"Online Learning" Plan to Run the Educational Process during the Second Half of March 2020

15-3-2020
Prof. Ahmed Gaber Shedid, President of Fayoum University, announced the start of implementing the online learning plan to facilitate the provision of lectures to students in accordance with the schedules previously prepared in all colleges and institutes of the university, in implementation of the President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's decision, to suspend university studies for a period of two weeks starting from Sunday March 15, as a precaution to prevent the spread of the emerging corona virus disease 19.
He indicated that all technical support will be provided to the university's academic staff to enable them to use websites and social media to provide lectures to students.
He added that a committee has been formed to manage and follow up the plan headed by Prof. Khaled Attallah, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs to confirm the interaction between the academic staff and students electronically on the social networking site (Facebook) through closed groups for each course. A collective email will be created for students of one academic group through the IT units in the different colleges and send them to the academic staff responsible for the courses and send the lectures' link to students through the combined email by the professor of each course with emphasis on students towards the necessity follow-up to the college’s website to follow the educational process effectively.
The academic staff members were also tasked with preparing the remaining lectures from the curriculum scheduled in the form of CDs, video tapes and PowerPoint in addition to opening an account on the free education platform Easy Class, the weekly lectures are loaded on them.
Additionally, Shedid stressed on the application of the binding decisions of the academic staff members in the medical sector colleges that the next semester exams will be in the full electronic form in May 2020 and in specific dates and should be announced in advance for students.And assigning students, especially students of practical colleges, to send the required exercises from them through the official email of each student, then the academic staff .should evaluate and follow-up continuously