Abstract: This research is based on an empirical finding which shows that the level of student achievement motivation in STMIK AKBA in fair category. The purpose of this study is to obtain a description of the implementation of academic guidance and the level of students motivation at STMIK AKBA. It is also to produce an effective model of academic guidance to improve student achievement motivation. This research was a Research and Development (R&D). The process of developing the model refers to the theory of development research proposed by Borg and Gall with four stages, namely: preliminary study, designing, validation and try out. The results of the model development are in the form of academic guidance books, a guidebook for lecturers as the academic adviser and module materials for students. In the hypothesis test, it is showed that all aspects of achievement motivation of students ranging from achievement syndrome, self-study, goal setting and interpersonal support had increased significantly after the intervention in the form of guidance with an academic guidance model to improve the achievement motivation of students. The results of data analysis also showed that all aspects of achievement motivation get significant value. Thus, the model of academic guidance to improve student achievement motivation can improve student achievement motivation in higher education.
Rohayati Arifin, Syamsul Bahri Talib, Abdullah Sinring and Asri Kunda, 2016. The Model of Academic Guidance to Improve Student Achievement Motivation in Higher Education. The Social Sciences, 11: 4949-4955.