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03 Apr 2018
The Center of e-Learning Conducts a Workshop on ''Online Learning Design'' in JUST

The Center of e-Learning and Open Educational Resources in the university and in cooperation with the Academic Development and Quality Assurance Center had organized a workshop, entitled ''Online Learning Design'' for faculty members.

According to Dr. Mohammad AL-Smadi - director of the Center of e-Learning and Open Educational Resources - This workshop comes as part of the steps taken by the center to achieve the university strategic plan through raising awareness about e-Learning rationales and concept.

The workshop was started by an introductory lecture about online learning, concepts and principles. Then participants were trained on how to design online learning courses using the university learning management system. They also received training on the Online Assessment System developed recently by the center. As well as how to create video-based lectures and embed them into their online courses.

Workshop participants expressed their interest in attending such training workshops, stressing that the modern system –i.e. the learning management system will provide faculty members, e-learning developers, and educational system creators with a set of open source tools to provide interactive educational methods in a simple and expeditious manner.

It is worth noting that the workshop comes within the strategic plans for both centers – i.e. the Center of e-Learning and Open Educational Resources and the Academic Development and Quality Assurance Center.