EAST JAVA EXPLORATION
(EJx) 2021

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About EJx

It is acknowledged that people-to-people connection is the foundation of sustainable collaboration and development. As well as enhancing youth mobility is believed would bring great benefit for mutual understanding and future collaboration among countries. In other hand, COVID-19 Pandemic makes physical mobility becomes impossible. Therefore, 9 East Java Universities are introducing East Java Exploration (EJx) through online platform.

This short program is designed as a general course with multidisciplinary approach for participants to explore East Java in various aspects. Through online series of lecture, discussion, case study, observation, and direct interaction with people from different background, participants would gain better understanding about East Java and its potential and challenges.

Each topic is designed in a online form in which participants will learn through online explanatioan and cases. It is expected that the program will enhance knowledge, insight, and cross-cultural understanding. There is no doubt that participants will gain memorable experiences through fun learning method.



Program Details

Credit Earning Program
Participants who apply to the credit earning program will get a transcript and a certificate of completion. Credit earning program participants are required to complete a final paper and group presentation.
Non-Credit Program
Participants who do not apply for the credit program will just receive a certificate of completion based on the minimum entry requirements of the program. Non credit earning program participants are required to complete a final group presentation.


Grouping
  1. Upon registering, participants will be able to choose three out of nine materials that interest them;
  2. Those choices will be used to divide participants into 9 groups, which will determine their final projects;
  3. One group consists of 4-5 individuals, of which one of them is a student from the respective university;
  4. Every participant must join a class in Google Classroom that will be provided by the committees.
Lectures
  1. Every participant needs to take part in at least 80% of the lectures in order to obtain a certificate;
  2. All information regarding the lectures (e.g., reminder, zoom link, summary form) will be posted in Google Classroom;
  3. Each lecture will last for 120 minutes;
  4. After every lecture, participants need to fill a summary form that must be submitted before the deadline approaches.
Final Project
  1. Each group is required to do a presentation based on the material allocated to them on the last day;
  2. The presentation will run at the maximum time of 7 minutes;
  3. For those who take a credit earning programme, there will be one additional project in the form of a final paper concerning one of the nine materials presented in the lectures;
  4. The participants who fulfilled all of the terms and conditions will receive a report card.


LIST OF TOPICS

  • Synopsis
    A city is expected to be an urban area that creates sustainable economic development and high quality of life. A Smart City is a city that manages such development by excelling in multiple key sectors. Smart City has become a major issue in today’s city development in the world. Smart City consists of 6 main pillars, namely Smart Economy, Smart Environment, Smart People, Smart Living, and Smart Government. All these pillars can be achieved through strong human capital, social capital, and ICT infrastructure. This course introduces participants to the concept of smart city and how Surabaya evolves towards a smart city. Many aspects of Smart City including e-government services and one stop public services (Smart Government), Surabaya Intelligent Transport System (SITS – Smart Mobility), 112 Command Centre (Smart Living), Broadband Learning Centre (BLC) and community-based-library (Smart People), and community-based waste treatment (Smart Environment) will be discussed through an interactive teaching method and site visit.

    Coordinator
    Assoc. Prof. Maria Anityasari

    University
    Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

  • Synopsis
    The conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic have various impacts on people in various sectors of life. Therefore, everyone must play an active role in overcoming it according to their profession. Indonesian students especially at UPNVJT during WFH (Work From Home) are directed to practice their knowledge according to their expertise, in this case the three study programs will share their respective knowledge, from the field of Agriculture, will share knowledge about how to grow purple sweet potatoes. After being researched, it turns out that this plant contains various kinds of vitamins as intake that can increase endurance; The Chemical Engineering Department will show you how to make an effective, inexpensive, and easy hand sanitizer. The Department of Communication Science will convey how to express to the public about Health Protocols that are effective, interesting, and obeyed. .

    Coordinator
    TBD

    University
    UPN Veteran Jawa Timur

  • Synopsis
    Bonek is an acronym taken from the Javanese language namely Bondho Nekat, (Indonesian: Modal) and Nekat (Indonesian: have a strong will). So bonek literally means 'capitalized tekat or strong will'. At the beginning of 2017 the new management of Persebaya Surabaya through club president Azrul Ananda tried to remove the negative stigma against Bonek known so far by giving additional words 'creative' so now Bonek is known as Bondo, Reckless & Creative. Bonek supporters group has a slogan or greeting that is always spoken when meeting with their neighbors namely "Salam Satu Nyali" and replies with "Wani!" (Javanese: Brave) This activity aims to give the students a different perception about “Bonek Image”. Since 2017 Bonek has had a negative stigma due they have aggressive manners. Otherwise Bonek in the term of meaning 'creative' so now Bonek is known as Bondo, Reckless & Creative. With this topic we purpose to deliver the Surabaya Youth Culture that has been positive contribution in Youth resilience as Surabaya’s

    Coordinator
    TBD

    University
    Universitas Negeri Surabaya

  • Synopsis
    Javanese is an Austronesian language spoken on the Indonesian island Java. East Javanese, which is part of the Javanese dialect continuum, forms the focus of this course. Malangan Javanese is the localized variety of East Javanese spoken in Malang. Despite its local domain, the language is widely used in the Indonesian social media and has its own youth slang, Walikan language or Boso Walikan Malang. Several aspects of Malangan Javanese will be addressed during the course, including its phonological features, verbal morphology, speech levels, and diglossic relation with standard Indonesian. Many of these characteristics are Areal Features that are important to take into account for linguistic research in a broader Island Southeast Asian context. In addition, the course will discuss the structure and word-formation strategies in Walikan.

    Coordinator
    Dr. Nurenzia Yannuar

    University
    Universitas Negeri Malang

  • Synopsis
    This subject is aimed to unearth Madura Uniqueness particularly dealing with Madura as the center of Salt Farming in Indonesia. UTM as the only one of public university in Madura Island has been appointed as the pioneer to develop the center of Salt Innovation by the Minister of Education and Culture. The learning process will invite you to study the process of raw salt from the farmer, technology application till the best product of Madura salt.

    Coordinator
    Muhammad Nizar

    University
    Universitas Trunojoyo Madura

  • Synopsis
    Idul Fitri known as ‘Lebaran’ in Indonesia is the celebration that comes at the end of Ramadan, Muslim month of fasting. Thousands of people will gather at the mosques for Eid prayers, celebrating the special event together with family and friends. Having more Muslims than any other countries in the world, Eid celebration in Indonesia is a festive occasion with a variety of traditions and customs. This course aims to provide an understanding of the history, tradition and custom of Eid celebration in Indonesia. The course will give an example of cultural traditions, activities, and culinary that are available in Eid celebration and identify the message of the tradition.

    Coordinator
    Dr. Wahidah Zein Br Siregar

    University
    UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya

  • Synopsis
    Main objective of this course is to trace the development of the Cultural and Creative Industries in East Java as an idea and as a concept, to identify the key points of changes within it in relations with the contemporary digital connected world. Another important task of this course is to provide a deep understanding of the difference between cultural and symbolic meaning products , namely performance, heritage and memory tourism in East Java context..

    Coordinator
    Dr. IGAK Satrya Wibawa

    University
    Universitas Airlangga

  • Synopsis
    Kota Malang (Malang City) is known as a creative city, where some of the national start-up has its support in Malang. This project will show students about some “lessons learned” in running the start-up business and invite them in a “design thinking” project of Business model canvas. Through this project, we hope the students will understand both the business and legal process in building up the start-up and will connect the east java start-up with a global value chain.

    Coordinator
    A.A.A. Nanda Saraswati

    University
    Universitas Brawijaya

  • Synopsis
    Tobacco is a fancy and export-oriented flagship products particularly as raw material for cigar production in Jember Regency. Various tobacco species create characteristics with different function of substances. The pros and cons about tobacco products have become challenges to increase the benefits. Several challenges on the dynamic demand of international standard and market quality emerge as logical consequences requiring serious concerns from all parties. The challenges include the cultivation techniques, other products than cigarettes and cigars, management system from upstream to downstream in each tobacco cultivation chain to increase additional values and improve the tobacco farmers’ and business players.

    Coordinator
    Dr. Adhitya Wardhono

    University
    Universitas Jember

Program Schedule

Brenden Legros

Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Ceremony, Overview of General Program

Brenden Legros

Smart City

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

Hubert Hirthe

East Java Creative Industries: Learn from Surabaya & Banyuwangi

Universitas Airlangga

Hubert Hirthe

Start-up Ecosystem in Kota Malang

Universitas Brawijaya

Brenden Legros

Creativity of Indonesian Students in Welcoming the New Normal Era.

UPN Veteran Jawa Timur

Hubert Hirthe

Institutional Arrangement of Tobacco for Community Welfare and Tobacco for Health

Universitas Jember

Hubert Hirthe

Malangan Javanese and Walikan Language

Universitas Negeri Malang

Brenden Legros

Culture and Tradition in Eid Fitri

UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya

Hubert Hirthe

Salt Innovation

Universitas Trunojoyo Madura

Hubert Hirthe

Surabaya Youth Identity: “Bonek Culture”

Universitas Negeri Surabaya

Hubert Hirthe

Closing Ceremony

Final Project Presentation & Reflection





Requirements

Eligilibity
  1. Open for Public;
  2. Being recommended by the International Office of Home University or Home Institution (template is provided).
Required Documents (Students)
  1. CV (in English);
  2. Motivation Letter (in English; 200 words);
  3. Able to speak in English;
  4. Academic Transcript (all semesters for students);
  5. Recommendation Letter (Download template here);
  6. Scan of Passport or Student Card.
Required Documents (Non-Students)
  1. Motivation Letter (in English);
  2. Scan of Passport or Identity Card.


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Testimony


ORGANIZED BY

Speaker 1

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

Speaker 2

UPN Veteran Jawa Timur

 

Speaker 3

Universitas Negeri Surabaya

 

Speaker 4

Universitas Negeri Malang

 

Speaker 5

Universitas Trunojoyo Madura

 

Speaker 6

UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya

 

Speaker 6

Universitas Airlangga

 

Speaker 6

Universitas Brawijaya

 

Speaker 6

Universitas Jember

 

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