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ERIC Number: EJ1057478
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-2146-0329
Preparing Attitude Scale to Define Students' Attitudes about Environment, Recycling, Plastic and Plastic Waste
Avan, Cagri; Aydinli, Bahattin; Bakar, Fatma; Alboga, Yunus
International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, v1 n3 p179-191 May 2011
The aim of this study is to introduce an attitude scale in order to define students? attitudes about environment, recycling, plastics, plastic waste. In this study, 80 attitude sentences according to 5-point Likert-type scale were prepared and applied to 492 students of 6th grade in the Kastamonu city center of Turkey. The scale consists of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills domains. After the factor analysis it was found that they have 3, 4 and 5 factors accordingly. After the reliability analysis the alpha values for cognitive, affective and psychomotor scales are 0.854, 0.871 and 0.826 respectively. As a result, it is found that the scale can be used to define cognitive, affective and psychomotor attitudes.
International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education. Aksaray Universitesi, Egitim Fakultesi, Ilkogretim Bolumu, Kampus, Aksaray 68100, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey