Face-to Face Training Course on Social Media in Teaching in Malaysia

Fifteen lecturers took part in the first series of the training course in Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak, Campus Samarahan 2 sponsored by the Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak during the Week without Walls, an initiative of a week free from the normal classroom. Associate Prof Dr. Margaret Chan first introduced the BLTeae 20 online Modules before focusing on the Social Media in Teaching module. Presentations of the four sub-modules were delivered by Associate Prof Dr. Ling Siew Eng on Teaching with Facebook, Associate Prof Dr. Margaret Chan on Teaching with Instagram, Adeline Engkamat on Teaching with Twitter and Ling Siew Ching on Teaching with Pinterest. The participants had to choose one of the modules as their assignment during a four hours’ hands-on session.