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ERIC Number: EJ1092866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: EISSN-1302-6488
The Attitude Scale towards Distance Nursing Education (AstDNE)
Boz Yuksekdag, Belgian; Unsal Barlas, Gul
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v16 n1 p52-61 Jan 2015
In this study, a measurement is seen as an instrument to measure the attitudes of the nurses towards the distance nursing education was developed. The study population consist of nurses who working in two hospitals of the ministry of health and two special hospitals in Istanbul. The sample of the study consisted of 194 nurses who agreed to participate in this study. The scale total Cronbach alpha coefficient was found 0.94, test-retest reliability coefficient 0.89. The correlations of each item with total point were between 0.49 and 0.69. In factor analysis done with varimax rotation for construct validity, whose eigenvalue is over 1, explaining 65.02 % of total variability, 5 factors consisting of 25 items was obtained the scale. These factors are called "Interaction", "Learning Styles", "Support Services", "Interaction Tools" and "Content Presentation". Consequently, findings show that The Attitude Scale towards Distance Nursing Education (astDNE) is a valid and reliable instrument.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey