Due to the COVID-19 situation, Walailak University has announced adopting “online” teaching and learning in all subjects. Therefore, the university has changed all teaching and learning to an online format.
The COVID-19 epidemic has forced lecturers and students to adapt to unfamiliar learning conditions to manage their work from home life perfectly in teaching online during this crisis identified as follows:
o Appropriate online teaching programs include Webex, Loom, or Zoom. As part of the online platform, Google Classroom is used as a platform where online classes, quizzes, and homework can be created and distributed to communicate with students. There is also a template for learning documents to choose from for study.
o The homework was changed to a short one. They do not have to be complicated. The lecturers assign homework that is easy to understand, compact, bite-size, shorter than the original to understand, and complete their homework for inspiration in learning.
o Online teaching and learning management models, such as live and video recording, allow students to watch backward to review lessons. It also emphasizes interaction, such as asking and answering questions from teachers and students while teaching.
o Term projects that need to be followed There will be a time limit for online appointments in groups. It is a remote consulting system instead. If a project needs to be done alone, students may be stressed. There will be a peer-helped system to help friends read the work and give feedback to each other.
From the evaluation of online teaching, it was found that lecturers need more time to prepare for teaching. Students are also ready to learn from assignments and homework. This causes students to strive for self-learning more than ever in the classroom as before. However, it can make teaching online smoothly and fun for both learners and teachers. This is a crucial step in learning to enter the digital transformation of education for the School of Engineering and Technology.