HUGPONG: Teaching as a Team in the Social Sciences (A Collaborative Strategy for Virtual Classroom Innovation)




team teaching, virtual classroom, teaching innovation in the new normal, Cebu City higher education institutions (HEIs), social sciences


The global pandemic inevitably changed the landscape of learning from the physical to the virtual classroom setup. The challenges for both academics and learners alike went beyond the technological aspect in navigating remote learning. It implied a need for pedagogical innovation to promote meaningful understanding among the learners and effective teaching delivery among practitioners. Using Braun and Clarke’s (2006) Thematic Analysis, this study zeroed in on Team Teaching as a Social Science Collaborative Strategy in the new normal. Best practices of academics across Cebu City's higher education institutions that utilize varied forms of team teaching were described and categorized. Results manifested varied forms of team teaching as virtual learning strategies came with a few challenges. As such, a teaching model, HUGPONG, aimed at facilitating collaborative teaching in the Social Sciences, was crafted.


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How to Cite

Cuizon, A. L. (2024). HUGPONG: Teaching as a Team in the Social Sciences (A Collaborative Strategy for Virtual Classroom Innovation). Recoletos Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 12(1), 57–71.