Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2008

Full Length Research Paper

Observational learning on industry work practices toward job readiness

Subkhan Rojuli*
  • Subkhan Rojuli*
  • Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia.
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Agus Rahayu
  • Agus Rahayu
  • Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia.
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  • Disman
  • Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia.
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  •  Received: 02 April 2017
  •  Accepted: 03 May 2017
  •  Published: 10 May 2017


This research aims to find out the influence of observational learning on job readiness based on some indicators and variables. This is a quantitative research in which Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was used. The research method is survey. The participants of this research are the Grade XII students of Accountancy Department of State Vocational High School, Tangerang regency, Banten in the 2016-2017 academic year. Stratified random sampling was used to select the respondents. The research instrument used to collect data is a form of questionnaire. Data were obtained from the students who have done industry work practice. The hypothesis test result shows that observational learning has significant influence on job readiness. The result of this research shows that the following indicators: attentional processes, retention processes, motor reproduction/behavioral processes, and motivational processes contribute positively to variable measurement of observational learning. While indicators of ethical competency, knowledge competency, capability competency, respect for human right and value, analysis competency contribute positively to measurement result of job readiness.

Key words: Observational learning, industry work practice, job readiness.