College Students’ Academic Procrastination during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Focusing on Academic Achievement

Abd Basith, Md Shahinoor Rahman, Usinah Robert Moseki

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Abstract: This research aims to describe the level of college students’ academic procrastination, analyze differences in academic procrastination among the college students, and analyze the relationship between academic procrastination and academic achievement. This research uses a quantitative method with a survey and correlational design. The research population is 620 Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan Singkawang (STKIP) Singkawang college students. The sample is taken using a simple random sampling technique as many as 352 college students (76 male and 276 female). The instrument used in data collection is the academic procrastination scale and great point academic. The data are analyzed using descriptive analysis, ANOVA, and correlation. The findings show that college students’ academic procrastination is at a moderate level which is dominated by time management skill indicators. Male students and students who are in the middle years have higher levels of academic procrastination. Intercorrelation shows a significant but negative relationship between academic procrastination and academic achievement.

Abstrak: Tujuan penelitian ini adalah mendeskripsikan tingkat prokrastinasi akademik mahasiswa, menganalisis perbedaan prokrastinasi akademik mahasiswa, dan menganalisis hubungan antara prokrastinasi akademik dengan prestasi akademik mahasiswa. Penelitian ini menggunakan metode kuantitatif dengan desain survei dan korelasi. Populasi penelitian adalah 620 mahasiswa STKIP Singkawang. Sampel diambil dengan teknik simple random sampling sebanyak 352 mahasiswa (76 laki-laki dan 276 perempuan). Instrumen yang digunakan dalam pengumpulan data adalah skala prokrastinasi akademik dan indeks prestasi akademik. Data dianalisis menggunakan analisis deskriptif, ANOVA, dan korelasi. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa prokrastinasi akademik mahasiswa berada pada tingkat sedang yang didominasi oleh indikator keterampilan mengatur waktu. Mahasiswa laki-laki dan mahasiswa yang berada di tahun pertengahan memiliki tingkat prokrastinasi akademik yang lebih tinggi. Interkorelasi menunjukkan adanya hubungan negatif yang signifikan antara prokrastinasi akademik dengan prestasi akademik.


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academic procrastination; academic achievement; Covid-19; prokrastinasi akademik; prestasi akademik

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