WORLD CLASS VIRTUAL LECTURES
Arabic Language and Literature Virtual Lecture Parade
Department of Arabic Language and Literature
State Islamic Institute Syekh Nurjati Cirebon, Indonesia
The Department of Arabic Language and Literature of State Islamic Institute Syekh Nurjati Cirebon, Indonesia is making various efforts to prepare itself to develop a world-class university characterized by teaching and research excellence supported with programs in teaching and learning, educational units, and publication management. This is in line with the vision of the Department “to become an excellent study program at the ASEAN level in 2029 in the implementation of Arabic language learning and literature studies assisted by information technology based on Islamic values and local wisdom.”
With regard to the aspects of education/teaching, the efforts are made based on the belief that the quality of graduates is not only determined by the quality of prospective students but also by the teaching and learning process. The existence of visiting lecturers program will increase the quality of learning, provide direct communication for students with different experts (including international lecturers), increase global awareness and bring opportunities to build networking for students and academic staff. Networking will be very beneficial for the development of teaching and learning program and research at involved universities.
Taking into account the aforementioned matters, it is deemed necessary to hold lectures by inviting lecturers and researchers from different universities (as guest lecturers) for a certain period of time. For this reason, the Department of Arabic Language and Literature will hold guest lectures as a form of improving the quality of students and lecturers relevant to their fields of expertise. This program is the continuation of the similar program run in 2020, “overseas lecturer virtual lecture program.”
This is a voluntary program for academics all over the world. The visiting virtual lecture is a lecture activity by guest lecturers or researchers at the invitation of the organizer which is aimed at students and lecturers of the organizing faculties/departments/study programs and also invited students and lecturers from different universities/faculties/departments/study programs to develop their capacity in the area of the topic discussed. Each session is carried out in about 90 to 120 minutes, held in between Monday to Friday through virtual zoom meetings and live streaming on the YouTube account of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature of State Islamic Institute Syekh Nurjati Cirebon, Indonesia.
- Improving the quality of students, lectures, and international audiences;
- Adding international insight for students and lecturers; and
- Opening up opportunities for involving institutions (faculties/departments/study programs) to build international cooperation in the fields of teaching, research, publication, and other possible collaborations.
For invited lecturers/researchers
- Access to build partnership for research in Indonesia (the 2nd largest Islamic country with Arabic language used in the religion vastly)
- Access to Arabic texts and manuscripts
- Access to Pesantren (Islamic boarding house)
- Access to Kesultanan Islam (ancient Islamic kingdoms) in Indonesia
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