Under the theme “Future Gate” and with a rich and varied pavilion, the participation of the Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education in the New Students Forum has continued for three days. The Forum has been organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs at King Saud bin Abdulaziz Hall in the Abediyah-based University City on 23rd, 24th and 25th Dhulhijjah 1439H.
The first day witnessed the supervision of the Forum’s launch by Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, President of Umm Al-Qura University (UQU). He took a look at the contents and visited the various corners. In addition, he gave a speech to urge new students to spare no effort to render this academic year a success. Moreover, he honored the participating deanships, colleges and all contributors to the organization of the event.
In this context, the pavilion of the Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education demonstrated various presentations to the new students. Such presentations were given by a team of the Deanship’s academics and engineers headed by Dr. Sultan Al-Mutairi, the Vice Dean.
In this regard, students were introduced to the significance and objectives of e-learning. Besides, the Augmented Reality technique was introduced and an electronic test was developed to enable visitors to know their personalities. It should be noted that the pavilion of the Deanship witnessed the attendance a large number of students who recommended the various activities presented to them. Moreover, Dr. Khalid bin Hatem Al-Mutairi, the Dean, supervised the progress of the pavilion’s events. It is worth mentioning that the Dean was accompanied by Dr. Sultan Al-Mutairi (the Vice Dean), Dr. Yasser Al-Hazemy (Vice Dean for Academic Development and Community Service), as well as Dr. Ahmad Hamid (Vice Dean for Technical Affairs). During supervision, the leaders of the Deanship witnessed the interaction of students with the various events and activities presented in the pavilion in the morning shift.
It should be pointed out that within the same framework the Girls Section of the Deanship has taken part in all the Forum’s days during the afternoon shift. In other words, the same activities have been presented at the same Hall. In addition to that, a number of introductory videos about the Deanship’s services and e-learning advantages have been presented. Besides, the affiliates of the Girls Section, headed by Dr. Hanaa Yamany (the Vice Dean), have prepared several, distinctive, various and rich activities during the event.