Students Visit Corregidor Island Anew

Despite the uncooperative weather due to typhoon Juan, students and faculty were able to enjoy touring the world famous Corregidor Island off Manila Bay last October 21.

This is the second time the students visited the island as part of their Visual Idea Development subject. A total of 33 second and third year Diploma in Arts and Computer Design class together with four teachers participated.

Previous classes usually hold their special tours within Metro Manila. This time, they had an opportunity of traveling to an island famous for its old ruins and World War history. They were able to appreciate the richness of Philippine past and how the Filipinos fought side by side with the Americans against the Japanese oppressors. Aside from that, students and faculty was also able to experience some ghost sightings during their trip.

Visual Idea Development Subject is an introductory course for arts and computer design students. It is in this subject where students learn to understand the variety of colors, textures, backgrounds, shades, balance and other basic principles of good design. On the last part, they will be brought to a particular place where they will use their cameras to capture special moments, situations and scenes following a pre-announced topic. Their outputs will then be printed and judged by selected professional artists. The result form part of their final examination.

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