Educational Habilitation Diploma (EDUC)

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The education sector is specialized in the educational sciences and in its implementations, and benefits from other sciences, especially psychology in completing its tasks. The current and the future vision of the education sector is that it is a growing sector whose tasks are increasing and evolving especially in the preparation of the tutors, and its roles are increasing in the educational development and the comprehensive development for the Syrian ِِArab Community, as well as its adequacy, quality, and modernity are increasing in the transfer of knowledge and educational techniques in an investment in the education and in conducting research and preparing the human resources for life and work and providing the educational and the psychological services to the community. The EDUC program also seeks to be a pioneer to the E-learning procession in the region to qualify the human resources in a consistent manner with the global academic professional levels and responsive to the needs of the labor market.

Prof. Dr.  Mohamed Wahid Siam

PH. D  in Education (Educational Technology) Faculty of Education/ Damascus University

E-mail Address: edu_pd@svuonline.org

 

EDUCATION & Diploma

1989

Ph. D. Education - Specialization: Educational Technology
1983 Educational Qualification Diploma
1982 B. A  - Specialization: Education

 

ACADEMIC TEACHING & TRAINING EXPERIENCES and POSITIONS

POSITIONS

1995 - 1997

Head of Department of Curricula and Teaching Methods, University of Damascus
1997 - 2000 Vice Dean of Faculty of Education, University of Damascus
2011 - 2013 Dean of Faculty of Education, University of Damascus
2009 - present Director of Educational Qualification Diploma Program at Syrian Virtual University
Academic experiences
1982 Teacher at Teacheing Education Institute, Damascus
29/02/1984 - 4/8/1990 teaching assistant at Faculty of Education, University of Damascus during which the duration of the scholarship for study and specialization, Damascus
1984 - 1989 Delegate to Germany for the preparation of a doctorate degree in education, specialization: educational technology and teaching Techniques, Germany
5/8/1996 until 26/3/1996 Lecturer in Department of Curriculum and Teaching Methods, Faculty of Education, Damascus University, Damascus
27/3/1996 - 22/8/2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Teaching Methods, Faculty of Education, Damascus University, Damascus
23/8/2001 Professor of educational technology and teaching Techniques in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching Methods, Faculty of Education, Damascus University, Damascus
2000 - 2001 Associate Professor of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Sultanate of Oman, Damascus
2001 - 2003 Professor of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Ajman University of Science and Technology,    United Arab Emirates
1/9/2003 - 31/8/2006 Professor of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, University of Bahrain, in Department of Education and Information Technology, Bahrain
2006 - present Professor of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Damascus University, Damascus
Teaching experiences
Faculty of Education, Damascus University Principles of Teaching and Teaching Techniques: for students of postgraduate diploma in educational disciplines
Educational Technology (theoretical / practical): for students of educational qualification diploma.
Educational Curricula: for students of educational qualification diploma.
Teaching Principles: for students of educational qualification diploma
Teaching Techniques (theoretical / practical): for second year students.
Supervision of practical education for students of educational qualification diploma
Management of Learning Resource Centers (theoretical /practical)
Communication Technologies 2007-2008
Instructional Technologies (for Master in Educational Technology students)
Educational Computers and Internet (for Master in Educational Technology students)
Instructional Design (for Master in Educational Technology)
Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, Baath University Principles of Teaching: for students of educational qualification diploma
Educational Technology and Teaching Techniques: for students of educational qualification diploma
Faculty of Education in Ebri, Sultanate of Oman. 2000-2001 Instructional Technology (theoretical / practical) for third year students, basic education
Supervision of practical education
Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education and Basic Sciences, Ajman University of Science and Technology, 2001-2003 Visual Communication
Audio-Visual Communication
self- learning
Studies in Educational Technology
Educational portfolios
Practical Education in the field of Teaching Techniques
Department of Education and Information Technology, Faculty of Education, University of Bahrain: 2003-2006 Use of Computers in Education
Computer as a means of Communication EDTC 422
Learning Resources and Information EDTC 328
Organization and Management of Education Technology
Communication Theories and Technology
Individual Education Technology EDTC 337
Production and Use of Teaching Techniques
Introduction to Educational Technology
Field training in the field of Education Technology

 

Scientific and Professional Experiences

Scientific conferences

1997

The Role of Education Colleges in Education Development for enhancement in the Arab World through participation in a scientific research entitled:
"Towards a New Educational Philosophy in Some Functions of Modern Education Colleges", Damascus University

1998

The Second Arab Psychological Workshop, Syrian Society for Psychological and Educational Sciences, Damascus

1998

Educational Sciences between Originality and Modernity, through participation in a scientific research entitled: "The effectiveness of video programs in the teaching of Islamic education topics,", Yarmouk University, Jordan

1999

Solutions the Urgent Educational and Training Problems, Department of Educational Methods, Faculty of Education. Through the participation of scientific research entitled: "the views of teachers on the importance of the use of educational techniques and difficulties of use.", King Saud University

1999

Educational Technology and its Role in the Development of Education in the Arab World, Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, by participating in a scientific research entitled: Damascus ", Qatar University

2000

The Arab Child Culture (Future Vision for the 21st Century). through participation in a scientific research entitled: "Effectiveness of drawing and use of colors in teaching children health and safety principles", Zagazig University, 25-27 March, Zagazig University, Benha Branch, Egypt

26/2/2002

Patterns and Systems of Technical and Vocational Education and in the Arab World and in the World, Arab Union for Technical Education through participation in a scientific research entitled: Students' views on the difficulties of studying motor skills, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

1996

conference of experts on the development of methods of teaching Arabic language, Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science in Damascus, 24-28 / 3, Damascus

1998

Distance learning conference , Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science in Tunis, Tunis

2000

The Second Educational Conference at Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman on 23-25 / 10/ by presenting a research entitled: Distance education, a model of self-education in the next century, Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman

2000

The First Educational Conference of the Faculty of Educational Sciences at Mu'tah University, 29-31 /10/, entitled: Education and the Challenges of the 21st Century by presenting a scientific research titled: Practical problems in the teaching chemistry in the primary stage from teachers’ perspective, Mu'tah University, Jordan

2006

The E-Learning conference at the University of Bahrain, April, Bahrain

2005

The First Annual Scientific Research Conference at the University of Bahrain entitled: (Towards Distinguished Scientific Research at the University of Bahrain) 18 - 19 April, Bahrain

2005

The Conference on Educational Quality in universities University of Bahrain 11 - 13 April  and participation in a scientific research entitled: Distance education as a model of higher education and quality control in its systems,    Bahrain

2006

The School Reform Conference at the University of the United Arab Emirates (April) and presenting a paper entitled: The role of teaching techniques in supporting school reform, United Arab Emirates

2011

Conference of Education Technology and Communications at King Saud University as an expert, King Saud University

Scientific Researches

University teaching by lecture and possibilities to improvement Tishreen University Journal of Research and Scientific Studies 1995, published.

Effectiveness of video recordings in the teaching of Islamic education topics, field study on the students of the Junior high stage in school of Damascus (Arabic Journal of Education - Elixo - Volume IX - First Issue 1999).
Techniques of Education, The Arabic Encyclopedia - Damascus - 1996 - published.
Towards a new educational philosophy in some modern functions of faculties of education (presented to the conference of the Faculty of Education, University of Damascus 1997) - published.
Role of the Faculty of Education, University of Damascus in the development of pre-university education in the Syrian Arab Republic. (Presented to Conference: The Role of Colleges of Education in the Development of Pre-University Education in the Arab World - Beirut 1999) - Published.
Problems of the practical work in the teaching of chemistry in the Junior high stage from teachers’ perspectives (field study in schools of Damascus), (Journal of Research, University of Aleppo - Series of Arts and Humanities, No. 37, 2000) .
The educational qualification diploma students  point of views' towards the use of video in study of (techniques of education) course in the Faculty of Education, University of Damascus. (Journal of King Saud University – Volume14 - Educational Sciences and Islamic Studies (2) - 1422 e / 2002) - published.
Effectiveness of painting and use of colors in teaching kindergarten children foundations of health and safety. (Journal of Childhood and Development - Arab Council for Childhood and Development - Issue 1, spring 2001) - published.
Fear among children - a demonstration and its causes, its cases and methods of treatment (Journal of Builders of Generations - Year 8 - Issue 32 - October 1999) - Published
video technology and its role in the development of the educational process (Journal of Builders of Generations - Year 4 - Issue 13 - January 1995) - published.
Educational bag - an application of the systems approach in teaching (Journal of Builders of Generations - Year 9 - Issue 36 - October 2000) - Published
Distance education (the model of self-education in the next century) Journal of Social Affairs - Issue 69 - Year 18 - Spring 2001) - Published.
Attitudes of high school students towards the television educational programs. (Damascus University Journal of Arts, Humanities and Education - Vol. 16, Issue 3, 2000).
Students' opinions of the difficulties of studying motor skills (field study in industrial secondary schools in Damascus) (Damascus University Journal of Educational Sciences - Journal 17 - second issue - 2001).
The role of teaching techniques in supporting school reform (model of the school of the future, published in the school reform conference at the United Arab Emirates University 2007

 

Books

Methods and Styles of Teaching and the use of Teaching Techniques, co-authored with a group of experts 1994 (Publications of the Training Department, Ministry of Health, Damascus - Syria)

Techniques of Education, co-authored with Prof. Dr. Fakhr al-Din al-Qala 2000 (Damascus University Press).

Guidelines of Supervisors of Practical Education, co-authored with faculty members in the Department of Curricula and Teaching Methods, Damascus University 1996, (Damascus University Press).

Selected Chapters in General Education, (UNICEF), 1996.

Instructor's Guide for Kindergarten Teachers (co-authored), UNICEF, (UNICEF, 1998).

Communication Guide and its Techniques for Kindergarten Teachers, (co-authored) (UNICEF, UNICEF, 1998).

Techniques of self-learning and distance learning - Damascus University - 2009

Education and Information Technology, co-authored with faculty members in the Department of Curricula and Teaching Methods at Damascus University 2011 (Damascus University Press).

Introduction to the Techniques of Education co-authored with faculty members in the Department of Curricula and Teaching Methods at Damascus University 2011 (Damascus University Press).