Training

Eng 015 Student Training Workshop

The E-Learning Unit of the faculty organized a Blackboard workshop for students of ENG 015 (Fully Online Course)  on  Monday, October 8, 2018, and Wednesday, October 10, 2018.   Delivered by Mr. Mohammad Taisir, ENG 015 Instructor, and assisted by FLT E-Learning Unit Supervisor, Mohsin Khan, the training session was a success drawing in a large number of students. Mr. Taisir exposed students to the course contents of the ENG 015 and pointed out the requirements of the course. He explained how students could explore the course materials and submit online assessments.   A wide range of topics were addressed in an effort to ensure students are prepared for the unique challenges of online learning. Date: 10/10/2018 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation
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Blackboard Training for Faculty

An e-learning orientation session was organized on 9/27/2018 for all new faculty members that have joined the college this semester. This event, held each semester, provides our new colleagues with an overview of the administrative and e-learning responsibilities that apply to every faculty member. In his introduction to the event, Dean Abdullah Al-Melhi provided a warm welcome to the new faculty and spoke about the vital role King Khalid University’s learning management system holds. He encouraged all in attendance to familiarize themselves with Blackboard and Academia. During this live-demonstration workshop led by FLT E-Learning Unit Supervisor, Mohsin Khan, participants had the opportunity to practice: Accessing and Navigating Blackboard Organizing Content Uploading Documents Communicating With Students Through Announcements Understanding How to Use Academia Date: 9-29-2018 Source: E-Learning Unit Multimedia Contribution: Javed Ahmed
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Self-Study of the English Language by Modern Methods Training

A training course was recently held at the First Quran Based Intermediate and High School in Abha by the Supervisor of the Community Service Committee at the Faculty of Languages and Translation, Ms. Asma Alqahtani.The subject of the training session was "Self-Study of the English Language by Modern Methods." In that training, Ms. Asma Alqahtani introduced teachers to the online learning resources on the Faculty of Languages and Translation's website that will help further their language studies. She also introduced students to popular mobile phone applications that make studying English more engaging and fun. At the conclusion of the event, Asma trained students on other well-known language learning strategies that they can utilize in their pursuit of learning English as a foreign language. Date: 10/7/1439 Source: FLT Female Campus
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Final Grades & Grade Entry Workshop

The E-Learning Unit of the Faculty of Languages and Translation (FLT), organized a one-day Final Grades & Grade Entry workshop for all new teaching staff. E-Learning Supervisor Mohsin Khan conducted the workshop. It aimed to coach and orient newly appointed staff of the FLT on the institutional policies and procedures surrounding final grades submission within the registration website. Many topics were covered, namely: Final Grades & Grade Entry When are final grades due? How and when can students view their grades? Where to go for help Dr. Munassir Alhamami, English Department Chair, and Mr. Jawed Ahmed, General Coordinator of the ELC, provided holistic support. Date: 12/29/2016 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation
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E-Learning Awareness Campaign

Under the supervision of Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi, Dean, the E-Learning Unit organized an “E-Learning Awareness Campaign” for level 1 ELC students from Sunday, October 9, 2016, to Thursday, October 13, 2016.  Dr. Ali Alamir, Vice Dean, and Mr. Abdullah Al Rezgi, Director of the English Language Center, appreciated the efforts of the E-Learning Unit. They extended their full support and guidance for making the orientation week a great success. Mr. Mohsin Raza Khan, E-Learning Unit Supervisor, said that the aim of the awareness campaign was to make new students aware of the necessity and practical use of the King Khalid University E-Learning Portal (Blackboard) and the general pattern of the Exams. “The students were contacted in their respective classrooms on a one-on-one basis and introduced to the E-Learning system,” said Mr. Khan. Furthermore, Mr. Rizwan Ghani, ELC Coordinator, delved into the pattern of the exams by giving an in-depth presentation. Mr. Abdullah Al-Zubain, E-Learning Specialist, Dr. Khaled Mohanna, E-Learning Team Manager, and all Level 1 ELC teachers helped to make this awareness campaign a success. Date: 10-13-2016 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation Multimedia Contribution: MD Sirajul Islam  
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New Faculty Orientation

An orientation session was held on 10/12/2016 for the new faculty members that have joined the college this semester. This event, held each academic year in the first semester, provides our new colleagues with an overview of the various divisions and offices of the FLT, as well as making clear the rights and responsibilities that apply to every faculty member. The keynote speakers are listed below: Topic Time Speaker Welcome & Introductory  Speech 12: 00 - 12:10 Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi Dean, FLT   Administrative & Academic Issues 12: 10 - 12:15 Dr. Ali Alamir Vice Dean, FLT   Quality and Development System 12: 15  - 12:20 Dr. Abdul Wahed Al Zumor Head of the Quality Unit, FLT   Research Center 12: 20  - 12:25 Dr. Ismael Al Refai Director, LRC   Faculty Affairs 12:25   - 12:30   Mr. Mathew Paul Faculty Representative   LEP 12:30  - 12:35   Dr. Charles Forman Director, LEP   Students' Affairs 12:35  - 12:40   Dr. Basim Kanaan Student Advisor   E-Learning and Blackboard 12:40   - 12:45 Mr. Mohsin Khan E-Learning Supervisor   Questions & Refreshments 12:45- 1:00 New Faculty Members     In his introduction to the event, Dr. Al Melhi gave a heartfelt welcome to the new faculty and spoke about the central role that they will serve in the College.  He went on to express his vision of the college as like a family of trusted colleagues that value each other as both competent professionals and as friends, who help and support each other every day.  Further presentations were made on the following topics: ·         The Goals and Activities of the College ·         The Language Research Center ·         The E-Learning Deanship  ·         The Language Enhancement Program. ·         Use of the Blackboard online educational platform. After the close of the orientation, all the participants were invited to enjoy refreshments and lively conversation, as an example of the atmosphere of collegial friendship and conviviality that the Dean and all faculty members truly enjoy and admire. Date: 10/12/2016 Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation Multimedia Contribution: Mohsin Khan  
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Institutional Collaboration

The Faculty of Languages and Translation forges partnerships with outstanding academic institutions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to expand the student experience, and enhance faculty growth and the impact of our research. During the week of August 28th, the Faculty of Languages and Translation collaborated with the Abha College of Technology to hold a week-long teacher training workshop on English for Professional Purposes (EPP). Chaired and led by the Dean, Dr. Abdullah Al-Melhi, from King Khalid University, the workshop was enthusiastically received by the instructors from the English Language Center of the Abha College of Technology (ELC). The Chairman of the ELC, Dr. Ahmed Najji expressed his deep appreciation for the new techniques and insights which were presented to the participants. It is worth noting that a member of the Shura Council, Dr. Muhammad Naji, was present for the final day of activities. Over the course of the workshop the following topics were covered by Dean, Dr. Abdullah Al Melhi, and Language Instructor, Hassan Costello: • Applied Linguistic Theories and Practical Applications • Reading and Literacy Teaching Methods • Web 2.0 Tools and Computer Assisted Language Learning • Developing an Essential Skill Set for Effective Multilevel Instruction • Presentation, Practice, and Production Techniques in EFL Teaching • Innovative Speech, Pronunciation, and Listening Teaching Methods • Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL (NNEST) Overview Date: 10/2/2016 Primary Source: Faculty of Languages and Translation  
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