16 Apr 2020

Tel-U Holds an Online Technical Exam Workshop Guide, Followed by 101 Universities in Indonesia

BANDUNG, Telkom University – Based on Republic of Indonesia Government Regulation No 21 of 2020 concerning Large-Scale Social Restrictions in the Context of Handling Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19), all activities are carried out at home whether working, studying and worshiping.

Referring to the circular letter of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia No: 262 / E.E2 / KM / 2020 concerning Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency, the teaching and learning process was carried out online at home (Study From Home).

In response to this Telkom University through the Center for e-Learning and Open Education (Celoe) held a Workshop on technical guidelines for conducting online exams during the COVID-19 pandemic. This event was held online and live from Youtube on Wednesday (15/4), and was attended by hundreds of lecturers from all over Indonesia.

According to the Head of Celoe Telkom University Content Development Section, Fat’hah Noor Prawita, the purpose of this activity was to facilitate lecturers in carrying out the online-based examination process.

“Initially due to the many questions from us (Celoe) about how to carry out online-based examinations, seeing this we finally decided to give this workshop not only to lecturers at Tel-U but to all lecturers in Indonesia.” He explained.

In the workshop attended by approximately 288 participants from 101 tertiary institutions from 24 provinces in Indonesia, this activity took place in two directions, according to Fat’hah during the workshop there was a lot of input given from the participants about the technical implementation of online-based examinations.

“Technically, this process requires a variety of tools in the online exam process, starting from the Google class room, or Learning Management System (LMS) based on Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (MOODLE), all of these tools are used to anticipate various cheating that occurs during the exam. ” He said.

Vice Chancellor I in Academics Dr. Dadan Rahadian explained that currently most universities in Indonesia are not ready to face online-based learning, and through this activity Telkom University through Celoe wants to provide technical assistance to all tertiary institutions in Indonesia, especially for technical implementation of online exams. midterm or end of semester.

“We hope that from this activity can provide input to the teaching staff, especially lecturers in providing online examinations, this is a form of contribution of Telkom University through Celoe in advancing the learning system in Indonesia.” He said.

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