Proceedings of the International Conference Primary Education Research Pivotal Literature and Research UNNES 2018 (IC PEOPLE UNNES 2018)

Effects Of Social Capital Utilization On Strengthening Individual Character

Authors
Kurotul Aeni
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Kurotul Aeni
Available Online February 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icpeopleunnes-18.2019.14How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Social Media, Social Capital, Character, Students
Abstract
This descriptive quantitative research on the effects of social media and social capital utilization on strengthening individual character involved 251 students of Primary School Teacher Education in Tegal. The objective of this research is to analyze and describe the effects of social media and social media utilization in strengthening student characters; how significant is the effects of social media and social capital in strengthening student characters; character strengthening from the use of social media and social capital. The result of this research shows that the use of social media does not affect character strengthening. It is proven by the result of t-test where t-count is lower than t-table (0.422 < 1.971) and significant value is higher than alpha (0,673> 0,05). Why social media does not affect character strengthening was because the nature of social media is neutral. However, character strengthening depends on social capital utilization. Social capital provides positive effect on character strengthening because t-count is higher than t-table (19.685 > 1.971) and significant value is lower than alpha (0,000 < 0,05). Furthermore, the value of F-count is higher than F-table (197.790 > 3.04) and significant value is lower than alpha (0,000 < 0,05), it means that social media and social capital affect character strengthening. Contribution of social media and social capital on character strengthening is 0.612 or 61,2%, and the rest is affected by other factors. The average of character strengthening from social capital and social media utilization is relatively high; the highest average of character strengthening is 3.232, it is based on empowerment social capital by strengthening independent, discipline, hard work, communicative, and responsible characters; the second highest average of character strengthening is 3.162, it is based on norm social capital strengthening discipline, honest, and responsible character; the third highest average of character strengthening is 3.159, it is based on social capital of communication information strengthening communicative, tolerant, social concern, and responsible characters.
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AU  - Kurotul Aeni
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TI  - Effects Of Social Capital Utilization On Strengthening Individual Character
BT  - International Conference Primary Education Research Pivotal Literature and Research UNNES 2018 (IC PEOPLE UNNES 2018)
PB  - Atlantis Press
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