FIST DELEGATES DEMONSTRATE GLOBAL CLASSROOM AT KANSAI UNIVERSITY – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION (KU-DX) PRESS RELEASE
Global Classroom is an online-based learning platform which used for sharing resources, ideas and expertise. The core activities are mainly focusing on building strong network between the participating institutions. The discussions among the parties involved, transcended the technological and cultural point of view, and finding ways to leverage them for a global betterment.
The Faculty of Industrial Sciences and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang has established a collaboration with Kansai University, Japan through five week Global Classroom sessions (14 May to 11 June 2021). The classroom activities have been demonstrated by two senior lecturers (Dr. Saifful Kamaluddin Muzakir and Ts. Dr. Muhammad Hafiz Mazwir) and two students (Nurhuda Fatinah Abdul Samad and Rihashni Tivagaran) during the Kansai University – Digital Transformation (KU-DX) press release on 30th June 2021. Among the presenting parties are universities from Hawaii, Taiwan and Philippines.
The collaboration has successfully expanding the learning environment beyond the physical function of a classroom, and adapting to a new norm of working environment. The platform could offer our youths to share experiences and contribute original solutions from the sources that could have been overshadowed during in-person and face-to-face learning methods. The integration of digital learning tools such as padlet and Google Suite able to record ideas efficiently through notes and videos posted by participants, therefore creating environment conducive to active participation. These activities would also inspire and support our young generation to stay positive during the recovery phase of the global pandemic within their communities.
We have a dream. We dream for an education system that enables students and academicians to work as a global community that shares resources, technologies and expertise leveraging the virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. The initiatives that we have demonstrated today could be our first step towards the realization of the dream.
By Dr Saifful Kamaluddin Muzakir
30 June 2021