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BINTULU: The National Level Knowledge Webinar Programme 2023 Series 1: 'How to learn better - Tips on improving the working memory ability' which was organised online on 17 June has received a warm response among the students of the educational institutions involved.
A spokesman for the organiser said the programme was organised by the Student Counseling and Welfare Section (SKKP) of Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus (UPMKB) and the College Representative Council (MPK) of Kolej Sri Rajang UPMKB.
"It has the cooperation of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Mukah Campus, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin Terengganu (UniSZA), Kolej Poly-Tech MARA Kota Baru, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Bandar Baru Ampang Selangor, SMK Luak Miri, SMK Singai Kuching, SMK Asyakirin Bintulu and Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjong Karang Selangor," he said in a media statement yesterday.
He said it attracted more than 210 participants in higher learning institutions and schools throughout Malaysia.
He said guest speaker Mohamad Azhari Abu Bakar is a registered counsellor and also a lecturer of the Faculty of Cognitive Science and Human Development of UNIMAS.
It is organized to help improve the ability of working memory as well as to hone the students' ability in learning and reasoning so that it can be applied to strengthen the learning sessions.
"With good working memory skills, students can maximize learning sessions and use effective strategies to assist in subject mastery and academic achievement," he said.
He said working memory is an important function in the human brain especially in the process of solving problems, following instructions, planning actions, on schedule and organizing activities.
He added that participants were exposed to the introduction of interest between intent and attention in the learning process, the relevance of working memory and daily activities, things that cause poor working memory and interfere with the learning process, myths of learning and work memory.
"Among the delivery methods used by the speakers were the sharing session using presentation slides and the use of padlet and timeter applications to interact with participants," he said.
He said the speakers also shared methods of assisting working memory and learning processes on goals during the learning process, dividing an assignment or activity into small components.
Date of Input: 26/06/2023 | Updated: 30/06/2023 | lanz
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