Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Education and Social Science (ACCESS 2020)

The Second Annual Conference on Education and Social Sciences (2nd ACCESS 2020) was conducted by the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education University of Mataram in collaboration with the Indonesian Publication Center. The virtual conference was held via Zoom Meeting on the 26-27 of October 2020. The theme of the conference was “Fostering Education and Social Sciences to sustain the Community Life in New Normal Era”. The objective of the conference was to promote the exchange of ideas and presentation of the advancements of research in the area of Teacher Education, Education Technology & Curriculum, Psychology of Education, Economics & Business, Politics & Law, Language Education, Linguistics & Literature Studies and Humanities, Art and Social Sciences. The theme is very important during the COVID-19 virus outbreak, as an encouragement and motivation to continue in sharing knowledge even though we have to limit our physical contact.

Following the theme, we invited seven keynote speakers and seven invited speakers from all over the world. Our keynote speakers were Prof. drh. Aris Junaidi, Ph.D. (The Director of Learning and Student Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture), Prof. Dr. Lalu Husni, S.H., M.Hum. (University of Mataram, Indonesia), Prof. Peter Renshaw (University of Queensland, Australia), Dr. Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia), Prof. Hasan Said Tortop (Istanbul Esenyurt University), Dr. Raquel Reapor. (Research Director, Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, The Philipines), and Colm Downes (Director of English, Education, and Society, British Council of Indonesia). While our keynote speakers were the experts from each sub-themes of the conference, i.e., Prof. Dr. H. A.Wahab Jufri, M.Sc. (University of Mataram), Dr. H. Muhammad Amin, M.Tesol (University of Mataram), Dr. Hj. Darmiany, M.Pd. (University of Mataram), Dr. Syafruddin, M.S. (University of Mataram), Prof. Sulhaini, S.E., M.Sc., Ph.D. (University of Mataram), Lalu Muhammah Hayyanul Haq, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D. (University of Mataram), and Iwan Jazadi, PhD. (STKIP Paracendekia NW Sumbawa).

The committee has worked hard to organize this conference. This conference would not be possible without the dedicated and coordinated efforts of the committee members. We thank all of you for making this a reality. We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has supported this conference. Our great thanks and appreciation also to all presenters for the parallel sessions, who come from various countries, universities, and different scientific disciplines in education and social sciences. Thank you very much for your participation. Hopefully, the conference will provide a meaningful international forum for sharing knowledge, expertise, and experiences. Our thanks also extended to the editors, reviewers, proofreaders, for the feedback and recommendations for the improvement of the paper qualities and to the Atlantis Press for helping in publishing the conference papers.

Mataram, October 2020

Chairman of Committee