Benefits of eLearning as a result of their Experience!

A group of faculty members and students at King Khalid University, telling some of the tips that reflect the benefits of e-learning as a result of their experience.


“E-Learning Orientation Week” at the Faculty of Languages & Translation

Under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Al-Melhi, Dean of the Faculty of Languages & Translation, the E-Learning Unit at the faculty organized an “E-Learning Orientation Week” for new students from Sunday, September 7, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014. 

Dr. Ahmed Ismail Asiri, Vice-Dean of the faculty, Dr. Abdul Khaliq Al-Qahtany, Vice-Dean for Development & Quality, and Mr. Abdullah Al-Rezgi, Director of English Language Center, appreciated the efforts of the E-Learning Unit. They extended full support and guidance for making the orientation week a great success.    

Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan, the E-Learning Unit Supervisor, said that the aim of the orientation week was to make new students aware of the necessity and effective use of the King Khalid University E-Learning portal i.e. Blackboard. “The students were contacted in their respective classrooms on a one-on-one basis and introduced to the E-Learning system”, said Mr. Khan. 

Mr. Ali Alamry, In-charge of Students Activities, said that contacting the new students in their respective classrooms was a unique experience for him. He emphasized the need for E-Learning. He further added that E-Learning is very useful in today’s world for a better teaching and learning environment.

 

Mr. Abdullah Al-Zubain, the E-Learning Specialist, Dr. Khaled Mohanna, the E-Learning Team Manager, Mr. Jabir Al-Thebi, Dr. Mohammad Asif, Mr. Salahuddin Abdurrab, Mr. Eric Beer, Mr. Hassan Costello, Mr. Jawed Ahmed and Mr. Rizwan Ghani, provided holistic support to make the week a success.



 

eLearning Deanship participated in ''New-Students Program'' 2014

His Excellency King Khalid University President, Prof. Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al Daoud, in his word to the new students, has confirmed that the university degree requires arming the student with skills, knowledge and abilities acquired during his academic career to keep up with the needs of the labor market. It was declared during the celebration, which was organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs to welcome the new students. The venue was at the university theater. Al-Dawoud explained that the university, including academics and staff, all are in the service of the student in order to achieve University goals, represented in education, scientific research, and community service. He clarified that the University is receiving unlimited support from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince and the Crown Deputy. In addition to the Ministry of Higher Education and the Ministry of Finance, which supports generously the University budget. The University President urged the new students to participate in the various activities of the university that will indeed develop their skills and talents. Concluding his speech, he warned of engaging stray segments, and to be as one unit against such stray thoughts, after that the audience watched a visual presentation about the university buildings, including colleges, departments, centers, laboratories and supportive services, as well as gyms. Then, there was a detailed explanation about the regulations and instructions of the university, and what are the services delivered to students. The explanation was presented by the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Merrai Habash, the Dean of admission and Registration, Dr. Saad bin Mohammed Dajm, the Dean of e-learning, Dr. Abdullah Al-Walidi, in addition to the Dean of Common Programs, Dr. Ali Al Omari. After that, the graduate Nawaf Al-Qahtani presented a message in which he spoke about his academic career.

The celebration was concluded by drawing a number of awards, after that Al-Dawoud wandered around the corners of the exhibition that accompanied the celebration. The tour included visiting the Deanship of Admission and Registration, Student Affairs, e-learning, Information Technology, and the Deanship of Library Affairs.




 

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- Discussions: The Discussion Board is a key course communication tool for engaging students and promoting learning. It's the place students ask and answer questions, and where instructors can respond to one student for the benefit of all. With Blackboard Mobile Learn, instructors and students can review and post to threaded discussions, as well as create new threads, all while on the go.
- Grades: Want to know how you did on the midterm or your last homework assignment? Students can view their grades right here.
- Blogs: Read blog posts and interact with classmates by posting comments on their blogs or responding to comments on your own.
- Tasks: Help students track and manage the progress of various tasks, from turning in homework assignments to reminders to pick up a midterm or purchase a textbook. Tasks allow students to mark when they've started a project, when it's in progress, and when complete.
- Roster: Wondering who's in your class? With the class roster, you can quickly see your full class list, making organizing study groups a whole lot easier.
Media:Students can access music, videos and images uploaded by their instructors and experience directly from their mobile devices using the appropriate media-specific software.
Journals:Read and reflect on your Journal posts and those of your classmates. Both students and instructors can comment on Journals.

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E-Learning Deanship Announces the Launch of Its Mobile Apps

eLearning Deanship at King Khalid University is pleased to announce the launch of its Mobile Applications for smart phones, tablets and iPad devices to serve University students and faculty members.


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 Note: This is the first version of the Apps and to be developed regularly.


 

Students from Bishah University visited eLearning Deanship

On Thursday24/04/2014, A delegation from Bishah University visited eLearning Deanship at King Khalid University, in order to get acquainted with the services provided by the deanship for students. Mr. Salih Abuamrah , Mr. Abdullah Rozah, Mr. Abdullah Zubain, Mr. Khalil Alasmi, Mr. Sagheer Aseri and Mr. Ahmed Alasmari and Mr. Mohammed Jarallah ''Training Manager'' Accompanied the delegation on its tour during their visit to the deanship departments.