Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Research and Studies Department


- 2016/04/14

Research and Studies Department

The department is concerned with proposing and preparing researches and statistical studies; offering consultation regarding e-learning fields and distance learning based on the research track set by the deanship for developing e-learning and distance learning at UQU. In addition, the department seeks to establish UQU as a leading university on national and international levels. 

 

Main Tasks:

  1. Setting future action plans for Research and Studies departments in line with the deanship strategic vision;
  2. Defining priorities and aspects for e-learning and distance learning
  3. Proposing scientific partnerships and cooperation with esteemed educational and research institutions in the field of e-learning nationally and internationally;
  4. Distributing require research tasks, studies, and consultation (directed from the deanship) to the divisions of the Research and Studies for preparation and implementation; 
  5. e- Submitting any research plan, proposal, study, or project, proposed by the department of Research and Studies, to the deanship for approval;
  6. Supervising and following up on implementation of plans and tasks of the Research and Studies divisions;
  7. Writing regular reports to the deanship;
  8. Securing supplies and requirements for Research and Studies department;
  9. Organizing periodic meetings with the department's divisions to measure the progress of work, and following up on their recommendations;
  10. Undertaking any other tasks assigned to it.

 

The department comprises the following divisions:

  1. Studies and Consultations Division

Tasks:

  1. Conducting and preparing studies after the approval of the department to help achieve the strategic objectives of the deanship;
  2. Offering consultations with regard to e-learning and distance learning in line with UQU strategy;
  3. Offering consultations on whatever topics referred by the deanship;
  4. Documenting and archiving the outcomes of the studies and consultations;
  5. Preparing operational plans for the outcome of the studies and consultations and following up on their implementations;
  6. Preparing periodic reports to the department;
  7. Undertaking any other tasks assigned to it.

 

  1. Research Division:

Tasks:

  1. Supervising preparation of researches assigned, which help achieve strategic objectives of the deanship;
  2. Proposing scientific research plans for e-learning, distance learning in line with the deanship's research priorities and vision;
  3. Setting the deanship's priorities as regards participation in national and international conferences;
  4. Preparing operational plans for research outcomes and following up on their implementation;
  5. Preparing periodic reports to the department;
  6. Undertaking any other tasks assigned to it.

 

  1. Data and Statistics Division

Tasks:

  1. Supervising all data and information related to e-learning and distance learning at UQU in order to conduct field surveys;
  2. Conducting statistical studies as instructed by the deanship;
  3. Providing Public Relations and Media department with statistical reports related to implementation of the deanship programs and projects;
  4. Communicating with the different deanship departments to collect and exchange data and secure the required information to the deanship;
  5. Preparing periodic reports to the department;
  6. Undertaking any other tasks assigned to it.
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