By: Dr. Chan Cheong Jan
SERDANG, August 19, 2018 - A program for student mobility organised by Faculty of Human Ecology entitled "Heuta’18: Cross Border Classroom on Plural Existence” was held from 19 to 30 August 2018. This program was participated by 12 students from Global Leader Course, College of Cross-disciplinary and Multicultural Studies, Kumamoto University, and 16 local participants comprising students from Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Malaya.
This program was also implemented simultaneously with a research project on teaching and learning GIPP entitled "Cross-boarder Learning of Plural Existence using Heutagogy through Long Distance Collaboration” conducted by Dr Chan Cheong Jan and Dr Ahmad Faudzi Haji Musib from Music Department, FEM, UPM.
The program is the first activity held after the signing of MOU between Universiti Putra Malaysia and Kumamoto University in August 2018. Among activities conducted were forum, discussion, visits to Putra Edu Park, Universiti Putra Malaysia-Puchong Forest Reserve, City of Malaka, as well as group fieldwork that covers places like SK Serdang, SMK Pandan Mewah, Ampang, NGO Love and Respect, and several places in the Klang Valley.
Together in the program was Associate Professor Dr Joshua Rickard from Kumamoto University. Coaches involved in heutagogy studies were Mdm Phyllis Toh Chze Woon and Miss Wong Siao Ern, while assistant coaches were Justin Chew Kah Kin, Chin Hooi Yan, Lee Shiwn Wei and Keira Chin Pik Kei.
Date of Input: 25/09/2018 | Updated: 25/09/2018 | rozlita