The UTMSPACE Center for Graduate Studies (PPI) Online Platform Introduction Workshop was held on August 15th, 2018 (Wednesday), beginning at 8.30am and ending at 5.00pm at the ICT Training Room 1, UTM Skudai Training Center. Attendees of the workshop were 12 participants comprising the General Manager, Center for Postgraduate Studies (PPI), Head of Department (PPI), Senior Lecturers (PPI), Lecturers (PPI) and Faculty Lecturers. The objectives of the workshop were to introduce Blended Learning in line with the Education 4.0 Framework, introduce the new functionality of the MyLearningSPACE platform using Moodle v3.5 and provide comprehensive exposure and guidelines for designing e-content in MyLearningSPACE.

The Online Platform Introduction workshop was held with the Faculty of Education (PPI) and UTM-appointed (PPI) lecturers to teach subjects from the BBA and BGS programs. The workshop was introduced to introduce the use of MyLearningSPACE, a new online learning platform developed by the Online Learning Division (BPAT) to meet the learning needs of UTMSPACE and is designed to help lecturers improve their skills in designing interactive e-content.

Here are some of the topics that have been touched upon and presented in MyLearningSPACE and Blended Learning:

Introduction to BPAT
Blended learning
Q&A
Basic use of the MyLearningSPACE platform
Design interactive learning materials
Participant e-content discussion
MyLearningSPACE suggestions and feedback