The Practices of Students’ Generic Skills Among Economics Students at National University of Indonesia

Hadiyanto, Hadiyanto and Suratno, Suratno (2015) The Practices of Students’ Generic Skills Among Economics Students at National University of Indonesia. Higher Education Studies. pp. 52-61. ISSN 1925-4741

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Abstract

This study aimed to examine students’ generic skills practices (communication, IT, numeracy, learning how to learn, problem solving, working with others, and subject-specific competencies) at National University of Indonesia (UI). Survey design with quantitative method was applied in this study. Questionnaires were distributed to 355 students at economics faculty of UI. The findings show that the students rated their overall generic skills practices at the bottom of high mean score. Among seven skills, four skills were applied by the students at high level; they were communication, IT, Numeracy and team work skills, but still its mean score were at bottom level of high level. Moreover, three of seven generics skills were performed at medium level; they are numeracy, learning how to learn and problem solving and subject-specific competencies. Finally, this study suggests that the faculty of economics and the university should formulate and implement generic skills development into action in order to attain intended outcomes of higher education namely employability, lifelong learning and good citizenship.

Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: HADIYANTO
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2017 15:20
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 15:20
URI: http://repository.unja.ac.id/id/eprint/274

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