On Wednesday 20 March 2018 an Interactive workshop was held in the Intermediate Computer Lab (A-003), Seemi Tajammul Building at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) by Teaching and Learning Forum, Department of Urdu. It was the first workshop of the year on the topic of “Typing & Maintaining Urdu Documents in Microsoft Office. The Speaker was Major (Retd) Muhammad Akram Naul, the Assistant Professor and Head of Computer Science Department at FCCU.

In the beginning the speaker talked about the historical aspects of the written language after which he spoke about the basics of computer programming.

The second session was practical in which all participants typed in Urdu on their computers. The session was engaging and everyone enjoyed this part of the workshop. After this Major (Retd) Muhammad Akram gave a presentation which gave guidance on making question papers and attendance sheets in Microsoft Excel in Urdu. He also shared tips on typing in Urdu in Microsoft PowerPoint. After the lecture there was a Q&A session.

At the end Co-Coordinator Prof. Hina Patrick thanked the Speaker and guests. And the Head of Urdu Department Prof. Aneel Samuel presented University souvenirs to the Speaker.

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