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Academic internal motivation and professional nurses personality of nursing students in three border provinces in South Thailand


Tohkani, Muslin and Tohkani, Darin and Siriphan, Siriphan and Tangkoop, Boonying (2010) Academic internal motivation and professional nurses personality of nursing students in three border provinces in South Thailand. In: Lifelong Learning International Conference 2010 (3LInC’10), 10 - 12 November 2010, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purposes of this descriptive study were to examine the academic internal motivation and professional nurses personality of nurse students in three border provinces in southern Thailand. The subjects were 220 nurse students randomly selected. The results of this study indicated that, Nurse students in three border provinces in southern Thailand had academic internal motivation in all at the moderate level, challenge motive and ability motive domains were high level, interest-enjoyment motive, autonomy motive and effort motive domains was moderate level. Part of professional nurses personality in all at the high level, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, and Intellect domains were high level , Emotional stability domain were moderate level. This study revealed that the moderate significant relationship between academic internal motivation in all, ability motive domains and professional nurses personality in all (r =. and respectively), but mostly academic internal motivation domains were rather low significant relationship. The low significant relationship between challenge motive domains, of interest-enjoyment motive domains and agreeableness domains of professional nurses personality (r =.170 and 138 respectively). Part of effort motive domains and interest-enjoyment motive domains and conscientiousness domains of professional nurses personality were low significant relationship (r =.192). This finding of the study suggest that should be provide Nurse science curriculum in three border provinces in southern Thailand to promote academic internal motivation of nurse students especially supportive challenge activities to study , promote personality part of agreeableness and conscientiousness ,facilitate emotional stability to be professional nurse continuously according to intention of three border provinces in southern Thailand.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organised by Executive Development Centre Universiti Utara Malaysia
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Executive Development Centre
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2011 03:41
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2011 03:41
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2010

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