Vol 2, No 1 (2009)

Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen

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Articles

Euis Sunarti, Nia Nuryani, Neti Hernawati
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The analysis of the economic value of wives’ household productions is less likely to be paid attention. The aims of this study were to measure the economic value of wives’ household productions and the factors that affected the economic value of household productions and family subjective quality of life. The study was conducted at Hambaro Village, Sub-District of Nanggung, Bogor that was chosen purposively, in April to August 2008, by using cross sectional study design. The samples were 110 housewives. Results showed that the average of economic value of household productions done by housewives was around Rp 6.223,00 daily. It was found that most of families were categorized as poor families both from an income approach and from an expenditure approach. The results also showed that mothers tend to allocate their time longer for her female than male child under five years old (for caring and parenting), thus, the economic value of household productions for parenting domestic activities was higher for female than male child. Moreover, the economic value was lower with the increased of child age, however, the value was higher with the higher the numbers of child under five years old. The results also showed that there were positive effects of numbers of family members, the length of husband’s education, wife’s age, the child’s age, expenditure/capita/month and the economic value of household productions for maintaining home activities toward the family subjective quality of life. Lastly, there was a negative effect of husband’s age towards the family subjective quality of life.

 

Key words:    family subjective quality of life, wives’ household productive

Herien Puspitawati
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Firdaus Firdaus, Euis Sunarti
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Melly Latifah, Neti Hernawati
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The study aimed to identify psycho social stimulation given at selected play groups in Bogor and its effect to motor, cognitive, socio-emotional, and moral development of children participated in play groups. The play groups were classified into two groups which were play groups for children from upper middle class family’s (namely group KB1) and play groups for children from lower class family’s (namely group KB2). The study design was prospective cohort study, which observed child’s development of 89 children for 3 months. Psycho social stimulation at play group including facilities at play group, programs for development competencies, and variation of learning method. The facilities, programs and methods of KB1 was better than KB2, but only facilities was statistically significant.  During 3 months there where an increase of scores in term of child’s motor, cognitive, socio-emotional, and moral development of children from the both group. Age of child, psycho social stimulation at home and facilities at play groups influenced significantly to motor development and cognitive development of children at both group. Factors influenced to child’s socio emotional development were psycho social stimulation at home and facilities provided at play groups, while moral development was possitively influenced by facilities and method at play groups. In contrast an increasing of program for child’s competency was likely to decrease moral development score of children.     

 

Key words:    cognitive development, moral development, motor development, play groups, socio-emotional development

Dwi Hastuti
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Diah Krisnatuti Pranadji, Nurlaela Nurlaela
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Consumer is the determinant factor for the quality of services. Students as the one of stakeholders of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) needed to be given the best services. The aimed of this research were to analyze students satisfaction on academic performance in Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) as well as the strategy to improve students satisfaction. The design of this research was cross sectional study, which carried out in IPB campus, Darmaga-Bogor, West Java for six months since September 2006 to February 2007. Number of samples were 600 students. The result showed that the atributs which needed to be improve in input stage were curriculum appropriateness with the expected competency and system information of incoming students by IPB and department. Meanwhile, on process stage the main priorities to be improved were the appropriateness of material lecture with current condition, the examples used to explain the lecture material, method of delivering lecture material orally, audio-visual equipment, teacher’s effort to make learning process lively, the ease of students to write down and understanding the lecture material, the implementation of learning process evaluation, administrative services in preparation class, teachers and students interaction, grade announcement, last assignment preparation including field study, last assignment administration, passing letter process in faculty, the convenience and cleanness of class, the appropriateness of number tools with number of students in laboratory, field work facility, references collection and the ease of references searching in library, last assignment and middle assignment scheduling, transcript of semester emerging, and also administration services. Whereas in output stage, decision making ability and planning implementation became main priority.

 

Key words :   academic performance, satisfaction, strategy, students

Retnaningsih Retnaningsih, Megawati Simanjuntak, Amalia Khairati
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Inna Kurnia Hidayat, Ujang Sumarwan, Lilik Noor Yuliati
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Drajat Martianto, Sri Anna Marliyati, Retnaningsih Retnaningsih, Handaru Tri Mulyono
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