Roberto B. Figueroa Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor 

Immersive Technology
Educational Technology
ICT for Education and Development


Courses Handled

International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Technology (2022)

University of the Philippines Los Banos

Master of Science in Computer Science (2010)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (2004)


Figueroa Jr, R. B., Fajardo, J. C., Tan⁴, S. E., & Jung⁵, I. (2020). Developing and Evaluating a Website as an OER for Faculty Development.International Journal on Open and Distance e-Learning 6(1),15-24. 

Figueroa, R.B., Mendoza, G. A. G., Fajardo, J. C. C., Tan, S. E., Yassin, E., & Thian, T. H. (2020). Virtualizing a University Campus Tour: A Pilot Study on its Usability and User Experience, and Perception. International Journal in Information Technology in Governance, Education and Business, 2(1), 1-8.

Torre, I., Lucznik, K., Francis, K.B., Maranan, D.S., Loesche, F. Figueroa, R.B., Sakuta, A., Zaksaite, T.  Openness across disciplines: Reflecting on the ColLaboratoire summer school. (2020). Conrad, D. & Prinsloo, P. (eds), Open(ing) Education: Theory and Practice.  MA: Brill Sense.

Jung, I., Mendoza, G., Fajardo, J., Tan, S., & Figueroa, R.B. MOOCs in Six Emerging APEC Member Economies: Trends, Research and Recommendations.  (2019). Zhang, K., Bonk, C. J., Reeves, T. C., & Reynolds, T. H. (eds.), MOOCs and Open Education in Emerging Economies: Challenges, Successes, Opportunities. NY: Routledge.

Bandalaria, M & Figueroa, R. B. (2018). Philippine Massive Open Online Courses: A Lifelong Learning for All Strategy in a Developing Country’s Context. Journal of Southeast Asian Education 1(1), 35-46.   

DL Pugoy, R. A., DL Habito, C., & Figueroa, R. B. (2016). Hybrid online/offline mobile solutions for accessing open educational resources in areas with poor internet connectivity. Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 11(2), 182-196.

Pugoy, R. A. D., Ramos, R. C., Figueroa, R.B., Rivera, M. H. C., Siritarungsri, B., Cheevakasemsook, A., … & Kaewsarn, P. (2016).  Augmented Reality in Nursing Education: Addressing the Limitations of Developing a Learning Material for Nurses in the Philippines and Thailand. International Journal of Open and Distance eLearning 2(1). 

Figueroa, RB., & Amoloza, E. M. (2015). Addressing Programming Anxiety among Non-Computer Science Distance Learners: A UPOU Case Study. International Journal, 9(1), 56-67.

Rabajante, J. F., Figueroa, R., & Jacildo, A. J. (2009). Modeling the area restrict searching strategy of stingless bees, Trigona biroi, as a quasi-random walk process. Journal of Nature Studies, 8(2), 15-21.




Courses Handled


  • MMS 141: Principles of Programming
  • MMS 198: Special Topics
  • MMS 200: Special Project


  •  CMSC 207: Web Programming and Development
  •  CMSC 208: Software Engineering


  •  IS 272: Strategic Information Systems Development
  •  IS 226: Web Information Systems 
  •  IS 295a: Information System Project Proposal
  •  IS 295b: Information System Project Implementation


  • Philippine Association of Japanese Government Scholars, Inc, (
  • MEXT Scholars Association (
  • Association of Filipino Students (and Alumni) in Japan 
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (
  • Association for Computing Machineries (
  • Computer Science Teachers’ Association (
  • Japan Association of Language Teaching  (
  • Mixed, Augmented, and Virtual Realities in Learning (
  • Space Ecologies Art and Design Network (