Prince Sultan University-Riyadh
Software testing, Machine Learning, Adaptive Software System, Computer Education, Software Modeling
Mohammed Akour received the bachelor’s and master’s degrees (Hons.) in computer information systems from Yarmouk University, in 2006 and 2008, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree (Hons.) in software engineering from North Dakota State University (NDSU).,He joined Yarmouk University as a Lecturer, in August 2008. In August 2009, he left Yarmouk University to pursue the Ph.D. degree. He joined Yarmouk University, in April 2013, where he was the Head of Accreditation and Quality Assurance, the Director of Computer and Information Center, and the Vice Dean of Student Affairs. He is currently a Professor of software engineering with Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG). He serves as a keynote speaker, an organizer, the co-chair, and the publicity chair for the several IEEE conferences and ERB for more than ten ISI indexed prestigious journals.
Title: Higher Education Future in the Era of Digital Transformation
Abstract: The speech will focus on the concerns surrounding digitalization in higher education institutions (HEIs) and the need for developing digital skills, particularly information literacy, in preparing future managers. The impact of digital technology on today's children and the existence of digital divisions within society will be highlighted. The necessity for universities and teaching to undergo a significant digital transformation to meet the demands of the technology-rich world. How the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this transformation, prompting HEIs to adapt quickly. Investigate the digital transformation in the education of the younger generation, the emergence and reinforcement of digital divides, and potential challenges.