U.S. Government Program Alumni met with Deputy Minister Fasli Jalal and U.S. Asst. Secretary Ann Stock in Bali on July 23 by Indonesian American Fulbright Alumni

During the 2nd Joint Commission Meeting of the Working Group on Education in Bali, July 22-24, 2011 attended by high ranking officials of the Indonesian and U.S. governments, alumni representatives and current grantees of the U.S. Government scholarship programs were invited for a round table discussion attended by both delegations.

The alumni and grantees shared their life changing experience of participating in the exchange programs. The American grantees related how their impression significantly changed towards Indonesia after they arrived, got settled and met with the Indonesians. The same is true with the Indonesian program alumni who have a very different view of the U.S. after they got immersed in the community while they were in the U.S. Both groups found their living outside their country have significantly changed their world outlook in a positive way. In addition, the Indonesian grantees have acquired the skills and ideas which they hope could be implemented for the betterment of their workplace and community. They all stated that they would and have shared their experience and newly acquired knowledge with their friends and community in Indonesia.

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Tips on Making Presentations by English with Desi Anwar on Sunday, October 30, 2011

I got this interesting article from Desi Anwar facebook page : English with Desi Anwar. Hope you guys find it useful.

Here are 10 useful tips on how to make good presentations by Neil Patel from his blog http://www.quicksprout.com/2007/09/01/10-tips-for-a-killer-presentation/

Presentations are something that we’re all familiar with. Whether you are watching a presentation or giving a presentation, chances are you know what sucks and what doesn’t. However, in case you don’t know the suck from the not, here are ten tips to help insure you are giving a good presentation:

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Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders are intensive academic programs whose purpose is to
provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States, while
simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. The Study of the U.S. Institute on New Media in Journalism
will train participants on how to gather and disseminate news and information across multiple platforms with
an emphasis on interactive delivery systems. Participants will study freedom of the press and freedom of
speech as defined by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, media law and ethics, and the role of
journalism in a democratic society. Participants will develop their leadership skills, learn to think analytically as
journalists and embrace continuous learning in a diverse and fast-changing society. The Institute is tentatively
scheduled from June 24 – July 29, 2012.

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Structure and Camera: Camera Angel

The camera angel’s of view typically vary from shot to shot. They are classified in 3 essential positions; Low, Medium and High. They carry a variety of expressive purposes. These include conveying information about a character’s view of the world and accompanying emotions.

1. Low
A low-angel shot is Spiderman 2 (2004) shows Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) throwing his Spider-Man costume, having decided to stop being a superhero. The low angel framing emphasizes the seriousness and drama of this moment.

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Structure and the Camera: Camera Position

The camera’s position, angle, lens and the camera’s movement have major impact on the visual structure of every film.

Camera Position
This terms refers to the distance between the camera and the subject it is photographing. There are 3 basic position of camera:
1. Long Shot
This type of shot is used by filmmakers to put emphasis on the environment or setting and to show character’s position in relationship to a given environment.

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Elements of Film Structure (Part 3)

Time and Space in Cinema

The time component of movies has several aspects:

Running Time Designates the duration of a film, the amount of time it takes to watch the film from beginning to end. Feature films, most commercially released films, normally run from 90 to 120 minutes. Some films, however, are much longer. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2004), in its theatrical release, was 201 minutes long, and the director’s extended version on DVD runs even longer, 251 minutes.

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Info dari IIEF: Position Announcement for John D Rockefeller 3RD (JDR 3RD)

Salam dari IIEF,
Berikut kami sampaikan di bawah ini bahwa deadline lowongan John D Rockefeller 3RD (JDR 3RD) Program Fellow di Winrock International diundur ke tanggal 14 November 2011. Winrock International adalah salah satu organisasi non-profit yang bergerak di bidang pertanian, lingkungan, ekonomi, energi dan pemberdayaan wanita. Winrock International sedang membuka rekruitmen sebagai fellow untuk membantu mengelola dan mengembangkan program-program pertanian di Indonesia yang dikelola Winrock. Kandidat yang dicari adalah kandidat yang baru saja menyelesaikan program PhD atau Master di bidang pertanian atau bidang yang terkait.

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(Info dari IIEF) Vacancy: ETS – Marketing Manager Add

An education institution specializing in international education, study abroad, exchange programs and international academic and professional testing and examinations located in Jakarta urgently needs a Marketing Manager for International Testing.

Job Descriptions:

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