Aug 13th

College of the Canyons hosts Saudi educators as part of eLearning Program

College of the Canyons hosts Saudi educators as part of eLearning Program
News from Santa Clarita Valley Signal:

Earlier this summer College of the Canyons hosted a group of nine female educators from the National Center for eLearning and Distance Education in Saudi Arabia as part of a year-long, comprehensive eLearning Pioneers Program.

The visit was the result of an ongoing partnership between College of the Canyons and the worldwide Open Education Consortium.

During the five-day visit to the college, which ran July 27-31, the group took part in an educational program built on the principles of online learning in the U.S. and meant to prepare female faculty and university leaders with the skills need to engage in online and blending learning.

“Higher education has not yet fully embraced all the opportunities that the digital information age provides to students and faculty,” said Manal Al-Dahash of the National Center for eLearning and Distance Education. “The eLearning Pioneers program will help our female faculty and university leaders embrace technology-enhanced education, which will better prepare our students for the 21st century.”

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