Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Innovative Research in Education
The Influence of Big 5 Factor Personality Test Subscales on Academic Achievements
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazmi Xhomara, Dr. Fleura Shkembi
The study aimed to measure the impact of neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, openness, and agreeableness- Big 5 Factor Personality Test subscales on academic achievements. A correlational research design and a random cluster sample of students from the bachelor’s degree program were used in the study. Data were obtained from 501 respondents from the student population. There was a linear relationship between neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, openness, agreeableness, and academic achievements. Extraversion, conscientiousness, and openness were positive predictors of academic achievements, while, neuroticism and agreeableness were negative predictors. The strongest predictor of academic achievements is conscientiousness which explains 54.4% of the variance; at the same time, the least predictor of academic achievements is agreeableness which explains 5.3% of the variance.
keywords: Big-5-factor, personality, academic achievements