Proceedings of the International Conference on Indonesian Technical Vocational Education and Association (APTEKINDO 2018)

A Tracer Study of Fashion Design Education Program at State University of Surabaya

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Irma Russanti
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Irma Russanti
Available Online July 2018.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/aptekindo-18.2018.34How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Tracer study, Fashion Design Education, graduates, employers
Abstract
In accordance with developing curriculum, it is necessary to conduct a tracer study at fashion design education program, Universitas Negeri Surabaya. This study focuses on the profiles of the graduates programs, the relevance between graduates’ jobs with their academic backgrounds, and the satisfaction of company that employs the graduates. Under descriptive concepts study, this study uses 194 subjects who graduated between 2009-2013 periods. The data was from relevant documents such as graduation documents had by Engineering Faculty, alumnae documents and graduation books in 2009-2013 periods. Moreover, questionnaires and interviews are also conducted to support the data collection. The results of this study found that 1) the graduates’ profiles of this study program are: 75.5% of graduates have got their jobs in less than 6 months in which 58% of them get from their peers while the rests of them get from the job vacancy advertisement, and 55% of the subjects obtain IDR 1.5-3 million as their first salary; 2) 95% of graduates state that their academic backgrounds are relevant to their current jobs, and, commonly, they are sure that their academic backgrounds are helpful when they are at working fields; 3) there are 39% of satisfied companies who state that the graduates’ working performances are very good, while others are good for 36% and enough for 24%.
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