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
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.