Global classroom for BSB2122 Genetics: FIST, UMP vs University of Oxford, UK
In line with the Centre for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) initiative to connect students and academics from different countries, a global classroom between FIST, UMP and University of Oxford was conducted. A total of 46 students from BSB2122 Genetics class took part in the global classroom. Miss Lee Chin Mei, the coordinator of the course invited the collaborator, Dr. Ysobel Baker, from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom as the guest lecturer. Students enjoyed learning some fun facts about British culture and the student life in the University of Cambridge and University of Oxford. After some fun time, Dr. Baker gave presentation on the advanced studies of synthetic oligonucleotides and some possible applications in genetics. And finally, the class ended with a short question and answer session.