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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 4, April 2019 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Uniqueness of Students’ Academic Hope in Indonesia

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Dody Hartanto, Sunaryo Kartadinata, Ahman, Ilfiandra



Students’ Academic Hope, Pathways, Agency, Uniqueness



Academic hope is an essential aspect of an individual's academic development and success. It is found that academic hope emerges as one of the predictors of an individual's future success. There are a lot of studies conducted in various countries, yet, none of them took place in Indonesia. The present study was conducted to find out the uniqueness of academic hope in Indonesia. The present study was directed to the students so that it can be developed in the future study. Employing adapted Hope Scale, The present study was conducted on 577 students from the 5th semester. Descriptive statistical data analysis and narrative analysis were employed in the study. The result of the study showed that female students possess a higher level of hope compared to the male ones. Agency dimension is higher than pathways Students’ academic hope in Indonesia is unique since it is not directed to them, yet it is more on their parents and family. Students' academic hope in Indonesia, based on the result of the study, is oriented on time issues and is related to the follow-up action in the future, especially in career and marriage. Compared to the result of the study conducted in other countries, students’ academic hope in Indonesia is unique, which is different from the studies conducted in other countries. It needs more research design and psychological aspect to obtain a comprehensive understanding of academic hope.



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