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ERIC Number: EJ1165884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jan
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1302-6488
The Adaptation Study of the Questionnaires of the Attitude towards CALL (A-CALL), the Attitude towards CAL (A-CAL), the Attitude towards Foreign Language Learning (A-FLL) to Turkish Language
Erdem, Cahit; Saykili, Abdullah; Kocyigit, Mehmet
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v19 n1 Article 3 p31-45 Jan 2018
This study primarily aims to adapt the Foreign Language Learning (FLL), Computer assisted Learning (CAL) and Computer assisted Language Learning (CALL) scales developed by Vandewaetere and Desmet into Turkish context. The instrument consists of three scales which are "the attitude towards CALL questionnaire" ("A-CALL") (composed of 20 questions), "the attitude towards CAL questionnaire" ("A-CAL") (composed of 9 questions) and "the attitude towards FLL questionnaire" ("A-FLL") (composed of 31 questions) respectively. The participants consisted of 375 university students who volunteered to answer the questions. The participants were students at the foreign language preparatory school of a state university in Turkey. The participants were selected using convenience sampling method. A confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was carried out on the data. The results were often compared with the original scale. The adapted version of the A-CALL questionnaire indicates a similar goodness of fit with the original one, which is mediocre. CFA results indicate that the adapted version of the A-CAL questionnaire is compatible with the original questionnaire showing a fit from mediocre to good. Again, CFA results of the A-FLL subscales reveal a consistent fit with the original subscale.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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