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DOI: 10.5593/sgem2012/s23.v3002

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT MEASSUREMENT BASED ON PERSONALITY

S. HUNERLI
Wednesday 1 August 2012 by Libadmin2012

References: 12th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, www.sgem.org, SGEM2012 Conference Proceedings/ ISSN 1314-2704, June 17-23, 2012, Vol. 3, 1043 - 1046 pp

ABSTRACT

As it is well-known, students’ academic achievement and students’ personally types are
very important regarding of the effectiveness of academic programs. This research aims
at clarifying the relation between students’ personality types and their academic
performance. The research has been conducted on 252 students attending at School of
Vocational Studies. According to the research findings, there are strong relationships
between students’ personality types and their academic achievement.
Based on The Five Factor Model, Inventory is an evaluation tool which is improved
according to the Turkish culture. Validity and reliability analysis (dimensional self
consistency cofactors vary between 0,75 and 0,81; test repeat cofactors vary between 0,78
and 0,86) show that inventory consists strong psychometric features. The results obtained
from inventory were evaluated by using raw points and not norm points.

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Personality, Traits, Five Factor Model