Rouli Esther Pasaribu, Ph.D. from the Universitas Indonesia Presents Her Material

The Faculty of Cultural Studies (FCS) Universitas Brawijaya (UB) presented 92 participants of the International Conference on Language, Literature, Education, and Culture (ICOLLEC) II from various countries. This activity was carried out on hybrid from 11th to 12th November 2022.

ICOLLEC II Coordinator, Dani Samuel Budiawan explained, the 86 participants consisted of 30 participants and 56 presenters.

“The majority of participants were from four countries, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, and Norway,” said Dani.

This international seminar was also attended by five keynote speakers. They were Alexandra Dalferro, Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore, Rouli Esther Pasaribu, Ph.D. from Universitas Indonesia, Vu Thi Thanh Nha, Ph.D. from the University of Languages and International Studies, VNU, Vietnam, Dr. Siti Hajar from Universitas Trisakti, and Wasinrat Nualsiri, Ph.D. from Naresuan University, Thailand.

Hybrid Presentation by Wasinrat Nualsiri, Ph.D. from Naresuan University

The big theme at ICOLLEC II 2022 is “Reconstructing Language, Literature, Teaching, Culture, and Arts in the Post-Pandemic Era”. Then, the sub-themes include foreign language teaching and learning, teaching national and local languages, and changes and innovation in language teaching and learning. Furthermore, there were also sub-themes of Independent Learning (MBKM) and the challenges, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, as well as macrolinguistics.

Dani targeted the participants to be able to further discuss the issues in the seminar’s sub-themes deeper. Moreover, this seminar also presented experts in their respective scientific fields.

Day 2 Seminar in Parallel Room

In addition, this activity aimed to facilitate students to present their research as a need for their academic interests. This activity also facilitated teachers and lecturers to share teaching experiences and research in class. Furthermore, it also supported the special role of tertiary institutions in efforts to increase the competitiveness of higher education institutions through standardized assessments both nationally, regionally, and internationally.

“This seminar is also to increase the importance of managing and improving the quality of the education process and as an effort to increase its relevance in increasing global competitiveness,” said Dani.

Meanwhile, the Dean of FCS UB, Hamamah Ph.D. added that this international seminar aimed to achieve Key Performance Indicators or Indikator Kinerja Utama (IKU). This included supporting UB in achieving IKU in the aspect of international seminars.

“In the seminar process there are also lecturers who write and present research results together with partners from abroad and others, or from outside UB,” she concluded. [dts/aaz/PR FCS]