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ERIC Number: EJ1091727
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2252-8822
Validity and Reliability of the 3-E Tool for Evaluating the Curriculum Support Intervention in Uganda
Mutto, Milton; Mukasa, Immaculate; Avasi, Victor; Kilibo, Charles; Kamwesigye, Charles; Duku, Tom
International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, v4 n3 p94-100 Sep 2015
This study determined psychometric properties of 3-ET, an instrument specifically designed to track the effects of a curriculum support intervention created to enhance the delivery of the national curriculum in a war zone in Uganda. The instrument was developed through brain storm and expert review before being committed to structural and reliability testing using Exploratory Factor analysis (EFA). The 88 variables of 3-ET were reduced to 73; five distinct sub-scales emerged. Sub-scale 1, measured core education support functions and services. Sub-scale 2, assessed aesthetics/efficiency. Sub-scale 3, focused on barriers to stakeholder participation. Sub-scale 4 measured peacefulness and gender sensitivity of learning environments. Sub-scale 5 assessed pupil participation. 3-ET has acceptable structural validity and internal consistence reliability. It can be used to test effectiveness of the REPLICA intervention. Its applicability in other conflict and non-conflict contexts needs review.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Uganda