ERIC Number: ED102075
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: 0
Largo Junior High School Humanities Attitude Scale (Final Version).
Blair, R. Clifford; Fitzgerald, Morgan E.
The 44 questions of the Largo Junior School Humanities Attitude Scale attempt to measure student attitudes about the study of humanities. The scale is composed of three subscales which measure whether students view the humanities class as an enjoyable experience, the study of humanities as being worthwhile, and the humanities of the past as being a legitimate part of history. Scoring is based on a scale of 1-6 under categories of strongly agree, agree, slightly agree, slightly disagree, disagree, and strongly disagree. Each question is worded in either a positive or negative manner. If a student marks "strongly agree" to a negatively worded question he receives one point, where if he marks "strongly disagree" to a negatively worded question he gets six points. Subscales 2 and 3 are designed so that they may be administered independently of subscale 1. This allows them to be used in a pretest-posttest design for evaluation purposes. Interpretations of possible test scores and general discussion as to test reliability and validity are included. (Author/DE)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pinellas County District School Board, Clearwater, FL.