International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


The Effect of Self-Adjustment and Social Support on Achievement Motivation among Students from Eastern Indonesia Studying in Surabaya

Mozes Lazarus Touw | Catarina Asthi Dwi Jayanti | Diyan Maya Caesillia


Abstract: Achievement motivation is a desire to achieve a goal with a great effort to excel. This research aims to determine the effect of self-adjustment and social support on achievement motivation among students from eastern Indonesia studying in Surabaya. Research subjects were 100 students from several universities in Surabaya chosen using the techniques of non-probability with accidental sampling technique. The reliability level of the achievement motivation scale, the scale of adjustment, and the social support scale are 0.764, 0.667, and 0.873, respectively. The results show that the effect of adjustment on achievement motivation is equal to 26.6 % and the effect of social support on achievement motivation is equal to 7.9 %. This research is expected to be useful for students to increase their achievement motivation by increasing the adjustment and social support they have.


Keywords: achievement motivation, effect of self-adjustment, social support


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 724 - 727


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