"We learn new things in the world of education in order to look for and find innovation to improve the quality of human life in accordance with religious values. In this seminar, we present experts in the fields of religion, education, and technology," explained Prof. Dr. Ahmad Mursyidi, M.Sc., Apt., UAD Post Graduate Director, when he gave a speech at a national seminar organized by Islam Education study program, Postgraduate Program of Ahmad Dahlan University (UAD).
The event which was entitled "Islamic Education Robotics, An Innovation for Islam Learning Aid" was held on Saturday (13/1/2018) in the auditorium of Campus 2B, UAD. Ir. Dwi Sulisworo, M.T., Dr. Suyadi, M.Pd.I., and Robotics Education Center team presented as the speakers. Participants who attended the event were students from various universities and educators especially the field of Islam Education (PAI) in Yogyakarta and surrounding areas.
According to Ahmad Mursyidi, as one of Islamic universities, UAD should participate in developing education and technology in accordance with Islamic values. It aims to increase the capacity of UAD to be more widely known, both in Indonesia and abroad.
"Innovation will bring out strength, and it can be a source of positive activities to help develop the nation, for example the contribution of new science that can attract the attention of foreign students to study at UAD. So, it is not always us who study abroad, but they also have to seek knowledge and study in Indonesia," he said as he opened the event. (ard)