Authors: Yanti Rubiyanti Iskandar, Langgersari Elsari Novianti, Shantosa Yudha Siswanto
The study is an applied research aimed to investigate the role of motivation training on future orientation of adolescent in Jatinangor. Future orientation is individual orientation of adolescence in future context. It will become a guidance to achieve systematic changes to accomplish their goal (Nurmi 1991). The study used posttest design experimental approach to investigate the role of training. Measurement tools consist of observation notes, training evaluation questioner and future orientation questioner. The results of the study indicated that future orientation of adolescent in Jatinangor considered as high. It means that they already have clear future orientation. The biggest contribution for their future orientation is motivation aspect. Planning and evaluation aspects are still considered as intermediate level. This result indicates that adolescent still need guidance to get strategies and methods to plan their future. Motivation training was conducted to assists adolescent to plan and determine their goals and also make strategy to implement their planning. After the training, the participants reveal that they were more motivated to continue their education to a higher level, aware of strategy to continue their education, enhanced on their knowledge about interested subject and kind of occupation that they can do in the future.
Keywords: adolescence, future orientation, training