ELC Webinar on point using ‘ClassPoint’
The Staff Professional Development Team at the English Language Center, UTAS-Shinas, hosted a 2 day webinar titled ‘How to Create Interactive, Engaging and Paperless PowerPoint Lessons with ClassPoint’ The webinar, which was facilitated by English Lecturer Mr Ossama Sayed, aimed to train teachers on how to effectively use ‘ClassPoint’ a free online tool, to incorporate interactive teaching and learning methods in class. The features demonstrated included, Whiteboard in PowerPoint, creating Word Cloud, quick polls, live quiz competitions from PowerPoint slides, slide drawings and other paperless activities. Mr Ossama also shared ideas on how to use fppt.com and linoit.com in collaboration with ClassPoint. The webinar was attended by around 150 participants from various institutions. Head of Section, Mr Hamdan Al Abri praised the event as a great success and thanked Mr Ossama for sharing innovative and creative ideas to help make lessons more engaging and effective, whether teaching online or face to face. Mr Given Chakalisa, co-ordinator of SPTD presented a certificate of appreciation and vote of thanks.