UKH Holds Workshops about Moodle eLearning System

8 months ago

The UKH IT Admin Department held three workshops for the academic staff to explain the latest updates made to the university’s Moodle (e-Learning) that was first introduced in 2013.

The workshop was held for three days on 1st , 2nd and 3rd October 2019 in three different sessions for approximately 40 of the academic staff.

Moodle, an online platform used to facilitate academic communications between the staff and students such as submitting assignments, taking attendance, Forums, and quizzes, was first used by the UKH in 2013. The customized portal has since being updated to include features such as Turnitin for plagiarism and linked to Microsoft Office 365 mails.


Shamal Sabah, an IT Deputy Manager and Software Developer who presented the three sessions, said that the annual training is to meet the demands of the new lecturers, and to update the staff about the new features. He added that their target is to achieve the highest standards when using e-Learning system.

The UKH’s Academic Registrar’s Office, per the new configurations, are tasked to add the courses for the academic staff. The process is also monitored and assessed by the UKH’s Quality Assurance Department to ensure that the courses are well-updated and up to the high standards of the higher education as well as to take into consideration the student's feedback.

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