EDUCATIONAL STUDY PROGRAMME STUDENTS' PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT (75 - 83)
Keywords:Personality differences, Personality development Education program
This study aimed at identifying the personality development of students pursuing education programs at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris. Information obtained through a survey involving 607 students from students who are studying at the Faculty of Education and Human Development. A questionnaire was used to identify the personal information and the factorsmotivating students to pursue education course. Students personality measured by the NEO Personality Inventory-Revised (NEO-PI-R). Personality is measured based on five personality domains which are Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness and Conscientiousness. The results showed significant differences in Neuroticism based on years of study. The results showed that there were no significant differences in Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness and Conscientiousness based on years of study.This shows that there is Neuroticism personality development after three years of study at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris. They are more emotionally stable and able to control their emotions like fear, sadness, shame, anger, deep hatred on someone or something.