Author: Ms. Furat Ali, Lecturer, IT
The IT Department of ACT conducted a workshop on 13th December 2016 on the topic ‘Using Google in Education’. It was presented by Mr Nebras Alatta, from the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology at Sohar University. The purpose of the workshop was to demonstrate the use of Google as a tool for learning.
The event was an interesting one and was well-attended by all IT and MATH staff. There was great enthusiasm among the participants and lively interaction.
Ms. Furat Ali, Coordinator SDP, IT Dept. welcomed the speaker and gave an introduction about the usefulness of the topic for academicians. The speaker,
Mr Nebras Alatta began the workshop by providing insights on how the use of Google Apps would significantly enhance the learning environment.
Mr. Nebras Alatta highlighted and demonstrated the following:
His demonstration showed how the web elements could be inserted with ease and how one could use the sharing and security settings.
The workshop was an effective one and the participants acquainted themselves with several new and interesting techniques to improve their education, especially through student-centered learning.