Charina ONG


Senior Educational Technologist

Charina ONG is Senior Educational Technologist at CDTL. Charina’s work includes designing and conducting professional development courses/workshops for academics, specifically on Technology-enhanced Learning (TeL); developing e-learning resources for academics and students; providing pedagogical advice on designing or redesigning of blended learning modules; and designing multimedia-related resources to promote the CDTL’s publications and outreach initiatives in various publishing platforms. Charina obtained her Master's degree in Education at De La Salle University, Philippines and worked as a Senior Lecturer at De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts. Charina’s interests in education include technology-enhanced learning, academic development, and blended learning.


Member, ISSOTL
Member, SOTL Asia
Member, Institute of Adult Learning

Selected Publications and  Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

Ong, C. L. (2022, May). Six Steps to Developing Effective Infographics. Poster presented at the 6th CELC Symposium, Teaching English Language and Communication in a Changing Landscape: Innovations and Possibilities, Singapore, 30-31 May, 50. Retrieved from

Choy, J. L. F., Lee, A. M., Soong, A. S. K., & Ong, C. L. (2019, July). Teacher conceptions of blended learning and association with design of learning activities: Outcomes of a structured academic development course. Poster presented at the 42nd annual conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Auckland, New Zealand.

Soong, S. K. A., Lee, A. M., Choy, J. L. F., & Ong, C. L. (2018, November). Understanding significant networks of academic teachers on blended learning– an exploratory study. Poster presented at the 35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Geelong, Australia. 

Ong, C. L. (2018, October). An exploratory study on designing fully online professional development experiences. Poster presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL2018), Bergen, Norway, 24-27 October, 241. Retrieved from