UNS – Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP) Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) Surakarta collaborated with Indonesia Technology-Enhanced Language Learning (iTELL) successfully held a conference on Tuesday and Wednesday (13-14/3/2018) at Best Western Premier, Solo.
Under the theme “CALL & MALL to Enhance Thinking Process: Innovative, Practical Solution, and Enhance Sustainability”, three speakers attended this conference were Gumawang Jati, (Bandung Institute of Technology), the president of iTELL as keynote speaker, and two plenary speakers namely Nur Arifah Drajati (UNS), and Riezky Novyana (British Council Jakarta).
The 12 sub themes related to education and technology were organized to gather approximately 150 practitioners from language teaching researchers in Indonesia and abroad, especially in ASEAN countries in order to share and learn each other.
Nur Arifah presented the material about the application of Technology, Pedagogical, and Knowledge Content (TPACK) in the digital era classroom; meanwhile, Riezky Novyana explained the phenomenon of cyberbullying and child protection.
“TPACK has existed since 50 years ago, but in Indonesia it just started to study and developed. It becomes very potential to be conducted as a research,” said Nur Arifah.
The conference was aimed at providing and updating the understanding of researchers, teachers, administration staff, and students in terms of theory, practice, and potential use of technology in a multi-modal teaching and learning environment. In general, the conference is expected to make a significant contribution in the field of Technology-Enhanced Language Learning. humas-red.uns/Ath/Dty