D Toar Yusak G. Sumakul, M.A.

 

Dian Toar Yusak Getroidester Sumakul (TS)

S.Pd. (Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana)

M.A. (University of Liverpool, UK)

toar.sumakul@staff.uksw.edu

 

EDUCATION

2011

Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics (with Distinction); School of English, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

2000

Sarjana Pendidikan (Bachelor on English Language Education); English Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW), Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia.

 

WORK

2012-present

English Lecturer; English Language Education Programme, Faculty of Language and Arts (FLA), UKSW.

2007-2015

Bahasa Indonesia Teacher (part time); Language Training Centre - UKSW; teaching Indonesian to foreign learners (BIPA – Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing).

2001-2012

English Lecturer; English Department, Satya Wacana School of Foreign Languages, Salatiga.

 

 

ORGANISATIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012-2015

Head of Centre for Language and Literature Studies of Faculty of Language and Literature (FLL) UKSW; coordinating research projects of FLL Lecturers and supervising, coordinating, and designing various trainings for teachers and other community members in Salatiga.

2008-2010

Coordinator of Trainings and Courses Department; Satya Wacana School of Foreign Languages, Salatiga; supervising, coordinating, and designing various trainings for community members in Salatiga.

2004-2008

Vice Director III; Satya Wacana School of Foreign Languages, Salatiga; Responsible for students affairs, security personnel, and community service programmes.

2002-2003

Coordinator of Community Service Department; Satya Wacana School of Foreign Languages, Salatiga; supervising, coordinating, and designing various community service programmes, and one was the establishment of English Teachers Forum for secondary schools in Salatiga.

 

DELIVERY OF TEACHER TRAINING/ WORKSHOP (last 5 years)

2009 - present

Teacher Empowerment Programme for School Teachers in Remote Areas in Indonesia; a trainer and facilitator of various trainings, workshops, seminars, and mentoring covering topics such as 2013 Curriculum, teaching methodologies, English language skills, assessments, and classroom action research; conducted by E-SisTeM in cooperation with Yayasan Pendidikan Astra – Michael D. Ruslim (Astra International Tbk.), the programme is targeting school teachers in Kabupaten Bantul – Yogyakarta, Kabupaten Kutai Barat – Kalimantan Timur, Kabupaten Bogor – Jawa Barat, and Kabupaten Lampung Selatan – Lampung.   

2016 - present

Workshops on Core Skills; as a trainer for these programmes conducted by the British Councils for teachers and head teachers in Indonesia.

2017, Jan-Apr

Training on Classroom Language for Kalam Kudus School Teachers in Surakarta; as a trainer and material developer; the training was aimed at empowering the participants to be able to use English as a medium of instruction in their classrooms.

2016, Mar

Workshop on Pemanfaatan Teknologi dalam Pengajaran BIPA (technology in BIPA teaching and learning); Program Sertifikasi Guru BIPA (BIPA Teachers Certification Programme), a cooperation programme between FLL - UKSW and APBIPA; training participants in designing activities using digital technologies in BIPA teaching and learning.

2016, Mar

Workshop on Giving Instructions; invited by MGMP (SMP English Teachers Association) Salatiga, training participants on how to give effective and clear instructions in the classroom.

2015, Sep

Workshop on Utilising Screen Recording Software in Researching EFL Learners’ Language; conducted at the 9th International Conference of FLL-UKSW, Capacity Building for English Education in a Digital Age.

2015, Apr-Jun

Training on English for Academic Purposes for FIT UKSW Lecturers; as a trainer and supervisor of the programme; training lecturers of FIT (Faculty of Information Technology) UKSW on the use of English in academic contexts such as presenting papers and participating in discussions.

2014, Nov-Dec

Training on English Language Skills for Science and Mathematics Teachers of SMA Schools in NTT Province; as a trainer and coordinator of the programme (a cooperation between WTA and the provincial government of NTT); preparing the participants for their short course in Brisbane, Australia.

2014, Nov

Workshop on Diseminasi Alih Media Pembelajaran BIPA (Dissemination of BIPA Learning Media Transfer); invited by the Bureau of Language Development, Ministry of Education and Culture; training BIPA teachers on the use BIPA Kosakata (Android App) in BIPA teaching and learning.

2014, Jan-Mar

Training on IELTS Skills for FHS UKSW Lecturers; as a trainer and the coordinator of the programme; preparing lecturers of FHS (Faculty of Health Sciences) UKSW for IELTS test.

2013, May-Jul

Training on English as Medium of Instruction for FEB UKSW Lecturers; as a trainer and supervisor of the programme; training lecturers of FEB (Faculty of Economics and Businesses) on the use of English as the medium of instruction in part of the preparation of their international study programmes.

2013, Mar

Training on Classroom Language for English Lecturers of Muria Kudus University; as a trainer (sit-in) in the British Council’s Classroom Language training programme; observing the Master Trainer conducting the training sessions.

2012, Oct-Dec

Training on English Language Skills for Science and Mathematics Teachers of SMA Schools in North Sulawesi Province; as a trainer and coordinator of the programme (a cooperation between WTA and the provincial government of North Sulawesi); preparing the participants for their short course in Brisbane, Australia.

2012, Jul-Dec

Training on English for Teaching for English Teachers of Muhammadiyah Schools in Yogyakarta; as a trainer for the 6-month British Council’s training programme in Yogyakarta; observing the Master Trainer for the first 3 months and conducting the training sessions individually for the last 3 months.

2012, Jan-Apr

Training on English Language Skills and English Teaching Methodologies for English Teachers of SMA Del, North Sumatera; as a trainer for a teacher empowerment programme by WTA; improving participants’ English language skills and teaching methodologies.

 

PUBLICATION

Cepi, A., Harsyah, G. G., & Sumakul, D. T. (2015). Utilizing Microsoft Powerpoint in promoting multimodal vocabulary learning. Capacity Building for English Education in a Digital Age. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference (pp. 41-50). Salatiga: Satya Wacana University Press.

Owen, S., White, G., Palekahelu, D., Sediyono, E., & Sumakul, D. T. (2016). Systematic educational change and teacher skill-building in developed and developing countries: the importance of teacher peer learning groups. Teacher Development. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Sumakul, D. T. (2016). Communication Strategies in synchronous Computer Mediated Communication. (to be published as a chapter in Pak Handoyo’s edited book – in reviewing process)

Sumakul, D. T. (2015). EFL learners' grammatical difficulties during CMC interactions. LIA Research Journal, 8(1), 94-109.

Sumakul, D. T. (2014). Facebook group in an EFL grammar classroom. Alternative pedagogies in the English langauge and Communication Classroom (pp. 69-75). Singapore: Centre for English Language and Communication – National University of Singapore.

Sumakul, D. T. (2013). Students' perception of the use of Facebook in the language classroom. Conaplin 6 - International conference on applied linguistics. Bandung: Language Centre – Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.

Sumakul, D. T. (2012). CMC in ELT: Theories and practices. Research in teacher education: What, how, and why? Proceedings of the 6th FBS International Seminar (pp. 229-253). Salatiga: Faculty of Language and Literature, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana.

Sumakul, D. T. (2012). Facebook in grammar teaching: A look at 3 EFL classrooms in Indonesia. The New English Teacher, 6(1), 60-61.