10 days, 52 participants, 9 workshops and 5 tour destinations – Faculty of Education’s second international program for 2020 has drawn its curtain down on January 22nd. 50 students and 2 lecturers from Chang’an University, People’s Republic of China, had participated in the faculty’s Linguistic and Artistic Journey, a customized summer camp module developed to accommodate the 10-day program.
Faculty of Education’s summer program focuses on immersive learning experience through a series of workshops and activities developed to inculcate the appreciation towards Malaysia’s multicultural uniqueness and diversity. The Language and Artistic Journey consists of three main components: English for communication; arts; as well as recreation and leisure.
The art workshop series provided an array of hands-on activities based on culturally rich themes. These included the Malay embroidery, batik canting, tie and dye, drawing, painting as well as Islamic calligraphy. The English language workshops aimed at enhancing the participants’ communication skills through fun and engaging activities.
In addition, the recreation and leisure component was structured around destinations which provided for a more holistic summer program experience. Some of the tour destinations included the Shah Alam City Tour, Kuala Lumpur City Tour, Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, Bandar Hilir Malacca, and Genting Highlands.