asikmalaya UPI Campus actively participated in the International Joint Seminar hosted by Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Malaysia, a collaborative event involving three prestigious universities: UPSI (Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris) from Malaysia, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, and Universiti Bina Dharma from Indonesia. The primary objective of this international-scale seminar was to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and research findings in the field of human development.
The event commenced with an opening address by Prof. Madya Dr. Abdul Talib bin Mohammed Hashim, the Dean of the Faculty of Human Development at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Malaysia. According to him, the purpose of organizing the International Joint Seminar was to strengthen collaboration among the three universities in developing a deeper understanding and solutions related to issues arising from digitalization.
The keynote presentations began with Dr. Siti Noranizahhafizah Boyman, Coordinator of the Humanities Cluster at the Center for Pedagogy, Research, and Innovation (CPRI) of UPSI. Dr. Boyman delved into issues surrounding the use of artificial intelligence. The second keynote presentation was delivered by Dr. Seni Aprilya, S.Pd., M.Pd, a lecturer at UPI Tasikmalaya Campus and the Secretary of the PGSD (Primary School Teacher Education) Program for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Following the conclusion of the keynote presentations, seminar participants were divided into five groups, each assigned to a specific room. Each group was tasked with presenting the research papers they had prepared in advance. This provided an opportunity for participants to share their research findings, engage in discussions, and receive feedback from fellow participants and the attending moderators.
The seminar format allowed for an interactive and collaborative environment, fostering a rich exchange of ideas and insights. The diverse perspectives from the three leading universities contributed to a comprehensive exploration of the challenges and opportunities presented by the ongoing process of digitalization in the realm of human development.