Varia Pendidikan, Vol. 21, No. 1, Juni 2009 30 PENGEMBANGAN INSTRUMEN KOMPETENSI KEPRIBADIAN MAHASISWA CALON GURU
This study aims to produce a valid and reliable instrument to measure personal competence of student teachers, which is theoretically studied, examined by experts, and empirically tested through the preliminary field try-out, main filed try-out, and operational field try-out. This study aims to describe student theachers’ personal competence profiles as well. The try-out subject of this study were student teachers conducting the teaching practicum. The try-outs were carried out three times: the preliminary field try-out conducted in four schools involving 12 student teachers, the main field try-out in eight schools involving 100 student teachers, and the operational field try-out in 15 shools involving 200 student teachers. The analysis techingues employed the confirmatory factor analysis and the descriptive analysis. The research findings show that student teachers’ personal competence comprises the personal stability, personal maturity, behavioral excellence, and autonomy. The results of the confirmatory factor analysis show that values of tobserved are all > 1.69 and the reliability is 0.85. The resulting statistical model shows the model is fit (÷2=0,95 p=0,61883). The resuls of the descriptive analysis sho that the personal stability is in very good category, the personal the personal maturity and the behavioral excellence are in the good category, and the autonomy is in the very good categori.