Share Paper: Strengthening Institution Capacity in Elementary Teacher Education in Indonesia: The ICT Utilization in HYLITE Program

  1. Adie Yusuf, BINUS UNIVERSITY, Ireland
Tuesday, October 22 11:15-11:35 AM Las Vegas Ballroom 4

Abstract: For universities to fulfill their role as incubators of knowledge and for elementary, secondary and tertiary students to acquire and use knowledge in the 21st century, they need to be connected with the world through ICT. To overcome the problem of restricted bandwidth and high cost internet access, Ministry of National Education has developed cooperation with Indonesian Telecommunication Company (Telkom) to offer JARDIKNAS programs for school communities. In fact, ICT has been utilized in schools even though relatively small in numbers. At present, in Indonesia there is a program for Elementary Teacher Education called HYLITE. The HYLITE program is an ...