The perception towards contributing factors of absenteeism among students in UiTM Kota Kinabalu, Sabah / Farhaneem Suhaimi and Hazwan Badrunsham

Suhaimi, Farhaneem and Badrunsham, Hazwan (2016) The perception towards contributing factors of absenteeism among students in UiTM Kota Kinabalu, Sabah / Farhaneem Suhaimi and Hazwan Badrunsham. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This study aimed to determine the perceptions towards contributing factors of absenteeism among students. The study was conducted in UiTM Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The dependent variable in this study was student's attendance and while the independent variables were lecturer's skills, student's attitude and peer influence. Survey questionnaires in the form of Likert Scale were used to obtain data from a sample of 230 respondents randomly from any faculties in UiTM Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistic and inferential statistic. Percentages and frequencies were used to determine the distribution of the demographic characteristics. The finding of this study showed that there was a significant relationship between factors of lecturer's skills, student's attitude and peer influence towards absenteeism. Based on the study, the student's attitude and peer influence were the most dominant factor that influenced student's absenteeism. This study would contribute to enhance the knowledge and understanding of absenteeism in the university.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Suhaimi, Farhaneem
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Badrunsham, Hazwan
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Perception
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Research
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Student affairs services. Student personnel administration > Discipline
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Programme: Bachelor of Administrative Science (Hons)
Keywords: Perceptions; Factors; Absenteeism; Students
Date: December 2016
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/50116
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