Overview

Welcome to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at DU

The Center of Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a service-research unit within Dhofar University supporting and serving the university and community at large.

CTL was established in 2008 to provide a variety of teaching resources and services for faculty throughout the university. The Center conducts workshops and discussion groups, provides professional development, electronic resources, generates teaching tips, and is available for private, confidential consultations and classroom visits. The more recent initiatives draw on the resources and capacity to engage the community in the best teaching practices and professional development.

Vision

The CTL will play a leadership support through the promotion of the best teaching practices and research teaching nexus at Dhofar University.

Mission

The CTL is a support unit for faculty, teacher practitioners and school administrators in shaping practice through professional development and research. The CTL shall be seen to support continuous improvement in teacher professional practice at the university and the community.

Rationale

The rationale for CTL is to instill best teaching practices, scholarship and leadership by providing educational development opportunities for practitioners.

Objectives

The main objectives for CTL are to coordinate professional development activities, bring applied research to professional practice, make assessments, and evaluate teacher professional development programs.

A. Educational Development

  • A.1. Promote professional development and training at Dhofar University
  • A.2. Provide on-time professional development services and consultancies
  • A.3. Coordinate and administer all in-service teacher training workshops at Dhofar University
  • A.4. Organize Professional Educational Professional Practice Seminars
  • A.5. Promote professional development and training in Omani Schools; Establish development research projects within the university and in partnership and the community

B. Research

  • B.1. Encourage faculty scholarship through teaching-research nexus
  • B.2. Conduct analytical studies of teacher training programs
  • B.3. Provide empirical and evaluative research reports on teacher training programs
  • B.4. Make recommendations on professional teaching practice
  • B.5. Establish a yearly professional development research priorities
  • B.6. Maintain a database of teacher-research scholarly activities in Oman and the Gulf region

Workshop on National Research Priorities and Grant Proposal Writing

WorkshopLanguageDateTimeLocation
National Research PrioritiesEnglishSaturday December 21, 20199:30 AM - 11:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B
National Research PrioritiesArabicSaturday December 21, 201911:30 AM - 1:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B
Grant Proposal WritingArabicSaturday December 21, 20199:30 AM - 11:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B
Grant Proposal WritingEnglishSaturday December 21, 201911:30 AM - 1:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B

A Workshop on on National Research Priorities and Grant Proposal Writing by:

Dr. Nafaa Jabeur – Director of Research (GUtech)
Dr. Jamilla Al Hinai – TRC

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Workshop on Course design, Course syllabus, Lesson plans

LanguageDateTimeLocation
English14th December 201910.00 AM – 01.00 PMRoom 001 B
Arabic14th December 201910.00 AM – 01.00 PMRoom 002 B

A Workshop on Course design, Course syllabus, Lesson plans by:

Dr. Khalaf Alabri – SQU
Dr. Mahmoud Imam – SQU

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Workshop on Community Service Priorities for Oman

LanguageDateTimeLocation
English11 Dec 201912.30 PM – 02.00 PMHall 1
Arabic11 Dec 201903.00 PM – 04.30 PMHall 2

A Workshop on Community Service Priorities for Oman at Dhofar University by:

DR. Auhoud Said Rashid Albulushi

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ABET Workshop

CollegeDateTimeLocation
College of Engineering6th March 201912.30 – 13.30CE-211

A Workshop on ABET Accreditation of CoE Programs at Dhofar University by:

Dr. Jorge A.J. Caeiro.

Workshop schedule for Spring 18-19

CollegeDateTimeLocation
All Colleges25th February 201912.30 – 13.30Lecture Hall 4

The presentation is titled ‘Oman Energy Demand’ by:

Prof. Ahmed Al-Rawas, Sultan Qaboos University, Visiting Prof. at Dhofar University (CAAS)

CollegeDateTimeLocation
College of Engineering27th February 201912.30 – 13.30Lecture Hall 1

The presentation is titled: Oman Society of Engineers (OSE): A Gateway to Serve the Engineering Community and Benefit the Society by:
Eng. Khamis Alsouli (Chairman, OSE)
Eng. Hamoud Al Sinaidi (CEO, OSE)

The presentation will include the following:

  • Who can become a member and the membership categories?
  • 2019 events and activities
  • Partnership
  • Benefits and added value

Schedule of Workshops for Fall 18-19

CollegeDateTimeLocation
All Colleges22nd October 201812.30 – 13.45Lecture Hall 2

The session will include the following:

  • Short Introduction and Welcome Note – Dr. Israr Ul Hassan (Dean, College of Engineering, CTL Chair)
  • Accreditation Current Status and Forward Planning – Dr. Sanjay Ramteke (Director, Department of Quality Assurance)
  • APA Referencing Guidelines for Teaching/Course Materials – Dr. Rabia Imran (Chair, Department of Management)
  • Integration of Turnitin with Moodle – How to setup and submit assessments through Moodle? – Dr. Ahmed Abdullahi (Fellow, HEA academy, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Q & A
CollegeDateTimeLocation
All Colleges19th November 201812.30 – 13.45Lecture Hall 2

Proper Referencing of Teaching Materials, Course Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes by:
Dr. Umer Farooq

Schedule for College Focused Workshop Spring 18-19

CollegeDateTimeLocation
College of Arts and Applied Sciences4th February 201912.30 - 13.45201A
College of Engineering6th February 201912.30 - 13.45211A
College of Law11th February 201912.30 - 13.45230B
College of Commerce and Business Administration13th February 201912.30 - 13.45201

Constructing Effective Learning Outcomes in an Integrated Framework by:

  1. Dr. Vijay Singh Thakur
  2. Mr. Moosa Ahmed Ali Sulaiman

Coordination Committee

Sr.NoNameExt.Email
1Dr. Khalid Muslem Al Mashikhi - CTL Director7200khalid@du.edu.om
2Dr. Vijay Singh Thakur - Member7205vijay_thakur@du.edu.om
3Dr. Sobhy Ahmed Soliman - Member7268sobhy@du.edu.om
4Dr. Moosa Ahmed Ali Sulaiman - Member7260moosa@du.edu.om
5Mr. Ehsan Elahi - Member7272ehelahi@du.edu.om
6Dr. Abdelrehman Abdalla Salih Ahmed - Member7270asaliahmed@du.edu.om
7Dr. Kavita Chavali - Member7419kchavali@du.edu.om
8Dr. Mohammad Wasi Ahmad - Member7360mwaahmad@du.edu.om
9Dr. Syed Arshad Ali - Member7552sali@du.edu.om
10Dr. Ahmad Abdul Hamid Al Ani - Member7512a_alani@du.edu.om
11Dr. Khaled T.M Abutaha - Member7184kabutaha@du.edu.om
12Dr. Ahmed O.K Hosnia - Member7175ahosnia@du.edu.om
13Ms. Mediha Younis - CTL Administrator7266myounis@du.edu.om
Overview

Overview

Welcome to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at DU

The Center of Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a service-research unit within Dhofar University supporting and serving the university and community at large.

CTL was established in 2008 to provide a variety of teaching resources and services for faculty throughout the university. The Center conducts workshops and discussion groups, provides professional development, electronic resources, generates teaching tips, and is available for private, confidential consultations and classroom visits. The more recent initiatives draw on the resources and capacity to engage the community in the best teaching practices and professional development.

Vision

Vision

The CTL will play a leadership support through the promotion of the best teaching practices and research teaching nexus at Dhofar University.

Mission

Mission

The CTL is a support unit for faculty, teacher practitioners and school administrators in shaping practice through professional development and research. The CTL shall be seen to support continuous improvement in teacher professional practice at the university and the community.

Rationale

Rationale

The rationale for CTL is to instill best teaching practices, scholarship and leadership by providing educational development opportunities for practitioners.

Objectives

Objectives

The main objectives for CTL are to coordinate professional development activities, bring applied research to professional practice, make assessments, and evaluate teacher professional development programs.

What we do

A. Educational Development

  • A.1. Promote professional development and training at Dhofar University
  • A.2. Provide on-time professional development services and consultancies
  • A.3. Coordinate and administer all in-service teacher training workshops at Dhofar University
  • A.4. Organize Professional Educational Professional Practice Seminars
  • A.5. Promote professional development and training in Omani Schools; Establish development research projects within the university and in partnership and the community

B. Research

  • B.1. Encourage faculty scholarship through teaching-research nexus
  • B.2. Conduct analytical studies of teacher training programs
  • B.3. Provide empirical and evaluative research reports on teacher training programs
  • B.4. Make recommendations on professional teaching practice
  • B.5. Establish a yearly professional development research priorities
  • B.6. Maintain a database of teacher-research scholarly activities in Oman and the Gulf region
Workshops

Workshop on National Research Priorities and Grant Proposal Writing

WorkshopLanguageDateTimeLocation
National Research PrioritiesEnglishSaturday December 21, 20199:30 AM - 11:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B
National Research PrioritiesArabicSaturday December 21, 201911:30 AM - 1:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B
Grant Proposal WritingArabicSaturday December 21, 20199:30 AM - 11:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B
Grant Proposal WritingEnglishSaturday December 21, 201911:30 AM - 1:00 AMCOM C 001B, COM C 002B, COM C 003B

A Workshop on on National Research Priorities and Grant Proposal Writing by:

Dr. Nafaa Jabeur – Director of Research (GUtech)
Dr. Jamilla Al Hinai – TRC

Click here to view Details

Workshop on Course design, Course syllabus, Lesson plans

LanguageDateTimeLocation
English14th December 201910.00 AM – 01.00 PMRoom 001 B
Arabic14th December 201910.00 AM – 01.00 PMRoom 002 B

A Workshop on Course design, Course syllabus, Lesson plans by:

Dr. Khalaf Alabri – SQU
Dr. Mahmoud Imam – SQU

Click here to view Details

Workshop on Community Service Priorities for Oman

LanguageDateTimeLocation
English11 Dec 201912.30 PM – 02.00 PMHall 1
Arabic11 Dec 201903.00 PM – 04.30 PMHall 2

A Workshop on Community Service Priorities for Oman at Dhofar University by:

DR. Auhoud Said Rashid Albulushi

Click here to view Details

ABET Workshop

CollegeDateTimeLocation
College of Engineering6th March 201912.30 – 13.30CE-211

A Workshop on ABET Accreditation of CoE Programs at Dhofar University by:

Dr. Jorge A.J. Caeiro.

Workshop schedule for Spring 18-19

CollegeDateTimeLocation
All Colleges25th February 201912.30 – 13.30Lecture Hall 4

The presentation is titled ‘Oman Energy Demand’ by:

Prof. Ahmed Al-Rawas, Sultan Qaboos University, Visiting Prof. at Dhofar University (CAAS)

CollegeDateTimeLocation
College of Engineering27th February 201912.30 – 13.30Lecture Hall 1

The presentation is titled: Oman Society of Engineers (OSE): A Gateway to Serve the Engineering Community and Benefit the Society by:
Eng. Khamis Alsouli (Chairman, OSE)
Eng. Hamoud Al Sinaidi (CEO, OSE)

The presentation will include the following:

  • Who can become a member and the membership categories?
  • 2019 events and activities
  • Partnership
  • Benefits and added value

Schedule of Workshops for Fall 18-19

CollegeDateTimeLocation
All Colleges22nd October 201812.30 – 13.45Lecture Hall 2

The session will include the following:

  • Short Introduction and Welcome Note – Dr. Israr Ul Hassan (Dean, College of Engineering, CTL Chair)
  • Accreditation Current Status and Forward Planning – Dr. Sanjay Ramteke (Director, Department of Quality Assurance)
  • APA Referencing Guidelines for Teaching/Course Materials – Dr. Rabia Imran (Chair, Department of Management)
  • Integration of Turnitin with Moodle – How to setup and submit assessments through Moodle? – Dr. Ahmed Abdullahi (Fellow, HEA academy, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Q & A
CollegeDateTimeLocation
All Colleges19th November 201812.30 – 13.45Lecture Hall 2

Proper Referencing of Teaching Materials, Course Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes by:
Dr. Umer Farooq

Schedule for College Focused Workshop Spring 18-19

CollegeDateTimeLocation
College of Arts and Applied Sciences4th February 201912.30 - 13.45201A
College of Engineering6th February 201912.30 - 13.45211A
College of Law11th February 201912.30 - 13.45230B
College of Commerce and Business Administration13th February 201912.30 - 13.45201

Constructing Effective Learning Outcomes in an Integrated Framework by:

  1. Dr. Vijay Singh Thakur
  2. Mr. Moosa Ahmed Ali Sulaiman
People

Coordination Committee

Sr.NoNameExt.Email
1Dr. Khalid Muslem Al Mashikhi - CTL Director7200khalid@du.edu.om
2Dr. Vijay Singh Thakur - Member7205vijay_thakur@du.edu.om
3Dr. Sobhy Ahmed Soliman - Member7268sobhy@du.edu.om
4Dr. Moosa Ahmed Ali Sulaiman - Member7260moosa@du.edu.om
5Mr. Ehsan Elahi - Member7272ehelahi@du.edu.om
6Dr. Abdelrehman Abdalla Salih Ahmed - Member7270asaliahmed@du.edu.om
7Dr. Kavita Chavali - Member7419kchavali@du.edu.om
8Dr. Mohammad Wasi Ahmad - Member7360mwaahmad@du.edu.om
9Dr. Syed Arshad Ali - Member7552sali@du.edu.om
10Dr. Ahmad Abdul Hamid Al Ani - Member7512a_alani@du.edu.om
11Dr. Khaled T.M Abutaha - Member7184kabutaha@du.edu.om
12Dr. Ahmed O.K Hosnia - Member7175ahosnia@du.edu.om
13Ms. Mediha Younis - CTL Administrator7266myounis@du.edu.om