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Recently, Cisco Networking Academy announced the NetRiders 2017 competition through the Higher College of Technology – a local Cisco Networking Academy in Oman. Ibri College of Technology (IbriCT) was chosen to be the center for conducting the NetRiders 2017 competition for Al-Dhahirah Governorate. This is the second time that IbriCT runs the NetRiders competition.

The Staff Research and Consultancy Committee of the Department of Engineering organized a research orientation program titled, “Research Scope on Inter-laminar Fracture of Laminated Composites”, for the faculty members on Thursday, May18, 2017 at 10 am in the Manual Drawing Hall (B106). Dr.V.Alfred Franklin, Lecturer of Engineering Department was the speaker of the program and he addressed the research scope of aerospace composites and damage tolerance analysis.

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Ibri College of Technology has commenced a Series of Workshops in SCL on May 4, 2017 at the Multipurpose Hall. The aim of these workshops is to give more practical ideas on delivering lessons using the Student-Centered Learning approach.

Duhai Alshekaili, a lecturer at the IT Department, was the first presenter for this 8-parts series. He demonstrated his proposed SCL model entitled “SCL Toolkit for Applied Courses” which can be adopted by many courses taught not only in the IT department, but also in Business and Engineering departments as well as for some ELC courses.

Duhai’s presentation was composed of two parts. The first part was a demonstration of the toolkit and the assessment which used to measure the course’s SCL-compliance.

SME-Development Fund in collaboration with college of technologies, conducted its first campus training sessions in its scheduled series of training in IBRICT on 8th and 9th of May,2017 in Multipurpose Hall from 8a.m to 4 p.m. On behalf of the college, the training was organised by Mr. Manikandan Sathyamoorthy, The coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Committee of the BSD. The target audience of the training was students who are currently studying entrepreneurship course across all the departments. There were 260 students in all. There were four sessions on each day of the training, and every section of students is required to attend a minimum of two sessions.

In the series of sessions planned for the development of staff, the Staff Research and Consultancy Committee of Business Studies Department organized a workshop on “AN INTRODUCTION TO PREZI” at Ibri College of Technology on May 4, 2017

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The IT Department envisioned the implementation of Student-Centered Learning (SCL) in a more systematic manner. The Department Council constituted a pilot team to make the students and all teaching staff as well, understand the SCL concept. The pilot team was composed of Dr. E. Anupriya, Dr. Duhai Al Shukaili, Mr. Shaik Mastan Vali and Ms. Roselle Solitario. The team, through the Program Review Committee, came up with four models of implementing the SCL, based on four class of courses like: Application, Programming, Skill and Knowledge. The team developed various models based on the above class of courses like CASE Study Model, Prototype Driven Model, Master Mind Model and Skills Model.

The workshop held in four sessions on 18th, 25th January 3rd and 10th February, at Room No: B 112, Digital electronics Lab. The resource person for the program was Dr. Carlos Santos.

The objective of the program was mainly to apply the knowledge of mechanical engineering, electronics engineering & electrical engineering and their skills in solving problems and challenges in the Real world.

In the First session the speaker discussed about the following topics.

As per the instruction of HoD Engineering Department, Mr.Nasser Al-Shammakhi, Quality Assurance committee of Engineering Department has conducted program on “Operation Plan Achievement Report (OPAR)”, with all staff members, HoD and HoSs, on 28th June 2016, at Free access Lab. The program was started at 10:30 AM.

Mr. Srinivas Naik, Coordinator of Q.A committee presented the draft copy of OPAR in order to show the achievement of the set targets. He also emphasized the committee coordinators and members to go through the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and targets to prepare the activity plan for the academic year 2016-2017.

He also presented the revised departmental committee list for the academic year 2016-2017.

The HoD appreciated all the staff members, for their efforts towards achieving goals of the college and advised to work as a team.

The program was ended at 11:30 AM. 

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As part of Technical Cultural Week, the IT Department, through iTech Club committee, conducted its 2nd iTech Marathon Competition on March 06, 2016 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Multi-Purpose Hall, VIP Room, Free Access Laboratory, Hardware Laboratory, and Network Laboratory.

The Business Studies Department in collaboration with Research and Consultancy Committee organized an open house discussion to promote research and consultancy activities among the staff members last February 9, 2017 from 11 am to 12 nn at the VIP room, Ibri College of Technology.

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