4th instructor training event by UNITEN

On February 20th – 21st 2020, a workshop on “Effective Implementation of student-centered Learning, Part 2: Developing and Supporting Team-Based Learning Using Cooperative Learning” was held. The training was presented to lecturers who have participated in “Workshop on 21st Century for Engaging Millennials, Part 1”. Thirty-one lecturers from four different colleges in UNITEN attended the workshop.

This workshop was delivered by Prof. Dr. Khairiyah Mohd Yusof and Dr. Syed Ahmad Helmi Syed Hassan from Centre for Engineering Education, UTM. A training booklet containing modules on formal cooperative learning was provided to each participant. Among the modules covered were different types of formal Cooperative Learning (CL), The Three Pillars of CL and various forms of Formal CL such as The Jigsaw Method, Student Teams Achievement Divisions (STAD), Team-Games Tournament (TGT), Group Investigation (GI), Complex Instructions (CI) and Constructive Academic Controversy (CAC).

At the end of the training, participants gave their feedback through a survey form. In general, they found the training very insightful and they are looking forward to Part 3 and Part 4 of the workshops.