SU 7th  Sohar University
Teaching and Learning Conference

‘Digital Transformation and 21st Century Skills’

05 September 2024

Sohar University, Sultanate of Oman

About The Conference

The conference aims to provide a platform for teachers, researchers and practitioners in the field to share their research on and experience in transforming and enhancing assessment practices, feedback, learning and teaching. The conference is an opportunity to revive and challenge assumptions and current assessment practices in Higher Education.


Interested scholars are welcome to submit an abstract on original research or pedagogical practices related to the following themes of the conference:

  • Blended Learning Models: Exploring the integration of digital tools with traditional teaching methods.
  • Gamification and Learning: Utilizing game elements and digital platforms to enhance engagement and learning outcomes.
  • Evaluating 21st Century Skills: Strategies and tools for assessing critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.
  • Adaptive Learning Technologies: using of AI-driven platforms in teaching and learning.
  • Digital Assessment Tools: Exploring the use of digital platforms for formative and summative assessments.
  • Assessment and Remote Learning: Strategies for effective assessment in remote or hybrid learning environments.

Abstract Submission

Submit an abstract between 200-250 words including the title. Each abstract should be a single file in Word (*.doc, *.docx) in Arial 11-point font, with 1.5 spacing and 2 cm on all margins. All submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and research depth, and relevance.

Important Dates

  • Due Date for Receive Abstracts: 15 May 2024
  • Notification of Acceptance: 01 June 2024
  • Final Program: 05 September 2024

Conference Duration and Fees

  • The conference will be for one day only
  • Registration for the conference will be free

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Speaker 1

Prof. Abdel latif Selami

Director of the Education Research Center

Qatar University

Speaker 2

Prof. Aisha S. A. Al-Harthi

Head of the Department of Educational Foundations and Administration (DEFA)

Sultan Qaboos University

Conference Committees

Here is our Conference Committees


Dr. Zainab Al-Zagir


  • Prof. Kelvin Joseph Bwalya
  • Dr. Khalid Al Saadi
  • Ms. Jane Jayashree
  • Dr Sanad Al Maskari
  • Dr. Alina Raboshuk
  • Dr. Osama Ibrahim
  • Dr. Mervat Aljomaa


Dr. Khalid Al Saadi

  • Dr. Hassan Ali Al Resi
  • Dr. Tahani Mohammed Taha
  • Dr. AbdelAziz
  • Abdullah Al Mazruei
  • Dr. Mohsen Khedri
  • Dr. Mohammadreza Qazani
  • Dr. Muhammad Zakarya
  • Dr. Hasan Ali Khattak
  • Dr. Amirhossein Mohajerzadeh
  • Dr. Eimad Abusham
  • Dr Abdennour Hammadi


Ms. Jane Jayashree


  • Ms Maryam Al Washahi
  • Ms. Roshen Mathew
  • Ms. Deepa Shine
  • Ms Hira Reitch
  • Mr Jehangir Bhatti
  • Ms. Aseel Talal
  • Mr. Rajeev Kumar Kunapra
  • Mr. Kariyilakavunkal Kuruvila Siji


Dr Sanad Al Maskari


  • Mr. Ibrahim Al Farsi


Dr. Alina Raboshuk


  • Dr. Arun Bajracharya


Dr. Osama Ibrahim


  • Emad Eldin AbuSham
  • Falah hamode


Dr. Mervat Aljomaa


  • Dr Dola Al Gady

Conference Venue

Location & Gallery

Sohar University

Sohar University (SU) is the first private university in the Sultanate of Oman. It is keen to make its mark on the higher education landscape in Oman and beyond. For over 20 years, SU has been producing graduates who are contributing to the well-being of society and the economic progress of the nation and the region.


Special prices for conference participants

Contact Us


Sohar University, P.O Box 44, P.C 311, Sohar, Sultanate of Oman

Phone Number

+968 26850100

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