Proceedings of the 7th Regional Accounting Conference (KRA 2020)

Facilitating Soft Skills Development of Higher Education Graduate Through Alumni Involvement

Authors
Sheila Febriani Putri, Dhika Maha Putri, Hanjar Ikrima Nanda, Ria Zulkha Ermayda
Corresponding Author
Dhika Maha Putri
Available Online 19 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.210416.040How to use a DOI?
Keywords
University, Graduates, Soft skills, Alumni Engagement, Learning Model
Abstract

A university is primarily being a facility to produce a capable and professional workforce. On other hand, higher education institutions must be reacted quickly to the social and economic needs of the industry. Thus, this leads to their actions to enhance graduate employability. In particular, a good learning model was identified as a central requirement to meet future labour demands. One important element in making graduates with good soft skills is through the involvement of the alumni, who has plunged into the working world. Alumni have a variety of experiences that can be input for improving the university graduates. This study is development research arranging the alumni learning model to empower higher education graduates. By using the ADDIE model stages, this study expands a soft skill learning model that was given directly by university alumni. Based on the results of validity the alumni learning model gets a 93.33% score, while the field test gets a 95% score. These results indicate that the model is valid to be used as a soft skill learning model. On the other hand, the results of the open-ended questionnaire show a positive response from an expert as a validator and student as a user.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th Regional Accounting Conference (KRA 2020)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
19 April 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-366-0
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.210416.040How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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