The mission of the Center for Learning Technologies is to promote excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.
providing both AUI faculty and students with the needed technological support to ensure the highest quality of teaching and learning takes place throughout the University.
To achieve this mission, CLT provides services, information, and programs to AUI faculty, instructors, and students for the :
- Support to faculty and instructors in their use of new technologies and maximize their potential for Teaching and Learning
- Dissemination of best practices in teaching and learning
- Promote effective use of innovative instructional technologies to enhance teaching and learning
- Support course development and production
- Research, evaluation, demonstration, and integration of appropriate learning tools and techniques through consultation on teaching
- Promote distance learning (e-learning, MOOCs, mobile learning, etc..)
- Promote faculty innovation and pedagogical research
In its role to provide information technology support in teaching, CLT offers a range of services to support faculty develop and apply technological skills. Support staff is available to give daily personalized help to faculty in content development, management, and customization of LMS spaces, and making the best teaching use of technology. Other teaching services include group and individual training and workshops, individual consultations on the use of teaching technologies, and dissemination of updates and best practices about the use of new technologies in education.
Taking advantage of the CLT services could give students the technological edge necessary to excel in both the classroom and in today’s job market. Students can obtain personalized help with Microsoft Office programs like Word and Excel, and in preparing PowerPoint presentations for course projects. The center will also offer training and workshops on the use of technology to enhance project delivery. Other learning services include videotaping reference defenses for pedagogical purposes, guidance on the efficient use of the student Portal (and LMS), and dissemination of updates and best practices about the use of new technologies in learning.
Dr. Hassane Darhmaoui
Coordinator of the Center for Learning Technologies
Abdelhadi El Hamdi
Abdelhadi El-Hamdi is an Education Technology Assistant at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI). Since 2011, he has guided and assisted faculty members, students and staff in the integration and use of new Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in their teaching and learning processes through group training sessions and individual support.
Particularly interested in new technologies and E-services : especially e-learning & online mentoring (pedagogy & andragogy), Expert on educational technologies with several engagements in national and international projects as technology trainer and mentor,