Sharjah University to continue hybrid learning at its colleges
Professor Hamid M.K. Al Naimi, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, stated that the university will continue the remote learning system for its theoretical colleges using e-communication and virtual programmes, and will use a combined learning system for its practical colleges in the 2020/2021 academic year.
Al Naimi said, "We are currently working on supporting practical colleges with new and advanced technologies, to ensure quality educational outcomes. Practical colleges require real-life experiences and utilise simulation programmes and virtual interactive labs provided by the university, in cooperation with several international educational establishments, such as Colorado University and MIT in the US."
He also highlighted the university’s commitment to implementing all precautionary procedures and health and safety measures adopted the country, such as limiting the number of students on campus, applying social distancing rules in classes and labs, instructing everyone to wear face masks and gloves at all times, providing sanitisers everywhere, and checking people’s temperatures using advanced devices and cameras at the entrance of the university’s campus. WAM