Member universities of the University of Danang promote the application of digital platforms in online teaching-learning and testing to ensure the quality and safety for students

12/08/2021

In the context of the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the member universities of the University of Danang (UD’s member universities) have constantly focused on promoting the application of digital platforms in online teaching-learning and testing so as to ensure the progress, training quality, as well as safety and convenience for students in the COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control.

Lecturers, international experts raised questions to students at the online graduation projects defense ceremony

 

According to the representative of Department of Academic Affairs of the University of Science and Technology - UD, the University has just tested the final exam for nearly 10,000 students with nearly 2,400 courses in online form. Along with that, 14 faculties organized for more than 300 students to defend their graduation projects by this method.

The highlight was that the method of Capstone Project protecting was highly promoted, so that lecturers and international experts invited to join the Council could help students improve their knowledge and practical experience.

In order to ensure quality, unify the process and prepare carefully in terms of techniques and application of digital platforms, University of Science and Technology - UD held a webinar to disseminate regulations and guide experiences for lecturers and students. Learn more. 

VKU promotes graduation defense for students

on the basis of digital technology application

Faculties and subjects have actively set up consulting groups, designing and sharing instructional video clips, disseminating and informing students. “This is not only a temporary solution to ensure the learning progress of students, but also demonstrate the initiative and readiness to adapt of lecturers and students in the condition of social distancing for prevention and control for the COVID-19 pandemic”, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Ngoc Duong - Deputy Head of the Department of Academic Affairs of the University of Science and Technology – UD said.

At the end of last July, the Faculty of Digital Economy and E-commerce of Vietnam - Korea University of Information and Communication Technology (VKU) - UD also held an online graduation defense (Students responded to the Council's feedback in English) for 20 students with high quality topics selected from the institutions.

100% of students majoring in Business Administration, VKU

defend their online graduation in English

 

According to Dr. Le Phuoc Cuu Long - Vice Dean of the Faculty, this was an opportunity for the Faculty of Digital Economy and E-commerce to implement VKU's policy of pioneering efforts in digital transformation, thereby ensuring the quality of teaching-learning-testing in order to adapt to the context of prevention and control for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Truong Le Thao Nhi, a student of Business Administration-VKU defended online for the first time, excitedly expressed: “Thanks for being informed by the Faculty and well prepared, I was less nervous when presenting my previous thesis via computer camera instead of defending directly in front of the Council…”

The lecturer of Embryology-Pathology

gives practical guidance

to students on an online platform

 

“Defending the online graduation project is a memorable memory in my student's life. This change is timely and necessary to help our final-year students ensure the graduation progress as planned, as well as having more digital technology application skills accumulated during the online learning and exam, and thanks to that I hope to get a job soon after graduating from university", student Vo Dai Huy, majoring in Architecture, University of Science and Technology – UD shared.

Especially, not only for theory learning-exam, School of Medicine and Pharmacy - UD has also actively implemented online teaching and practical guidance for students. The Laboratory-Preclinical Center has coordinated the subjects (Embryonic-Pathology, Microbiology-Parasitology, Anatomy) to carefully prepare practical equipment along with digital technology application platforms to ensure the quality of practical teaching for students.

Lecturer guides students online

to practice Anatomy of the Urinary System

 

Lecturer MSc. Nguyen Thi Kim Chi, Subject of Microbiology and Parasitology, said that lecturers promptly implemented the design and improvement of online practical lectures via the Zoom application.

Lecturers directly recorded the instructional video clips right at the Practice Room to help students observe and evaluate measurement results on a microscope via a computer, accompanying with the lecture, and this was not so much different from when learning directly, shared by Lecturer Doctor Duong Thi Than - guide of the practice of Microbiology.

Lecturer combines a computer with a microscope

to display the results of germ identification

for students to observe and research

 

The assessment of the quality of class time was surveyed, the feedback was positive when about 80% of the students answered the lecturer's questions after class, and at the same time, the students showed excitement and active discussion during the class.

Experience shows that if there is thoughtful and focused investment from both sides of lecturers and students, it will be possible to teach-learn practical modules by online method; this still ensures the quality and convenience for students and lecturers in the condition of social distancing practices.

Constantly improving the online teaching-learning and testing,

ensuring the safety of lecturers and students,

contributing to the digital transformation process

 

The experiences gained in online teaching-learning and testing at UD's member universities in the academic year 2020-2021 showed the efforts to adapt and inherit the results of the previous academic year, from which the universities-faculties-departments are increasingly improving the training quality for students in the context of prevention and control for the COVID-19 pandemic in particular, actively contributing to the digital transformation process in higher education in general.

 

Center for Learning Resources and Communication – UD

 

 

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