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ERIC Number: EJ1121618
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
Reliability and Validity of the "Decision-Making Skills Instrument for Children"
Pekdogan, Serpil; Ulutas, Ilkay
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v4 n12 p197-203 Dec 2016
The purpose of this study is to develop a valid and reliable data collection tool to assess the decision-making skills of children at the age of 5 to 6. The study group is composed of 300 children attending independent pre-schools located in the central district of Amasya province and their parents. In the study, four-factor and 29-item "Decision-Making Skills Instrument-Child Form" involving "yes" and "no" answers and Likert-type single-factor and nine-item "Decision-Making Skills Instrument-Parent Form" aimed at assessing children's decision making skills based on the parents' impressions involving the answers "never," "sometimes," "sometimes," "often," and "always" were developed. The findings showed that "Decision-Making Skills Instrument-Child Form" consisting 29 items and "Decision-Making Skills Instrument-Parent Form" consisting 9 items are reliable and valid measurement tools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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