Dr. Moosa Al Kindi

Dr. Moosa Al Kindi serves as the eighth dean of the Modern College of Business and Science. A noted academic, scholar, and recipient doctorate in Instructional Design, Dean Al Kindi began his tenure in September 2021.

Dr. Moosa Al Kindi obtained his doctorate in Instructional Design from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995; a Master of Education in Instructional Design and Technology from Texas A&M University in 1989; a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from California State University – Sacramento in 1982. Dr. Al Kindi worked at Oman TV (Ministry of Information), then at Sultan Qaboos University. The last position he held at Sultan Qaboos University was the Assistant Deputy President for Humanities Colleges.

Before joining MCBS to serve as dean, Dr. Moosa served as the Director of Arab Open University – Oman from February 2007 to August 202. In this role, Dr Moosa, executed the procedures for establishing the Arab Open University Branch in Oman including completing the legal framework and preparing the official agreement between the Arab Gulf Development Fund and the Government of Oman represented by the Ministry of Higher Education, culminating in the commencement of the branch in March 2008.

At the country level, Dr. Moosa chaired several key committees including the Quality Assurance Committee. He also chaired tasks including supervision of the annual monitoring report as required by the Open University accreditation and chaired the process of preparing for major phases for the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority such as the Quality Audit and the Institutional Standards Assessment.

Before his Arab Open University deanship, Dr. Moosa was the Assistant Vice President for Humanities/Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs and Community Service at the Sultan Qaboos University. He also served as dean of educational services from 2002 to 2004. Between 2000 and 2002, Dr. Moosa was the Director of Educational Technology at Sultan Qaboos University.

Dr. Moosa Al Kindi taught several courses at the bachelor and master levels at United Arab Emirates University and Sultan Qaboos University. He also published several articles and presented several presentations and keynote addresses in the areas of multimedia applications and electronic and online learning.

A sample of these presentations include:

  • Building Human Capital in Oman
  • Applying technology in the education process: International trends and practical limitations
  • Electronic Learning in Open Learning Systems.
  • Keynote speaker at Sharqiyah University, “Role of Teaching and Learning in Developing 21st Century Skills.” March 2022.

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