Mau Bicara Apa di Gedung Keuangan Negara?

Notifikasi dari Line saya muncul di layar iPhone yang sudah cukup jadul ini. Ada chat masuk dari sahabat saya. Namanya Kak Dinna. Saya memanggilnya Kakak karena kebetulan ia juga bersama saya dan kawan lain bahu membahu membantu perbaikan pendidikan di Bali melalui wadah Bali Edukasi yang saya dirikan tahun 2015, setahun setelah Pejuang Beasiswa Bali … Continue reading

Berkolaborasi dengan Nama-nama Besar itu…

Sedikit cerita tentang tahun ini. Saya ditawari berkolaborasi dengan kawan saya dari Charles Darwin University (CDU), Australia. Saya iyakan setelah membaca draft proposal yang ia kirimkan. Saya melihat ada potensi hebat didalamnya, mengenai kerjasama banyak akademisi dari berbagai negara. Dengan dukungan CDU dan akademisi-akademisi besar ini, saya optimis tahun 2015 akan menjadi sangat menjanjikan. Bisa … Continue reading

Menjadi Keynote Speaker itu…

Salah satu impian para akademisi adalah berkarya dengan hasil konkrit. Entah melalui hasil pembelajaran, hasil penelitian yang dikembangkan menjadi publikasi (utamanya level Internasional), berkarya membangun masyarakat atau berkiprah melalui kegiatan-kegiatan di unit-unit lembaga dalam posisi tertentu. Salah satu mimpi saya adalah menjadi pembicara kunci di sebuah seminar atau konferensi internasional. Sejauh ini, saya ada beberapa … Continue reading

Professional Development Series (Session 1): 21st Century Learning & Curriculum 2013

Please see the link below. Note they are only highlights guiding the PD. http://www.slideshare.net/mhsantosa/professional-development-with-bali-academy-pd-bali-academy-session-1-26082014 Photos from Session 1 More sessions to come! 🙂 @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2014) I am happy to share this. Please feel free to reblog or share the link, all with my accreditation. Thank you.

Publish or Paris? :)

I’ve got some invitations to write and publish. Not the scam ones, they’ve been continuously flagged. While it’s great, it really needs great efforts to produce one. As I’m working on the manuscript, I saw this image. Quite a crack! 😀 Fellow writers, you know it, it’s Publish or Paris eh Perish! 😀 @mhsantosa(2014)

Argue, Then Understand

I have been involved in thesis examination lately and I found a latent interesting fact. The documents cannot argue. Especially in academic context, following one’s idea is considered safe and well, easy. The following image might be relevant. In fact, it is not. One idea should be supported with multiple perspectives, not only one. It’s … Continue reading

Thoughts from #ISET2014

To back up, this is a #storify version of International Seminar on Educational Technology 2014 / #ISET2014. Read from this link 🙂 @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2014) I am happy to share this. Please feel free to reblog or share the link, all with my accreditation. Thank you.

Bagaimana Mendapatkan Beasiswa untuk Mahasiswa Riset?

Selama ini, saya sering sekali mendapat pertanyaan baik dari kawan-kawan atau adik-adik mengenai berbagai peluang mendapatkan beasiswa. Mulai beasiswa ke negara Australia, Amerika, Inggris, Belanda (dan Eropa lainnya), atau ASEAN. Tentu saya membalas dengan senang hati. Saya bantu sebisanya, memberi pengalaman dan berbagi cara untuk bisa memperkuat lamaran beasiswa. Saya sangat mendukung siapa saja yang … Continue reading

Grey Literature: Ketika Bahan Pustaka Abu-abu

Pernah mendengar Grey Literature? Beberapa waktu lalu, saya mengikuti sebuah pelatihan gratis di perpustakaan kampus saya. Pelatihan ini adalah salah satu dari sekian banyak pelatihan gratis yang diberikan oleh unit-unit yang ada di kampus, termasuk oleh perpustakaan. Biasanya awal semester, daftar pelatihan sudah dirilis secara terbuka di website perpustakaan dan semua mahasiswa bisa memilih yang … Continue reading

PhD Graduation – Videos

Hi friends, here I present you two of my PhD graduations videos. More stories to come 🙂 Thank you very much for all friends, colleague, supervisors, and family. You are all stars! @mhsantosa ©mhsantosa (2014) I am happy to share this. Please feel free to reblog or share the link, all with my accreditation. Thank … Continue reading

Belajar Menjadi Peer-Reviewer (Bagian Dua)

Saya sedang mengajar tentang konsep berpikir ilmiah di kelas riset ketika saya merasa HP bergetar beberapa kali. Sepuluh menit lagi, kelas ini akan selesai. Saat saya kembali ke kantor, saya melihat beberapa email dan pesan masuk. Kita ketahui bersama, dengan perkembangan teknologi yang pesat saat ini, konektivitas kita dengan dunia luar seaakan tiada batas lagi. … Continue reading

Indonesian Higher Education: Learning from The Phillipines

I just created a storify version about today’s Indonesian Higher Education. It was a small talk by Victoria – my ‘curious’ friend from the Phillipines, Mas Steven – my enthusiastic friend from Jakarta and I. A lesson learned from the Philippines’ context. To read more, please visit this Storify link. Thank you 🙂 Note: Previously, … Continue reading

A Presentation at the Institute of Health and Management on E-Learning Frameworks

I continued to focus more of my attentions lately on sharing new ideas with like-minded people, especially on the area of ICT, Technology, E-Learning, Educational Technology and the likes in Education and English learning. One of the outputs is this following discussion. I met Meng, the Director of Studies on the Institute of Health and … Continue reading

A Teleconference with STAIN Palangka Raya, Kalimantan

When I received an email from Bu Santi on my gmail account, I just couldn’t be sure about it at first. The email offered me to be a presenter, along with my ICT mentor Pak Gumawang Jati, in a workshop at Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri (STAIN) Palangka Raya, Kalimantan. To go to Kalimantan is … Continue reading

On the 21st Century Language Learning Conference

I attended the 21st Century Language Learning Conference earlier. Here are chirps taken from some twitter posts on #LCONNS2013, including those from my twitter. It got some useful links and sites on using technology on language learning. It needs more pedagogical perspectives, though as I think it’s more intended more for networking and cultural exchanges. … Continue reading

On ABC Splash: Digital Ideas for the Classroom Conference

I just attended a conference on Digital Ideas for the Classroom conducted by ABC. I put my story on Chirpstory. Please kindly click this link to read more. You can read more about ABC Splash here. I hope it benefits you in many ways 🙂 ©mhsantosa (2013) I am happy to share this. Please feel … Continue reading

Sparkling Eyes, You Can Do It!: Motivating Bali Mandara Students to Dream and Achieve BIG

I saw many bright eyes when visiting this high school of SMA Bali Mandara, Bali, Indonesia last time. I had previously heard that the school has been around for two years old and quite unique. Why unique? This school is composed of a strong leader’s vision of helping disadvantaged, but enthusiastic young people to study, … Continue reading

How Students Learn through Curiosity and Discovery

Here is another good example taken from TED Talks about how student learn and how student learning is made possible. As the principle of knowing and understanding start from stimulation of our interests to a particular thing or phenomenon, learning should be directed into discovery of questions, that will lead them to another evaluation of … Continue reading

KILAT Bertemu Ki Dalang

Pada hari Jumat, tanggal 1 Juni 2012, kami diundang oleh Ibu Linda Seymour, salah seorang pengajar bahasa Indonesia di La Trobe University untuk menghadiri bincang-bincang dengan seorang dalang. Beliau adalah Ki Eddy Pursubayanto, seorang dalang wayang kulit dari UGM Yogyakarta. Dari perpustakaan, kami berjalan menuju Martin Building dan tiba jam 11.25 siang, 5 menit sebelum … Continue reading

Berbagi Digital? Bagaimana dengan Jejaknya?

Saat ini, tidak bisa dipungkiri bahwa perkembangan teknologi sudah mengarah pada konsep berbagi secara digital (cf. digital sharing). Sebut saja berbagai aplikasi media social, seperti Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, Flickr, dan lain-lain. Bahkan, bisa dibilang, setiap saat banyak aplikasi-aplikasi baru bermunculan. Seiring bertambahnya pengguna pada suatu aplikasi yang dilengkapi oleh fitur berbagi digital ini, saya … Continue reading

Coping with Cultural Challenges in an Online Learning Framework

I recently (not quite, see the note below) presented a paper in the AsiaCALL Conference 2012, Open University, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. This is the slide I presented in the conference. Basically, I tried to provoke awareness of Asian Educators to be more aware of some cultural challenges (i.e. passive, teacher-oriented, didactic; c.f. Confucian, Javanese, … Continue reading

Provoking Awareness, Preparing for a Better Future

After I presented my paper at the AsiaCALL 2012 Conference in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, I traveled to Bali for a short visit. At Changi Airport, while waiting for the next flight, I contacted a colleague of mine at the Ganesha University of Education, Bali that I will be in Bali shortly and I was … Continue reading

Can Indonesians Think?

Have you tried to find particular information using search engine available on the Internet and it ends at getting tons of answers within seconds? Indeed, the Internet can be very helpful, but it also can be overwhelming. With the vast development of ICT and information contained in it, finding information on almost about anything can … Continue reading

Three-Minute Thesis Competition 2013 Booklet

The three-minute thesis competition will take place again. I just opened the new booklet for the competition this year. And I am happy to read the information, especially when finding out it has your stuff included there. Below, two captions of my 50-word blurb and the importance of using ‘personal touches’ in your one-page slide … Continue reading

Ice breakers for ESL/EFL on Edcanvas

I have heard and shared information about Edcanvas the other day on my social media. It is a free service for teachers to organize and share materials in a simple way and interesting format. The “canvas” is where you can attach and arrange various ranges of materials, including videos, images, links, uploaded files of any … Continue reading