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One day Lecturer’s Enrichment Work shop on “Integrating Technology with Students Centered Learning”held in SCT. Featured

Maths Section of the IT-department in Salalah college of technology organized a knowledge sharing work shop on”Integrating Technology with Students Centered Learning” on “31st-January -2017 at the Multipurpose Hall in SCT.

As this modern era of 21st century, the infusion of technology into teaching and learning has a remarkable influence on the instructional strategies of the educational institutions. The traditional teacher-centric method which has been going on for decades has now been modified and enhanced, owing to technology.

The speakers threw light on the importance of Technology and how it can pave the way for both teachers and students,. A roadmap needs to be followed for matching technological tools to learning outcomes, so that technology can be used to get students to interact with course content in an engaging and productive fashion.

They termed technology with education and accept the fact that learning, rather than being just a practice is an active responsibility of the learners and teachers with the help of technology should assist students to have a successful education

Dr.Mallika Natarajan ,Head of the Mathematics section ,Organizer of this event welcomed the guests and participants from all Departments ,while the Head of the IT -department Mr.Vijipaul has made an inspirational speech about the importance of technology integration with Student centered learning thus the work shop started.

The speakers from all the departments of SCT shared their work, experiences, and insights at the work shop on technology and student-centered learning and insisted that the Technology can equip students to independently organize their learning process. So, instead of being passive recipients of information, students using technology become active users.

Dr.Mallika –HOS Math thanked the Dean of SCT Dr. Hamdan Al manthari , Assist.Dean.Academic.Dr.Said Omar Al Mashiki, and Head of English Language center .Dr.Saeed Al Mashiki, for their support to the event and it was concluded by giving vote of thanks to all by Ms.Ameena Sirajudin from Math section.

On the whole the event was appreciated by all the participants.



IT Department-Information Systems section of Salalah College of Technology organized three days’ workshop for teachers on a most popular domain titled “Android Application Development” on 20th, 21st December 2016 and January 5th 2017 at IT Building (IT-6L). The facilitator was the Engr. Jamin E. Santiago from Engineering Department. He has demonstrated the key concepts and practical ideas of the mobile application development. In particular, the speaker started the first day with the background of mobile applications, Java configurations to Android and trained the participants practically which results a sample mobile app designed by all the teachers on the second/third day of the workshop. The sessions were very interactive and appreciated by all the gatherings.

Dr. Abhishek Dubey, HOS of IS section and the coordinator of this workshop thanked all the participants for their enthusiasm in learning latest technologies. Mr. Viji Paul, HOD of IT department greeted and shows his gratitude to the Resource speaker, participants and IS section for initiating this workshop and for their interests. The letter of appreciation is given to the speaker and the participants will also receive the same.


WORK SHOP related to GFPA Featured

Article to Web page update on GFPA workshop:

The MATH SECTION of “ IT Department, conducted a WORK SHOP related to GFPA to update all Math section staff about

  • The online placement test to be conducted for Level 2 & Level 3 students from January 2017.
  • Online assessments for all math courses except Mid exam and Final exam to meet with OAAA standards.
  • Demo on creating the online Question bank, Quiz ,Tutorial session & videos.
  • Effective usage of OER ( Online Educational Resources).

Speaker : Mr.Suresh Kumar.


Date : 29/11/2016

Time : 12 .00 NOON to 2.00 PM

This workshop was attended , benefitted and appreciated by all the math section staffs.


Training on the Basic of Arduino and Raspberry Pi Conducted Featured

In line with the objective of improving the services being rendered by staff to students, the Networking and Internet & E-Security (NIES) Section of the IT Department headed by Mr. Jonathan Peter Glycer Tambaoan with the guidance of Mr. Viji Paul, head of Information Technology department organized a training on the use of Arduino and Raspberry Pi Developmental Kit last October 25 & November 8, 2016 12:00PM to 2:00PM at the Cisco Laboratory in IT building. The activity was facilitated by Engr. Jamin Santiago, a Technician from Engineering Department. Engr. Santiago explained the concepts and procedures on how to create projects using Arduino and Raspberry Pi. The activity was attended mostly by the NIES lecturers who are handling course projects in Advanced Diploma and Bachelor.

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