According to somebody mentioned that the surroundings around learners no matter they are trees, sunshine or wind influencing to the factor of studying, therefore, RMUTT, created outdoor discussion admits the green university environment.
Dr. Arunee Intrapairot, Director of Academic Resource and Information Technology, RMUTT said that “this idea came from the concept of ICT leaning to be Learning without Boundary which will allow the students to study
not only in the inside classroom (indoor discussion) but also outside the classroom (outdoor discussion) by using pavilions near the university river like in the passing childhood of each people”
To see its importance and advantages, Dr. Arunee portrayed the comparison of the cost of outdoor discussions and an indoor discussions. It is found that is could help to save the cost of utilities especially electricity power leading to save the earth from the global warming as well. Outdoor discussions does not need many equipments and facilities. Moreover, the radiation from sunshine and the wind waving around could help students feel relaxed from their normally hard classes. They can also bring their own laptop to access internet nearby the RMUTT library because there are Wi-Fi signals around. This can encourage students’ ability to better study following the concept of aesthetic, technology and process”
“Bank” Mr. Yootana Sooksamai, the third year student majored in Information System, Faculty of Business Administration, told that “he has brought his laptop to stay and access the Internet nearby his beloved corner; that is a pavilion near river. It could help him feel like he is staying rounded by the river.”
“Lip” Mr. Thanongsak Yimdacha, the first year student from Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering talked about this project that “this is so good that the university has offered the good place for staying on weekend days which he could not go back to his home and accessing the Internet for free; no need to go to the Internet shop. This can help him release the stress from studying very hard on Monday to Friday”
The same as “Bai Fern” Miss Supawan Linthong, the first year student from Plastic Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering expressed her feelings on this project that “ when she has to work and share her ideas at a pavilion nearby the river, it makes her feel like she was in the past. In her childhood after she finished from her studying, she would have invited her friend to sit nearby the river together and shared individual idea loudly. It is well-known that in the class shouting is impolite and not allowed. However, here she and her friends can explore their idea freedomly leading to have new idea coming up their mind”
Here, “Design” Miss Supreeya Chaipatcharin, majored in Hotels and “Tangjai” pakin Prakorbkarn majored in English for International Communication mentioned about their feeling with the same word that “this is a good university. Not only offers the good environment surroundings but it also provides good technology for its students. The technology and green environment are well mixed together. Studying does mean to study in the classroom only.”
“Folk” Mr. Pattanan Chaichawakub and “Pair” Miss Supreeya Srisook, both are the first year students majored in Finance, Faculty of Business Administration. They mentioned that they love this project set by the university and they can use this place (outdoor discussion zone) for waiting sometimes for their friends if they have in the afternoon. While they are waiting they also can serve the Internet to get the needed data for the class. Moreover, it can help to save the world as well.
Outdoor Discussions are natural classrooms under the greatest concept of “Learning without Boundary” which the UMUTT members are satisfied.