Semarang -undip.ac.id – Diponegoro University (Undip) Semarang organized an E-Learning Training for lecturers from various faculties in the Undip environment. This activity is located in Building ICT Center Undip and planned to last for three days, starting from Monday, May 23, 2016 and ends on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The event was attended by 30 lecturers chosen was opened by Director of Learning Development and Academy Cooperation (DP2KA) Undip, Prof. Dr. Sutejo Kuwat Widodo.
Head of Information and Educational Technology of Undip, Dr. Aris Triwiyatno, ST. MT., explained that the E-Learning training aims to provide enrichment for the lecturers of Undip in order to make optimal use of information technology as a means of learning development. By using E-Learning applications Kulon Undip (Online Lecture Diponegoro University), lecturers and students are expected to interact and make the process of learning not only in the class, but also through the internet that is not limited by space and time. Lecturers can do face to face with the students participating in the study from anywhere in the world that can still be affordable Internet network via teleconference, and provide lecture material and online assignments. Similarly, all college participants could open room for discussion with lecturers and other college participants without having to sit together in one particular place.
Vice of Rector for Academic Affairs and Student Undip, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zainuri, DEA is targeting that eventually all courses at the Diponegoro University will use E-Learning applications Kulon Undip to optimize the teaching-learning process. It is intended to maintain the quality of teaching and learning process at the Diponegoro University environment in order to make graduates Undip COMPLETE (Communicator, Professional, Leader, Educator, Thinker, and Entrepreneur) and JURALI (Honestly, Dare and Care).
Separately, Director of Data and Information Systems of Undip, Dr. Maman Somantri, ST. MT. expressed the readiness of IT technology and Undip server that will support the full implementation of E-Learning. All internet applications can be accessed via wifi connection or LAN network which has been prepared in all areas Undip environment, so that lecturers and students can access online college without spending a dime.