The initial workshop for the Arab Open University platform for short online courses held at the Open University - Jordan on Sunday, 1-2-2022, under the patronage of the director of the University, Dr. Muhammad Rasoul Quteishat, and in the presence of Professor Muhammad Tawalbeh / Dean of the College of Education and Ms. Tahrir Hamdi / Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, and members of the Board teaching staff from various departments. The purposes of the workshop are to introduce the platform, acknowledge the target audience and stage of designing.
Dr. Mufid Abu Musa oriented the models supported by the platform’s directors and how to deal with them. Also, the platform’s website was introduced, and the training programs available were reviewed. Dr. Abu Mouse showed the teaching design mechanisms, by identifying the learning outcomes and content, and then choosing the technological tools through building a training program.
He clarified that there are many technological tools provided by the (LMS) learning management system that can be used in designing the training program. He also noted the need for all training program files to be designed by a faculty member. In turn, the faculty members expressed their desire to hold workshops on how to employ the required technological tools to design high-level online training programs.