Near East University opened its classes online for free to public

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Added On: 12 April 2020, Sunday, 18:27
Last Edited On: 12 April 2020, Sunday, 18:27

Near East University opened its classes online for free to public

Near East University opened online course content free of charge for individuals to improve themselves, learn new knowledge and gain new knowledge for their respective fields during the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.

In the press statement made by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, it was stated that Massive Open Online Courses can be accessed via the https://open-courses.neu.edu.tr address by getting a username and password. In massive open online courses brought to life with the philosophy of lifelong learning, free information will be available in many areas such as health, education, psychology, communication, social sciences, administrative sciences and engineering.

Certificates will be given…
In the event that the Near East University Massive Open Online Course users complete all studies within the course content, an e-certificate will be issued within the scope of Massive Open Courses by Near East University. The electronic certificates, which can be registered in digital environment, will be confirmed later on through the medium.

Near East University opened its classes online for free to public
Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel: “With the Massive Open Online Courses, time and space limits are eliminated…”
Prof. Dr. Suat İ. Günsel, President of the Board of Trustees of Near East University, who stated that we are living in an unusual eriod involving various difficulties, risks and uncertainties due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, pointed out that the epidemic changed everything in our lives and the most important of these was the education system. Expressing that a new process has started in the world with the shifting of all universities to distance education at the same time, Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said, “In this difficult process, we meet new concepts and change our behavior. Today, when real experiences are carried to virtual environments, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, Blockchain and wearable technologies have become a part of our lives. Today, digital transformation is manifesting itself in every field and in order to be a part of this transformation, every individual must constantly renew themselves and get new gains. Thanks to the rapid development of technology, the digital transformation in Covid-19 epidemic has been achieved rapidly in all areas and has led individuals who have adopted lifelong learning as a philosophy to develop themselves in digital environments and follow innovations. In the period of the epidemic, the desire of individuals who want to renew themselves, especially for their own interests, is getting more and more eager to acquire and disseminate information through mobile devices thanks to massive open online learning environments. Given that each individual learns in different ways and speed, individualized open learning environments and access to open lesson resources are even more important. In this context, as Near East University, we will open our courses online for free to individuals and provide their development by accessing information. With the help of Massive Open Online Courses and Open Education Resources, individuals who follow the innovations and who have acquired the philosophy of lifelong learning in every field will have access to the mass open online courses of Near East University from their personal computers, smartphones or tablets.”

Stay at home improve yourself in any area of interest…
Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel stated that due to the new coronavirus, individuals can discover different skills during the time they stay at home or gain new achievements with the courses under different categories provided by the Near East University Open Courses system. Reminding that all faculties of Near East University shifted to online education system during the pandemic, Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said, “Our aim is not to interrupt our education and training processes as much as possible. While enabling our students to continue their education without interruption, individuals will also be provided with opportunities to improve themselves and strengthen their professional life through the massive open courses given at the Open-Courses.neu.edu.tr system. On the one hand, while worrying about your concerns about COVID-19, I do recommend that everyone be aware of their responsibilities, take care of their health, and focus on their personal development by gaining new habits that can make everyone feel valuable.”