Analysis of Academic Interpersonal Communication Factors in the Covid-19 Pandemic Period of Buddhist College Students

Authors

  • Hesti Sadtyadi Department of Dharmacarya, Dharmaduta, Buddhist Religious Education, Raden Wijaya State Buddhist College, Wonogiri, Indonesia
  • Santi Paramita Department of Dharmacarya, Dharmaduta, Buddhist Religious Education, Raden Wijaya State Buddhist College, Wonogiri, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2022-0013

Keywords:

interpersonal communication, self-confidence, motivation, openness

Abstract

This study aims to determine the factors influencing interpersonal communication of Buddhist College students, in the online learning process during the covid-19 pandemic, and (2) know the indicators that affect the student's interpersonal communication factors. This study uses a mixed-method. Qualitative methods are used to describe the data descriptively, while quantitative methods are used in factor analysis. Respectively, the most influential factor on interpersonal communication is the motivation in communicating in the academic field, with a score of 0.81, followed by self-confidence with a score of 0.67, and lastly, openness, with a score of 0.67. Each factor is composed of four indicators as follows. For example, confidence is composed of belief, a sense of responsibility, objectivity, and rationality. The strongest indicator of the self-confidence factor is the belief in one's abilities. Meanwhile, achievement motivation factors are mostly composed of such indicators as a willingness to learn, adaptability, the desire to excel, and the existence of communication efforts. The indicator of the strongest motivational factors is achievement motivation. In addition, the openness factor is composed of indicators of equality, environmental interaction, mutual trust, and values. The strongest indicator of the openness factor is the value of interpersonal communication, especially in online learning processes.

 

Received: 31 October 2021 / Accepted: 3 December 2021 / Published: 3 January 2022

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Published

2022-01-03

How to Cite

Sadtyadi, H. ., & Paramita, S. . (2022). Analysis of Academic Interpersonal Communication Factors in the Covid-19 Pandemic Period of Buddhist College Students. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 12(1), 144. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2022-0013