H.E., the President of IAU Prof. Abdullah M. Al Rubaish inaugurated the Teaching and Learning Exhibition 2020 (TLEX20) featuring action research by 60 male and female faculty members. The inauguration was attended by Dr. Ghazi A. Al Otaibi -Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Saleh A. Al-Rashed -Vice President, Dr. Omar M. Muammar -Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mohammed S. Alkathiri -Dean of Academic Development, deans and vice deans of colleges, and heads of academic departments, in addition to a large number of visitors from within the university, universities of the Eastern Province and the local community.

The exhibition is the largest of its kind, where participants present their successful experiences of teaching and learning in the classroom, highlighting the outcomes and measured the impact on students' learning experiences. The Deanship of Academic Development organized the exhibition from 18 to 20 February 2020.