Creative Innovative Learning Strategies in Higher Education Workshop Held
Creative Innovative Learning Strategies in Higher Education Workshop Held8/11/2017
The Oman Nursing Institute (ONI) in collaboration with the School of Medical Services of the Sultan Armed Forces conducted today (Wednesday) the Creative innovative learning Strategies in higher education workshop under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health.
More than 200 participants attended the workshop that aimed at exploring new creative and innovative trends in learning various concepts in higher education, as well as integrating the innovative & creative learning strategies in higher education. Moreover, the workshop highlighted the technology use in innovative & creative learning higher education.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Dr. Salem Al Touby, Dean of ONI, delivered the opening remarks where he highlighted the objectives of the workshop observed in identifying the latest updates in this field to develop the health education and upgrade the outcomes to keep in pace with the era’s expectations.
Dr. Al Touby emphasized that the creative and innovative learning Strategies must be derived from the National Innovative Strategy, which is prepared by the Scientific Research Council (SRC). The National Innovative Strategy aims at making the Sultanate within the 40 top innovative leading countries by 2020 and within the 20 top innovative leading countries by 2040. Therefore, the MOH health Institutes are exerting the ultimate efforts forward meeting the government aspirations through upgrading the institute into a health college, developing an independent academic institutional system, as well as establishing a supportive infrastructure for the scientific, creative, and innovative research.
Later, the minister of health opened and toured the accompanying exhibition that displayed health institutes students’ creative projects.
The scientific program of the workshop addressed the creative strategies in preparing power point presentation in higher education and ways of becoming an innovative and creative teacher in classroom setting. The workshop moreover elaborated on the of interactive strategies in class room teaching or learning and the E-learning role in creative teaching and learning environment.