The IMU Nursing Division in collaboration with the E-learning division conducted a CPD event on “Digital Transformation in Nursing Education – Are We Innovative Enough?” on 7 October 2021, where nearly 40 participants registered for the event.
The keynote speaker was Muhamad Amin Bin Ahmad Zaki (Nursing lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Mara – UITM) who spoke on Digital Transformation in Nursing and Nursing Education. He highlighted on the changes that is happening in Nursing Education due to the pandemic specifically on online teaching and the need for nursing educators to learn new skills in order to cope with these changes. The second speaker was Hasnain Zafar Baloch (e-Learning Manager, IMU), who spoke on the WOW factors to online teaching where he shared various interesting apps available to be used to keep students engaged during online teaching other than for assessment and monitoring purposes.
Following that is a forum where three speakers shared their experiences on the challenges and how they managed online classes during the pandemic.
|Speakers at the Forum|
|Muhamad Amin||Nursing lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Mara|
|Rosnida Abu Bakar||Senior Lecturer, Open University Malaysia – OUM|
|Dr Lim Swee Geok||Head, Nursing Division, IMU|
|Second part of the Workshop: Hands-on Session|
|Instructional design and tools for assessment||Facilitators: Fareeza Marican Binti Abu Bakar (Senior Instructional Designer, IMU) Aida Lina Binti Alias (Senior Executive, IMU)|
|Interactive student learning including the use of QR code, Poll Everywhere, Kahoot, Padlet, white board, Socrative and Gogormative||Facilitators: Mohd Lazry Bin Abd Latif Hasnain Zafar Baloch|
The participants enjoyed the hands-on sessions as they were very interactive and engaging other than finding the information very useful for their online teaching in future.
|Participants’ Comments and Feedback|
|Well done and beneficial workshop|
|Good and attractive|
|Very interesting especially the hands-on sessions|
|Very fruitful and informative workshop. I had learned a lots and there is more for me to explore using different online tools to engage students for online classes.|
|A very fruitful session with many engagement tools was introduced.|
|Good and explanation was clear|
|Well done, sharing knowledge|
|Wonderful experience and very valuable content and guidance. Practical examples were helpful. Material presented was very pertinent to current times. Thank you.|
|Excellent workshop with fruitful discussions and hands on session|
Written by Dr Lim Swee Geok