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King Khalid University-Media Center

King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of Graduate Studies, is announcing the extension of receiving research abstracts for the Conference of 'Graduate Studies in Saudi Universities: Reality and Developmental Prospects' in the current academic year.

The Dean of Graduate Studies and Chairman of the Conference Scientific Committee, Dr. Ahmed bin Yahia Al Faye, has clarified that the conference will cover several topics. Among them are the management of graduate studies in Saudi universities, management methods of graduate studies: obstacles and solutions, admission criteria of graduate studies, the unified list of graduate studies and their executive conditions in universities, and organizational structure and academic units concerned with graduate studies in universities.

Additionally, the conference also includes two main themes based on administrative procedures and the academic system, in addition to graduate studies in Saudi universities: scientific and research prospects. Dr. Ahmed bin Yahia Al Faye asserts that the "Learning outcomes in graduate programs, study plans, scientific content, scientific theses and their assessment will be covered in the theme of graduate studies in Saudi universities: scientific and research prospects. Moreover, the themes will also discuss scientific research with innovation, scientific research with development and graduate studies, and scientific research in light of Vision 2030 including the National Transformation Program." While commenting on another conference theme, he said, " The physical component and the professional dimension of graduate studies in Saudi universities will handle the academic environment as well as the academic and developmental profession of the faculty member in addition to learning resources, their methods, and the application of quality standards in graduate studies". 

Dr. Al Faye added that the conference seeks to achieve a number of objectives; including encouraging scientific research on graduate education, monitoring the reality of graduate studies' programs in Saudi universities both governmental and private, and developing practical solutions to some of the phenomena and problems faced by graduate programs.

In the same context, the conference also aims to strengthen the policies related to graduate studies and scientific research and open the areas of coordination, cooperation, and integration between Saudi universities. In addition, the other objectives of the conference are setting frameworks for the development of graduate studies' programs in Saudi universities; which corresponds with the National Transformation Program and benefits from international experts and experiences in preparing as well as developing such programs. The conference also seeks to achieve integration between Saudi universities in the field of graduate studies' research, to open new channels for research that helps the university to fulfill its role in serving the community and in attaining development, and to enable the beneficiary bodies from these programs' output in evaluating them.

It is important to know that the Committee will continue to receive abstracts until the end of the current month 'Muharram' through the conference e-mail: sucgs@kku.edu.sa

 

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King Khalid University-Media Center

His Excellency, the Rector of King Khalid University (KKU) Prof. Dr. Falleh bin Raja Allah Al Solamy, has, on Monday morning, inanaugrated the educational data analysis at deanship of e-learning. It is one of qualitative initiatives at the universities level and that is because of its interest and focus on the quality to the learning environment for students. Upon arrival, His Excellncy the Rector, took a tour of the e-learning labs at where he was briefed on the working mechanism and technical devices available to the employees there. After that the ceremony started with an introductory film about the achievements of the e-learning Deanship. The presentation included a number of programs and electronic services which have been provided by the deanship, highlighting on Tamkeen program. The aim of the program is to train the faculty members, and students on e-learning programs, e-tests and e-courses. It also deals with classification and accreditation of courses in partnership with the specialized authorities in the field of e-learning. In addition to that, the ceremony presented several excellence awards achieved by the deanship in e-learning field at the level of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf universities, which are the most prominent of the QM Organization. Next, the dean of e-learning, Dr. Fahad Al Ahmari, gave aspeech handling through the deanship and the educational data analysis initiative. In his speech, Dr. All Shari explained the clear and concrete accomplishments of the University in the e-learning areas. He stated, " the beneficiaries percentage of e-learning programs in the University has reached more than 75%." He pointed out that the data analysis initiative was considered one of qualitative initiatives at the universities level, mentioning the strong interest of the deanship on it. He added "this initiative will enable us to control courses and their efficiency as well as the extent of KKU students to take advantage of these courses and the way they interact with them. Moreover, it will monitor the performance of the faculties. So there will be specific analyzes to each student and faculty member which will contribute to the discovery of the defect, if there is any, and treat it". And on the other hand, It will help on showing the aspects of excellence and the ways of improving them." Following that, a number of successful stories for some colleges have been showed on how they have worked to raise the data analysis reports to the Deanship for: development and the discovery of the defect. Continuously, the examples included the work that were handled on the educational advancement of its envienvironmen. Next, His Excellency the rector was briefed on the brainstorming hall, the halls of visual communication and studio in the deanship. He delivered a speech on which he expressed his delight with what he saw of services, and modern technology in the deanship, praising the efforts of its staff by saying, "I am well pleased with what I have seen from educational services and initiatives provided by the Deanship and its employees in its various branches." He added that he university administration would not hesitate to give full support to the Deanship of anything that would improve the educational process. He said, "we are ambitious from the reality of what we saw in this deanship, that it would be distinguished  locally and internationally among other universities. We at King Khalid University concentrated our aspirations and future plans dramatically in the field of e-learning because that would contribute to the success of the university based on the number of its students and the number of its branch." At the end , the ceremony was concluded with honoring the success partners in the data analysis initiative, which included a number of colleges.

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King Khalid University, Media Center

Under the patronage of King Khalid University Rector Prof. Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al-Dawood, the University Vice - Presidents, and the Supervisor of Information Technology, the website of the Faculty Members and Staff Affairs Deanship was launched. The action took place in the Meeting Hall of the University Council.

The Dean of the Faculty Members and Staff Affairs Deanship, Dr. Abdullah bin Hadi Al-Qahtani started the ceremony thanking the Rector, the University Vice - Presidents and all the attendees for honoring invitation to the ceremony lunching the website. He further emphasized the importance of the Faculty Members and Staff Affairs Deanship's website and the services it provides for the teaching staff, employees, and the visitors of the website, in general.

This was followed by a visual presentation for the services provided by the Deanship. The presentation was presented by Mr. Ali Shaaban Asiri in which he clarified how a user benefits from the website, the services provided, and some icons to help the members of the site.

Then the Rector gave a word on the occasion. He said, "We are all happy with this meeting, which was devoted to the accomplishments of the university in general and that of the Deanship of Faculty Members and Staff Affairs, in particular. The action keeps pace with technology and the development of the Kingdom, and is an initiative of the deanship in cooperation with the General Directorate for Information Technology. Moreover, the event indicates the keenness of His Excellency the Dean of Faculty Members and Staff Affairs, the Deanship Vice - Presidents, and the staff who are in charge of this work. The wonderful initiative came from the most effective actor in the University, thus launching this service will distinguish the deanship because of its important role in providing services for the faculty members and staff - male and female."

المصدر: 
King Khalid University, Media Center

The Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education Dr. Mubarak bin Said Hamdan has represented King Khalid University in the 32nd meeting of Community Service and Continuing Education Deans at the level of the Saudi Universities. The meeting which was hosted by Hail University, started on 8th and ended on 9th of Rabi Awal 1436 AH.

The participation was within the joint cooperation between Saudi universities, aimed at discussing training developments, as well as all what may be related to Community Service. The meeting also focused on the role of the universities in that area, and its other aims include exchange of experiences among different deanships of Community Service and Continuing Education in the different universities.

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