Settlement Quality Mapping Around Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) in Relation to Student Learning Achievement


Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) is one of the favorite education facilities that attract students from other regions. This fact can cause an increase in the need for a living place near UPI. Limited availability of land and increasing land needs affect the quality of the settlements. The objectives of this research are 1) to identify and analyze the factors that affect settlement quality around UPI, 2) to analyze a settlement quality around UPI, and 3) to examine the possible linkage between settlement quality and the students’ learning achievement. The method used is data extraction from satellite imagery to obtain settlement quality parameters: settlement density, building layout, the width of settlement driveway, settlement location, settlement driveway condition, and the existence of vegetation. Another data sets were collected through questionnaires on the students’ learning achievement. This research shows that there is no strong correlation between the quality of settlements and the students’ academic performance. This is evidenced by the highest GPA points achieved by students who live in only moderate quality settlements.