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Bahagian Pembelajaran Digital UTMSPACE
A PEEK INTO DIGITAL LEARNING
Digital Learning is “learning facilitated by technology that gives students some element of control over time, place, path and/or pace.”
With this sudden shift away from the classroom in many parts of the globe, some are wondering whether the adoption of online learning will continue to persist post-pandemic, in response to significant demand, many online learning platforms are offering free access to their services, including platforms like BYJU’S, a Bangalore-based educational technology and online tutoring firm founded in 2011, which is now the world’s most highly valued edtech company.
Interactive and adaptive software allows students to learn in their own style, making learning personal and engaging besides to allow students to learn at their own pace, spending more or less time on lessons or subjects to achieve the same level of learning. Digital learning requires a combination of technology, digital content and instruction. With digital learning, teachers will be able to provide the personalized guidance and assistance to ensure students learn and stay on track – throughout the year and year after year – to graduate from high school.
Not only it is easier for students to learn online, it is also beneficial for them to stay in while learning to avoid any unwanted circumstances. With more digital services served in this time being with the unexpected pandemic, many digital services are to be easily used by the students with a complete guide and instruction.
Best tools for virtual and distance learning
Making virtual learning or distance learning work for all students is challenging.
These needs — communicating and messaging effectively, facilitating discussion, assessing learning, delivering lessons, and more — are also critical ways teachers can create remote learning experiences that keep students interested and active
Guidance for students using online tools
– Blackboard Learn
Moodle is only used for online distance learning courses, so students using Moodle should already be prepared for online learning.
– Blackboard Collaborate
However, if you wish to set up your own group, or if the people in your group aren’t all on the same course so don’t have access to the same Collaborate space via Learn, you can do this by accessing Collaborate using the MyEd portal.
– LibSmart:Your research starts here
You can choose to work through every module or just the one or two most relevant to you, and you can revisit the course at any point during your studies, and use it as a hub of resources to support your personal and academic development.
– Media Hopper Replay
Media Hopper Replay is the University’s lecture recording service that tutors use to publish lectures online for you to access.
– Online services for digital skills development
If you need to develop your digital skills to help you do this effectively, the Digital Skills Framework can help you evaluate your current digital skills, use toolkits to plan your digital skills development, and find online digital skills courses and development programs.
– Staying safe while studying online
Find resources and guidance on building digital resilience and preventing Coronavirus-related fraud, as well as digital self-care and video conferencing etiquette tips, via the link below.