Workshop for Restructuring Final Year Project

School of Computer Sciences has successfully organized a workshop on “Restructuring Final Year Project” attended by 12 senior lecturers and a system administrator of the school. The workshop addresses the planning and implementation of one-year Final Year Project Programme which will be offered in the next academic year to the first batch of students under four-year programme.

The participants were divided into five groups to discuss the following aspects:

• New Proposal Template and Guideline
• Type of Project - Individual or Team-Based Including Standard
• Format of Report Based on Formulation of Type of Project (Depend on Nature of Each Project)
• Evaluation Grading Based on Formulation of Type of Project
• Problem and Nature of Current State of Final Year Project (FYP)

Program Agenda :

0830 - 0900 Breakfast
0900 - 0915 Workshop Briefing by:

  • Assoc. Prof. Nur'Aini Abdul Rashid
  • Dr. Zurinahni Zainol

0915 - 1230 Group Discussion 1
1230 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1600 Group Discussion 2
1600 - 1700 Group Presentation (5 Groups: 10 minutes each)
1700 - 1715 Wrap-up

Closing by: Assoc. Prof. Nur'Aini Abdul Rashid

: 10-04-2012
: 8:00am - 05:00pm
: Training Room, Level 7, School of Computer Sciences
: School
: Staff, Academic Staff
School Of Computer Sciences USM , Malaysia

This is a workshop to discuss Final Year Project structure which is offered to undergraduate students in CS. This workshop is hoped to enable successful work plan of planning and implementation of FYP programme and achieve its goal to produce better students and better final year projects.

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USM: Soft Launch for Master of Informatics Programme

: 31-10-2012 31-10-2012
: 12:30pm - 05:30pm
: DUP B (The building near USM Bukit Gambir’s entrance, opposite the USM athletics stadium)
: National
: Student, Staff, Academic Staff, External
School of Computer Sciences, USM , Malaysia

You are cordially invited to bring along your friends to attend the afternoon event on 31st October as follows:

Event:       Industrial Talks & Soft Launch of Master of Informatics
Date:         31st October, 2012 (Wednesday)
Duration: 2.30pm – 4.50pm
Venue:     DUP B (The building near USM Bukit Gambir’s entrance, opposite the USM athletics stadium)

2.30pm – 3.10pm     E-Commence and Social Media
By Mr Clement Chau, ExaBytes Technologies Sdn Bhd

3.10pm – 3.25pm     The Journey to Master of Informatics
By Dr. Vincent Khoo, USM

3.25pm – 3.45pm      Master of Informatics Programme
By Prof Dr. Abdullah Zawawi Hj Talib, USM

3.45pm – 4.05pm     Certificate of Advanced Studies in Information Systems and Telecommunications Management (SU CAS)                                    
(iSchool video, introduction video and phone conference via Skype)
By Prof Paul Gandel, Syracuse University

4.05pm – 4.35pm      Technopreneurial Opportunities on Customer Relationship Management and Support Services
By Mr. Mohandeep Singh, CEO of Soft Solvers Technologies Sdn Bhd

4.35pm – 4.50pm     Q&A Session

4.50pm                      The End

For more information, please visit:

Abdullah Zawawi Talib, PhD
Profesor & Timbalan Dekan (Jaringan Industri & Masyarakat)/
Professor & Deputy  Dean (Industry & Community Networks)
Pusat Pengajian Sains Komputer/
School of Computer Sciences
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM Pulau Pinang, Malaysia




Web Accessibility 2011

: Web Accessibility 2011

We have a new date for Web Accessibility 2011

Title: Developing a Compelling Business Case for Web Accessibility
Host: St. Nicholas’ Home for the Visually Impaired, Penang, in partnership with Universiti Sains Malaysia
Date: 30 November, 2011
Venue: Auditorium INFORMM, Universiti Sains Malaysia


Call for Participations
Web Accessibility 2011
by St. Nicholas’ Home for the Visually Impaired
In collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
30th November 2011, 9am to 5pm
@ Auditorium, INFORMM, USM

What is Web Accessibility 2011?
Don’t miss this chance to learn how accessibility can benefit your organisation from St. Nicholas’ Home’s knowledgeable IT staff and Get on-the-spot accessibility assessment of your website and consultancy. Web Accessibility 2011 is also a chance to learn how St. Nicholas can work with your organisation now and in the future to promote greater accessibility and interoperability.

Mind “Accessibility” as Your Business?

• Accessibility not only helps people with visual challenge. It also benefits older users, mobile phone users, and other individuals who want to do business with you.

• The percentage of older users with age-related accessibility needs is growing. Improved accessibility can help your organisation to reach out further to this increasingly important customer base.

• Organisation with accessible websites benefit from, reduced legal risk, demonstration of corporate social responsibility, and increased customer loyalty.

• Web Accessibility does provide positive Impact on search engine optimization from accessibility improvements. Making it more visible on the Internet.

Who should attend?

Any company or organisation that relies on the Internet for publicity, increasing its market share, or raising its revenue.

Speaker Profile:

Mr. David Hathaway, IT Instructor and Consultant, St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang.

Mr. Amir Teh Bin Husin Teh, Federal Government, Kuala Lumpur.

Mr. Albert Cheah, PhD candidate, USM, Penang.

Time Event
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.15am Welcoming Speech
9.15am – 9.30am Opening Speech

Session 1
9.30am – 10.15am Keynote Speaker 1: Business Case for Accessibility by Mr. David Hathaway
10.15am – 10.45am Tea Break
10.45am – 11.30am Keynote Speaker 2: Evaluating a Site for Accessibility Requirements by Mr. Amir Teh

Session 2
11.30am – 12.15pm Speaker 1: How to make a site more usable by low vision visitors by Mr. Albert Cheah
12.15pm – 1.00pm Speaker 2: Html and Flash Accessibility by Mr. David Hathaway and Mr. Albert Cheah
1.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch Break

Session 3
2.00pm – 2.45pm Speaker 3: How St. Nicholas helps businesses with accessibility needs
2.45pm – 3.30pm Speaker 4: TBA
3.30pm – 4.15pm Panel Discussion
4.15pm – 5pm Closing Ceremony

Registration Fees: FREE for USM staff & students
(Registration fee includes entry gifts, tea time, and lunch)
For any enquiries, please contact:
Mr. David Hathaway
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St. Nicholas’ Home for the Visually Impaired
Student, Staff, Academic Staff
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Company Visual In-Tech Sdn Bhd will be coming to School of Computer Sciences and present their product SPIRENT Network Testing on:

Date: 21 June 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 10am-12noon.
Venue: Meeting Room


Student, Academic Staff
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