Saturday, December 12, 2009

ISODEL 2009 Jogjakarta - Day 3

Dec 10, 2009

The second day of the conference began at 8.00am with a keynote address by H.E the Coordinating Minister of People Welfare of the Republic of Indonesia. The session ended at 9.00am.

Tan Sri Anuwar Ali with Ibu Tian, the President of AAOU

It was then followed by the Plenary 2 session. Among the speakers include: Fasli Djalal (Director General of Higher Education, MONE, Indonesia), YBhg Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Anuwar Ali (President and Vice Chancellor of OUM), Tian Belawati (President of AAOU), and Ronald Perkinson (Sampoerna School of Education).

Tan Sri Anuwar Ali was presenting his paper

YBhg Tan Sri Anuwar Ali presented his paper on the topic "International Outreach in open, Distance E-Learning: The experience of Open University Malaysia." The plenary session then took a break until 10.45am.

Rozeman's turn to present his paper

Parallel session 3 began at 10.45am with another 16 more papers presented under four sub-theme. Among the presenters include Rozeman, senior lecturer of OUM. He presented his paper on E-kamus. The parallel session then took a break for lunch at 12.30pm.

After lunch, there was a visit to some schools which OUM did not participate. Instead, we all went for a sight seeing and do some window shopping at the famous Malioboro street. We bought some batik or ourselves.

At 5.30pm, we all participated in the dinner cum cultural show at the Prambanan Temple about 45 minutes from Jogjakarta. We were served with local food such as soto chandi, dudeg, mee jawa, goreng pisang, tempe, cucur udang, ronde, etc. At 8.00pm, the Ramayana cultural dance began.

It was a fantastic show that lasted for about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We travek back to hotel at 9.30pm.


Idris Talu said...

Good morning Prof. and all our team members.

It is really an interesting event and sharing experiences in “distance e-learning” in our region. OUM as a pioneer in the field may see opportunity to expand here.

Thank you for sharing the Jogjakarta's views with us.

Professor said...

Thank you Hj. Idris. The conference was good and we have learned a lot here through the exchange of ideas.

We also enjoy the food here especially the nasi padang and the ramayana show.