Department of Business & Economics organized a field trip to Psychology and Counseling Labs on March 28, 2018. The trip was accompanied by Dr. Sheeba Khan and Dr. Esam Al-Lawati, Psychology Faculty Members. Around 25 students of Psychology major went for the trip. Dr. Mahmood Ibrahim demonstrated various psychological tests and tools such as memory test, intelligence test, projective test, creativity test, learning test. The students actively participated in the discussion and performed some of the tests in the Psychology lab. The students also visited the Counseling Lab. Dr. Mahmood showed individual and group counseling rooms and discussed difference between individual and group counseling session. The students interacted with him and got chance to know the basic requirements for counseling.
The trip was very productive to the students as they got chance to know about the purpose of using various psychological tests. The students had question hour session with the Dr. Mehmood in which they actively participated.
Special Thanks to Dr. Mahmood for sharing knowledge with the students and Dr. Esam for organizing this trip.
Career Advisory Services along with English Department organized a field trip to Nusaiba Bint K’aab School on 26 ,March, 2018.Around 18 students visited the school.
Dr.Jameela Khatoon, Counselor and Ms. Sharita Fertado, Faculty, English Department accompanied the students. The students observed two classes of standard X. The students of both the classes were very active. They interacted and had queries with the teacher. The students of Mazoon College also interacted with Standard XII. Students of Mazoon College gave information about the various majors being taught in Mazoon. Mr. Ali Al- Hikmani, from Marketing Department also briefed about Mazoon College.
Ms.Sharita gave vote of thanks to the school management. Dr. Jameela Khatoon gave token of appreciation to Ms. Zahiba for arranging and organizing the trip. The trip helped in exchanging the ideas among the students of Mazoon and students of Nusaiba Bint Ka’ab School.
Under the auspices of the Department of English, Mazoon English Club organized the first initiative of reading as A DAY OF READING on 29.3.18 outside the college building from 8:30 to 10:30 in two sessions. About 40 students participated in the activity.
The moderator of the discussion was Ms. Abeer Jaradat, Lecturer in English Department. She started talking about the importance of reading in our lives and the benefits we can gain through this mental cultural activity. She also explained to the participants the reason of having this activity outside under the clear sky and related this to reading as a mental activity which enables us to see things clearly but in different perspectives.
The students and teachers who attended and participated in the activity interacted effectively during the discussion session. Then Mazoon English Club organizers distributed some short stories to the participants and requested them to read. All students participated enthusiastically.At the end of the session, Ms. Abeer gave a vote of thanks to all participants.
Mr. Praveen Alluri, who is a senior lecturer in the General Foundation Program, presented one of his research papers entitled Enhancing English Language Teaching through Films in General Foundation Programs at the 1st MEC TESOL CONFERENCE held on 29th March 2018. ELT through films in General Foundation Programs is an empirical research paper which aims at exploiting of new technologies in English Language Teaching in order to develop the linguistic competence of the students and enhance learner autonomy in General Foundation Programs. Mr. Alluri’s presentation was attended by approximately 60 ELT professionals from Oman and abroad. It was interactive, and it initiated significant number of innovative ideas in the field of ELT.
Career Advisory Services, Mazoon College organized first alumni talk in art of public speaking on 21.3.18. in Hall A from 10:00 – 11:30 am. More than 100 students participated in the workshop. The speaker of the workshop was Ms. Muna Al Riyami, Director of Learning & Development, Al Bustan Palace Dr. Said Eid Younes, Dean, welcomed the speaker and appreciated her for making up the time to share her experiences and knowledge among the students of Mazoon College. She provided the students the required knowledge of how to be confident and skills of preparing their presentations. Muna Al Riyami suggested some ways as to how to remove the fear and hesitation, turning them into self-confidence. She added motivation and persistence to students to change for better.
Dr. Jameela Khatoon gave a vote of thanks. A token of appreciation was presented to the speaker by the Dean. All the students interacted during and after the session and recommended to have a talk again by the same speaker.