Fulbright: Being a Scholar and a Student


Studying in the United States, especially as a person who carries the word "Fulbright", asks me to learn more than what I was required to do. In my understanding, being a Fulbright scholar is not easy. It needs a lot of efforts on the academic scope. Since I am a faculty member in Padang, West … Continue reading Fulbright: Being a Scholar and a Student

Attending the Fulbright Enrichment Seminar in Denver, Colorado 2012


One of the great activities conducted for first-year Fulbrighter is known as Fulbright Enrichment Seminar. I had an opportunity to join this seminar on March 8 - 11, 2012. All first-year Fulbrighters were selected randomly; therefore, those who could go to this event would have a great time to experience meeting with scholars from other … Continue reading Attending the Fulbright Enrichment Seminar in Denver, Colorado 2012

‘Negeri 5 Menara’ – Published Journal


Research Article Soft Skills as The Educational Moralistic Values in Negeri 5 Menara by Ahmad Fuadi: A Formalist Criticism in Sociological Point of View (Click below to read the abstract) Abstract Tulisan ini menjelaskan tentang soft skill sebagai nilai moral kependidikan yang terdapat pada novel Negeri 5 Menara yang ditulis oleh Ahmad Fuadi. Soft skill ini terlihat pada proses pengembangan karakterisasi yang ada di dalam cerita melalui karakter utama bernama Alif. Data diperoleh langsung dari novel di atas. Dengan arti bahwa teks yang terdapat pada novel tersebut dijadikan sumber untuk analisa ini. Metodologi yang digunakan pada penelitian ini merujuk kepada teori, metode dan pendekatan ilmiah yang … Continue reading ‘Negeri 5 Menara’ – Published Journal