Orientation

New Student Orientation

Under the supervision of Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi, Dean, and represented by Dr. Abdulkhaleq Al Qahtani, Vice Dean of Higher Studies,  the English Club held an orientation for all first level students on March 5, 2017. Dr. Abdulkhaleq Al Qahtani, Dr. Mohammed Assiri, Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Munassir Alhamami, Chair of the English Department, Dr. Basim Kanaan, Academic Advisor, and Hassan Asiri, Director of Student Activities, presented the program. They all stressed critical points to success that included but were not limited to, helpful resources, policies, and general strategies. Dr. Abdulkhaleq Al Qahtani added that the purpose of the orientation program was to engage students and to introduce them to campus resources and opportunities. He further reasoned that a successful transition for students from their previous environment into the Faculty of Languages and Translation (FLT) is paramount. This year’s orientation leaders were eager to share their experiences. "Orientation is the next step for students in joining the KKU FLT community," said Hassan Asiri, Director of Student Activities. “It was an opportunity to meet new students. For many of them, this was a great chance to ask questions,” said Haitham Hawi, President of the English Club. Ahmed Al Otaibi, Vice President of the English Club, remembers going through the orientation program when he first started and learned how to get involved. “I like providing assistance where it is needed,” Al Otaibi said. “Also, I wanted to let new students know about the English Club so that they can join us.” In conclusion, Dr. Abdulkhaleq Al Qahtani emphasized the importance of orientation as being key to student success. He further reiterated that we aim to support the student experience inside and outside of the classroom. Date: 03-06-2017 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation Multimedia Contribution: MD Sirajul Islam
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Staff Orientation Program

The Faculty of Languages & Translation organized an orientation program for female teachers in the month of November. The FLT has redoubled its efforts to ensure the outcomes of the education system are in line with not only the market needs but also educational outcomes of the NCAAA. The FLT is committed to providing opportunities for all through high-quality training. As such, a series of presentations aligned with our desired educational outcomes were delivered as mentioned below: · Mr. Abdullah Al-Rezgi, Director of the English Language Center, welcomed all participants and expressed his deep appreciation for the orientation program. · Dr. Ismail Al-Refai, Director of the Language Research Center, gave a detailed presentation on the center and its primary activities. He encouraged teachers to participate in the center activities actively. · Dr. Abdul Wahid Al Zumor, Head of the Academic Development & Quality Unit, FLT, presented a detailed presentation on NCAAA and the quality unit. · Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan, Supervisor of E-Learning Unit, FLT, gave a detailed presentation on "Incorporating Blackboard in EFL teaching." · Mr. Jawed Ahmed, ELC General Coordinator, talked about the course plans of the 011/012/015  courses. The program was an overall success. Date: 12/2/2016 Source: Mohsin Khan
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New Student Orientation

The Faculty of Languages and Translation arranged The Student Orientation Program (Fall 2016) for new students on 9/28/2016.  Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi, Dean, graced the occasion as both a presenter and chief guest. The program was presented by Dr. Ali Alamir and Hassan Costello whom both stressed critical points to success which included but were not limited to helpful resources, policies, and general strategies. Also, all faculty members present delivered valuable speeches and wished a bright future for them. Towards the end of the program, a general Blackboard training session was offered by Mr. Mohsin Khan. In conclusion, Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi emphasized the importance of joining an orientation program as it benefits the new students with lots of information. He also advised them to be serious with their studies right from the beginning. He hopes that the new students will enjoy studying here and graduate with excellent results. Date: 9/30/2016 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation Multimedia Contribution: MD Sirajul Islam
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The First Annual Admission Exhibition

The First Annual Admission Exhibition was designed to help prospective King Khalid University students successfully transition from high school to college. The program was a concerted effort by faculty and staff to ensure that incoming students feel comfortable and welcome in their new surroundings. It gave first-year students the opportunity to examine their academic abilities, interests and educational plans before their first semester of classes. The exhibition provided students with a basic understanding of what will be expected of them at King Khalid University and how their particular abilities and interests may fit with one or more of the University's majors. “It is important for students to have the opportunity to interact with their classmates and instructors before classes begin,” said Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi, Dean. The College of Languages and Translation was exceptionally represented holding a host of interactive sessions for students including but not limited to: -       IELTS Information Session (Abdul Rauf Khan) -       Language Enhancement Program ( Dr. Charles Forman) -       Course Registration Overview (Nasser Hawamdeh and Farook Haji) -       Academic Counseling Overview (Dr. Basim Kanaan) -       E-Learning Overview (Mohsin Khan) -       A general Welcome Message (Matthew Paul) -       An interactive Q & A Session with a Significant Portion of the Faculty Parents and families were invited to attend the exhibition. Families were encouraged to participate to get acquainted with the campus, its policies, procedures, and services. A big round of Applause to all faculty members who represented the College of Languages and Translation making it a huge success led by Dr. Ali Alamir, Vice Dean, and Dr. Fahad Otaif, Vice Dean for Academic Development and Quality. As the new semester dawns, the class of 2020 will join upperclassmen in September 2016 to begin their journey towards success. Date: 5/4/2016 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation Multimedia Contribution: MD Sirajul Islam
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New Student Orientation

The Faculty of Languages and Translation arranged a Student Orientation Program for new students on February 10, 2016. Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi, Dean, graced the occasion as both a presenter and chief guest. The program started with a welcoming speech from the Dean of the College. He welcomed and congratulated the new students for joining the faculty. He emphasized the importance of joining an orientation program as it benefits the new students with lots of information. He also advised them to be serious with their studies right from the beginning. He hopes that the new students will enjoy studying here and graduate with excellent results. Also, Dr. Muteb Al Qarni, Chair of the English Department, Dr. Fahad Otaif, Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, and Dr. Basim Kanaan, Academic Advisor, delivered valuable speeches and wished a bright future for them.    Date: 2/10/2016 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation Multimedia Contribution: MD Sirajul Islam
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