COVID-19: Adapting to the New Norm in the Higher Education Institutions.
COVID-19 has seriously slammed Malaysian higher education sector as well. In concert with the government initiatives, universities and colleges are quick to deploy crisis strategy to safeguard their biggest stakeholders– the students. While some managed to flee home, some must remain in the campus causing fear and worry among parents. Authorities quickly provide food and other necessities to the students who stay inside the campus and make sure everything is under control.
Globally, due to COVID-19 outbreak universities closed and lockdown, most teachers and students are happy by the move online education. The faculty members of world-renowned universities have begun to get online instructor certifications to deliver online teaching to their students. At the same time, faculty and staff members are learning how to use online learning platforms. Previous, they are using only the delivery through face-to-face teaching. However, the shift to online mode has raised many queries on the quality of education
Furthermore, the quality of education and excellent infrastructures such as computers and IT modern equipment reception are now in massive demand and universities are changing their teaching models with the use of intellectual capital
Kolej Universiti Islam Perlis (KUIPs) is closely monitoring the situation and responding to the measures taken to combat COVID-19 as quickly and responsibly as possible. As the situation continues to progress rapidly, our top priority is the health and safety of our students and staff, while ensuring learning continuity for students to complete their courses and graduate.