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ERIC Number: ED018582
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 52
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Reference Count: 0
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DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE YOUTH OPINION QUESTIONNAIRE. MINNESOTA STUDIES IN WORK ATTITUDES TECHNICAL REPORT NO. 2.
DAWIS, RENE V.; GRAEN, GEORGE B.
THE YOUTH OPINION QUESTIONNAIRE IS BEING DEVELOPED AS AN INSTRUMENT WHICH MEASURES WORK ATTITUDES, IS APPROPRIATE FOR USE WITH HIGH SCHOOL AGE PEOPLE, AND REQUIRES 30-40 MINUTES TO COMPLETE. IT IS PART OF A RESEARCH PROJECT TO DETERMINE THE ATTITUDES (NEEDS, EXPECTATIONS, BELIEFS, AND PERCEPTIONS) OF THRESHOLD WORKERS WITH REGARD TO THE WORLD OF WORK, TO STUDY THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE ATTITUDES, AND TO INVESTIGATE THE RELATIONSHIP OF THESE ATTITUDES TO ENTRY WORK EXPERIENCE. THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE DEVELOPMENT AND REFINEMENT OF THE YOQ FROM THE ITEM DATA PRESENTED IN VT 001 437. THE REFINED QUESTIONNAIRE CONTAINS 195 ITEMS OF WHICH 95 EMPLOY A RATING FORMAT (FOUR RESPONSE CHOICES) AND 100 A PAIR-COMPARISON FORMAT. IN THE ADMINISTRATION PHASE OF THE PROJECT, OVER 10,000 STUDENTS IN 15 HIGH SCHOOLS WERE SURVEYED WITH THE REVISED QUESTIONNAIRE. DATA FROM 806 STUDENTS FROM ONE SCHOOL SYSTEM WERE ANALYZED AS TO MEANS STANDARD DEVIATIONS, AND HOYT INTERNAL CONSISTENCY RELIABILITY COEFFICIENTS FOR THE 29 CONTENT SCALES. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FIVE SCALES, THE QUESTIONNAIRE SHOWED HIGH INTERNAL CONSISTENCY RELIABILITY. RESULTS INDICATED THAT THE PSYCHOMETRIC OBJECTIVES FOR THE QUESTIONNAIRE HAVE IN LARGE MEASURE BEEN ATTAINED. THE ITEM CONTENT OF THE ORIGINAL FORMS A, B, C, AND THE REFINED FORM G OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE AND THE ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS ARE INCLUDED. (SL)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Industrial Relations Center.
Identifiers: YOUTH OPINION QUESTIONNAIRE