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Discovering Potential: Using Technology for Upskilling and Reskilling in Today's Workforce

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via Zoom Webinars

January 11, 2024

1:00–2:00 pm EST

Continuous learning and skill development are critical for professional progress and adaptation in today's quickly changing workplace setting. Individuals as well as companies now have a unique opportunity to take advantage of new technology to upskill and reskill, ensuring long-term success and competitiveness. This webinar will explore the integration of technology and learning, offering insights and practical techniques for using technology to enhance upskilling and reskilling programs in today's dynamic workplace.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of upskilling and reskilling in today's rapidly changing workforce.
  • Identify the technological advancements that are shaping the need for upskilling and reskilling.
  • Explore different online learning platforms and tools available for upskilling and reskilling.
  • Discover how gamification and virtual reality can enhance engagement and learning experiences.
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Mahmoud Hawamdeh

Dr. Mahmoud Hawamdeh is a professional with expertise in project management, instructional technology, educational administration, and training and development. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Education and Instructional Technology. Currently, Dr. Hawamdeh serves as the Director of the Continuing Education Center at Al-Quds Open University in Palestine, where he oversees the planning and implementation of a wide range of professional development programs. Previously, he played a key role as the Director of the Center of Digital Learning at the same university, leading the establishment of the Center and implementing innovative digital learning strategies. Before that, he held the position of Europe Fund Programs Coordinator at Al-Quds Open University, where he played a pivotal role in coordinating the university's participation in European Commission cooperation projects. In addition to his administrative roles, Dr. Hawamdeh is a part-time faculty member at Arab American University of Palestine (AAUP), where he teaches courses at the Master of Innovation in Education at the Faculty of Graduate Study and supervises Master's theses. A respected expert in his field, Dr. Hawamdeh has spoken at various national and international forums and webinars, including the 7th National Forum: Innovation and Future Skills organized by Higher Council for Innovation & Excellence (HCIE) and the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (ACET). He has also coordinated and worked on several impactful projects, such as the Action Research on E-learning in Palestinian Schools Project, funded by the Belgian development agency, and the Virtual Reality as an Innovative and Immersive Learning Tools for HEIs in Palestine, funded by Erasmus+. Dr. Hawamdeh published refereed articles and book chapters, including 'Comparative Analysis of Students and Faculty Level of Awareness and Knowledge of Digital Citizenship Practices in a Distance Learning Environment: Case Study,' and 'Systematic Analysis of the Effectiveness of Using Mobile Technologies (MT) in Teaching and Learning Foreign Language.

Regular Registration

Dates Available: July 14, 2023 9:30 AM – January 11, 2024 1:14 PM

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If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact IACET at info@iacet.org. IACET is proud to offer premiere professional development webinars for our Affiliates. IACET however, does not provide Continuing Education Units for these webinars. From time to time, we partner with IACET Accredited Providers who are authorized to issue IACET CEUs. For the full list of accredited providers that offer CEUs for their courses, Click here.

Written requests to info@iacet.org for webinar cancelations received prior to the start of the webinar are fully refundable.

Regular Registration pricing is available until January 11, 2024 01:14 PM



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