INSTITUTE FOR TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION

PROF. DR. CHARLES S. A/L VAIRAPPAN

Course Name: Natural Products Chemistry/Kimia Hasilan Semulajadi

Course Code: SB34202

Brief description of presentation submitted: Introducing the students to the new way of Teaching and Learning during Covid-19 Pandemic. Details of new approach taken in delivering lectures via online, smartUMSV3, WhatsApp and how their progress is monitored, was given to students in this video.

LECTURER ACTIVITY

Teaching and Learning Activities for SB34202

DEVICE AND APPLICATION TOOLS

  1. Mac-Air

  2. Huion Tablet

  3. ScreenCast O Matic

STUDENT'S ACTIVITIES

Learning of lecture materials

DEVICE AND APPLICATION TOOLS USED BY STUDENTS

  1. Smart Phone

  2. Lap Top

  3. Computer

  4. Table

  5. You Tube

  6. SmartUMSV3

  7. WhatsApp

Comments / Questions : Feel free to provide any comments or questions

DR. NG SHEAN YEAW

Course Name: NATURAL PRODUCTS CHEMISTRY

Course Code: SB34202

Course Synopsis: This course is designed to introduce the basic in Ecosystem Services with special emphasis on primary and secondary metabolites. Their bio-synthetic pathways and how plants and animals use them in nature. Students will also be introduced to the chemical ecology in terrestrial and marine environment. In conclusion, students will be given a total view of sustainable utilization of flora and fauna in drug discovery research activities undertaken globally. This course aims to provide the students with the basic in Natural Products Chemistry.

LECTURER ACTIVITY

  1. Quiz

  2. Assignment

DEVICE AND APPLICATION TOOLS

  1. Google Meet

  2. Flipgrid

  3. WhatsApp

  4. Smartv3 UMS

Challenges on Teaching & Learning Online

STUDENT'S ACTIVITY

  1. Quiz

  2. Assignment

DEVICE AND APPLICATION TOOLS USED BY STUDENT

  1. Google Meet

  2. Flipgrid

  3. WhatsApp

  4. Smartv3UMS

Comments / Questions : Feel free to provide any comments or questions

DR. SOO CHEN LIN

Course Name: ECOLOGY

Course Code: SB24403

Course Synopsis: The course emphasizes concepts and theories in Ecology. It gives students a comprehensive introduction to the subject, with particular attention being paid to different levels of ecological organisation (individuals, populations, communities and ecosystems).Lectures will also include topical subjects including human impacts on the environment, global crises such as climate change and other threats to biodiversity.

CLO1: Explain the concepts and foundations in ecology

CLO2: Demonstrate ecological and environmental issues subjected to anthropogenic influences

Brief description of experiences / presentation submitted: Whatsapp group was created to provides instant and fast communication between lecturer and students during this Covid-19 Pandemic. The asynchronous teaching and learning method and the change of assessments were explained to students via Whatsapp and Smart3UMS platform. Lecture notes and additional video lectures have been uploaded in Smart3UMS. Q&A sessions are made available via forum in Smart3UMS, Whatsapp, and email. Online quiz and assignments have been given via quiz and assignment functions in Smart3UMS, respectively. Students with no or slow response have been contacted individually via private message in Whatsapp and Smart3UMS.

LECTURER ACTIVITY

  1. PowerPoint recording video lectures

  2. Discussion via Whatsapp

  3. Email

  4. Forum

  5. Online quiz

  6. Online assignment

DEVICE AND APPLICATION TOOLS

  1. Laptop

  2. Handphone

  3. Microsoft PowerPoint

  4. Whatsapp

  5. Smart3UMS

  6. Email

STUDENT'S ACTIVITY

Read lecture note and listen to video lecture, ask question via Whatsapp, email or forum if there is any, take the online quiz and submit assignment via smart3UMS

DEVICE AND APPLICATION TOOLS USED BY STUDENT'S

  1. Laptop

  2. Handphone

  3. Whatsapp

  4. Email

  5. Smart3UMS

Comments / Questions : Feel free to provide any comments or questions