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ERIC Number: EJ1210837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2158-2440
The Academic Motivation of Papuan Students in Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia
SAGE Open, v9 n1 Jan 2019
The primary objective of learning engaged in higher education is to build graduate students who have great competence. This study aims to analyze the academic motivation of Papuan students at Sebelas Maret University. Data were collected through questionnaires and interviews. The participants were undergraduate students of Papua and West Papua. The results showed that the extrinsic motivation of the Papuan student is more dominant than is intrinsic motivation. The factors that influenced the low motivation of Papuan students are peers, family, teacher, the background of education, social conditions, economics, and politics. This research is expected to provide information and a basis for lecturers, universities, and policymakers to pay more attention to Papuan student motivation and further increase their learning motivation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia