Educational Development Unit Offers “Introduction to University Education"

The Ibn Rushd Unit for Educational Development at Birzeit University held on November 12, 2013 a workshop entitled, “Introduction to University Education," the first of a series of workshops to be held this academic year.
The workshops will target faculty members and teaching assistants. Twenty-two participants joined in the program, which will continue through the first semester of the academic year 2013/2014. The workshops are being supervised by several trainers from the Faculty of Education staff.
Acting Dean of the Education Faculty Hasan Abdul-Karim said that this first session was expected to create a fertile learning environment that encourages diversity and creative thinking. Participants used the virtual learning environment “Moodle” in training.
The workshop addressed university regulations and teaching instructions, planning for education in general and preparing for a specific course in particular, capacity building and career development.