|Dr 'Aidh as-Su'udi is delivering material in Arabic language teachers and lecturers. Photo: Rino / PR UMM.|
FOR four days, Tuesday-Friday (11-14 / 10), University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) through the International Relations Office (IRO) held a competency enhancement training Arabic teachers for 40 educators Arabic. This activity was a part of the cooperation realization between UMM and Imam Muhammad Islamic University ibn Saud, Saudi Arabia.
The training participants consisted of lecturers from Arabic Education courses UMM, laboratory Arabic lecturer, lecturer ma'had of Abdurrahman bin 'Auf, Muhammadiyah school teacher in Malang, and lecturer of Muhammadiyah University and the University of Muhammadiyah Ponorogo Sidoarjo.
According to the Head of IRO UMM, Dr Abdul Haris, MA, training taken place in the auditorium of UMM was guided by the representative of Imam Muhammad Islamic University ibn Saud, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which is Sciences Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies (LIPIA) based in Jakarta.
This form of training is the delivery of content, practice, and test that was held on the last day. Today, the material held in the classical style. While in the second and third days of Arabic material studied in groups. Not only the material, the trainees would also be doing teaching practice.
One of the presenters of Saudi Arabia Dr 'Aaidl as-Su'uudi stated that’s not just mastery of the Arabic language needed by a teacher, but also a strong personality and extensive knowledge. "Teachers who successfully characterized by several things, among them had a strong personality are able to be objective and fair to students, respect for cultural differences, to be knowledgeable, to have innovation in teaching, and always eager and helpful," explained 'Aaidl as- Su'uudi.
Not only that, there were things that must be considered by the teacher if you wanted to be a successful teacher. "Managing and auditing work, wisdom in classroom management, respect the opinions of students, and students, as well as active communication with students," continued 'as-Su'uudi Aaidl.
Abdul Haris hoped that these activities would have a system of alliances that are built stronger, it also improved the quality of learning the Arabic language in particular UMM and Muhammadiyah educational institutions in general. (Ich / han)