22 July 2020: e-Learning in Higher Education -Tools and Best Practices (English)

Presenter: Eng. Nisreen Mousa, Online Courses Manager at Edraak

Date and Time: Wednesday 22 July 2020, 4:00pm SAST/Cairo Time

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Description: In this Webinar, the presenter will discuss: 

  • The current imperative need for e-learning in higher education
  • The advantages and challenges of e-learning in higher education
  • Has the e-learning experience succeeded?
  • Creating online courses and digital educational material
  • Choosing the right online tools for delivery, communication, and evaluation
  • Suggestions for developing the e-learning experience

Bio: Nisreen Rawashdeh, a computer engineer, and an educational technology expert. Graduated in 2007, and holds a higher diploma from Edinburgh Business School. With 13 years of experience in Technology and Education. Worked as a programmer for five years and then moved to e-learning. Currently working as an e-course manager and university program coordinator at Edraak

Language:Please note seminar language is English 

Twitter: @edraak

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14 August: Arabic Event: Improving Learning Using Educational Games and Gamification

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Presenter: Dr. Ahmed Tlili,  Co-Director of OER Lab at SLIBNU, China and Associated Editor of the IEEE Bulletin of TCLT

Date and Time: Friday 14 July 2020, 4:00pm SAST/Cairo Time (new time!)

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Description:

This webinar aims to: 

PERFECT 1) present the importance of using educational games and gamification systems to enhance learning outcomes, including motivation, behaviors and engagement of learners; 

2) explore how incorporating learning analytics in educational games can provide smart learning that could be adapted to everyone’s needs;

3) develop a small educational game using the game engine “Construct2”.

 

Language:Please note seminar language is Arabic  

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For more information (in Arabic) and to sign up for this event please see e/merge Africa Arabic

25 August: Online Facilitation: Thinking Beyond Content To Facilitate Learning

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Presenters: Catherine Fortune and Irene Maweu, Online Facilitators at e/merge Africa
Date: Tuesday, 25 August 2020
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM SAST 

Description:  There is a big gap in how those involved in remote teaching are  engaging and facilitating learners using asynchronous low tech online facilitation.  We need to think beyond content and facilitate and engage learners in spaces such as discussion forums and WhatsApp to scaffold and support peer interaction for better learning outcomes. In this session, we aim to share some practices that can help you to rethink your approach to remote teaching online.

Website: https://emergeafrica.net/

Facebook: e/merge Africa 

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