Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1673

Full Length Research Paper

Group guidance services with self-regulation technique to improve student learning motivation in Junior High School (JHS)

Hadi Pranoto*
  • Hadi Pranoto*
  • Department of Guidance and Counseling Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Muhammadiyah University of Metro, Metro Lampung, Indonesia.
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Nurul Atieka
  • Nurul Atieka
  • Department of Guidance and Counseling Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Muhammadiyah University of Metro, Metro Lampung, Indonesia.
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Sihadi Darmo Wihardjo
  • Sihadi Darmo Wihardjo
  • Faculty of Education Science, State University of Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Agus Wibowo
  • Agus Wibowo
  • Department of Guidance and Counseling Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Muhammadiyah University of Metro, Metro Lampung, Indonesia.
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Siti Nurlaila
  • Siti Nurlaila
  • Department of Guidance and Counseling Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Muhammadiyah University of Metro, Metro Lampung, Indonesia.
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Sudarmaji
  • Sudarmaji
  • Information Management Diploma Program, Muhammadiyah University of Metro, Metro Lampung, Indonesia.
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  •  Received: 26 May 2016
  •  Accepted: 06 December 2016
  •  Published: 23 December 2016

Abstract

This study aims at: determining students motivation before being given a group guidance with self-regulation technique, determining students' motivation after being given a group counseling with self-regulation technique, generating a model of group counseling with self-regulation technique to improve motivation of learning, determining the effectiveness of group counseling with self-regulation techniques to improve students motivation at JHS of 13 Semarang State. This study used  research and development (R & D) method; Students’ motivation increased after they follow the activities of  the group with self-regulation techniques. Therefore, it proves to be effective to increase students’ motivation, which is indicated by changes in student motivation before and after being given a treatment. The conclusions and recommendations of the study are: Students’ motivation after being given guidance service group with self-regulation technique is categorized medium and high categories; it is found that a design of a model of group guidance with self-regulation techniques are able to improve students' motivation, the model is effective to improve students’ motivation.

Key words: Group guidance, self-regulation, learning motivation.