Lecture on International Exchange of Culture and Education
The course deals with the discussion on the recent condition of educational system in Indonesia as a part of challenging topic in research of international education. The course also highlights the role of international influence to the shaping of the educational system in Indonesia as part of transnational phenomenon. Historical perspective will be applied in analysing the development of educational system in Indonesia. It is very Indonesia is possibly one of the most interesting countries in the world which can be benefited as a research laboratory on education in term of its history and transnational perspective. It does not relate to the fact that this country has reach advance progress in education development; rather it has a number of characteristics which possibly rarely found in other countries in the world. Geographical, demographic and cultural factors have placed Indonesia as a region that has a very unique educational history related to its openness with transnational contacts. Until now the Education system in Indonesia is very fragile against the changes made by successive regimes. These changes clearly reflect how much transnational influences are very strong in the educational system in Indonesia.
A student who successfully completed the course will be able to:
a. Summarise and analyse the general feature of educational system in recent Indonesia
b. Explain how educational system in Indonesian has been shaped by the process of cultural exchange between Indonesian communities and foreign cultures.
c. Explain the history of education in Indonesia from the early time to the recent period with the special focus on the cultural exchange with foreign influences.
a. 1st lecture : Introduction: A Brief Overview of Indonesian Society
b. 2nd lecture : Education and Cultural Exchange: Theoretical Perspective
c. 3rd lecture : Educational System in Indonesia: Transnational Perspective
d. 4th lecture : Education and Cultural Exchange in Historical Perspective:
Pre-modern Period (Hinduism and Buddhism period)
e. 5th lecture : Education and Cultural Exchange during Islamic Period
f. 6th lecture : Early Modern Period (VOC Period)
g. 7th lecture : Modern Period (Dutch Colonial Period)
h. Mid-term test
i. 8th lecture : Japanese Occupation
j. 9th lecture : The post-1945 Period: Independence War (1945-1950)
k. 10th lecture : 1950-1965 period
l. 11th-13rd lecture : 1966-Reformation (1998)
m. 14th-15th lecture : Post-Reformation Era
Distribute materials in class
Hutagaol, Said, The Development of Higher Education in Indonesia, 1920-1979 (Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1985).
Kroeskamp, H., Early Schoolmasters in A Developing Country: A History of Experiments in School Education in 19th Century Indonesia (Assen: van Gorcum, 1974)
The course will consist of lectures and discussions.Examination will include active participation at course sessions and oral and/or written exams.
No course requirements