Technology Integration in Higher Education

This session will feature leaders in education from schools in the GCC region who will give their views on how technology has been integrated in higher education institutes. In this era of hybrid and distance learning, the impact of using technology on the learning process in higher education is far more important than at any time before.

Chair/Moderator: Faisal Ali Al Balushi – Chairman of the Omani Society for Education Technology

Panelists: Dr. Hussein Elmehdi - Dean Academic Support Services at the University of Sharjah, UAE

Ian McNaught - Director of Teaching and Learning at the National University of Sciences and Technology, Oman

Mohamed Abdel Aal - Director of Digital Experience & Innovation, “KAUST Smart” at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Rana Tamim - Dean at College of Education & Professor of Educational Technology at Zayed University, UAE