The University of Jordan (UJ) has obtained a 5-star rank in online learning, according to the QS Stars Online Learning Report, becoming the first public university in Jordan to obtain this rank from the organization.
QS Stars assessed the university's ability to deliver teaching online according to seven indicators: student-faculty engagement, student interaction, student services and technology, online outsourcing, faculty-student ratio, commitment to online learning, and track record which denotes to how long an institution has been running programs online.
UJ President, Professor Abdul Karim Al Qudah, said the university, represented by its faculties, centers and units, has been able to maintain distinction during a delicate and difficult time forced by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Al Qudah added that UJ has supported every effort to advance the online educational process, including strengthening necessary infrastructure to facilitate the successful and effective provision of education during the pandemic closures.
Based on a scheme of legislation related to e-learning and a suitable infrastructure, UJ was able to accommodate high-quality learning and teaching needs in the online environment and overcome all problems.