ICERI 2016

Research is a factor that plays an important role in improving the welfare of the nation. As stated by the Director of Research and Development Program, Dr. Ir. Muhammadi Dimyati, M.Sc in The 4th International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ICERI) at Hotel UNY Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Further, he said that education is one of the largest portfolios in several governments and is one that could potentially provide the greatest advantage to a country through the acquisition of skills, research and development. "As a result, it is not surprising that governments are becoming increasingly interested to operate, because it can improve the social and economic.Education not only provides the potential for greater equity, mobility and social cohesion,b ut also in promoting the establishment and development of skills" Dr. Ir. Muhammadi Dimyati, M.Sc. Assessment of the quality of educational research is now playing an increasingly important role in determining the funds to support research.

This event was opened by the Chairman Dr. LPPM UNY Suyanta, attended by 165 participants and 74 speakers from all over Indonesia and foreign countries such as Turkey, the Philippines, Malaysia.ICERI which lasted for two days, held in UNY Anniversary, which aims to bring together practitioners, scientists, educators and students to share experiences, new ideas, and research findings on all aspects of education, research and innovation. "Also discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted to develop humanity and quality of human life" Dr. Suyanta. Prof. Drs. Toho Cholik Mutohir, MA., Ph.D. the paper said that physical education and sport as an integral part of education was essential to develop themselves. The goal is to develop competencies so that all children can understand what they do efficiently, effectively and safely. Through a quality physical education program, children learn how to incorporate physical literacy, activism safe and healthy in their lives. These programs improve the physical, mental, social and emotional. 

Other presenter Derek W. Patton, Ph.D., of the Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education said in his presentation that in Australia 22% of school children in the first year susceptible to internal disorders such as shy, external disturbances such as depression or bullying, aggressive or stubborn , Also failed to develop social sensitivity. Even at the end of school age, 26.4% of youth aged 16-24 years involved the misuse of drugs and alcohol. "The Virtues Project provides insightful teachers to identify children who are at high risk to help them withstand these challenges" says Derek W. Patton, Ph.D. They help change behaviors from kindergarten to elementary school students aged 12 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. "The whole experience with the Virtues Project has been very positive to change behavior" he said. Citing research in New Zealand about how teachers apply this strategy to eliminate problem behavior in children. These teachers then train parents in the same strategy. Teachers love to teach and parents receive advice from them. Recorded 70 schools in New Zealand are using this project, and some of them have been the subject of research since has shown dramatic changes in student behavior. (Jne)