The information Technology Department was happy to receive four of the newly recruited staff for the AY 2017-18 at the beginning of the semester. The Quality Assurance Committee along with the Department Council organized the new staff induction program on 28th September 2017 at 08:00 A.M in Lab 2.
The iTech club conducted an conducted an orientation of the specializations of the IT program on Wednesday 25/05/2017. The target audience was students moving to Diploma Year II in the next academic year. The objective of this program was to explain the IT different specializations offered by the Ibri College of Technology.
The orientation was chaired by Ms. Fatma Al-Shamali (iTech club coordinator) and Ms. Khazeena Al-Alwai (a student member of iTech club). The both gave brief information about the two available specialization offered starting from the next academic year, Software Engineering and Networking. In addition to explaining the structure of the specializations offered, Ms. Fatma and Ms. Khazeena highlighted few job prospects related the two specializations. They also presented some information relating to the official IT certifications related to both specializations.
Orientation Program was conducted on Wednesday, 10th May 2017. The purpose of this program was to welcome a new intake of Information Technology Diploma Year I students. This Program was chaired by Ms. Fatma AL-Shamali iTech club coordinator and Khazeena AL-Alawi a student member of the iTech club. They provided information related to the different levels of courses, grades and credits. They also gave information related to the different specializations in Advanced Diploma level, IT job prospects and on the job training. During their talk, they encouraged students to be part of iTech club considering the importance of the extra-circular activities in enhancing students’ lives improving students’ skills.
Ms. Fatma AL-Shamli conclude the session by giving some important gridlines and advises that will help the students in their student life. The program, which was organized by the iTech Club, was attended by 16 students. It started at 10.00 am in lab4 and ended at 12.00pm.
Staff Development Committee of IT department has organized a Seminar on “Virtual Reality – An Introduction and Awareness in the Sultanate of Oman” on 18th May 2017 at 10:00 am in VIP Hall. The objective of the programme was to create an awareness about virtual reality and its applications in different fields.
The Department’s Staff Development Committee had planned for a workshop series on “Introduction to LaTeX”. The last part of the workshop was organized on 11th May 2017 at 10:00 am in Lab-1 which was lasted for 1 hour and 45 minutes. The objectives of the programme were to:
- Session Recap
- Making Presentations
- Creating Images with tikz
- Todo notes
- LaTeX Collaborating
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 Information Technology Department conducted a specialization orientation program on March 12, 2017. This orientation is especially organized for the students moving to advanced diploma level for the second semester of the present academic year. The objective of this program is to give an idea on various IT specializations available in Colleges of Technology.