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ERIC Number: EJ1163132
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2329-4922
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Reexamining the Writing Apprehension Measure
Autman, Hamlet; Kelly, Stephanie
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, v80 n4 p516-529 Dec 2017
This article contains two measurement development studies on writing apprehension. Study 1 reexamines the validity of the writing apprehension measure based on the finding from prior research that a second false factor was embedded. The findings from Study 1 support the validity of a reduced measure with 6 items versus the original 20-item measure. However, this shorter measure had poor reliability. Therefore, Study 2 sought to correct the reliability issue by updating the wording of items so it was applicable to broader platforms of writing. The final measure had excellent reliability and validity statistics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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