Through APS: Communication Department Boosts Thesis Fulfillment

Author : Humas | Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:54 WIB
Thesis Enthusiasm: through a program named "Akselerasi Penyelesaian Skripsi" (APS), students get motivated to finish their thesis. 

Thousand students working before graduating appear to inhabit their thesis. In Communication Department, University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), hundreds of student have not yet graduated despite their studying time, commonly reaching 10 semesters.

            “Most of them have worked yet have not yet finished their thesis. It becomes our concern to motivate them,” said Chief of Communication Department Sugeng Winarno after delivering course in thesis workshop before 152 students on Saturday (28/3).

            Dealing with this problem, Department will hold a program named “Akselerasi Penyelesaian Skripsi (APS)” as emergency exit. Principally, last-year students are managed, motivated, and given great insight related to their thesis. They have to finish their thesis in a given time.

            Chief of this program (APS, red) Zen Amiruddin explained that these students had been enlisted into thesis clinic. Both lecturer and student had been committed providing special time to finish thesis. “Working on thesis seems easy and can be done in short time. We have to give them this motivation,” said Zen.

            To add the motivation circumstance, the department has nailed many poster, banner, and announcement related to thesis such as these following slogans “Skripsi itu Mudah”, “Skripsi yang Baik adalah Skripsi yang Selesai”, “Keep Calm and Skripsi Done” and “It Always Seem Impossible until It Done”.

            “It is aimed to motivate active students to start working on their thesis due to current concern of department, finishing study on time. If success (this program), it can be used for other departments,” Sugeng ended. (dar/nas/t_stu)



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