Target and Implementation Strategies

Target

Referring to the goals aforementioned, some targets are formulated and described as follows:

  1. Selecting students with competitive academic capacity
  2. Providing quality education whose output are graduates with Japanese language capability, both written and spoken
  3. Providing quality education whose output are graduates with capability in conducting research in Japanese language, literature, culture, and urban culture
  4. Being a program with research power in language/linguistics, literature/culture conducted by lecturers and students
  5. Encouraging social service by using all potentials in language skill, language teaching, and knowledge of Japanese language, literature and culture
  6. Enabling the students to be individuals with soft skill, ethics, and integrity and enabling them to adapt not only in society both regionally and internationally
  7. Providing product and service benefiting the society in general

Strategies

Referring to the targets aforementioned, some strategies are formulated and described as follows:

  1. Creating a credible, transparent, accountable, responsible, and equitable internal management. The target was achieved in 2013 in which these five principles have been all implemented.
  2. Creating a high quality curriculum accommodating our vision and mission, and making any necessary adaptation relevant to the ever changing era. The first curriculum was designed in 2010 and there had been a redesigned curriculum formulated in 2013. This was done to meet the requirement of KKNI in which the concentrations of study were made more concise from three to two concentrations only.
  3. Rising the quality standard of new students by applying more conditions in the enrollment process and initiating more rigorous promotion, branding, and socializing the achievement of the program. The result is that the standard for enrollment is still competitive with a passing grade representing 6%.
  4. Improving the teaching and learning standard by applying modern and integrated education system whose quality is assured by 2012 quality control. The result is that the teaching and learning process now becomes more systematic, supervised, and in accordance with all academic plans and aspirations.
  5. Inviting native Japanese as guest lecturers and partner in Japanese academic teaching and practice. The target for 2010 academic was that there would be 2 native speakers teaching as guest lecturers. The department has now been able to invite two guest lecturers and starting from 2012, there have been three of them teaching in our department.
  6. Encouraging the lecturers to pursue their higher education in doctoral degree, to join seminars and training both those held on national and international level.
  7. Making Noryoku Shiken N3 as the requirement for graduation starting from the year of 2010. The result is that the standard has been applied for requirement graduation.
  8. Doing institutional cooperation with foreign and domestic organizations, especially with Japanese universities to maximize the potential and improve the academic quality. The target for 2010 academic year was that there has to be at least one cooperation. Now, the department has been cooperating with 20 domestic and foreign organizations.
  9. Encouraging students to join student and staff exchange program in regional and international level especially programs held in Japan. The target for 2010 academic year was that there is 1 student joining exchange program. From 2011, there have been at least 10 students joining exchange programs for one year and also an outbound activity overseas.
  10. Producing academic and non-academic research paper written by both lecturers and students. The target for 2010 academic year was that the department will have at least 1 research paper 4 journal articles published as an accredited or unaccredited journal. Since 2010, there has been at least 1 book and four journal articles written by our lecturers.

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