Personal traits and skills as predictors of academic achievement: a study among the Bachelor of Information Studies (bis) and Bachelor of Administrative Science (bas) students of UiTM Kedah / Siti Hidayah Abd. Hamid

Abd. Hamid, Siti Hidayah (2011) Personal traits and skills as predictors of academic achievement: a study among the Bachelor of Information Studies (bis) and Bachelor of Administrative Science (bas) students of UiTM Kedah / Siti Hidayah Abd. Hamid. Research Reports. Faculty of Information Management, Sungai Petani, Kedah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Academic achievement is the quality of academic work measured by grade point average (GPA) or number of credits/courses completed or both. However, in order for a student to have an excellent GPA the students not only required to focus on academic but also the others factors such as the personality and their skills. Personal traits are enduring characteristics of the individual that summarize trans-situational consistencies in characteristic styles of responding to the environment. While the skill is the learned capacity to carry out pre-determined results often with the minimum outlay of time, energy, or both. Therefore, this study was conducted in order to identify on how the personal traits and skills can be predict as factor to the academic achievement of the Bachelor of Information Studies (BIS) and Bachelor of Administrative Science (BAS) students. A part from that this study try to emphasize on the awareness of the students on how important the personal trait and skills towards their success in their study and how this sets of skills can assist them in getting a good GPA. In this study the personal traits had been fracture into five broad factors which are the Extraversion, Neuroticism, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness. While the skills had been break into the leadership skill, communication skill, Information technology skill and reading skills.

Item Type: Monograph (Research Reports)
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Abd. Hamid, Siti HidayahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Educational psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Personnel management
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Graduate education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus
Item ID: 22914
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personal traits; Skills; Academic achievement; Extraversion; Neuroticism; Openness to Experience; Agreeableness; and Conscientiousness
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 00:06
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Sultan Badlishah UiTM Cawangan Kedah
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/22914

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