King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of e-Learning, recently won the global “Blackboard” Learning Management System (LMS) Award 2022, in the Teaching and Learning Branch in recognition of its initiative to adopt the full e-learning pattern in 3 scientific courses taught in all university branches, the Saudi Press Agency reported Saturday.
The Dean of the e-Learning Deanship at King Khalid University, Dr. Adel Al Qahmesh, explained that the courses (Physics 101 - Chemistry 101 - Biology 101) have been developed with their scientific and theoretical parts, by linking them to the E-lab platforms dedicated to scientific experiments, and the Blackboard platform in order to facilitate access to and review of scientific experiments out of the blackboard system, SPA said.
He drew attention to the qualification and training of academic personnel on interactive electronic teaching methods and patterns.
More than 1,000 male and female students at the university’s branch level benefited from this initiative, which aims to integrate educational platforms, create an enjoyable electronic learning environment, in addition to making knowledge available to learners and easy access to it, SPA added.
The global Blackboard LMS awards annual prizes to the actors in employing the LMS to provide innovative educational solutions.