NEWS WRITING 101
News is crucial and it has helped mankind throughout the course of history and the building of civilisations. News still plays a major role in our society today. Imagine a world without news certainly life would not be as it is today and information would be left in the dark.The course News Writing 101 will teach you the basis of writing news. In order to write news, we must be able to recognise and understand news. Hence, the topics of this course will educate you from the very definition of news to the structure of news and ways to obtain news.

Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to: 

1. To understand what is categorised as news.

2. To identify sources that can be used to obtain news.

3. To be informed on the structure of news.

4. To understand the processes and techniques in an interview.

Duration: No specific duration

Target Participant: Journalism students and those who are interested in the art of writing news.

Course Fee: Free

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e-Learning UPM
e-Learning is the pulse of teaching and learning in Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). It is a culture that has been nurtured since 2015, especially through the usage of online Learning Management System (LMS). This course introduces about e-Learning initiatives in UPM which covers the ecosystem of e-Learning that support technology enhanced active learning implementation. Blended learning, massive open online course and e-Learning culture are also discussed.   

At the end of this course, participants are able to:-

1) identify the components of e-Learning in UPM

2) apply e-Learning techniques in teaching and learning.

Duration: 2 hours

Target Participant: UPM's academic staffs, staffs from academic institution, students in educational studies

Course Fee: Free

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Imagineering InnoCreative Educators

InnoCreative Educator is an important 21st Century teaching skill towards producing future ready graduates. In order to ensure impactful teaching, course should be redesigned by emphasizing all the three aspects of continuous quality improvement which are learning outcome, delivery and assessment. This course focuses on the variation of teaching approaches in order to address diversity of learning needs. The content are prepared based on the teaching practices by InnoCreative Educators from diverse disciplines. The course is structured according to clusters where assortments of teaching approaches implemented in relevant courses were shared. The activities and assessments in this course cover the collaborative development of innovative teaching delivery which are expected to assist in the equipping an educator aspiring to be an InnoCreative Educator. 

Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to: 

1. To select innovative teaching delivery according to the learning needs (C4) 

2. To compare effectiveness of innovative teaching delivery (C5) 

3. To adapt effective innovative teaching delivery according to the learning needs (A4, LL) 

4. To practise the criteria of InnoCreative Educators (A5, LL)

Duration: 4 weeks

Target Participant: Academic staff of higher education institutions, education students

Course Fee: Free

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