Workshops, Training Sessions and e-Exams at Balqarn Girls' College

Under the patronage and guidance of Dean of the College of Education for Girls in Balqarn, Dr. Aliya Al-Qarni, and follow-up of e-Unit supervisor  Dr. Amani Hamed, the following activities successfully completed:

1 - Introductory session for faculty members, explained the meaning and benefits of e-learning, levels of e-learning at King Khalid University and how to reach their courses, and how to use the Blackboard system.

2 - Training session for college students which provided brief explanations of e-learning programs, e-learning lab and technical support.

3 - Training was held for faculty members - beginner level - in e-learning lab, for 29 members on how to use the key tools in Blackboard.

4 - Training was held for faculty members - advanced level - in e-learning lab, for 16 members , on how to use virtual classrooms and electronic tests.

5 - An electronic test  for students of the Department of Economics has been a successful held, the students had expressed their happiness with this type of tests.

 

E-Learning at Boys' Community College in Khamis Mushayt

Basic information about the College :

Name

Boys' Community College 

Campus

Mahala Campus 

No. of Departments

4  

No. of Faculty Members

42
No. of Courses 115 
No. of Blended Courses

10

Initiatives

Many E-Exams 

No. of Trained Faculty Members 40  
No. of Active Members - Supportive 30  
No. of Active Members - Blended

 

No. of E-Learning Labs    

E-Learning Lab + Ipad Mobile Lab

 

Activities acheived by the E-Learning Unit :

The unit represented by Dr. Mohammed Shuaibi, eUnit Supervisor, at the beginning of the academic year 1433-1434 developed an action plan for the year and objectives were as follows:

1. Spread the culture of e-learning at the college.

2. Improve the skills of faculty members in the use of a learning management system.

3. Develop students' skills in the use of a learning management system.

4. Increase the percentage of E-Learning courses in college.

5. Achieving quality standards in the E-Learning.

 


During the 1st semester and still going on, the eLearning Unit has been implementing a number of activities to achieve those goals, such as:

1- Workshops for Faculty Members on Blackboard System.

2- Workshops for Faculty Members on E-Exams.

3- Training sessions for Faculty Members on QM standards.

4- Seminars and Introductory sessions for Students.

5- Disseminate successful experiences.

6- Distribution of leaflets and printed brochures.

7- Provide assistance and support, advice and guidance to faculty members and students.

8- Many meetings with faculty members urging them to follow Deanship of E-Learning WebSite.

9- Form e-learning groups among students in college.

10- Conversion of all courses at the college to supportive and blended levels of E-Learning.

Felicitation Ceremony for eLearning Awards Winners at College of Languages

Under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Al-Melhi, Dean of the Faculty of Languages & Translation , the eLearning Unit organized a felicitation ceremony for eLearning Award winners- Mr. Farooq Haji and Mr. Aziz Salfi.

The ceremony was attended by Dr. Yahya Asiri, Vice Dean for Development & Quality, Dr. Ahmed Ismail, Vice Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Hamad Aldosari, Chairman of English Department, Mr. Abdullah Al-Rezgi, Director of English Language Center.

Mr. Farooq Haji's eLearning course has been awarded as Second Best Online Course in the category of Saudi Universities and  Mr. Aziz Salfi's course has been awarded as the Third Best Online Course in the use of modern technology.

Mr. Farooq Haji and Mr. Aziz Salfi gave a detailed description of their courses and discussed the techniques that were used in the course design.

Congratulating the winners, Dr. Abdullah Al-Melhi, Dean of the Faculty of Languages & Translation, said: "This is one of the great achievements of our Faculty members. It encourages and motivates all the teaching community in the University to actively participate in the eLearning courses."

At the end of the ceremony, Dr. Abdullah Al-Melhi, Dean of the Faculty of Languages & Translation gave the certificates of appreciation to Award Winners (Mr. Farooq Haji and Mr. Aziz Salfi) and the staff members of eLearning Deanship.

Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan, Supervisor of the eLearning Unit at the Faculty of Languages & Translation compered the function.

Dr. Khalid Mohanna, eLearning Team Manager, Mr. Ahmed Al Shaflut, eLearning specialist, Dr. Mohammad Asif Ishfaq, Mr. Nasir Haddadi, Mr. Abdullah Al-Zubyan, Mr. Sultan, and Mr. Javed Ahmed provided all holistic supports to make the ceremony a success.

 

Presenting the Prize Winner Course in Computer Science College

Under the supervision and coordination of Dr. Nasser Tiran, chairman of computer science department , a meeting was held for members of the College to get details about the Excellence Award Winner Course which designed by Mr. Abdul Hafeez Younis.

Mr. Abdul Hafeez , gave a detailed description of his course and discussed the techniques that were used in the course design.

Members from the Deanship of e-Learning have been invited to attend this meeting, Dr. Khalid Al-Muhanna and Mr. Ahmed Al Shaflout and Mr. Nasser Haddadi, who answered all questions raised by faculty members in all aspects of e-learning.


Special E-Learning Meeting at Al-Samir Girls' Campus

The E-Learning Unit at Al-Samir Center, organized and conducted an e-learning meeting for faculty members at the center.

The meeting included showing the best experiences and practices in e-learning and a review of  e-learning deanship participation in the Excellence Awards presented by the Ministry of Higher Education represented by the National Center for e-Learning and Distance Learning, in which we got 7 awards including first-place prize in the designing of digital content which obtained by Dr. Hala Samir from Al-Samir Centre, Dr. Hala reviewed the winner course and the most important criteria and features that characterized the e-course.

After that there were general discussions about e-courses types - supportive, blended - levels and how to built and activate.

At the end of the meeting, some members were honored for activating e-courses as well as e-learning training and support teams at the center and e-learning coordinators in the departments.

 

 

Seminar on Quality Standards at College of Science for Girls

Under the guidance of the Dean of College of Science for Girls in Abha Dr. Zahbh Alra'izah and coordination by the e-learning unit supervisor, Ms. Uhoud Hasan, a special seminar was held on the Quality Standards which presented ​​by the Quality Matters IR Ms. Faiza Mubaraki.

The seminar attendees enjoyed it and found it beneficial.