Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Participation in the Joint Training Program for the Academic Staff Members at the Saudi Universities


Announcements
- 2019/09/30


The Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education will participate in the Joint Training Program for the Academic Staff Members at the Saudi Universities with an online course on the Blackboard system. Its theme will be "Application of Quality Matters (QM) in Eectronic Course Design". The course will be delivered by Dr. Hasan Abdul-Aziz Al-Sabbagh on Saturday, 6 Safar 1441 A.H., corresponding to 5 October 2019 A.C., from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

The course will include the following topics:

  • The concept of electronic courses and their components.
  • Importance of using Quality Matters for electronic course design.
  • Application of quality standards in electronic course design.
  • Evaluation of electronic courses.

This course targets all the academic staff members at the Saudi Universities, and is part of a series of courses organized to implement the recommendations of the fifth meeting of the Committee of Deans of E-Learning and Distance Education in Saudi universities, including the seventh recommendation on the activation of the joint training program in the field of e-learning among universities. It was agreed that a training course will be conducted each semester, and will be delivered by a trainer to be chosen from each university. A training package will also be prepared for that purpose.

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