Amman 24 March 2019
On March 6, 2019 the School of Applied Technical Sciences (SATS) at the German Jordanian University (GJU), held a workshop about “Creating a Learner-Centered Environment- why and how” for SATS Faculty members and Teaching and Research Assistants (TAs). Mr.Maher Qabasi conducted the workshop.
The workshop that was attended by the Dean Dr.Safwan Altarazi aims at differentiating between learning and teaching, learning about the different personalities of students and encouraging the educator to motivate the students based on their differences.
The lecturer highlighted the challenges that emerged from the old teaching system, focusing on some elements that the classroom environment should adopt such as the skills, enthusiasm, and enjoyment through the learning process.
Mr. Qabasi prepared group-based activities, with motivating and challenging atmosphere. The activities focused on the fact that learning should be fun and learner-based.
In the end, the Dean appreciated the efforts of the lecturer and the participants.