Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held a lecture on scientific research and sustainable development on the theme “Embracing 21st Century Technologies and Innovations in the Learning & Teaching of Islamic Studies: Proactively Navigating the Future by Design and not by Chance”.
The lecture, which was held on Wednesday (24 February), came within the framework of the OIC lecture series held monthly in the General Secretariat in Jeddah.
This virtual lecture was delivered by Dr. Rahmah Binti Ahmad Haji Osman, the former director at the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and former deputy rector for Research and Innovation at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
The lecturer addressed modern technological tools in the field of education, the development of skills, and the utilization of science development research output to advance learning methods, particularly in digital areas. She also reviewed a number of innovations made by the IIUM students, especially in teaching the Arabic language to non-native speakers.