Two scientific papers reviewing the university's experiences in e-learning and community service in crises
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At the International Conference and Exhibition for Education, which was held by the Ministry of Education in the period 7-10 Shawwal 1443 AH, Najran University participated in the workshops through two scientific papers that show the university's experience in the e-learning process during the southern border crisis and the Corona pandemic, as well as the university’s expertise to provide community training programs during a crisis.
The first paper was presented by the Dean of E-Learning and Distance Education, Dr. Khaled Al Amer, and the Undersecretary for Admission and Registration, Dr. Samar Al-Harbi. The paper introduced the influential role played by the university in dealing with the crises that faced the education system during the southern border crisis and the Corona pandemic. It also presented the lessons learned and the new opportunities that were made possible because of such challenges.
The presentation also briefly discussed the geographical location of the Najran region and how it influences the educational system in the area, in addition to the most prominent challenges and difficulties facing the e-learning system at the university and how to confront and overcome such difficulties. In addition, the presentation mentioned opportunities and lessons learned that contributed to the development of education and raising the level of its outputs. Furthermore, the paper presented some e-learning statistics, reflecting the university’s success in addressing crises and its ability to respond directly to challenges and future changes.
The second paper was presented by the Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Sami Al-Shahrani. It discussed the implementation of community training programs in crises. Also, it shed light on the role of the university in initiating community partnerships during crises to serve the development objectives of the Kingdom's vision 2030.
The aim of these presentations is to introduce the university's strategy to serve the community and support sustainable development efforts, highlight the pivotal role of community partnerships, as well as review the university's performance in community service during the pandemic, and propose practical recommendations for the implementation of community training programs.