Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Workshop on Virtual Classrooms at the College of Business Administration

In the light of the e-cafe initiative at the College of Business Administration under the patronage of the Deanship of the College, the second workshop for this year, entitled: 'Virtual Classrooms', was held, by the grace of Allah, in collaboration with the Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education.

The workshop was held on Sunday, 3 Rajab, 1440 A.H., corresponding to 10 March, 2019 A.C., for Their Excellencies the academic staff members in both the male and female sections.

The workshop lasted from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., at the e-learning laboratory. Their Excellencies the male academic staff members attended the workshop, while the female academic staff participated via the following virtual classroom link: click here.

The workshop was delivered by Dr. Yusri Nabil, Supervisor of the Active and Interactive Learning Center at the college. The workshop witnessed Hypered Learning between the audience and the electronic space using virtual classroom technologies, as the attendees from both sections entered into the virtual classroom using their personal mobiles and laptops. Then the discussion started on the following topics;

  • How to create a virtual classroom for the course students
  • Methodologies of managing virtual classrooms.
  • Learning mechanisms inside virtual classrooms.
  • Setting instant questions and tests inside virtual classrooms.
  • Tips to overcome electronic challenges facing students in different virtual classrooms.

A summary of the workshop was then presented. The attendants then thanked the UQU leadership, the College of Business Administration and the Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education for providing advanced learning technologies and for the e-support provided for the faculty members in this field.