Abdulaziz A M Alkandari image

Abdulaziz A M Alkandari

PhD Researcher

a.a.m.alkandari@edu.salford.ac.uk

0161 295 6558

Education:

MSc. Information Management, Information Studies School, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA. Major: Information Management. (2010-2011)
Bachelor of Education, from the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (College of Basic Education), Kuwait. Graduation Project: “Electronic Book (E-Book)”. GPA:3.96 Distinction with the degree of honour

Academic work experience:

Teaching Assistant, at the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (College of Basic Education), Kuwait.

Technical work experience:

Administration Researcher – Zakat House 2005- 2009
Librarian – Ministry of Education 2002- 2005
Science Lab Organizer – Ministry of Education 2001- 2002
Computer Supervisor – Kuwait Teachers Society 1992- 2001

Skills and qualifications:

Planning for marketing projects.
Running Membership and Election Systems.
Business meeting management.
Running Database Systems. Backup and restoration of database system.

Training courses:

Short Courses:
Leadership in the twenty first-century.
Strategy Planning.
Teamwork.
Time management.
Marketing.
How to deal with Customers

Awards and certificates:

Scholarship of The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (College of Basic Education), Kuwait. (To study MSc. And PhD abroad).2009
Certificate of Merit from Kuwait Teacher Society for outstanding efforts in the steering committee of the 23rd Education Conference in Kuwait. 1995

Languages:

Arabic (Mother Tongue), and English (Fluent)

Research Interests:

Information Retrieval Systems.
Library Services Development.
Managing Information Technology Projects.
Electronic Information Sources.
Using technology to enhance learning.
Using technology to support civil society.

Research Projects (current and previous):

Discover the role of adapting gaming technology for e-learning purposes through an academic library system

Qualifications and Memberships:

American Libraries Association (ALA) membership from 2009.