On April 16-17 , 2017, Dr. Ahmed Dabbagh , the “Chief Education and Technology services Officer” in the Emirates College of Technology chaired a panel session in MoodleMajlis 2017 Dubai. This session was about the use of Moodle in higher education institutions in the region.
The panelists were from diverse Higher Education Institutions such as HBMsU, Um AlQura University, Ajman University, Emirates College of Technology, Maven Consulting and the founder of Moode Dr. Martin Dougiamas.
The panelists discussed:” why to use Moodle and not any other Learning Management System, how can Moodle support the accreditation requirements in HEIs, can Moodle help moving from an instructor-centered to a learner- centered learning environment, and how. Finally, each of the panelists has shared some of the creative uses of Moodle. Emirates College of Technology was represented by a delegation to attend and participate at the conference.