Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

E-Learning and Distance Education Unit

- 2019/10/15


Contributing to the introduction of modern teaching and learning, spreading technical awareness among the parties involved in the educational process, and increasing the scope of education at the lowest cost.


  1. Providing training programs for faculty members to convert their courses to electronic form in coordination with the Deanship for E-Learning at the university.
  2. Developing short and long-term plans to convert courses from traditional form to electronic form.
  3. Providing awareness and training programs for students to use e-books and electronic exam systems.
  4. Providing a source of income for the college through the marketing of e-books for the courses of university requirements taught by the college for off-campus students.
  5. Developing learning methods, strategies and assessment methods through education and electronic evaluation.
  6. Saving expenses in terms of consumption of papers, printed books, stationery, etc. while keeping the surrounding environment clean.
  7. Contributing to raising the efficiency of students and their abilities to use modern technology, gaining communication skills, digital skills and the use of technology in learning.
  8. Providing distance education to groups that find it difficult to attend traditional university classes.