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ERIC Number: EJ1095171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
A Scaling Study by Pair-Wise Comparison Method: Friend Choosing in Adolescents
Özmercan, Esra Eminoglu; Kumandas, Hatice
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v4 n6 p155-163 Jun 2016
This study aims to identify the perception levels of characteristics considered important to choose friends by adolescents from secondary education and to scale them with pair-wise comparison judgements. In this respect, this study was conducted with 100 10th grade students from a state vocational high school located in Marmara region in Turkey. Data obtained from pairwise comparison was scaled, mean error, chi square and consistency were calculated. The results revealed that the least important factor when choosing a friend is his/her being aggressive while the most recognized factor is his/her being cheerful. Same order was observed for the scale values calculated with V. and III. conditional equation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Grade 10; High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey