Open University UT

Open University (UT) is the University of Indonesia to 45 in which inaugurated on 4 September 1984, based on Presidential Decree No RI. 41 Year in 1984.

A. The goal UT
UT established the following objectives:
1. provide the opportunity for a wide range of Indonesian citizens and foreign citizens, in any place of residence to obtain higher education;
2. provide higher education for them, because of work or because of other reasons, can not continue their study at universities in the face;
3. develop educational programs and academic professionals that are tailored to the needs of real development, which has not been developed by many other universities.

B. Teaching Learning System
UT implement a distance learning system and open. The term distance learning does not mean done in the face, but using the media, both print media (modules) and non-print (audio / video, computer / Internet, broadcast radio and television). The meaning of open is no age restriction, year diploma, the study, the time of registration, the frequency of the test, and so forth. The only restriction is that every UT student must have completed secondary education up (high school or the equivalent).

C. Learn how
UT students are expected to learn independently. Learn how to self-willed students to learn on their own initiative or initiatives. Independent study can be done alone or in groups, in both study groups or in tutorial groups. UT provides teaching materials that can be tailored to the study independently. In addition to using teaching materials provided by UT, students can also take the initiative to take advantage of the library, follow the tutorial either face-to-face or via the Internet, radio, and television, as well as using other sources of learning such as learning materials berbantuan computer programs and audio / video. When experiencing difficulty learning, students can request information or assistance to the tutorial Unit Remote Learning Program Open University (UPBJJ-UT) local.

Independent study in many cases determined by the ability to learn efficiently. Ability to learn depends on the speed of reading and reading ability to understand the contents. To be able to learn independently in an efficient, UT students have demanded self-discipline, initiative, and a strong motivation to learn. Students also are required to be able to manage time efficiently, so that learning can be based on a regularly scheduled study that determined its own. Therefore, in order to succeed in the UT study, prospective students must be prepared to learn independently.