E-Learning at Mekelle University

March 8, 2016

Mekelle University with support of One Health Workforce Project through One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) has conducted e-learning training for 26 faculty and 28 students from the 8 colleges and 1 Institute. The training was conducted from March 8 to 11, 2016 at Mekelle University College of veterinary Medicine. Facilitators for the training included Nima Salehi, Breanne Krzyzanowski and Cheryl Robertson from the University of Minnesota; Senay Bekele and Yamane Seged from ICT department of Mekelle University; and the OHCEA Focal Person Dr. Berihun Afera.

This workshop offered faculty hands-on training on online course-design basics, creating online modules, as well as online feedback and evaluation. Students learned how to access the online courses and other resources. Feedback from participants’ evaluations indicated that participants had appreciated the importance of e-learning and would use the knowledge gained to train students. To facilitate more many people benefits from e-Learning, successive training should be given to faculty who did not benefit from this training.