Comparing Life Values of New and Old Students of Psychology Faculty of Soegijapranata Catholic University, Semarang, Indonesia

Abstract

The purpose of the research was to compare the life values of undergraduate students of Batch 2018 with those of students of previous batch of Psychology Faculty of Soegijapranata Catholic University, Semarang, Indonesia. There were twelve life values of the students: concern for multicultural life, loyal to family/group, spirituality, concern for environment, independence, achievement, being loved, scientific, creativity, financial life, humility, and sport were measured by modified of Life Values Inventory by Brown and Crace (1996). The subjects were 471 students from batch 2017 and before; and 258 students from batch 2018. The results showed that there were four life values: concern for multicultural life, loyal to family/group, spirituality, and concern for environment of the new students were higher than those of the old students (t=-4.262, p=0.000; t=-5.722, p=0.000; t=-3.3650, p=0.000; t=-3.443, p=0.000). There were four life values: Independence, Creativity, Financial Life, and Sport of the new students were lower than those of the old students (t=2.227, p=0.026; t=3.630, p=0.000; t=6.204, p=0.000; t=3.336, p=0.001); and there were four life values: achievement, being loved, scientific, and humility of the new students were not different compare to those of the old students (t=0.158, p=0.874; t=0.087, p=0.931; t=1.269, p=0.205; t=0.428, p=0.669). It is interesting to discuss why they had difference score of some life values and they had similar score of the other values.



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Margaretha Sih Setija Utami, Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia
Damasia Linggarjati Novi Parmitasari, Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia

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Conference: ACP2019
Stream: Psychology and Education

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Margaretha Sih Setija Utami, and Damasia Linggarjati Novi Parmitasari

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