UNAIR NEWS – There were 20 young lecturers from various universities in Surabaya and surrounding areas attended the Basic Instructional Skills Improvement Program (PEKERTI) at Universitas Airlangga on Monday, April 9. This training was initiated by Center for Learning Innovation and Certification (PIPS).
The young lecturers were from Universitas Internasional Semen Indonesia (UISI), Ciputra University, Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang, STIKES Surabaya, Hang Tuah University, State Polytechnic of Malang, Petra University, PGRI Adi Buana University, and general participants.
The one-week training, from April 9 to April 13, gives various materials for young lecturers such as lecturers’ self-development, innovative learning models, lecture competency analysis, semester learning plan design, assessment design, and item analysis.
In addition, there are also softskill implementations in learning, bioethics in college, basic communication and basic teaching skills and microteaching , and the implementation of microteaching on the last day.
In the routine agenda of PIPS UNAIR, the speakers from various fields of science and competence were invited. An insightful session on Knowledge Sharing on E-learning material was presented by Prof. Darfiana Nur from Flinders University, Australia. On that occasion, she presented the material on the implementation of e-learning at Flinders University.
“All this time UNAIR is trusted to implement PEKERTI and Applied Approach (AA). Besides UNAIR, there are also other universities that organize them, “said Drs. E. Bimo Aksono H., drh., M.Kes as the secretary of PIPS UNAIR.
Bimo admitted that in the workshop, the participants were quite interested. However, PIPS UNAIR only limits 20 participants consisting of young lecturers in Surabaya and surrounding areas.
“This is the responsibility of UNAIR to build the nation’s human resources competence as well as preparing human resources for the nation’s generation,” he added.
Meanwhile, Vice Rector I UNAIR Prof. dr., Djoko Santoso Ph.D., K-GH., FINASIM., who opened the event revealed that the lecturers should always update their knowledge, either their basic science to Advanced Concept.
Professor of Faculty of Medicine also stressed that lecturers should always have an excellent attitude in all actions and decisions they made. “A lecturer should be excellent, and see everything in just black and white,” he said.
At the end of the speech, Prof. Djoko also emphasized that in order to be ‘heard’, the lecturers must always create more works. “You will not be heard when you have no works. Little talk much action, “he said. (*)
Author: Binti Q. Masruroh
Editor: Nuri Hermawan