Curriculum, Testing, E-Learning, and OASIS (CTEO) Department
The CTEP Department
is responsible for the more technical
aspects of the ELC programs, including
the selection and evaluation of the ELC
course materials; specifying the course
aims and objectives as well as the
learning outcomes of the ELC courses.
CTEP is also responsible for producing
the course pacing schedule, the
preparation, distribution, collection,
and marking of assessment instruments;
developing and managing the e-learning
component of the ELC courses; the entry
of students attendance and exam results
into both the ELC and the University
data entry systems, in addition to the
production of the final results.
The broad aim of the Curriculum Unit is
to decide on the ELC curricula (i.e.
textbooks, handouts, supplementary
materials, educational aids, etc…) and
evaluate them. The Curriculum Unit is
also responsible for developing a
detailed syllabus and time plan to be
followed in the classroom.
The aim of the Testing Unit is to ensure
that quality assessment is provided to
students in an efficient and secure
manner. The duties of the Testing Unit
involve the preparing, scheduling,
administration, and supervision of
tests. Likewise, marking and management
of the entire testing process falls
under the jurisdiction of the Testing
Unit. The Testing Unit seeks to
incorporate both formative (i.e.
continuous) and summative assessment
methods in order to appropriately
measure student progress.
The ELC is trying to seek new ways to
enhance the teaching and learning
process and ensure faster, more
effective and direct communication
between the teaching staff and their
students and even among the students
themselves. Therefore, the addition of
an e-learning component to the program
OASIS ( Introduction )
OASIS is the online information
management system of the ELC. Its
primary purpose is to manage student
attendance and grades. However, it is
also a communication tool.