Analysis of Relationship between Big-five Personality Factors and Creativity Convergence Competency of Undergraduate Students

대학생 성격 5요인과 창의융합역량 간의 관계 분석

  • Park, Ji-Young (Department of Early Childhood Education, Seojeong University)
  • 박지영 (서정대학교 유아교육과)
  • Received : 2019.05.14
  • Accepted : 2019.08.02
  • Published : 2019.08.31


This study was undertaken to analyze the relationship between the Big-five personality factors of undergraduate students and Creativity Convergence Competency. Totally, 511 students attending private colleges in G province were surveyed for their competences. Using the SPSS 22.0 program, all collected data were analyzed by one-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation analysis, and regression analysis. The following results were obtained. First, personality extraversion and Creativity Convergence Competency differed in all the major factors examined. Second, higher the interpersonal abilities, higher was the ability of core convergence. Third, extraversion and sincerity among the Big-five personality factors were significant predictors of Creativity Convergence Competency. In conclusion, we found that the Big-five personality factors are important to be considered for strengthening the competence of students.


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