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ERIC Number: EJ1155590
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
The Influence of Income, Experience, and Academic Qualification on the Early Childhood Education Teachers' Creativity in Semarang, Indonesia
Setiawan, Risky
International Journal of Instruction, v10 n4 p39-50 Oct 2017
This study aims to determine: (1) the intercorrelation between income, experience, and academic qualification with the early childhood education teachers' teaching creativity; (2) to find out the dominant factors that affect the ability of teachers' Creativity in Semarang. This research uses an experimental design with four variables, including teachers' income (X1), experience (X2), academic qualification (X3), and teaching creativity (Y). The research objects are the randomly selected 56 early childhood education teachers in Semarang. The questionnaire instrument is validated with a construct validity test while the quantitative analysis is conducted through both intercorrelation and multiple regression analysis. The results show that: (1) the descriptive analytical results show that the average education level range is 1.4 or Senior High School (SMA) and 2 years diploma (D2). Meanwhile, the early childhood teachers' income is at the average of 191, 991 IDR or is still categorized into very low. In addition, the early childhood teachers' teaching experience is at the average of 8.7 years or is categorized as high. Furthermore, the dependent variable (creativity) of the early childhood teachers is categorized into high; (2) teaching experience (0.549) and education level (0.617) significantly influence the early childhood teachers' creativity, while income (-0.107) does not significantly influence the early childhood teachers' teaching creativity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking
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