11.00 – 11.45 am OPAL Special Session 1
12.00 – 12.30 pm Using Technology and Innovation in Education
Engaging learning and academics through the use of social media in education and language learning.
Natasha E. Feghali,
Languages Specialist, Private Sector Education
12.30 – 01.00 pm E-learning platform in Management Education
The presentation will showcase how e-learning can be effectively integrated in management education. Being an adminstrator, i am focusing on the advantage of integrating digital platform (e-learning platform) in management education, with particular reference to Oman Higher Education Sector.
HoD – Business Studies, Ibra College of Technology
05.00 – 05.30 pm Careers of the Future
High demand careers in the 21st century focussing on careers in Business.
Peter Woods,
Director (International), Griffith Business School Griffith University
05.30 – 06.00 pm Taking advantage of all your American university opportunities
Discussion about the flexibility in the American higher education system of education, flexible scheduling of classes, academic advising, career center resources, resume writing workshops, on-campus jobs, research, internships, CPT, OPT and networking.
Nathan Jones,
Director of International Recruitment, Temple University
06.00 – 06.30 pm University of South Carolina: Program Offering Overview
Description of the programs offered at the University of South Carolina.
Susanna Young,
Global Carolina Business Manager, University of South Carolina
06.30 – 07.00 pm NCC Education International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies
Intelligent Partners would like to introduce the NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) which is a one-year pre-university qualification which includes a significant amount of English language teaching. The qualification is designed to provide you with an entry route to UK or overseas universities and will prepare you culturally and academically for success. To enter, one must successfully complete secondary education in an appropriate range of subjects and have an IELTS level of 5 or above.
Christopher McLaughlin,
Director of Studies, Intelligent Partners
07.00 – 07.45 pm OPAL Special Session 2
07.45 – 08.15 pm Studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde
Find out about what it is like to study Chemical & Process Engineering and the programmes on offer at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, ranked 7th in the UK for the study of Chemical Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2017.
Brian Dickson,
Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Chemical & Process Engineering, University of Strathclyde
10.30 – 11.00 am OmanCareers – an Omani job seeker’s journey into entrepreneurship
At the heart of Omanisation is the objective of facilitating gainful employment for Omanis. However, with statistics (National Centre for Statistics and Information, 2015) showing that an average Omani graduate waits up to 3.5 years before securing employment, can entrepreneurship be one of the solutions in supporting Omanisation?
Eng. Bothaina Al Zaabi,
Founder and CEO, OmanCareers
11.00 – 11.30 am Vocational Training in Oman Lubnah Sulaiyem Hamed Al-Aalawi,
Head Department of Vocational Skills, Ministry Of Manpower
11.30 – 12.15 pm OPAL Special Session 1
12.15 – 01.00 pm Adjusting to American Academic Culture
This presentation will describe the process of adjusting to academic life in America and and will offer suggestions for helping students adjust.
Gerard A. Krzic,
Director, Ohio Program of Intensive English, Ohio University
05.00 – 05.30 pm Information Curation In Learning Process Through Collaborative Tools
Seminar emphasizes on how the knowledge transfer could be carried in virtual environment using state of the art information systems. This presents the use of RSS (often called Really Simple Syndication) tools to be able to curate information in the learning process.
Swapnil Morande,
Senior Lecturer, Majan University College
05.30 – 06.15 pm Mazoon Collage Dr.Esam A Majeed Al Lawati,
Assistant Professor Of Psycology, Mazoon College
06.15 – 07.00 pm Applying to graduate programs in the U.S.: What you need to know! Muhammad El Hadj Ali,
International Student and Scholar Advisor, Kent State University
07.00 – 07.45 pm OPAL Special Session 2
07.45 – 08.15 pm UEA general presentation Basma Hakim,
Country Development Officer, University of East Anglia
08.15 – 08.45 pm Digital Forensics, detecting and preventing computer based crime.
this will focus on the work in the School of Computing, on digital forensics and Cyber Security.
Dr. Jonathan Crellin,
A principal lecturer in the School of Computing, University of Portsmouth
10.30 – 11.00 pm Commercial Law is for ALL
Train as a Commercial Lawyer at MCBS
Mr. Jeffrey Greene
11.00 – 11.45 pm OPAL Special Session 1
11.45 – 12.30 pm The secret to Successful Online Arabic Enterprise Courses
During the seminar the three phases of publishing a successful course will be covered from design and production, to engagement and evaluation, and lastly with Marketing & Sales.
Ahmad Al-Shagra,
CEO, co-founder,
12.30 – 01.00 pm Teaching the Millennials
Effectiveness of student centered pedagogies can be enhanced if the pedagogies are well informed about student needs and characteristics. The focus should be threefold- design, content and student characteristics, that shape student personalities. A range of strategies to suit the millennials are suggested and it is argued that curriculum design should consider effective use of technology, research, innovation, experience and engagement.
Dr. Tahseen Arshi,
Director of Studies, Faculty of Business Management(MUC), Majan University College
05.00 – 06.00 pm Effective Use of Educational Technology as a means of Bridging Barriers in Global Academia Paul Roberts,
English Instructor – General Studies, Higher Colleges of Technology – Dubai Men’s College
06.00 – 06.30 pm Eastern Mediterranean University-Education Serhan Şensoy,
Chair of Civil Engineering Department, Eastern Mediterranean University
06.30 – 07.15 pm OPAL Special Session 2