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Workshop on BigData Analytics by IT staff for all CoTs of Oman


Sonia V. Soans     23-09-2019 07:37:28

This academic year 2019-2020 commenced with a huge appreciation from the participants of the Colleges of Technology all over Oman after they attended the Workshop on Fundamentals of BigData Analytics conducted by Dr. Mohammed Faisal and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Lecturers of IT Department, Nizwa College of Technology on 12th September 2019 in the college premises. As an initiative by the Specialization Committee of the department this workshop created a platform for all the lecturers of CoTs of Oman to come together and discuss their course on BigData. The resource persons explained each outcome of the course with theoretical contents and practical hands on computer activities. This workshop will bring a common methodology of teaching the course on BigData to B.Tech students in Oman. The Department Head Dr. Rolando Lontok and HoS Ms. Alice Lontok appreciated this initiative. They monitored the program and encouraged all staff to participate and discuss important areas of the topic. 25 staff members were present in the workshop. Their participation was excellent as they had many doubts and questions posed to the resource persons and they were satisfied with the explanation given. All participants of CoTs were presented with attendance certificates at the end of the program. The department looks forward to such programs for other courses in order to bring uniformity in the teaching learning process.