Author Archives: Abdulaziz Alhrabi

Choosing the Assessment Method – Advantages & Disadvantages

This is in no way an exhaustive list of all assessment methods available nor is every possible advantage and disadvantage addressed, however, it does provide an introductory guide to help you broaden your options when choosing an assessment method most suited to … Continue reading

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Formative assessment vs Summative assessment

Source: wikipedia.org Formative assessment or diagnostic testing is a range of formal and informal assessment procedures employed by teachers during the learning process in order to modify teaching and learning activities to improve student attainment. It typically involves qualitative feedback (rather … Continue reading

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Establish colleges inside university

Establishing colleges at a university is not easy and requires several stages including building staff, faculty and students to start the class. I remember when I participated in establishing an architecture engineering college at Qassim University; it was not easy … Continue reading

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Predatory Behavior that Can Circumvent the Practice of Normative Responsible Conduct of Research

From: http://www.scholarlyintegrity.org/blog.aspx?id=2162 Establishing a policy for implementing Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is an important way to educate academic researchers about the standards with which we expect them to comply in their scholarly research endeavors. The convention and norms of the … Continue reading

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Georgia Tech professor accused of taking $20K from students

From: http://www.ajc.com/news/news/breaking-news/georgia-tech-professor-accused-taking-20k-students/nd734/ Georgia Tech has begun the process of dismissing an associate professor accused of taking more than $20,000 of funds intended for student stipends, the Institute said Friday. Jochen Teizer, an associate professor of construction engineering and director of Tech’s construction safety and … Continue reading

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Action Project: MOOCs remain a debated form of college education

Moving from a traditional lecture hall setting to an online digital classroom is a phenomenon that those in higher education are consistently debating. Massive Open Online Courses, the latest trend of online higher education, embody the idea of fostering large-scale … Continue reading

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What is a MOOC?

This video explain what is Massive open online course ( MOOC ):

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NEXT: The Future of Higher Education

Competency-Based Education Goes Mainstream in Wisconsin: (By Scott Carlson) Twenty years ago, Aaron Apel headed off to the University of Wisconsin at Platteville, where he spent too little time studying and too much time goofing off. He left the university, … Continue reading

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Future of the university

 Change about higher education  I believing changing the system should be a central goal of higher education; for example, we should give more effort to connect our students with real-life problems and practices. This could happen by using simulation as … Continue reading

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Establish colleges inside university

Establishing colleges at a university is not easy and requires several stages including building staff, faculty and students to start the class. I remember when I participated in establishing an architecture engineering college at Qassim University; it was not easy … Continue reading

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