Prof. Dr. Usman Kasim, M.Ed

Tentang Saya (About Me)

Prof. Dr. Usman Kasim, M.Ed. I was born in Lueng Putu, Kab Pidie Jaya in 1953. I have been a  Lecturer at the English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP) Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah) since 1985. In 1975 - 1982 I got my BA and Drs. degrees in English Education at the Department of English Education at FKIP Unsyiah.  In 1986 - 1987 I went to Singapore for a Diploma Cource in Dip TESOL (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at SEAMEO-RELC. In 1990 - 1991 I studied at Leeds University, majoring in M.Ed. TESOL (S2), Leeds, UK. In 2000 - 2003 I completed my course for Ph.D (S3) in English Education at State University of Malang, Malang, East Java. In 1992 - 1999 I was the Head of English Education Department of FKIP Unsyiah. In 2003 - 2007 I was in charge of Graduate Program in Language Education at PPs Unsyiah. In 2007 - 2011 I served as Vice-Director for Planning and Cooperation at Graduate Program (PPs) Unsyiah. In 2010 - 2014 I was a School Principal at SMA Lab School Unsyiah. Since August,  2014 I have been the Director of Syiah Kuala University Language Center.

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Publikasi (Publications)

Jurnal (Journals)

Usman Kasim, 2015, Implementation of Group Work in the Classroom, Lingua, 12/1, 98-107, 1979-9411.

Usman Kasim, 2015, An Analysis of a Textbook Entitled 'Joyful English for SMP/MTs Class VII, English Education Journal, 6 No. , , 2085-3750.

Usman Kasim, 2015, Implementing Cooperative Learning in Improving Students' Writing Ability, English Education Journal, 6 No. , 1 - 21, 2085-3750.

Usman Kasim, 2014, Some Communicative activities to Promote Speaking Skill in EFL Classroomome , MENTARI, 17 No., 513 - 523, 1411-2620.

Usman Kasim & Risdiana, 2012, The Implementation of Role Play in Teaching Speaking (An Experimental Teaching for 2nd Year Students at SMA 1 Meulaboh), English Education Journal, 1/3, 32-49, 2085-3750.

Usman Kasim, 2011, Computer in English Language Teaching, Al-Imam, 3/-, 33-48, 2085-5672.

Usman Kasim, 2011, Developing a Positive School Culture at the SMA Lab School Unsyiah, Darussalam Banda Aceh Indonesia, English Education Journal, 2/1, 29-50, 2085-3750.

Usman Kasim, 2011, An Overview of the Implementation of Cooperative Learning, English Education Journal, 1/2, 1-13, 2085-3750.

Usman Kasim, 2010, An Overview of Communicative Approach to Language Teaching, Wahana Pendidikan, 4/4, 40-48, 2085-3769.

Usman Kasim, 2009, The Importance of Cohesion Knowledge in EFL Teaching, Wahana Pendidikan, 2/2, 1-13, 2085-3769.

Usman Kasim, 2007, Variations in Language, Mentari, 2/10, 143-149, 1411-2620.

Usman Kasim, 2004, Classroom Interaction in the English Departement Speaking Class at State University of Malang, Ilmu Pendidikan, 3/11, 232-243, 0215-9643.

Training/Diklat (Workshops)

02-04-2010, Modernizing Pedagogy at Higher Education in Indonesia, Unsyiah and Indoped, Hotel Hermes dan Unsyiah
02-04-2010, Modernizing Pedagogy at Higher Education in Indonesia, Unsyiah and Indoped, Hotel Hermes dan Unsyiah
00-00-0000, Modernizing Indonesian Pedagogy at Higher Education, Unsyiah and Indoped, Hermes Hotel and Unsyiah, Banda Aceh