F., Siozon, S.M., Taccad, D.A., Tapat, B.M, & Dasas, L. (2023). Using argument-driven inquiry to improve students’ conceptual understanding and science process skills in biology. 7th International Congress on Action Research, Action Learning. Organized by the Lasallian Institute for Development and Educational Research (LIDER) in collaboration with De La Salle University-Manila Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education (BAGCED).
  • Siozon, M., Bernate, P.F., Taccad, D.A., & Dasas, L. (2023). Development of an argument-driven inquiry (ADI) science classroom observation protocol. 2023 Annual Scientific Conference and 90th NRCP General Membership Assembly. Organized by the DOST National Research Council of the Philippines.
  • Dasas, (2022). The emerging role of teacher agency in basic education curriculum implementation and evaluation in a post-pandemic era in the Philippines. National Conference on Curriculum Studies. Organized by the Curriculum Studies Association of the Philippines, Inc. and the University of the Philippines College of Education.
  • Dumalasa-Dasas, , & Dasas, L. (2022). Improving student engagement and conceptual understanding in science using an integrated learning system in the new normal. 6th International Congress on Action Research, Action Learning. Organized by the Lasallian Institute for Development and Educational Research (LIDER) in collaboration with De La Salle University-Manila Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education (BAGCED).
  • Nora, J.M., Cruz, E.J.., & Dasas, L. (2022). Using home-based practical activities to improve students’ engagement and science attitudes in online distance learning. 6th International Congress on Action Research, Action Organized by the Lasallian Institute for Development and Educational Research (LIDER) in collaboration with De La Salle University-Manila Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education (BAGCED).
  • Dasas, L. (2022). Hit or miss? Authentic assessment practices of Filipino K-12 teachers in the new normal. International Conference on Assessment in the New Normal. Organized by the Commission on Higher Education and Jose Rizal
  • Dasas, L. (2021). (Re)Thinking course content design and development in the next normal. 2021 National Conference on Digital Learning.Organized by Globe Business and supported by the Department of Education, Commission of Higher Education, the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities, D2L, ClassIn, Microsoft, and Google for Education.
  • Cruz, E.J., & Dasas, L. (2021). Inquiry-based learning in science: Effects on students’ attitudes towards science in online distance learning. 5th International Congress on Action Research, Action Learning. Organized by the Lasallian Institute for Development and Educational Research (LIDER) in collaboration with De La Salle University-Manila Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education (BAGCED).
  • Nora, J.M., & Dasas, L. (2021). Context-based learning in science: Effects on students’ mental modeling of Biology concepts. 55th BIOTA National Convention and Scientific Sessions. Organized by the Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines.
  • Dasas, L. (2021). Quo vadis, curriculum? Fostering actor-oriented curriculum implementation with and post-COVID19. 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing. Organized by the UP Diliman College of Education, Asia Pacific Research Association on Curriculum Studies, Inc., and Curriculum Studies Association of the Philippines.
  • Dasas, L. (2020). Rethinking curriculum development using curriculum implementation paradigms: A multiple case study. Philippine Normal University Lukad Virtual Conference 2020. Organized by the Philippine Normal University South Luzon Campus.
  • Dasas, L. (2017). Pedagogical practices of beginning Filipino STEM teachers: Reflections and policy implications. 15th Hawaiian International Conference on Education. Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii. Organized by the Hawaiian International Conference in Education Co-Sponsored by California State University (East Bay), Drexel University School of Education, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education & Psychology, University of Louisville Center for Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods. Saint Louis University School of Education, and the National Girls & Women of Color Council, Inc.

Other Publications

  • Dasas, (2023). Mind Hub: A science workbook (Grade 3). Diwa Publishing.
  • Dasas, (2023) (Coordinator). Mind Hub: A science workbook (Grades 4-6). Diwa Publishing.
  • Dasas, (2023) (Coordinator). Innovative thinkers: A science workbook (Grades 7-10). Diwa Publishing.
  • Dasas, L. (2022). Exploring science in the changing world (Grade 8). Kleafs
  • Dasas, L. (2021). Science for Innovative Minds (Grade 8). Diwa Publishing.