IT for Academics

For the purpose of developing the skills and capabilities of teachers and staff in various departments, Cihan University – Erbil organizes a training course under the title “IT for Academics”.
With the participation of more than 50 academic staff and employees, the training course, which lasts for 6 days, started on Sunday, 6/6/2021 in the VIP hall of Cihan University-Erbil.
(Assist. Lect. Mohammed Hussein Shukur), the head of the Computer Science Department, as well as (Assist. Lect. Abdullah Abdulabas Nahi), participated in the organizing of the training course. This training course covers general concepts of ICT and its techniques for using different applications.
This course contributes to developing the ICT skills of participants in their teaching journey. Additionally, participants are trained to choose the right journals and tools for doing their research as well as analyze large amounts of data by using different tools. At the end of the course in (22/6/2021) participants will be able to use most of the trend applications that help their academic progress.
Annually at Cihan University – Erbil, several scientific courses are held for all academic staff and employees of departments in several fields, for the purpose of developing their skills and abilities using modern scientific methods and achieving success in the field of higher education.

Course Program

Day Time Topics
Day 1 from 10:30 to 2:30 Ice breaking and overview

·         Why ICT is important?

·         Getting Familiar with trend IT applications

·         Google services for academics

Day 2 from 10:30 to 2:30 Word Processing Skills

·         Spreadsheets Skills

·         Database Skills

·         Electronic Presentation Skills

·         Web Navigation Skills

·         Web Site Design Skills

Day 3 from 10:30 to 2:30 E-Mail Management Skills

·         Digital Cameras

·         File Management & Windows Explorer Skills

·         Downloading Software from the Web (Knowledge including eBooks)

Day 4 from 10:30 to 2:30 Computer Security Knowledge

·         Computer Network Knowledge Applicable to your School System

Day 5 from 10:30 to 2:30 Social media

·         Practical exercises in designing and creating a blog

·         Online information resources: encyclopedia, libraries, journals, magazines

·         Reflections of the day, discussion

Day 6 from 10:30 to 2:30 Mendeley

·         Evernote

·         Research Gate

·         Dt search

·         Publons

·         ORCID

·         Reflection on the course


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