Dr. Salim Alalyani, Received President's Award for Innovation from Arizona State University

For his significant contribution to Empowering Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief with Social Media and Data Analytics, president's award for innovation from Arizona State University is presented to Dr. Salim Alalyani , vice dean of eLearning deanship, by ASU Presedent, Michael M. Crow.

Dr. Abdullah Alwalidi, Dean of eLearning Deanship, and all the Members of eLearning deanship, Congratulate Dr. Alalyani for this great achievement and wish him a continued success.


“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.


A delegation from Prince Sultan University visited eLearning Deanship

On Wednesday12/02/2014, A delegation from Prince Sultan University visited eLearning Deanship at King Khalid University, in order to get acquainted with the services provided by the deanship for students. Mr. Ahmed Alasmari and Mohammed Aljarallah ''Training Manager'' Accompanied the delegation on its tour during their visit to the deanship departments.

Blackboard Collaborate, Web Conferencing Version 12.5

This guide provides information on the most widely used features of Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing – those features most essential to conducting a Blackboard Collaborate session.

For information on all the features, Please refer to the following links:

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  • *  Essentials for Participants (HTML)
  • *  Participant's Guide (HTML)
  • *  Accessibility Guide (HTML | PDF)

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