Teaching and Learning Conference 2020 highlights innovative teaching and Learning practices

ABU DHABI 1st, May 2023 — Three universities from three different emirates of the United Arab Emirates, Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, American University of Sharjah, and Amity University in Dubai, held their first annual conference today.

The Teaching and Learning Conference, 2023, will highlight innovative teaching and learn practices, present scholarship on teaching and learning projects and honor the winners of teaching awards. The conference this year focuses on inspiring and enriching teaching. Each university will also have its own focus in addition to the main conference theme:

Khalifa University will be focusing on STEM Education. They will consider how to offer cutting-edge resources and programs to students, as well as report on groundbreaking research in engineering, science and technology. KU will focus on the empowerment of students through experiential learning and reflective practice.

The American University of Sharjah will be focusing on new trends and innovative education approaches. The new trends and technologies offer us the opportunity to provide innovative learning experiences to our students. We can also leverage research and creativity from different disciplines.

Amity University will be focusing on Active Learning. Amity University Dubai’s theme is “Student Centered Learning and Engagement” which gives faculty the opportunity to share their innovative pedagogical methods for engaging and inspiring students.

The organizers said that the field of education is dynamic and fundamental to the development of societies over time. The impact of advanced technology on teaching strategies, collaboration strategies between educational establishments and private or governmental entities, and innovations in teaching-learning approaches are just some of the topics that can inspire the world of academia at the Teaching and Learning Conference 2023.

Speakers of note included Dr. Fawaz Hassan Abu Sitta (UNESCO Chair for Anticipatory Systems), Dr. Ahmed Al Shoaibi (Senior Vice President, Academic and Student Services, Khalifa University), and Prof. Fazal Maki. Amity University Dubai, Pro Vice-Chancellor.

Tariq Al Fahaam

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