Community College

The department of General courses Farewell party 2021

Under the patronage of Dr. Muneera Abuhamama, Dean of the Community College for Girls, King Khalid University, Abha and supervision of Dr. Heba Sheera, Head of the General Courses, a farewell party for the teaching staff of English Department was organized on Tuesday, April 06, 2021.  Dr. Muneera Abuhamama, the Dean, presided over the function and appreciated the efforts of English Department throughout the semester for enhancing the academic excellence of students and achieving the program learning outcomes. Dr. Heba Sheera, Head of the General Courses, briefed about the performance of the department and the achievement of the academic plans. She also pointed out the new strategies and approaches for meeting the learning goals of the program. Dr. Heba highlighted the importance of the academic plan and its benefits after its practical implementation during the academic year. She gave several examples how the new strategies for the academic plan led to achieve the learning outcomes and professional development of the faculty members. In order to achieve the maximum outcomes, Dr. Heba mentioned that in order to carry out the desired learning curves she formed the teams/committees -Training Team, Research Team, Examination Team and Website Team. Dr. Sheera explained that how these new changes modified the learning and teaching patterns and enhanced the academic performance of the department. She also mentioned  that teachers and students training webinars were organized throughout the semester. All these academic activities reflect the success rate of the department, Dr. Heba added. Ms. Asma Alnahri delivered the welcome speech and welcomed all the staff members. Dr. Muneera Abuhamama, the Dean and Dr. Heba Sheera, the Head of the General Courses, acknowledged the valuable contributions of the faculty members. Ms. Sirajum Munira,  Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Ms. Nada Abdullah AlMelhi, Ms. Tahmina Begum, Ms. Ghazwa Abedin, Ms. Asma AlNahri, Dr. Nawal Mousa, Ms. Julia, , Dr. Mai alzain and Ms. Fozia Zulfiqar were bestowed with certificate of appreciation for their outstanding contribution in the department. Dr. Heba Sheera distributed a token of gift to those who are departing from the college this year and wished the best for their future endeavors. After the event, the teachers became emotional as they recalled their time. Hustle and bustle of the college made them very nostalgic. Teachers were very excited initially but after the function most of them were left teary eyed.  
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Supplementary Bachelor Test References and Locations

Source: KKU - Media Center The Deanship of Admission at King Khalid University, announced the test location and references for the Supplementary Bachelor Test, for community college diploma applicants wishing to continue their education and receive a bachelor degree.  he Dean of the Deanship of Admission, Dr. Abdulmohsen Al Qarni, announced that the test will be held on 06/06/1442 AH.  To view the references and locations please (click here)
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Rector Al-Solamy and Asir Mayor Discuss Cooperation

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, recently met Asir Region Mayor, Dr. Walid Al-Hamidi, at the Asir Municipality Headquarters in Abha. The meeting was attended by Vice President, Dr. Mohammed Al-Buhairi. They discussed implementing training courses that will improve staff efficiency. Rector Al-Solamy confirmed the importance of collaboration between King Khalid University and Asir Municipality. He pointed out that King Khalid University is proud of its collaboration with Asir Municipality, which will serve to achieve national development and care for the public interest. After, Mayor Al-Hamidi explained that he hoped to strengthen existing and future aspects of collaboration between them.
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Rector Al-Solamy Visits Tehama Campus

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, visited the Tehama Campus and the College of Science and Arts at Rijal Alma in the third week of the Fall 2020 semester to tour the facilities and meet with a small group of employees, staff, and leadership representatives from each campus. In his remarks, he outlined the scope of advances in recent years, which were implemented by the Operation and Maintenance Department. Those advances included the project to improve the academic environment within the colleges in its second phase, the afforestation project, and the project to improve entrances and the general site. Tehama Campus General Supervisor, Dr. Ahmed Atef Al-Shehri, thanked His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for his visit, appreciating the constant support offered to the campus.
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Distance Learning Solutions Key to Success

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, issued a standing directive to support more than 60,000 students in accord with the full transformation to E-learning. In line with providing a student-centered atmosphere, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy explained that clear indicators were planned and benchmarked to other leading international universities, noting that successful integration to online learning is dependent upon robust teacher training. The 'Tamkeen' team at the Deanship of E-Learning responded to the call through the development of specialized training videos that are now approaching 40,000 views on YouTube. This too is complemented by the Deanship of E-Learning's open resources channel on YouTube, which has surpassed over 120,000 views in just one week. Much of the information above was released in a report delivered by the Deanship of E-learning. In that same report, it was noted that technical support services beneficiaries have reached more than 3,500 students so far. Also, nearly 8,200 synchronous virtual classrooms have been conducted in Zoom, Blackboard Collaborate, or Blackboard Ultra, while 2,500 students have benefited from asynchronous training. Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Du'ajim, confirmed that the higher committee supervising the Electronic Transformation Plan is continuously monitoring progress to ensure all operational issues are resolved. He further noted that e-learning supervisors within each college, who serve as the first point of contact and a subject matter expert on the effective use of Blackboard, were integral to the rapid shift of lectures to a fully online mode. Additionally, contracts and negotiations were also entered with Zoom to integrate into our learning management system. This effort led by the Deanship of E-Learning was essential to uninterrupted and high-quality online learning and teaching. Dean of E-learning, Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmari, explained that his team made every effort to establish student-centered policies and procedures to benefit from E-learning as required. He added the Deanship of E-Learning's role is not limited to technical support, noting that the user experience is the foundation of an attractive online learning environment. Concerning students with special needs, Khamis Mushait Community College Dean, Dr. Ahmad Al-Muraee, explained that the college in cooperation with the Deanship of E-Learning and the Center of Persons with Special Needs approved the adoption of full e-teaching, noting the availability of interpreters is a critical success factor. Concerning graduate studies, Vice Rector of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Dr. Saad Al-Amri, explained that online sessions for defending doctoral and masters theses were held. Dean Graduate Studies, Dr. Ahmad Al-Fayea, highlighted that more than a hundred people attended every thesis defense session. Of noteworthy mention, the administrations of Information Technology and Cyber Security implemented online work management mechanisms. CIO Dr. Mohammed Alsaqer explained that five electronic services were prepared for this process. He also added that every beneficiary and visitor from outside the university could benefit from these services.
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Electronic corses to the hearing impaired

 Source: King Khalid University- Media Cente King Khalid University represented in Khamis Mushait’s Community College cooperated with the Center of Persons with Disabilities to give online courses with sign language to the hearing impaired students. This move was a precautionary measure taken to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. As a result the usual education process is transformed into an E-Learning one. Because the College is designated to teach the hearing impaired students and considering their different abilities, the nature of their online courses would need special preparation. This was approved during the meeting of the committee formed to continue teaching these students. The Dean of Khamis Mushait’s Community College Dr. Ahmed Al-Mureea, explained that the committee stressed on, during its meeting, the importance of continuing the educational process under these circumstances. In order to achieve the University’s goals, and to meet the needs of those special needed students who wish to further continue their education. The committee urged the faculty members to do their best to help those students, and to comprehend their exceptional needs in order to achieve a better learning experience. It also stressed on the  approval of a full E-Learning program for those students. It is important to change what needs to be changed or added to achieve the goal of teaching courses online. The coordination department is to be designated to complete all the procedures, employ the appropriate mechanisms and use the support means to enhance the quality of this E-Learning process. Such as using educational videos, virtual classrooms and WhatsApp groups for the students. Sign language interpreters is to help the teachers in delivering their lectures. Through approving the Dean Assistant Dr. Amal Al Mushait proposal in Allowing the interpreters to contribute with the teachers in giving the courses through interpretation while following the scientific and systematic norms. And a cooperation between the teachers from both the male and female colleges was also proposed. Dr. Amal Al Mushait also explained that the filming and recording of the lectures took place on both the male and female colleges. The lectures will be uploaded on the E-Learning platform periodically according to the established norms. The Dean Assistant is supervising this process in the female college. And the Vice Dean of Development and Quality is supervising the process in the male college. The Director of the Center of Persons with Disabilities at the Deanship of Student Affaires, Dr. Amer Jaafar, explained that the Center is contributing on all the services offered to the hearing impaired students. There has been a coordination with the Community College that lead to this machanisim which is an excellent alternative. It’s worth noting that the Deanship of E-Learning achieved a full electronic transformation in a record time. It is working on supporting both synchronous and asynchronous electronic teaching systems. It is also working on finding alternative plans in case of any system difficulties.
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The inauguration of the Tree Initiative

In cooperation with Asir Green Association, Athar Club at Girls’ Community College launched a voluntary initiative under the title of “Tree is a symbol of contribution and development” in the College Park on Sunday 19/6/1440 H. The event started with the presence of the Dean of the College Dr. Munira Abu Hamama and Dr. Fatima Shaaban, the Vice President of Female Student Affairs. One of the students delivered a speech where she welcomed the audience and talked about the importance of the tree in the national transformation program 2020, which includes the importance of vegetation cover in preserving the environment through planting a million trees during the next period. It is one of the objectives of Vision 2030 to diversify the sources of economy. Plants have many positive benefits, including air purification and comfort to consider and provide human energy. With the help of students, the Dean of the College and the Dean of the Deanship of Student Affairs began to plant the first seedlings, which numbered 100 seedlings. There was an interaction of many female students with effectiveness who were about 159 students and a number of faculty members and employees.
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Towards a clean learning environment

On the directives of the Rector of the University to establish a clean-up campaign in the girls 'colleges, the cooperation club in cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs, represented by the Deanship of Student Affairs, organized the "Towards a Clean Educational Environment" program, which was activated for two days in the students' Dr. Aminah Raafat and his quality agent entitled Cleanness of the university environment as a religious and national duty. The program also included the launch of the campaign by his college assistant Dr. Samia Mustafa. Then the members of Environment Friends Association, consisting of students of faculty activity, The program included a corner containing various cleaning tools and a corner containing recycled works of art, co-sponsored by the community service committee and public relations and a number of members of the teaching staff and administrative staff.
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Activation program (Hello)

Under the patronage of the Deanship of Student Affairs, the Cooperation Club of Abha Community College activated a program (Hello) In the week of reception and training of new students, with the participation of student activity and extension unit, admission and registration and library Information technology, e-learning and quality unit, where a schedule was organized to attend to the effectiveness with the members and welcome The students were briefed on the programs and activities of the College and explained how to read the academic table and identify the halls and services of the College and electronic services provided by the University To serve students. And distribution of comprehensive brochures all services in various sections and units of the college and programs supported by visual presentations and an electronic questionnaire was conducted to identify the effectiveness of the exhibition and benefit from it, including development proposals. Where the number of attendees more than 500 female students of public preparation.
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Club Cooperation College participates in the Forum of student clubs

Club participated in its community college in cooperation with deanship of students for student affairs at student clubs by lifting club college of arts and sciences one rafidah on Wednesday 13/3/1440 H ,which addressed a range of important topics to activate student activities and stimulate students to participate in activities and highlight their talents and support them and the reasons women are not mobile activities.  And the participation of the Club in the sixth axis of axes of the Forum we heya what relationship between talent and student activities we talked about the role of student activities and student support clubs in software activation talented and smoothed them and that was by asking the student experience the inventor rahaf Nasser And who was the Club's major role in bringing out her talent (medical bulletin barcode innovation, Mobile charger, and Chair of medical analysis) and encourage and support talent Center outreach to special supervisor oversees invented and patented innovations registration with the permission of Allah, We thank very much Dr. Wjdan for giving us the opportunity to participate and their efforts to get this forum as Superintendent
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