Tongji University works to prevent virus, prepare teaching
A faculty member wearing a mask handles matters needed to be done at Tongji University in Shanghai. [Photo/WeChat account: tongji_wx]
Epidemic prevention and teaching preparation are listed as top priorities in the work plan of Tongji University in Shanghai.
Masks and disinfectant fluid are available for faculty members who take turns to work at the university. Public areas are disinfected every day.
People need to have their temperature checked and register their information before entering the university.
Teachers will pay close attention to health conditions of students including international students and update them information and tips about the epidemic.
International students can tell their difficulties in study and life in a temporarily-formed group chat and will get response quickly.
Training classes on how to teach on online education platform have been held since early February.
Teachers are also asked to prepare online classes after learning how to use online teaching tools and evaluate efficiency for each class.
Trial teaching online has been done to get teachers and students prepared for online education programs in March.