Study on Development of Sensitivity Scale for Teaching Profession

UYGUN, Selçuk and SAHİN, Çavus and OKUR, Emel (2010) Study on Development of Sensitivity Scale for Teaching Profession. In: 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, June 8-9 2010, Sarajevo.


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The purpose of this study is to develop a sensitivity scale intended for teaching profession. It is assumed that those who pick teaching as profession should have an inherent tendency for this job. The research is developed based on five stages including detection of the views on sensitivity with regard to teaching profession, determination of the scale items, preparation of the trial scale, implementation of the scale and measurement of the validity and reliability. In the end, a scale involving 17 items has been developed. The items factors value are between .30 and .79. It is found that KMO value is 0.906, Bartlett test is 0.000 and items factor values are 0.30 and upper at the end of the exploratory factor analysis. t values of upper and lower groups is found significant. These findings confirm that this scale has validity. Cronbach Alpha coefficient is found 0.884, which means that this scale is reliable.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teaching job, professional sensitivity, sensitivity scale
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Mr. Ibrahim Kinal
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 14:07
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2012 14:29

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