Doctor in Technology and Vocational Education
|Name of Study Program||Doctor’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE)|
|Management Unit of the Study Program||The School of Postgraduate Studies|
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
|Address||Jalan Dr. Setiabudhi No. 229, Bandung|
|Phone/Fax||+6222-2001197, +6222-2002320, +6222-2005090|
|Homepage and Email Address||http://ptk.sps.upi.edu|
|Date of Study Program Establishment||15 August 2008, based on Rector Decree of UPI, number: 4878/H40/PP/2008.|
|Recent Accreditation Ranking||B, based on Decree, number: 020/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-X/D/I2013.|
|Quality Managament System||ISO 9001:2008, No: 01 100 106374, 01 March 2014 (Accredited by TUV Rheinland Cert GmbH)|
|Degree Title Awarded||Doctor in Technical and Vocational Education|
|Admission Requirements||Master’s Degree GPA of 3.00; a TOEFL score 0f 500 or its equivalents, and Passing the English and Academic Aptitude Test|
|Length of Study||3 Years (6 Semesters)|
|Total Credit Requirements||49|
|Graduation Requirements||A Minimum GPA of 3.00; a TOEFL score 0f 500|
Scientific Publication in a International Journal
|Further Education/Research||Post Doctoral in Technology and Vocational Education or its equivalents|
Doctor’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE) is established in August 15, 2008, according to the Rector Decree of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) number 4878/H40/PP/2008. The grand opening of the Doctor Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE) is initiated by professors of Faculty in Technology and Vocational Education (FPTK), UPI as follow Prof. Dr. As’ari Johar, Prof. Dr. Mukhidin, and Prof. Dr. Sumarto. The accreditation of Doctor’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE) is B as accredited by Surat Keputusan Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT), nomor: 020/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-X/D/I2013.
Docor’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE) particularly experts of: Philosophy of technology and vocational education; Theory, concept, and principles about curriculum development, learning evaluation, policy analysis, and inovation of technology and vocational education; Approach, model, strategy, method, technic, and learning media of technology and vocational education; Theory, concept, and learning principles of technology and vocational education with interdicipline, multidicipline, and transdicipline approach.
Therefore, the vision of Doctor’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE) is particularly in accordance to UPI’s vision which is leading and outstanding. The vision is “to be a leading and outstanding program and reach international recognition in technology and vocational education.”
The objectives of the Doctor’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (DP-TVE) is to prepare prospective students to be an educator (lecturer, teacher, instructure), a consultant in a field of technology and vocational, a planner and developer of technology and vocational education, and a senior researcher with broad range of knowledge, has a strong character, and a high level of competitiveness in national and international level, able to conduct an applied – research of technology and vocational education which oriented to national and international publication, able to establish the social dedication based research, able to contribute to the society, and able to build a partnership with associates educational institution as well as research, industri, and professional association in national and international level.
|Generic skills||Demonstrate capacity and skills to make appropriate and professional decisions on the basis of information and data analyses, and to select different alternative solutions, both independently and collectively, to different problems to do with teaching and learning process and provision of services for learners’ development, to help achieve the learners’ best learning outcome and optimal development, in line with the learners’ context.|
|Knowledge||Develop different theories and principles of curriculum development, learning evaluation, policy analysis, and inovation of technology and vocational education through scientific approach and analysis, and developmental research.|
|Develop different instructional approaches, models, strategies, methods, techniques and media of technology and vocational education to help achieve the learners’ best learning outcome and optimal development.|
|Develop different instructional theories, concept, and principles of technology and vocational education with an inter-, multi-, and trans-disciplinary approach through innovative research, originally, and most advanced.|
|Specific Skills||Drawing up a research roadmap on technology and vocational education through either independently or in colaboration with partners.|
|Manage, lead, and develop new research, most advanced, innovative, and relatively original on technology and vocational education for the development of science and the benefit of society.|
|Communication Ability||Disseminate the benefits of research for the development of technology and vocational education that recognized both nationally and internationally through publications in national and international fora and scientific journals based on scientific principles and ethics.|
|Attitude||Demonstrate a sense of responsibility to solve relevant problems to communities and industries on technology and vocational education with inter-, multi-, or trans-disciplinary approach through scientific approach and analysis, and developmental research.|
The required course group and total credits for the students of the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program are listed in the following table:
|No||Course Group||Total Credits||Percentage|
|1||Foundations of tecnology and vocational education||10||20.41|
|2||Expertise in tecnology and vocational education||12|
|4||Research in Tecnology and vocational education (Dissertation)||12||24.49|
To attain the learning outcomes as planned above, the learning processes is expected to be done through the students – centered learning approach. In each and every course, learning method is likely combined by presentation, response, assistance, and assignment in a form of literature analysis (by reviewing article or book report), analysis of the curriculum in technology and vocational education, and analysis of the policy in technology and vocational education. The learning experience is utmost on the analysis, synthetis, and theoritical, conceptual and model implementation as well as the innovative development to resolve problems in technology and vocational education. As the end of the learning experience, students are expected to create a thesis (Master degree) and publish the scientific journal.
Assessment process is done by the authentic assessment approach to evaluate students achievement in course completion. The final score is the accumulative score from mid – term test, final test, and assignments required by the course. As the course is completed, students will have the qualification exam to comprehensively assess the knowledge, affective, and students capability in pedagogy, research methodology, and specific expertise on technology and vocational education. Dissertation will be assessed by two pace: thesis defense, and scientific international journal publication.
The developmental curriculum of the Study Programm of Technology and Vocational Education is assembled based on principles of: academic education, masters and doctoral degree of Study Programm of Technology and Vocational Education which resemble the body of knowledge to support the professionalism of the graduates with consistency and sustainability; the coherence of the curriculum content connects with the general pedagogical knowledge, assessment, evaluation, and knowledge of educational content; UPI’s curriculum model is school university based curriculum, is particularly focus on programme based education in a broad view (not only schooling).
Various student services have been developed to help students achieve the best learning outcomes and graduate on time. Some of these services are workshops on academic writing, thesis proposal and research methodology, held at least once a year.
Further information regarding the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program can be found in:
- UPI’s Academic Guidelines (http://sps.upi.edu)
- Book of curriculum 2015 of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
- Leaflets/brochures of the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program
- Website of UPI’s School of Postgraduate Studies (http://sps.upi.edu)
- Website of the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program (http://ptk.sps.upi.edu)