American University of Bahrain ensures seamless study through online classrooms | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

American University of Bahrain ensures seamless study through online classrooms

TDT | Manama

AUBH said it has ensured the continuation of programmes via the implementation of the latest in learning technology, utilizing globally-recognized online classrooms from Microsoft O365 Teams and Amazon Web Services Workspaces, in addition to the Moodle Learning Management system.

The technology was implemented as soon as the campus shifted to online learning, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with AUBH’s Students and Staff safety in mind. The implementation of the technology also presented AUBH Students with the opportunity to learn from anywhere, anytime. Content and assignments can be accessed online, students and teachers interact using online tools, and collaborate for group work or assignments. Sameera Alatawi, Director of Information Technology, AUBH, said: “The objective of the AUBH IT Department since our opening in September, is to extend the learning environment to be accessed anywhere and anytime and to empower students and faculty equally to achieve more.

We had the tools in place in September, so we were ready to take our learning fully online immediately and seamlessly.” AUBH’s international faculty has received in-depth training from the IT Directorate on how to get the best out of the technology, which can deliver online lectures and stream live events to up to 10,000 participants. The technology uses innovation such as digital whiteboards, session recording and real-time feedback, to ensure the learning experience is as immersive as possible when delivered off-site. AUBH offers programmes in Colleges of Business and Management, Engineering, and Architecture and Design.