Proceedings of The 5th Annual International Seminar on Trends in Science and Science Education, AISTSSE 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Student Interaction and Communication Skills

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287345,
        author={Nathanael  Sitanggang and Putri Lynna A. Luthan and Abdul Hamid K},
        title={Student Interaction and Communication Skills},
        proceedings={Proceedings of The 5th Annual International Seminar on Trends in Science and Science Education, AISTSSE 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={AISTSSE},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={communication skills interaction skills gender},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287345}
    }
    
  • Nathanael Sitanggang
    Putri Lynna A. Luthan
    Abdul Hamid K
    Year: 2019
    Student Interaction and Communication Skills
    AISTSSE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287345
Nathanael Sitanggang1,*, Putri Lynna A. Luthan1, Abdul Hamid K1
  • 1: Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Medan
*Contact email: nathanael.sitanggang@unimed.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to provide an overview of the communication and interaction skills of students in terms of major and gender groups. This research was conducted using survey methods at the UniversitasNegeri Medan (UNIMED). Student samples totaling 400 people were determined by purposive random sampling technique. Communication and interaction skillsdata are captured using a questionnaire with a Likert scale model with a reliability coefficient of 0.726. Research findings are: (1) Communication and interaction skills of students tend to be in the medium category; (2) Students' communication and interaction skills can be influenced by major groups (natural science or social science) and gender.