By Noor Eszereen Juferi & Khoirun Nisa Ahmad
Photo by Noor Azreen Awang
SERDANG - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) will launch Putra Future Classroom which will serve as a centre of reference for best technology integrators in teaching and learning for all parties, both locally and internationally.
UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato' Dr. Aini Ideris said that the Putra Future Classroom was established to provide a prototype for future classroom or lecture hall.
"I am confident that Putra Future Classroom can be one of the mediums to explore the best practices on how knowledge culture can be integrated creatively and innovatively to meet future changes," she said.
She also mentioned that Putra Future Classroom has also received supports and consultative technical services from several university partners including Huawei Malaysia, Tanand Technology, Ingeniwoks, Clouston Landscape, Microsoft Malaysia, Open Learning Australia and Malaysia, Path Green Energy, Amanah Hartanah Bumiputera and Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad.
"My hope is that Putra Future Classroom will be one of UPM’s flagship programmes capable of benefitting all parties in and outside UPM," she added.
The Coordinator for the Putra Future Classroom, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habibah Ab. Jalil said the Putra Future Classroom is in line with the university's goal in ensuring the software used for classroom activities and future classrooms will always look forward to the changes in the digital era of the Revolusi Industri 4.0 (Fourth Industrial Revolution ) and Gagasan Pendidikan 4.0.
"Putra Future Classroom uses the latest teaching and learning approaches which are interactive and blended and use virtual realities, internet of things, data analytics and artificial intelligence. This is in accordance to the core philosophy of education which is the basis of every PFC planning," she said.
Putra Future Classroom also serves as a launching and test pad of a 21st century classroom or lecture room sample that will always adapt changes in line with the goals. - UPM
Date of Input: 01/02/2018 | Updated: 01/02/2018 | syifarida
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