The Correlation Analysis Between Fields Of Expertise, Student’s Achievement Index, Student’s Favorite Subject and Student’s Interests And Talents Clustering

  • Ayu Ismi Hanifah Islamic University of Lamongan
  • Masruroh Masruroh Islamic University of Lamongan
Keywords: Fields of expertise, student’s achievement index, interests, talents

Abstract

Interest is a high tendency and passion or great desire to something. In general, interest is a factor that encourage someone to achieving its objectives. Great and strong interest is a big investment to reach the interested goal. This research discuss about the relationship between fields of expertise, student’s achievement index, student’s favorite subject and their interests and talents. This research is aimed to describe the correlation between student’ s fields of expertise, student’ s achievement index, and student’ s favorite subject and student’ s interest and talents clustering result. Data is taken from 94 Informatics Engineering students in Islamic University of Lamongan as sample. The data of fields of expertise and student’s favorite subject is obtained from questionnaire and student’s achievement index is obtained from the Islamic University of Lamongan’s students document. The obtained data is analyzed using Matlab and the centroid of the data is sought using fuzzy c-mean. The centroid then is used to cluster the student’s interests and talents using Euclidian Distance. The fields of expertise, student’s achievement index, and student’s favorite subject then is correlated with the student’s interests and talents clustering result. The correlation between fields of expertise and their interests and talents was 0.111, the correlation between student’s achievement index and their interests and talents was -0,624, and the correlation between student’s favorite subject and their interests and talents was 0.151. Generally, it can be concluded that there is correlation between between student’ s fields of expertise, student’ s achievement index, and student’ s favorite subject and student’s interest and talents clustering result.

Published
2019-03-10