Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education

31K Benefit From Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education 2020 Summer Programs

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education successfully offered several summer 2020 learning opportunities such as "Mobaderoon" and the "Goodwill Initiative". These initiatives were made available to the public writ large during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of King Khalid University's commitment to help us stay connected and move forward by building skill sets participants can use to form lasting connections. Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Prof. Omar bin Alwan Aqeel, explained that 14,074 participants took part in a 22-hour online training package. The most important courses, he noted, were "Skills of Dealing with Crises and Disasters", "Personal and Behavioral Skills of a Security Guard", and "Future Skills of the Fourth Industrial Revolution". He praised the efforts of those who participated in implementing these initiatives. In collaboration with the College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion, the program "Your Ramadan Filled with Quran" was delivered to over 19 attendees. It included memorizing the Qur'an, sessions to correct recitation, and a lecture on reflecting. Additionally, competitions on the best recitation for kids, "Quranic Whispers", a cultural competition, and Qira'at (recitations or readings) attracted 1,965 participants. As a part of the Goodwill Initiative in collaboration with the College of Applied Medical Sciences at Khamis Mushait, eight-hour training programs tailored to students were offered, attracting 2,865. The courses included one on protecting our mental health in times of COVID-19, COVID-19 prevention while picnicking, and the role of occupational health and safety after the pandemic. Several initiatives and programs as a part of the Goodwill Initiative were launched at numerous campuses around the Asir. Please see below. Tehama Campus Headlining the Tehama Campus initiative, which benefitted 11,500, was the health caravan in the parks, presenting gifts and educational publications in shopping centers, and a fine arts competition. The College of Science and Arts at Dhahran Al-Janoub The Deanship also collaborated with the College of Science and Arts at Dhahran Al-Janoub to implement programs and initiatives, benefitting 740. They included one on kids and technology and one on being beautiful without a filter. Several competitions were also run on the oldest historical document, the best form of poetry, the best photo, the best mural, and the best intellectual discussion. The College of Science and Arts at Sarat Abidah In Sarat Abidah, the Deanship collaborated with the College of Science and Arts to hold health and safety awareness initiatives to nearly 400 participants, namely the initiative to promote the Goodwill Initiative's slogan — "Picnic Carefully". Also included was an initiative for home-based businesses, a bike race, a horse race, a show, and a medical awareness meeting at Sarat Abidah Hospital.
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College of Science and Arts at Dhahran Al-Janoub Partners With Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education to Deliver Online Teacher Training Program

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Under the supervision of His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, the College of Science and Arts at Dhahran Al-Janoub collaborated with the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education to organize an online educational training program. The program — developed for public school educators as part of King Khalid University's social responsibility — will start on the 3rd of Safar and continue for one week. Dean of the College of Science and Arts in Dhahran Al-Janoub, Dr. Misfer Al-Wadie, explained that the training program includes several specialized modules delivered by a number of faculty members. Dean Al-Wadie expressed his gratitude to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for supervising this program and his continuous support. He then thanked the Deanship of Community Service and Continuous Education for their collaboration in implementing the program courses. Dean of Community Service and Continuous Education, Prof. Omar Alwan Aqeel, confirmed the Deanship's eagerness to offer programs that serve the community of educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. He explained that the program will feature a new module for each day the program runs. The module entitled "Educational Skills in Managing Online Classes" will be delivered by Dr. Khidran bin Abdullah Al-Suhaimi. Dean of E-Learning, Dr. Naif Jabali, will then deliver a module entitled "Innovation in E-Learning". The third module — "Manipulations in Teaching Math" — will be delivered by Vice Dean for Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Sami bin Musabbah Al-Shehri. The fourth module — "Applied Practices of Crisis Management in Educational Institutions" — will be delivered by a faculty member at the College of Education, Prof. Abdulaziz bin Saeed Al-Hajri. The training program will conclude with a course delivered by Supervisor of the Seminars and Conferences Unit, Dr. Ahmed bin Ali Al-Sagheer, entitled "Basic Strategies for Effective Teaching."
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Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education Launches 2 More Courses

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center  Under the Mobaderoon initiative, the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education at King Khalid University recently organized an online training course entitled "Self-learning and E-learning Skills." This course targets faulty members and is to be delivered by Vice Dean of E-learning for Innovation, Dr. Naif Jabali. For those interested in this course, please (click here). The second course, organized in collaboration with Abha Community College, is an online training course entitled "Organizational Change Management." The course targets administration employees and is to be delivered by Ms. Sahar Al-Shammari, a lecturer at the Department of Business Administration. The course will be on Saturday and Sunday the thirteenth and fourteenth of Dhul Qi’dah; registration is available (here). Dean of Community Service and Continuous Learning, Prof. Omar Alwan Aqeel, explained that the first course aims to define E-learning, focus on its importance, and differentiate between self-learning and e-learning. It will also discuss the Self-Learning Impact Pyramid, strategic ways to e-learning and self-learning, and using self-learning tools. Dean Aqeel also explained that the second course aims to highlight the importance of positive change management and its role in developing performance, problem-solving, and achieving goals on the personal and professional levels. It aims to introduce: strategic planning systems and ways to activate it, administrative skills and its applications and leadership strategies in the administrative field.
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52 Thousand Beneficiaries Within the University Mobaderoon Initiative

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center  King Khalid University continues its programs within the "Mobaderoon" initiative, which was launched at the beginning of Ramadan and will continue throughout the summer vacation. The programs include many activities and various programs for the university's employees and their children, students, and society. His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, highlighted that the university is committed to being a center of research and innovation that supports regional development, noting that King Khalid University will provide unique opportunities for individual development and equality of opportunity during the COVID-19 pandemic. He added that the programs are presented online by qualified professors, experts and trainers from inside and outside the university, thanking all contributors for the program's implementation. Dr. Nasser Mansour Tayran, consultant of the University Rector, explained that the project presented 23 programs over 184 hours with 25,099 beneficiaries. Of note, Mobaderoon has served more than 52,0000 beneficiaries since its launch with 27,236 in Ramadan and 25,099 in Shawwal.
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Community Service at the University Organizes Executive Strategic Planning Training Course

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education recently launched a training course entitled "Executive Strategic Planning" within the Mubaderoon initiative on the 28th and 29th of Shawwal. Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Prof. Omar Alwan Aqeel, explained that the course is tailored for women in the strategic planning space. noting that the course will run from 7 pm to 10 pm. Dean Aqeel praised the efforts of the Community College in Khamis Mushait in developing the course. The course aims to introduce participants to the methods used to formulate the strategic vision and mission and how to set the strategic goals for the organization; how to do integrated environmental analysis using the quantitative SWOT matrices; factors that affecting the success or failure of strategic choice; the precise implementation of the strategy and how to link the organization's strategic plan with the execution plan, in addition to understanding the methods used to review and monitor the implementation of the strategy.
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University Organizes Writing Reports and Administrative Correspondence Short Course

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education, as part of the Mobaderoon initiative, recently organized the "Writing Reports and Administrative Correspondence" short course, which will take place on the 20th and 21st of Shawwal Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Omar Alwan Aqeel, said: "The course comes in cooperation with the Community College in Khamis Mushait. The short course will take place over two evenings from 7 pm to 10 pm. The course is tailored to women who work in roles that require report writing or administrative correspondence." The course aims to identify the concept of administrative reports and their types; elements and qualities of a good report; applying technical skills in designing reports and correspondence; being familiar with the stages of preparing the administrative report correctly, and preparing a complete administrative report following its controls. Dean Aqeel thanked the Community College in Khamis Mushait for its cooperation and everyone who contributed to the establishment of the course.
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Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education at Tehama Launches Series of COVID-19 Initiatives

Source:  King Khalid University - Media Center Following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education at Tehama launched a number of online activities and initiatives during quarantine. Vice Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Abdullah Al-Shehri, said: "Responding to His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy's directive, we developed a planning policy to raise societal health awareness under the supervision of the Tehama Campus General Supervisor, Dr. Ahmed Atef Al-Shehri." Parts of the initiative have already started with the distribution of educational programs and pamphlets, in addition to sending social media messages that show how to apply prevention procedures, monitor symptoms, accurately participate in social distancing, and home quarantine procedures. The programs will encompass a variety of fields, including courses in the art of public dynamics, the role of rhetoric in human communication, and the art of family dynamics. Of note, 1,200 participants are scheduled to join.
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University Rector Inaugurates Asir Welcome Campaign

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, inaugurated the Asir Guests Welcome Initiative in the presence of General Director of Asir Police Department, General Major Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al-Maghlouth, King Khalid University Vice Rector, Prof. Muhammad Al-Hasoon, and Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Omar Ageel. The initiative, which will be conducted by the Badir Volunteer Team and the Voluntary Work Unit at the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education, is an integral part of the Goodwill Initiative launched by Governor of Asir, His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. On his part, Dean Algeel explained that the Asir Guests Welcome Initiative is represented in the hospitality of the region's residents to visitors and guests in public parks and tourist locations in Asir. The initiative will begin at the start Dhū Al-Ḥijjah and will mainly organize welcome tours within the city of Abha and the surrounding areas of the Asir region.        
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Asir Governor Concludes 'Sandkum' Volunteer Preparation Program

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center   His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Asir, inaugurated the Sandkum Volunteer Initiative and 2 other initiatives. The forum was organized by the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education. In an exciting development, His Royal Highness announced that two new voluntary initiatives will be announced in the near future. His Royal Highness explained that the initiatives will encompass graffiti prevention and removal and a Green Asir Project where trees will be planted across the region in gardens and parks, mosques, schools, and public facilities. At the commencement of the closing ceremony for the 2019 Sandkum Preparation Program, His Royal Highness expressed his gratitude to King Khalid University, the organizers and all of the program participants. He further recognized and thanked the university for its many community service and public outreach programs that run concurrently with university educational and academic functions. His Royal Highness stated that the university's public interest efforts help promote growth and development in the region, noting the importance of commitment and teamwork. Later in the program, a brief orientation on the volunteer work of all Sandkum volunteer teams was provided. This was underscored by a discussion of future initiatives in the region and a charter signing event by the Sandkum team.
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University Announces Admission Test Dates and Community Service Workshops Registration

King Khalid University - Media Center On the 16th of Shawwāl 1440 AH, admissions tests for the 1441 AH academic year will be held for new candidates as reported by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration. The tests are tailored to students from the business, computer science, and accounting departments at community colleges who wish to complete their undergraduate studies at King Khalid University.   Male Examination Location Business Administration and Accounting: Building A (Room 43 on the Third Floor), Business School, Main Campus; Computer Science: Building A (Room 43 on the Third Floor), Business School, Main Campus, and the College of Arts and Science in Muhayil.   Female Examination Location Business Administration and Accounting: College of Home Economics at King Abdullah Road; Computer Science: College of Computer Science, Al-Samer Campus, the College of Arts and Science in Khamis Mushait, Muhayil, and Rijal Alma.   Of noteworthy mention, the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education (female section) announced the open registration period for a number of workshops and programs for the summer season during the month of Shawwāl. The workshops include: Computers in Office Work; Special Needs Adaptive Behavior; Ethical and Systematic Practices in the Work Environment; Skills and Development Course; English Proficiency Course for Children (9-12 years); The Marketing Plan Cycle; Modern Secretarial and Management Skills.
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