|Serious: Dr. Siti Fatimah, one of speakers in Applied Approach Training as explaining effective ways in teaching process (30/1)|
For many times, Academic Quality Assurance Bureau (BKMA) University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) holds Applied Approach (AA) training for faculties. The training held in FEB courtroom was lasting for two days, Friday and Saturday (30-31/1). There were 50 faculties seriously concerning on this training which will be followed-up by application and evaluation for one semester ahead.
Head of BKMA, Prof. Dr. Ir. Noorharini, MP, stated that academic quality depended on competency, mastery quality, and liveness. Therefore, the training would always be established by concerning on government policy related to new learning system in tertiary level, such as Permendikbud related to KKNI and SNPT.
"In this beginning phase, BKMA facilitates reinforcement session of active learning. Later, it will be followed-up by creating an assessment portfolio and its implementation in classes monitored by chosen facilitators," said Noorharini.
There were many speakers in enforcement sessions of the active learning. They are: Dr. siti Fatimah Sunaryo, M.Pd, Dr. Hari Windu Asrini, M.Si, Dr. Mahfud Effendy, M.M, Dr. Endang Purwanti, M.Pd, and Galih Wasis Wicaksono, S.Kom, M.Kom. The given materials were management strategies of KPT-based assessment, RPS and RPP reconstruction based on KPT.
Vice Rector I, Prof. Dr. Bambang Widagdo, M.M, suggested UMM faculties to always improve their teaching quality. Future challenge should be seriously concerned in order to achieve ideal profile of graduating outcomes. "This training should be regarded as one instrument to improve that quality," explained Bambang.
One participant, Yunan Syaifullah, S.E, M.Si, hoped that system management as well as learning facilities could also be improved in order to optimise the training application whenever either grass-root evaluation or structural evaluation was held. (nas/t_stu)