Malang – Institute for Research and Community Service (LP2M) State University of Malang (UM) with funding from Islamic Development Bank Project Implementation Unit (PIU IDB) State University of Malang held International Conference on Learning Innovation (ICLI) on Wednesday (Oct 4, 2017), in Postgraduate Hall (2nd floor of UM’s H3 building State). The event was concluded with parallel session on Thursday (5/10/2017). This activity is part of a four-university consortium seminar incorporated in the IDB 4 in 1 Project, whose members are University of Jember, State University of Malang, University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, and Mulawarman University.
This activity presents keynote speakers from four countries, namely; Dr. David Stein (The Ohio State University, United States of America), Prof. John Hope (University of Auckland, New Zealand), Dr. Moch Rizal Palil (University Kebangsaan Malaysia), and Dr. Azhar Ibrahim Alwee (National University of Singapore). In addition to the keynote speakers, the event also featured invited speakers; Maman Fathurrohman, Ph.D (University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa), Prof. Dr. Suratno, M.Si (University of Jember), and Dr. Sudarman, M.Pd (Mulawarman University).
The event was opened by Vice Rector for UM Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Budi Eko Soetjipto, M.Ed., M.Sc. In his speech he said that this activity is a means to share ideas on warm issues and trending topics in the field of learning innovation.
“ICLI also aims to build the framework and international cooperation between universities in Indonesia, and facilitate inter-country research in the world, especially for the publication of research from Indonesian students and scientists in international journals,” he explained.
Meanwhile, the chief organizer of the event, Dr. Ahmad Munjin Nasih, S.Pd, M.Ag outlined the implementation of ICLI 2017 activities.
“The activities of ICLI 2017 are attended by about twenty four institutions in Indonesia. The participants also sent their abstracts to be selected for presentation in this activity. There are about 97 papers that pass the verification, “he explained.
To prevent plagiarism, the man who is also the head of the Center for Research and Social Services, Humanities, Sport and Health (P3SHOK) LP2M confirmed that they had checked for plagiarism. Therefore, for participants whose written works exceed the 10% tolerance limit would receive their works back and were not allowed to attend the parallel session.
The conference is organized based on 21st century trends, which are characterized by the increased complexity of technology roles in it, and the emergence of corporate restructuring movements. The current learning trend is to combine the quality of technology and human resources (HR), in building solutions to life problems. This condition requires human resources capable of taking initiative, having critical thinking, creative, and competent.
ICLI activities ended with a parallel session on October 5, 2017 held at LP2M UM Building (H4). Participants are divided into 8 parallel spaces. Each room is led by a moderator.
Author: Suhardi (link to original article on UM website)
Edited and translated by: Muhammad Hafiz Riandi (Staff of PIU IDB Universitas Negeri Malang)
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