BUiD Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) delivers its first webinar – Getting Started with Online Education

BUiD’s DTC delivered its first webinar ‘Getting Started with Online Education’. The webinar was conducted on 20 April,2020 and opened by Dr Khalid Almarri – Dean of Research at The British University in Dubai. Dr. Khalid emphasised the purpose of the DTC in supporting both students, staff and community and the importance of such sessions. Dr. Tendai Charles, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education went on to offer research based insights into best practice principles for teaching online. The topics discussed were relevant for teachers in the UAE who are new to the concept of online teaching and are struggling during this COVID-19 pandemic period. Following his talk, Dr. Tendai answered very specific questions from the audience ranging from how to effectively engage students online to how academic integrity is maintained in an online environment.

 BUiD’s students were among 50 participants that joined the webinar from various educational institutions across the UAE including, ADVETI, Ministry of Education Dubai, University of Sharjah, Zayed University, HCT and K12 institutions.

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