Under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Hossam Al-Mallahi – President of Al-Nahda University, the Faculty of Mass Communication and Public Relations at Al-Nahda University participated in the activities of the virtual conference “Universities and Digital Transformation”, which was organized by the Association of Islamic Universities and the Association of Arab Media Facultys of the Association of Arab Universities on Tuesday 29 December 2020.
Dr. Adel Abdel Ghaffar – Dean of the Faculty of Mass Communications and Public Relations at Al-Nahda University presided over the second session in the activities of this conference, where this session witnessed the presentation of several research papers dealing with the challenges of digital transformation in universities at the Arab and Islamic levels.
The research papers presented in this session emphasized the need to continue developing the capabilities of online education in universities during the coming years to increase reliance on it in normal circumstances, with the increasing relative advantages provided by online education in supporting the education system, while developing the skills of staff in using the capabilities E-Learning.
The Dean of the faculty of Mass Communication presented a research paper on mechanisms to counter the spread of rumors and false news in light of the benefit from relevant international experiences, and how to benefit from modern technologies in the face of the massive spread of rumors and false news in different countries of the world.
Prof. Dr. Adel Abdel Ghaffar during his participation in the conference
Part of the discussions of the virtual conference, which was held under the title “Universities and Digital Transformation”