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Dr. Mohammed Nahid Siddiqui

Training & Development Director
development@saicsc-acs.com

Workshop on Education Technologies

Professional development program 2019, under the aegis of SAICSC-ACS, organized a very successful workshop on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Kempinski Al-Othman hotel, Al-Khobar, entitle, “Education Technologies in Higher Education: Present Status, Challenges, and Future Trends”. Dr. Wajih Abu-Al-Saud, Director, Learning Technology Center at Deanship of Academic Development (DAD), KFUPM and Mr. Sanaullah Syed, Technical Research Assistant at the same center, shared their experiences and thoughts. The workshop provided an opportunity and awareness of the current technologies and how they are implemented in HE institutions globally. Many important topics were covered and discussed in detailed, however, more emphasis was given to Open Education Resources (OER), Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Augmented and Virtual Reality. The participants included from Bahrain University, Dammam University (IAU), PMU, KFUPM, Saudi Aramco, Sabic and other organizations.