At this critical time of COVID-19 outbreak, Beihang University has decided to adjust the teaching schedule for the spring semester in 2020 by providing online courses to ensure minimized disruption to teaching and learning. On Feb. 24, the new semester began as scheduled as faculty and students logged in for the first day of online classes.
Leaders of Beihang University watched live streaming and recorded videos of courses provided by the university on the platform of Tencent Class and listened to reports on preparations for undergraduate and graduate students’ online teaching by Cao Qinghua, Director of the Office of Academic Affairs, and Liu Tiegang, Deputy Dean of the Graduate School, respectively.
University leaders watched live streaming and recorded videos of courses
A live streaming online course provided by Shui Hengyong of Flying College
Students were taking online classes at home
Beihang Party Committee Secretary Cao Shumin and President Xu Huibin recognized the efforts made by teachers and expected them to keep improving their teaching methods. The leaders also visited a recording classroom to see the recording of courses.
Secretary Cao and President Xu recognized the efforts made by teachers
Chang Qing, a teacher of the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, was recording an online lecture at the recording classroom
2,188 courses for undergraduates and 891 courses for graduate students will be taught online this semester in various forms, including recorded videos, MOOC, learning materials, live streaming and so on. To achieve better effects, the teachers adopt a diversity of tools, such as Course Center of Beihang University, Tencent Class, MOOC platforms, WeChat groups and AnyShare (Beihang cloud storage and file-sharing service).
Reported by Wang Qing
Photographed by Liu Quqi and Wang Qing
Reviewed by Tan Hualin
Edited by Wang Qing
Translated by Li Mingzhu