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OJT Orientation: April 4, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Venue: Laboratory 2
The Practicum is a hands-on experimental 250-hour course whereby the
student undergoes Practicum training in a Corporation that will expose him
to task, work situations and environment related to his course and to develop
the necessary competencies and skills needed in their chosen fields.
A. Expectations during this orientation
Sign up in the attendance sheet: attendance today, forms part of the
grade (10%)
Be aware of the requirements to pass the subject
Internalize the objectives and description of the Practicum/OJT Program
Be clarified on related issues/concerns
Identify the OJT host company immediately after this meeting
B. IT10A, IT10B, CS16
A requirement in the IT and CS Curriculum
The Practicum or OJT part of the curriculum
An off-campus activity
Enables the graduating students to experience the life in the workplace
Provides an opportunity for future professionals to apply classroom
Has certain requirements for students to pass the subject
Would be graded based on submitted requirements of the subject
C. OJT objectives

To provide workplace experience/exposure for graduating students in

the Information and Computer Studies program
To enhance the departments network and linkages with industrial
companies & businesses vis--vis career placement for its graduates
To provide opportunities for future professionals relative to the labor
To enable the students to apply and appreciate the relevance of
classroom learning
To gain inputs so as to continuously improve the OJT/Practicum
Program of the department
Attendance requirements for the practicum/ojt program
Physical presence in the OJT host company must be 250 hours

Arrange schedules and phasing of OJT duty with host company. OJT
hours must be completed BEFORE end of May 2011.
Special group/class meetings maybe required by the practicum
professor; this does not form part of the 250 hours

D. Attendance requirements

Attendance to this orientation is 10% of the grade for this subject

Practicum/OJT program requirements
OJT hours: 250 hours
Attendance to: orientation and/or special class meetings
Submission of requirements on or before April 6, 2010:
a. Filled-up index card
b. Letter of Endorsement to OJT: submitted & received by host
c. Resume;
d. Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) duly signed by guardian/s.

E. The index card (5 x 8): contents..

a. Name
b. 1 x 1 ID picture
c. Course/year/section
d. Home Address
e. Contact Numbers: Home & cellphone
f. OJT/Practicum Host Company & its address
g. Name of Direct/Immediate Supervisor
h. Location Map of the OJT host company (back of index card);
provide landmarks
F. Requirements after OJT

Submission of Portfolio on or before May 31, 2011

The student should prepare a short size Clear Book (color coded)
IT10A White
IT10B Blue
CS16 Gray
With the following requirements inside
Cover Page
Table of Contents
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Certificate of Enrollment
Letter of Endorsement to OJT*
Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)*
Narrative report
One-page Learning Experience
Daily Time Record (DTR) (photocopy)**

Evaluation form
Certificate of completion (2 copies if possible)**
Pictures taken during OJT (4 shots/pcs.)
Note: * format provided by the department
** these will come from the company
G. Narrative Report
To contain the following inputs:
a. Introduction
b. Company profile
i. Mission
Organizational Chart
Core Values
Product Services Description
Company/Institution/Organizational History
Logo & its meaning
c. Classroom learnings/theories used during the OJT in the host
d. Issues and concerns about the company as noted during the OJT
e. Recommendations to improve company as noted during the OJT
f. Summary of the OJT Experience and other functions
accomplished during the OJT
(format: times new roman, font size- 12, spacing 1.5, 1 inch margin
in all sides)
H. The Journal
Contains daily record of OJT/Practicum tasks/responsibilities
Each daily record should contain the following:
The date and time: Day 1 would be the day of the assumption of
OJT duty as stated in the letter
The list of tasks performed
Significant learning/s for the day
Hour/s Rendered
Signature of the immediate supervisor
I. Important Reminders re: Journal
Be diligent in updating your record book
Be truthful in your record
Journal inputs are vital in your grades computation

Record other relevant information, at the other pages of the journal,

that may help in the continuous improvement of the OJT/Practicum

J. Other Reminders:
OJT Professor would conduct monitoring of OJT students
The OJT student would be evaluated by the host company supervisor
by the end of the OJT program
For the students:
Project an ACCian image
Be on time in reporting daily to the host company
Wear the appropriate attire when reporting to the company
Observe office rules, organizational culture, and protocols
Communicate and be team-focused
Be obedient, courteous, and helpful to your co-workers and
Observe ethics in the workplace
Apply classroom learning/s in the OJT workplace
Give your best since the OJT host is a prospective employer
The latest date for OJT/Practicum student placement is April 8, 2010.
Otherwise, the student may be advised to just drop the subject due to
time constraint.
The counting of the 250 hours required for the subject would
commence on the date stated in the Letter of Endorsement as
confirmed by the OJT host company supervisor.
The Practicum shall be completed during Summer of AY2010-2011,
from April 2011 to May 2011. Monday to Friday, no more than 8 hours
per day, for a total of 250 hours. The grade for the Practicum course
will be credited 1st Semester of AY2011-2012.
K. Grade Computation
The Grades of the students will computed based on the following:

Supervisors Rating
- 40%
- 20%
Narrative Report
- 20%
Practicum Coordinator Rating
- 10%
Orientation Attendance
- 10%

Prepared by:
Noli G. Resterio
CS Practicum Coordinator
Jeffrey A. Clarin
IT Practicum Coordinator
Dean, ICS Department