University of Baghdad launches the initiative for smart education in medical, engineering, scientific and humanitarian specializations
Division on information technology academies at the computer center, university of Baghdad launched an initiative for smart education in medical, engineering, scientific and humanitarian specializations in cooperation with the best international companies. This type of education will be carried out by using interactive operations centers for smart education management based on a data center and mobile computing that includes smart electronic control systems for educational classes and laboratories, which allows direct access to the theoretical and practical approaches, as well as laboratory experiments for consolidating and sending them to the educational institutions to be adopted by the ministerial committees for each specialty. This system can access to the students’ answers in electronic exams, all information related to the experiences that they had carried out, laboratory reports to evaluate the performance of students, professors and departments at colleges and universities through statistics that can be obtained from access to servers of e-courses and those of laboratories gathered in the university’ servers which in turn will be sent to the main data center at the ministry of higher education and scientific research which facilitates online follow-up and diagnose of defects before happening, along with “asset tracking” to find out shortcomings of hardware in laboratories and development of an electronic maintenance of follow-up program and an interactive system for performance evaluation of the educational process in classrooms and laboratories. The “division of IT academies” at the computer center, university of Baghdad, since it was founded almost a year ago was bearing the slogan “Initiatives” through doing many achievements and studies, high coordination with international companies to find solutions and computer applications that contribute in service of the scientific process in the new Iraq. The high efficiency of the division staff contributed a lot in gaining the respect of the authorities concerned with communication solutions and applications and opened the door for coordination with international companies in rare specializations for the first time in Iraq, so joint plans were developed with those companies in fields of smart cities, e-health, e-government, operations centers, institutional mobile computing and information security in the internet.