A one-day workshop on scientific & academic writing was held at Universitas Terbuka, located in Mulyorejo, Surabaya on February 14th, 2019. This event was organized in collaboration with Universitas Terbuka and Research Synergy Foundation as the preparation of research paper submission in The 1st International Conference on Innovation in Education and Pedagogy (ICIEP) 2019.
This workshop aims to improve the publication of the papers of Universitas Terbuka lecturers at the international level proceedings indexed by Scopus. Prof. Udan Kusmawan as the Dean of Faculty of Education in UT delivered a welcome message for keynote speakers and all the workshop participants.
Dr. Rasmitadila from Research Synergy Foundation presented as keynote speaker. Dr. Rasmitadila led the first session where she elaborated on how to write scientific paper properly and how to correctly cite sources in academic writing. During the second session, the workshop participants focus on conforming the submission guideline for authors in ICIEP proceedings 2019. In this session, the participants were guided to carry out step by step related to publication process. With the help of RSF facilitator, many papers from participants has been checked with RSF professional tools to make sure that the papers are grammatically correct and are not plagiarized. Participants were also guided on how to translate and paraphrase the paper contents or materials from a source. This workshop was very interactive and highly appreciate by all participants. They found the workshop informative and worthwhile.
In 13th January, 2019, Paramadina University in collaboration with Research Synergy held a one day workshop entitled “Scientific Paper-Writing Workshop” at Paramadina University, Jakarta to help improve the academic writing skills of lecturers and researchers in Paramadina University. This workshop also intended as the preparation of paper submission for International Conference on Anti-Corruption and Integrity (ICOACI) Conference. ICOACI will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 2019. The conference proceedings of ICOACI 2019 will be submitted for inclusion to Scopus for possible indexing.
Mr. Sumaryo Suryokusumo as the representative of Paramadina University delivered the Opening Remarks to welcome all the participants in the workshop. More than 20 faculty members, lecturers, young researchers from Universitas Paramadina, participated in the workshop. Dr. Hendrati Mulyaningsih, as the Founder of Research Synergy Foundation, and Mr. Febrialdy Hendratawan as the Operation Team were the workshop facilitators. Dr. Hendrati then introduced the step-by-step formula to write a coherent and informative research paper. In addition, all the workshop facilitators also reminded all the participants about the clarity and readability of their research paper to facilitate the possibility of passing the review from the Editor. All the participants found the workshop useful as it increased their knowledge and capacity to improve their research paper. This workshop will continue the second session in the next month. The second session will be led by Publication Department of Research Synergy Foundation to check the papers for plagiarism, grammar, and paper formatting using RSF professional tools before starting the submission process in the conference website. All the participants in the 2nd Workshop will be requested to bring the draft of their final paper to be reviewed and discussed with the workshop facilitators.