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ERIC Number: EJ1113850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
Development of Social Media Addiction Test (SMAT17)
Esgi, Necmi
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v4 n10 p174-181 Oct 2016
The aim of this study was to develop a test for assessing individuals' social media addiction; and conducting a reliability and validity study of this scale. Sample for this study was composed of 285 college students between the ages of 18 and 25. Reliability coefficients Cronbach's alpha value was 0.94 and Spearman Brown value was 0.91 for our sample. Exploratory factor analysis was conducted to assess construct validity, and confirmatory factor analysis was conducted to assess the validity of the resulted factor structure. 17 items was grouped under 4 factors. Reliability and validity analysis results were in the expected ranges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A