An Analysis of Students' Cultural Intelligence: A Case Study at the State Junior High School (SMP N) 20 of Surakarta

Volume 4 Issue 1
Vidia Ulfa Mareta Sunardi Suharno
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Abstract:


Human behavior naturally produces culture. Each group has a unique culture and is different from one another. The digital age allows an increasingly unlimited distribution of culture. Likewise, cross-cultural interactions will be increasingly carried out by each individual. It is important for students to understand cross-cultural interactions with their cultural intelligence. As an effort to multiply social relations and identify effective behaviors at the time the cross-cultural interactions occur. This study used descriptive quantitative methods. The research instrument applied questionnaires. The population in this study were all students of VII grade in the State Junior High School (SMP N) 20 of Surakarta. The Sampling technique used simple random sampling which took 89 participants. The data collection techniques applied the technique of survey. The components of cultural intelligence cover among others;the CImetacognitive, CI cognitive, CImotivation, CIbehavior. The percentage results of the metaCI cognitive showed 64.77%, the CI cognitive showed 62.88%, the CI motivation showed 64.81% and CI behavior showed 60%.

Keywords

  • Culture
  • cross culture
  • cultural intelligence
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