Persistence of the First-Year College Students
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- Persistence, intentional and goal-directed, continuation or reapplication of effort, temptation to quit
The research was motivated by the phenomenon of first-year college students who experience persistence problems in overcoming difficult tasks during college. Persistence consists of intentional and directed, continuation or reapplication of effort, and temptation to stop. This study aims to express the persistence of first-year college students in the Educational and Guidance Psychology Undergraduate Study Program, Faculty of Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesias by involving 85 students by convenience sampling. The instrument used was the persistence questionnaire with the Guttman scale. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistical techniques with the help of SPSS Version.20. The research findings reveal that students' persistence in general is in a moderate condition. The study imply the need of a technique or strategy in improving the persistence of first-year college students and the role of the supervisor in increasing the intelligence of first-year college students.
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TY - CONF AU - Rizka Apriani AU - Ilfiandra AU - Muslihati AU - Rezka Arina Rahma PY - 2019/08 DA - 2019/08 TI - Persistence of the First-Year College Students BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Education Social Sciences and Humanities (ICESSHum 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 876 EP - 883 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icesshum-19.2019.137 DO - 10.2991/icesshum-19.2019.137 ID - Apriani2019/08 ER -