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ERIC Number: EJ1021006
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Testing the Psychometric Properties of the Scale of Ethnocultural Empathy in Turkey
Özdikmenli-Demir, Gözde; Demir, Serdar
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v47 n1 p27-42 Jan 2014
The validity and reliability of the Scale of Ethnocultural Empathy (SEE) was tested using a sample of 348 emerging adult university students living in Turkey. Different from the original scale's four-factor structure, results of principal components analyses and confirmatory factor analyses exposed that there were three factors explaining 45% of the total variance of the SEE in the Turkish culture. There were high correlations among these three factors of the 30-item Turkish version of the SEE, two subscales of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index, and a 10-item Parental Ethnocultural Empathy Scale as proof of its convergent validity. The 30-item Turkish version of the SEE also had high internal consistency and test-retest reliability scores. The group differences for gender and ethnicity are given, and future research suggestions for using that scale in multiracial social contexts are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Interpersonal Reactivity Index