International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

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IJMECS Vol.12, No.3, Jun. 2020

Indonesian Universities Readiness in Providing Professional HR in Geospatial Information

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Indu Purnahayu, Puspa Eosina, Budi Susetyo, Immas Nurhayati

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Geospatial information;Geospatial competency models;Indonesian higher education curriculum;Geospatial HR;e-learning;Distance education


The need for geospatial data and information for development planning is major and inevitable at this time. Economic and social development requires the creation of a prosperous society in terms of meeting the adequacy of life and the extent to which environmental sustainability is maintained. The need to achieve both economic and social development goals requires data and information that can be provided by geospatial information. The question is how much is the opportunity that provides benefits for the community responded well by universities (PT) that provide experts in the field of geospatial information? To answer these questions, this research: 1) analyses the PT readiness from the aspect of human resource development in the field of geospatial information; 2) assess how much the ability of universities to provide experts in the field of geospatial information. The results of the study show that PT curriculums in Indonesia are fit with tiers 1 and 2 geospatial HR competencies in accordance with the DOLETA curriculum, and development is needed to meet levels 3 to 9. In terms of HR capabilities of the 41 PTs that carry out geographic education, only 2 PTs produce Geospatial HR. The paper offers e-learning or distance education is one of the approriate solution to fill in the gap between need and availability of Professional HR in Geospatial Information. 

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Indu Purnahayu, Puspa Eosina, Budi Susetyo, Immas Nurhayati, " Indonesian Universities Readiness in Providing Professional HR in Geospatial Information", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.12, No.3, pp. 26-32, 2020.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2020.03.04


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