Welcome to the Digital Learning & Innovation Service

Digital Learning & Innovation aligns with MBRU’s strategic objectives for education and research by incorporating innovative approaches to learning design and technology enhanced learning (TEL).

THE PILLARS OF DIGITAL LEARNING

Advice and support is provided on-site to help develop authentic digital learning materials and engaging learning experiences through the 3 pillars of digital learning.

Learning Design Technology Enhanced Learning Active Learning

WHAT WE DO



ENGAGING STUDENTS IN LEARNING

Research has demonstrated that engaging students in the learning process increases their attention and focus, motivates them to practice higher-level critical thinking skills and promotes meaningful learning experiences. Instructors who adopt a student-centered approach to instruction increase opportunities for student engagement, which then helps everyone more successfully achieve the course’s learning objectives.

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Promoting student engagement through active learning

Promoting student engagement through active learning

Active learning requires students to participate in class, as opposed to sitting and listening quietly. Strategies include, but are not limited to, brief question-and-answer sessions, discussion integrated into the lecture, hands-on activities, simulations and experiential learning events.

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Flipped learning

Flipped learning

A pedagogy-first approach to teaching in which first introduction to material is delivered online, allowing in-class time to be re-purposed for inquiry, application and assessment in order to better meet the needs of the individual learners.

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Teaching with technology

Teaching with technology

Utilizing tools to support student learning in creative and innovative ways when properly aligned with the instructor’s learning objectives and course content.

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Engaging students in learning

The Digital Learning and Innovation Hub

The "Hub" is a collaborative creative space for faculty and learners to engage with innovative thinking with support from learning design experts and technologies.

STUDENTS
  • Learn more effectively
  • Learn with mastery
  • Learn with engagement
  • Learn anytime, anywhere
FACULTY & STAFF
  • Improve instructional techniques
  • Leverage time more effectively
  • Build learning assets
  • Access to publicly available resources
UNIVERSITY
  • Future - proofing MBRU’s curriculum
  • Maximising emerging practices
  • Robust infrastructure
  • Enhanced reputation


Come and visit us in the Digital Learning and Innovation Hub,
2nd Floor of the Al Maktoum Medical Library.

Contact Us

Building 14, Dubai Healthcare City
P.O Box 505055, Dubai UAE

Phone: 800 MBRU (6278)
Email: info@mbruniversity.ac.ae

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