The workshop on “How to protect yourself from Blackmail” was organized by the General Foundation Department on 2nd May 2019 in Hall A, from 11.30 to 1.00 pm. The workshop was convened and coordinated by Ms. Rowaidah Al Abdullah, and conducted by Mr. Khalid Al Omarani, Network Defender, ITA.
The workshop was attended by students from the General Foundation Department, members of the staff and the head of the department. It aimed to educate the students about electronic blackmail and how to avoid it.
The workshop gave in-depth information about blackmail. A comprehensive definition was given on the subject, then the different types of blackmail were discussed. Some possible reasons may lead individuals to blackmail were also briefly presented. Focus was made on the proper way to defend against blackmail attempts. The proper reporting of cases to the authorities, with a brief overlook on criminal and legal cases in the Sultanate were shown with some examples.
The workshop ended on a positive note with good interactions and concluded with question and answer session. Most of the students gave very positive feedback and found very helpful.
The General Foundation Department organized a workshop on Understanding the APA Referencing Style on 25th April 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in Hall B on the Second Floor. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Moez Marrouchi, the Head of the Department. In addition to the GFD lecturers, the workshop was attended by the Head of the Computing and Informatics Department and few other faculty members from the College’s varied academic departments.
The Major objective of the workshop was to build the capacities of the participants to conduct research. It goes without saying that citing and referencing techniques are essential elements of research writing. The workshop covered the citation conventions of all types of sources such as books, chapters from books, journals, websites, online lectures, TV shows, and interviews.
The brief presentation of the innumerable aspects of the APA referencing style was followed by a number of tasks to check understanding. The participants’ feedback showed that they grasped the pieces of information tackled in the workshop and that they were satisfied with the workshop outcomes.
As part of the professional development programs, the committee arranged for an industrial trip to GITACS (Global Integrated Technological Services LLC), which is IT and telecom service company, Located at Ruwi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The visit was scheduled on 9th April 2019.
The visit targeted students in the department of Computer science, Information science & technology and Management Information system, who would most value from exposure to real life examples of Information technology and telecommunication, and would find inspiration to guide their future career aspirations.
The visiting team was led by the committee chair, Dr.A.Mohamed Abbas and committee members Mr. Abdullah Akhtar, Mr. Mohammad Arshad, Mr. Abdul Muqtadir and consisted of 22 students representing the Computing and Informatics department.
On the morning of 9th April (Tuesday), the visiting team departed the college grounds and arrived at 9:45 am to GITACS. The visiting team was greeted by Mr.Zaqi Khan, Ms. Fahmida Haque , Mr. Ghulam Mohio Din and Mr. Adnan Farooq.
The team was then welcomed into the company, and was taken to company’s campus tour, a brief introduction and appraised of the time line and itinerary and what to expect from the different presenters and venues are given by Mr.Zaqi Khan.
Mazoon College is a private academic institution that has operated under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education since 1997. It was established to provide higher education nationally and internationally in different fields. At present, it has thirteen programs at undergraduate level and three programs at postgraduate level.
The College gives high school graduates, international students, and employees the chance to gain the educational skills and the high technology to cope with the ever-changing modern development. The College, from its first establishment, has made firm steps towards the qualitative development of its performance to provide prestigious services. It is also aware of the need to conduct full review and continuous evaluation of its progression. It always seeks to provide itself with high quality academic and administrative staff and the addition of new majors required by the community and to develop its already existing capabilities.
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