The Covid-19 pandemic will not stop ITS in striving for internationalization. In early 2021, ITS and Regional English Language Office (RELO), the U.S. Embassy Jakarta hand-in-hand in running Virtual English Language Fellow (VELF) program. Not only having the activities with undergraduate and postgraduate students, the English Language Fellow is also meeting faculty members, non-academic staffs, laboratory staff and volunteers. To broaden the positive impact, ITS will also involve university students from the Eastern Part of Indonesia University Network (EPI-UNet) to connect with the English Language Fellow virtually. Let’s meet our English Language Fellow and get a chance to connect with her virtually!
Virtual English Language Fellow (VELF) is a program between Institut Teknologi Surabaya (ITS) and Regional English Language Office (RELO) of U.S. Embassy. This program will be participated by ITS undergraduated student from International Undergraduate Program (IUP) and regular program. The students will be experiencing an international exposure and being taught by an English native speaker.
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Are you ready to build your professional profile and join international programs? Still confused on how to boost your English skill? Come and join English Workshop for Postgraduate Students! This online English workshop is specially brought to those who want to enhance their English competency, join international mobility programs, engage in conferences, or publish academic articles on international journals.
Experience online learning with an English native speaker, Virtual English Language Fellow, from the US Embassy. Selected participants will also get special reward to join ITS Global Engagement’s international program/conference by consortium upon completing the program. Go grab your chance now!
There will be six topics and all participants are expected to join each topics:
Register yourself before 6 April 2021
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In achieving the vision to be a world-class research university, ITS continuously encourages and provides capacity building programs for its stakeholders. One of the signature programs initiated in 2015 is English as the Medium of Instruction (EMI) Training for ITS academic staff.
From 2015 until 2019, almost 300 academic staff have participated in the EMI Training in which inviting native facilitators from the British Council. The purpose of this program is to upgrade the English communication skills of ITS academic staff to be able to give full-lectures in English and to learn new methodologies to provide class in English effectively.
In 2021, ITS works closely with the Virtual English Language Fellow (VELF) program initiated by U.S. Embassy in running virtual EMI Training for ITS academic staff. Learning the fact that ITS has International Undergraduate Program in which the first year is fundamental to learn basic science, English, and nationalism courses, the training will later focus on improving how the lecturers deliver the course.
EMI Training with VELF will be conducted in 10 meetings:
*) Any changes on topics and schedule will be informed here
Have you ever wondered to be taught English by a native speaker? If so, this your time!
Non-academic staff have the important role for ITS to be the World Class University. Therefore, VELF will encourage you ITS non-academic staff to improve English competencies and strive for international exposure. This will be a great opportunity to pave your way to go global. Stay tune for the registration time!
1. Introduction and English assessment
2. English Speaking – Greetings + Direction
3. English Speaking – Handling Phone Call
4. Writing Announcement
5. Translating documents and forms
6. Closing and Evaluation
English Upgrading for ITS Non-Academic Staff will be conducted every Tuesday and Wednesday in the 2nd-4th week of June 2021. Stay tune for the details!
Have you ever found difficulties in English when conducting a research? If so, this is your time to improve your English competencies.
One of ITS vision is to be the world class research universities. Therefore, Laboratory Staff and Technicians should improve their English competencies to be to able to run a laboratory with international standard. This will be a great opportunity to pave your way to go global. Stay tune for the registration time!
1. Introduction and English assessment
2. Reading instruction
3. Reading manuals
4. Writing laboratory modules
5. Writing laboratory manuals
6. Closing and evaluation
English Upgrading for ITS Laboratory Staff will be conducted every Thursday and Friday in the 2nd-4th week of June 2021. Stay tune for the details!
ITS Global Engagement is a front line of ITS in achieving internationalization. Therefore, every individuals in this department need to improve their English competencies. VELF will help ITS Global Engagement in developing English in any aspects, from writing skill to the confidence in speaking in English. VELF will provide an English upgrading for both ITS Global Engagement staff and student volunteers.
Broadening the relations to eastern part of Indonesia, ITS with VELF hand-in-hand reach out the universities in eastern part of Indonesia to join this program. VELF will facilitate students from eastern part of Indonesia universities to learn various skills in English, such as English for Academic Purposes (EAP), American Culture, Studies, and/or Literature 4 Skills, Grammar, and Vocabulary. Stay tune for the registration date!
English upgrading with VELF will be conducted in 4 meetings:
ITS Global Engagement, Rectorate Building 1st Floor,
Kampus Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya
Phone: +62-31-5994251 ext. 1224
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