Al Ain University is applying the “Distance Learning” to limit Corona Virus
Al Ain University announced its readiness to implement the “Distance Learning” system in its two campuses Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, in preparation for launching the distance learning experience starting from the 22 Mar to 5 April 2020, where it took the necessary measures to launch and resume classes from the second semester of the academic year 2019-2020 via distance learning.
AAU also worked to implement the "distance learning" initiative for the People of Determination who are studying at AAU by preparing virtual classes with a sign language interpreters. Moreover, AAU produced informative videos explaining the way to use distance learning programs with sign language.
Prof. Ghaleb El Refae, AAU President, said that the university has conducted training courses for the academic staff by creating virtual classrooms, It also launched an extensive campaign and awareness program that benefited the university students during the past days in preparation for the start of offering the distance learning system subjects on time. He added that the university has tested the programs and achieved a high commission rate and great success.
It is worth noting that Al Ain University has 40 students of determination who suffer from hearing disability at its campus in Mohammed Bin Zayed City in Abu Dhabi.