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  • Darin El Nakla, MSc.

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    College of Business Administration

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    Management Information Systems

I hold a Bachelor degree in computer Science from University of Abertay Dundee/UK(2003). The course covered different programming languages, web development, games development, mathematics, system analysis and design, information management and IT, databases using Oracle and Microsoft   access. It also included a twelve weeks project, in which I coordinated a team of five people from different academic and cultural backgrounds focusing on the ability of building internet websites.

 In addition to that I also hold a Master degree in Information Technology from University of Abertay Dundee/UK(2006). The course covered four double modules, which are Design for Usable Interactions, System Modeling and Specification Approaches, Data Resource Management and finally Professional Development. My master dissertation was about tracking and minimizing cheating in online assessments. Working in higher education organization since 2006 until present. Teaching different courses, such as: Java, Building Electronic E-Commerce, Object Oriented Analysis & Design, and supervising senior projects.

Working on the NCAAA, Involved in Academic Advising.

Master Of Science in Information Technology


  • El-Nakla, D., McNally, B., & El-Nakla, S (2019) The importance of institutional support in maintaining academic rigor in e-learning assessment. 2nd International Conference on new Trends in Computing Sciences. 9-11 October. Amman Jordan.The importance of institutional support in maintaining academic rigor in e-learning assessment".
  • Alsaati, T.; El-Nakla, S.; El-Nakla, D. Level of Sustainability Awareness among University Students in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Sustainability 2020, 12, 3159.


Member of ACM

Member of IEEE

Member of WIE

Member of Dhahran Gio Science


Interested in the area of Human Computer Interaction