The workshop was preceded with the first stage (pre-workshop) held both synchronously and asynchronously online, facilitated by LMS (http://doed.cs.ui.ac.id/kelas/). In this stage, the participants directly experienced being an online learner. Assignments given in this stage were to prepare them for the next stage.
The face-to-face workshop was held with active learning approach. In this workshop, participants were able to interact with the facilitator and the speakers. Besides, participants were also able to synchronously interact with the leading practitioners from USA. In the end of the workshop, the participants were given a task to design a learning work plan from their own subject and to develop electronic teaching materials. The forming of materials was to be done in the third stage that is taking place from June to November 2013 under the online guidance from the facilitators, along with several materials and assignments.
The experts of online education who become the speakers and facilitators in this workshop are Prof. T.Basaruddin, Ph.D (Dean of Faculty of Computer Science, UI), Paulina Pannen, Ph.D (Dean of Sampoerna School of Education), Kurt Becker, Ph.D (Professor & CEER Director, Department of Engineering Education, Utah State University), Oenardi Lawanto, Ph.D (Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Education, Utah State University), Prof. Zainal Hasibuan, Ph.D (Lecturer at Fasilkom UI), Kasiyah,M.Sc (Lecturer at Fasilkom UI), Prof. Heru Suhartanto, Ph.D (Lecturer at Fasilkom UI) and Rizal F.Aji, M.Kom (Lecturer at Fasilkom UI).
This workshop aims to be the starting point for the experts from any universities to meet and build a community of online education development practitioners in order to help the mission of the Ministry of National Education for equal distribution of education accesses as well as the availability of affordable and qualified learning sources .