KOU Launched a New Online-Learning Portal

Online Learning Portal at Koya UniversityDue to the coronavirus pandameic and due to the curfew in the most countries worldwide, most of the universities closed their doors and started the online learning. Koya University and since March 2020, started the online learning process. Koya University provided the required e-infrastructure and dopted some applications officialy to be implemented by the academics and students for the sake of the online-learning. For this reason, the Directorate of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development launched an online-learning  portal that help all academics and students to go smothly and effeciently with online-learning. This portal archives all videos that recorded for the meeting and training courses with the departments at Koya University. Moreove, the portal publishes many training videos on how to use the online learning applications. The portal gives a stage for sdiscussion and wquessions that may beraised by the academics about the implemntation of the online-learning at Koya University. For more information, please visit the portal website: http://ol.koyauniversity.org/

Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of ArkansasKOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UKThe University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) and The University of Greenwich in the UK.


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