ALTRUISTIC, EXTRINSIC, AND INTRINSIC MOTIVES OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES IN CHOOSING ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM AT FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN JAMBI UNIVERSITY AND BATANGHARI UNIVERSITY

Masbirorotni Masbirorotni, Eddy Haryanto

Abstract


The objectives of this research are to investigate which motive (altruistic, intrinsic, and extrinsic motives) is dominantly influenced by high school graduates to continue their study at English Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education in Jambi University and Batanghari University. Also, this study compare whether there are differences between the dominant motives of both universities. The sample of this research are the students of English Study Progam of both universites from batch 2015, 2016, and 2017  with total sample are 325 students (238 students from  Universitas Jambi (UNJA)  and 87 students from Universitas Batanghari (UNBARI). The data were gathered by using questionnaire and were analyzed by using descriptive statistic to get dominant motives. and to get difference; researcher used Independent Sample t-test. The findings showed that, among the three motives (altruistic, intrinsic, and extrinsic), extrinsic motives got the highest mean score for both Universities (Jambi Univ got mean score 2.42 and Batanghari Univ got mean score 2.38) followed by intrinsic motives (2.23 for Jambi Univ and 2.14 for Batanghari Univ) and altruistic motives. Based on the result of analysis of independent sample  t test, the value of significancy t-tailed is .144 > .05 which means that there is no significantly different in motives between Universitas Jambi and Universitas Batanghari students to continue their study at Teacher Education Faculty and become an English Teacher.  In conclusion there are no different in motives from both universities in choosing English study program. Extrinsic motives is dominantly influence them to be an English Teacher.

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