“E-Learning Awareness Day” at the Faculty of Languages & Translation

Under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Al-Melhi, Dean of the Faculty of Languages & Translation, and Dr. Ahmed Ismail Assiri, Vice-Dean of the faculty,  the eLearning Unit at the faculty organized an “E-Learning Awareness Day” on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan, the eLearning Unit Supervisor, said, “The aim of the Day is to make students aware of the necessity and effective use of the King Khalid University e-Learning portal i.e. Blackboard.” Mr. Khan mentioned that the students were contacted individually in their respective classrooms by the eLearning team. Training sessions were conducted in the eLearning Lab A/3/1. 

Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan, Mr. Salahuddin Abdur Rab, Mr. Javed Ahmed and Dr. Mohammad Asif Ishfaq conducted the training sessions for students. They focused on the effective use of online tests, assignments, discussion boards and wikis.  

Mr. Abdullah Al-Zubain, the eLearning Specialist, Dr. Khaled Mohanna, the eLearning Team Manager, Mr. Turki Al-Shahrani, Mr. Mahmood, Mr. Nasir Wazir, Mr. Eric Beer, Mr. Hassan Costello, and Dr. Muhammad Osman provided holistic support to make the day a success.




Orientation Sessions for New Students at Girls' Colleges

E-Learning team at Girls's Colleges , conducted many training sessions for new students, showing them the importance and benefits of e-learning and how to use the tools of e-learning systems.

The sessions were fruitful & interactive, and at the end of the sessions special gifts from e-learning deanship distributed to number of students based on random selection.

The team members who coordinated and provided the sessions are (Ms. Areej Obead Ms. Maha Alqaisi).

Introductory Session for new Students at Mahala Academic Campus

Within its educational programs, Mahala Academic Campus represented by combined programs club and with cooperation witheLearning deanship, organized an introductory session on Blackboard.

The session took place in mahala campus main hall on Wendesday 19/02/2014.

The introductory course was in how to deal with Blackboard & E-Learning systems, presented by Mr. Mohammed Jarallah from eLearning deanship, and targeted new students of combined programs in order to introduce students to the mechanism of Blackboard education system and its benefits.

The session attended by many students and was fruitful and interactive.


Success Story of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) at King Khalid University with more than 410 students (boys & girls) from several Arab countries included ( Egypt , Syria , Iraq , Jordan , Algeria ), in addition to the Gulf Countries successfully completed, with high satisfaction among the participants which clearly appear in the (MOOC) poll.

E-Learning Deanship is currently preparing to offer more courses of massive enrollment system which will serve the various segments of society .

E-Exam for more than 400 KKU students via iPad devices

More the 400 students completed their electronic exam for ''Islamic Culture Course'' using iPad devices provided by e-Learning Deanship rather than traditional pen and paper exams

The experience was great and students have shown their happiness as a result of the new testing methods applied at King Khalid University.

E-Learning Activities at the College of Science and H.Economics for Girls in Bishah

E-Learning Unit at the College of Science and Home Economics for Girls in Bishah, represented by e-unit supervisor, Ms. Fatima Alghamdi, with help of E-Learning Team at the college, conducted many training sessions on e-learning systems for new students and for e-learning labs' supervisors, between 20-11-1434 & 20-1-1435.