University President, Prof. Ghassan Aouad, stated that the university is keen on enhancing its educational standards, as part of the prominent need for developing the overall educational outcomes and graduating the competencies with distinct scientific qualities.
This initiative has been highlighted as part of its activities during the 4th (ASDU) forum of online teaching practice that was held virtually and organized by the Academic Staff Development Unit, with a participation of the University president, including other academic and administrative members, emphasizing on topics explicitly related to distance learning and innovative teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the forum, Prof. Awad delivered a presentation titled “Distant learning,” demonstrating all expected challenges and opportunities, the university achievements, and the importance of encouraging a culture that is rich with innovation and educational excellence.
He also declared the primary aims of this forum by clarifying the concept of applying contemporary and advanced educational methods in the modern era. However, this will level-up the learning process by allowing broader access to information and widen their research boundaries in this exceptional global situation.
The Assistant VP for Academic Affairs and Development, Dr. Faiza Zitouni, explained the fundamental goals of this forum, identified by all the distinguished participants, and familiarized themselves with the prerequisite of academic developments. This will reflect positively on students and the entire educational outcome.