eLearning Innovation Center

eLearning Innovation Center
About the Center

The Saudi Electronic University (SEU) is known for providing high-quality programs following the "blended learning" model using the latest eLearning technologies. The eLearning is a type of learning that provides educational content via an interactive environment using advanced technologies to enable the learner to access and interact with the content as a resource available any time, anywhere, synchronously or asynchronously.

The university has succeeded in applying the eLearning technologies by establishing strategic partnerships with many international institutions which made SEU an important provider of the latest educational technologies in the Kingdom. Therefore, to invest this success and in line with the Kingdom's vision 2030 in supporting local educational institutions to keep pace with the global changes and trends towards eLearning, the university established the eLearning Innovations Center (ELIC).

The eLearning Innovation Center is a house of expertise that brings the best international practices in eLearning and training by establishing partnerships with providers of innovative and important eLearning technologies. The center seeks to provide a range of services and initiatives that effectively serve the educational institutions in the Kingdom.

Vision

Delivering and developing innovative and important eLearning technologies.

Mission

Supporting educational institutions in the Kingdom to keep pace with global changes and trends towards eLearning and the Kingdom's Vision 2030 by providing a range of advisory and training services aimed at transferring the best practices, solutions, and global technologies in education, evaluation, and quality of eLearning.

Goals

Spreading the culture of eLearning.

Applying standard criteria to assess the quality of the design and production of eCourses.

Developing educational content in light of the latest eLearning strategies.

Providing technical advice to educational bodies and institutions.

Qualifying and training of faculty and assistant staff to employ eLearning methods in teaching strategies.

Strengthening relations between Saudi Electronic University, educational institutions, and investors.

Center Services

  1. Design and development of interactive academic e-courses and programs.
  2. Develop the reporting system in the learning management system.
  3. Providing specialized consulting services in the field of e-learning and e-training:
    •  Instructional design.
    •  E-assessment of student learning.
    • Evaluation of e-courses according to local and global quality standards.
  4. Providing training and qualification.
  5. Provide and propose technical solutions for the e-learning environment:
    • Training and qualification of faculty, students, and leaders of educational institutions to deal with e-learning management systems and enhance technical skills.
    • Develop specialized competencies such as electronic content design and e-learning teaching.
    • Training and qualification of technicians to provide technical support related to the learning management system and extract reports.

Learning Management System (Blackboard) Training Courses

(1) Training course No.
Blackboard Learn Administration-1 (GUI) Training Course Title
  • Two online training sessions, 3-hours for each session.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 7 participants for each group.
  • Including practicing on Blackboard demo system.
Description
Bb System Admin, Bb Technical Support Targeted Audience
SR 1200/participant Price

 

(2) Training course No.
Blackboard Learn Administration-2 (GUI) Training Course Title
  • Two online training sessions, 3-hours for each session.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 7 participants for each group.
  • Including practicing on Blackboard demo system.
  • Prerequisite: “Blackboard Learn Administration-1 (GUI)
Description
Bb System Admin, Bb Technical Support. Targeted Audience
SR 1200/participant Price

 

(3) Training course No.
Blackboard Learn Essentials-1 (Contents and communication) Training Course Title
  • Two online training sessions, 3-hours for each session.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 30 participants for each group.
  • Including practicing on Blackboard demo system.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant, Instructional Designer. Targeted Audience
SR 500/participant Price

 

(4) Training course No.
Blackboard Learn Essentials-2 (Assessment and Monitoring) Training Course Title
  • Two online training sessions, 3-hours for each session.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 30 participants for each group.
  • Prerequisites: “Blackboard Learn Essentials-1&2”.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant, Instructional Designer. Targeted Audience
SR 500/participant Price

 

(5) Training course No.
Designing an Exemplary Course Training Course Title
  • Two online training sessions, 3-hours for each session.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 30 participants for each group.
  • Prerequisites: “Blackboard Learn Essentials-1&2”.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant, Instructional Designer Targeted Audience
SR 600/participant Price

 

(6) Training course No.
Designing for Digital Teaching and Learning (Certified by Blackboard) Training Course Title
  • Learn to translate your current teaching practices into the online environment.
  • Learn about practical design, development, and delivery of online courses.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 10 participants for each group.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant. Targeted Audience
SR 1500/participant Price

 

(7) Training course No.
Excellence in Digital Teaching and Learning (Certified by Blackboard) Training Course Title
  • Learn about the evaluation of online courses from the perspective of quality assurance and ongoing improvement.
  • Discussing how advanced approaches in digital teaching and learning could enhance your students’ digital learning experience.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 10 participants for each group.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant. Targeted Audience
SR 1500/participant Price

 

(8) Training course No.
Fundamentals of Digital Teaching and Learning (Certified by Blackboard) Training Course Title
  • Explore the fundamentals of course design and development from the perspective of the learning theories.
  • Learn about the pedagogies associated with the use of digital learning technologies.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 10 participants for each group.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant. Targeted Audience
SR 1500/participant Price

 

(9) Training course No.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Training Course Title
  • One online training sessions, 3-hours.
  • Giving in group shape, at least 50 participants for each group.
Description
Instructors, Teaching Assistant. Targeted Audience
SR 150/participant Price

 

 

Franklin University Training Courses in Teaching and Learning Online

(1) Training course No.
ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE NEXT GENERATION LEARNING Training Course Title

Building for future knowledge economies requires preparing students to solve for the complex problems of the 21st century and creating learning opportunities that leverage advanced educational technologies is critical to preparing students for the future workforce. In this course, participants will review next-generation learning and key educational technologies. Also, participants will practice using a variety of evaluation tools to improve student learning

Description
  • Describe the role of advanced educational technology in next generation learning.
  • Demonstrate use of a variety of educational technologies.
  • Evaluate advanced educational technology tools.
Objectives
University professors, instructors, leadership, government officials who were working on transitioning to virtual/online training. Targeted Audience
SR 940/participant Price

 

(2) Training course No.
KEY COURSE DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR ONLINE Training Course Title

Many faculties new to online learning may be concerned about their students and whether they are engaged in the learning process. In this course, participants will learn practical, research-based principles that may be applied to help facilitate student learning in the online environment.

Also, participants will learn how to apply five fundamental design principles to maximize student learning. Common mistakes in designing courses will also be reviewed in addition to assessment of student learning. Participants will complete a course with a plan for applying research-based strategies

Description
  • Apply key design principles to facilitate learning.
  • Describe common mistakes in constructing online learning environments.
  • Establish online assessments to measure student learning.
  • Apply simple strategies for giving high quality feedback.
Objectives
University professors, instructors, leadership, government officials who were working on transitioning to virtual/online training. Targeted Audience
SR 940/participant Price

 

(3) Training course No.
LEVERAGING THE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND ONLINE MEET TOOL Training Course Title

The Learning Management System (LMS) and online meeting tool are foundational technologies in constructing the online learning experience.

In this course, participants will learn how to utilize the LMS to facilitate effective learning. Participants will identify simple, yet effective strategies, for creating and managing live learning experiences. In addition, participants will also plan ways to maintain connection and communication in the online environment
Description
  • Configure the Learning Management System for optimal student learning.
  • Integrate simple effective strategies for communicating with your online students.
  • Enhance facilitation of live online class sessions to bolster student learning.
Objectives
University professors, instructors, leadership, government officials who were working on transitioning to virtual/online training. Targeted Audience
SR 940/participant Price

 

(4) Training course No.
STRATEGIES TO FOSTER PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING Training Course Title

Peer-to-peer learning environments centered on real-world experiences cultivate important skills such as communication and collaboration that are critical to student success. In this course, participants will learn how to incorporate and assess the following five online activities to promote learning among student peers: instructor-led discussion, learner-led discussion, peer review, peer practice, and collaborative writing. Several examples will be provided, and participants will create a toolkit utilizing empirically based best practices.

Description
  • Describe peer review pedagogy.
  • Utilize rubrics to assess the quality of peer reviewed assignments.
  • Integrate peer-to-peer learning activities in online learning.
Objectives
University professors, instructors, leadership, government officials who were working on transitioning to virtual/online training. Targeted Audience
SR 940/participant Price

 

 

Colorado State Training Courses in e-Learning

(1) Training course No.
The Practice of Online Instruction Training Course Title

This course provides a holistic approach to teaching in the online environment to assist educators in acquiring the necessary skills to effectively teach in the online environment through the exploration of:

  • learning theories and concepts
  • evaluation of the differences between pedagogy, andragogy, and heutagogy,
  • analyzing various levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • identifying the elements of critical thinking
  • tools, techniques, and strategies for designing and presenting materials that support meaningful learning and engagement in the virtual classroom.

Course Length: 5 hours (including 1.5 hour synchronous online). During one week.

Delivery Modality: Synchronous online: 1.5 hours – 15 min. lecture + 1.15 hour group activity with instructor facilitation

Maximum # of Participants: 10 per section

Description

 Faculty, Organizational Trainers, Curriculum Development (Male/Female)

Targeted Audience
SR 1900/participant (≈500USD) Price

 

(2) Training course No.
The Virtual Classroom and Universal Design for Learning Training Course Title

This course equips learners to understand the online teaching and learning environment, and the theory that supports today’s best practices including:

  • Understanding Universal Design for Learning as an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences
  • Information on cognitive neuroscience that guides the development of flexible learning environments and learning spaces that can accommodate individual learning differences.
  • Identification of key components of intentional instruction
  • Understanding by Design (UbD) to guide curriculum, assessment, and instruction through a focus on teaching and assessing for
  • understanding and learning transfer and curriculum design.

Course Length: 5 hours (including 1.5 hour synchronous online). During one week.

Delivery Modality: Synchronous online: 1.5 hours – 15 min. lecture + 1.15 hour group activity with instructor facilitation

Maximum # of Participants: 10 per section

Description
University professors, instructors, leadership, government officials who were working on transitioning to virtual/online training. Targeted Audience
SR 1900/participant (≈500USD) Price

 

 

 

 

Center Contact

E.mail: : elic@seu.edu.sa

Postel Code: : 11673

Tell: : 0112613789

Fax: : 0112613785