Pengaruh Kepribadian Guru Terhadap Minat Bahasa Inggris di SMK Teknologi Industri Makassar


  • Nisma Widya Rasyid Universitas Negeri Makassar



Receiving a good quality of education is an important cornerstone in the life of every individual. It is imperative that students have the tools they need to be successful—which include interest and engagement.  A Strong and positive teacher and students’ interaction heavily depends on teacher personalities. The research intends to find out what personality that the teachers’ belong to based on big five personality theory. This research also explored the impact of teacher personality on students’ interest more heavily. Besides, the researcher also aims to find out which types of the big five personalities, i.e., extraversion, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness and neuroticism, that actually affect students’ interest. This research was conducted at SMK Teknologi Industri Maksaar. The sample was taken from one of English teacher called Mrs. HT and 60 students of her. Based on the result of findings and interpretation, it is found that the result of pearson calculated in teacher personality and students’ interest was 0.000 this value showed that the positive correlation between teacher personality and students’ interest in learning English. In fact, based on interpretation, H1 is accepted. It showed that teacher personality and students’ interest were significantly correlated. Furthermore, based on the regression analysis found out that the teacher personality gives contributed as much 0.359% or 35% to students’ interest. The last, the researcher found that the most influence personality to students interest is agreeableness and openness personality.


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How to Cite

Rasyid, N. W. (2021). THE INFLUENCE OF TEACHER PERSONALITY ON STUDENTS’ INTEREST IN ENGLISH CLASS AT SMK TEKNOLOGI INDUSTRI MAKASSAR: Pengaruh Kepribadian Guru Terhadap Minat Bahasa Inggris di SMK Teknologi Industri Makassar. Uniqbu Journal of Social Sciences, 2(2), 40–48.