Educational Technology Group


It is a voluntary students group belonging to the Education group in college of Education. It  includes a number of those who are interested in the technological side.It aims to educate the community about the relationship between technology and  education, and how we can employ modern technology in teaching and learning processes.


 

Group Vision:


To come up with distinct capabilities in employing the latest means of technology to serve the university community, scientific researchand community service according to the comprehensive quality standards. This group seeks to reflect the concept that educational technology is not something isolated or is owned by a single entity, but it is a set of tools that facilitate the process of achieving the tasks and objectives of the  communities.


Group Mission:


To continuously build and develop the scientific and technological capabilities through increasing the awareness of the importance of technology as well as employing it in the various life aspects, which will contribute to the achievement desired in all fields.

This is done through the development of appropriate programs that could be applied, managed and used effectively and efficiently to support the processes of learning and teaching. These programs could be workshops, technological forums, research surveys that address the use of technology in education, and other activities that contribute to make a tangible difference in the field of technology and its applications in the educational process.


   
  • contribute to the achievement of the university objectives by introducing the students to the concepts of educational technology with as well as focusing on the modern technology concepts.


  • Raise the awareness of the university community members about the importance of the concepts of technology in the educational process.


  • Activate the uses of educational technology in the processes of learning and teaching.


  • Conduct research and surveys on the use of technology in teaching and learning.


  • Training students in the use of educational media and technology.


  • Create members who have leadership skills capable of being technologically creative.


  • Highlight the events and activities of Teaching and Learning Technology Department in the university community and Oman.
  • The participant should be interested in technology.


  • The priority is for studying and the group activities are considered as supplementary activities that could be done in free time.


  • Members should have commitment to their morals and ethics


  • Cooperation is an important thing for the success of the group.


  • Members should show commitment to attending the workshops and the meetings done by the group.
  1. Due to the fact that Educational Technology Group is seeking to raise the level of awareness among members of the university community about the importance of the use of technology and its various media in education, it tends to make an annual technology forum to achieve the goals of the group.
  2. Each technological forum  focuses on a particular topic and targets a particular audience. The topics of forum are chosen according to the needs of the learners from technological knowledge and skills that are important in their academic and social life. Moreover, technological forums pay more attention to other categories of the society such as school students, teachers, staff and other members of the local community, in order to provide them with new technological information.
  3. During these forums, the most important projects of students majoring in Education Technology and Learning are highlighted, the group's activities and events are shown.
  4. These forums contribute to improving the creativity of students in innovation, leadership and management as it raises the level of responsibility of the participants to achieve the ultimate goal of the group.
  5. To achieve the perfection of knowledge and skills presented in the forums, workshops are done. These workshops aim to teach the participants the technological skills in a particular area, for example, workshops related to design programs are offered. Most of the forum workshops target university students because they are the most people who will benefited from the workshop.
  6. It should be noted that the workshops are conducted continuously during the year and it is not limited for the forums period. 
The Eighth Technology Forum  
 
 
 Workshop on Networking
 
 
 graduation ceremony of 2010 cohort of students of Teaching and Learning Technology Department