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ERIC Number: EJ796246
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 17
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 38
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
The Validity and Reliability of the Marmara Learning Styles Scale (MLSS)
Otrar, Mustafa
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v7 n3 p1403-1419 Sep 2007
The science of education has focused on alternative educational approaches for years with a view to meeting the needs of wide student audiences in classes. One of the sources of the differences in learning performance at class environment is the learning styles. This study has been conducted to develop a learning styles scale for students at the secondary education level. Within the scope of the study, a learning styles scale for the secondary education level tailored to the conditions in Turkey has also been developed. The study was started with 223 items and implementations were carried out on 909 high school students. After the study, Cronbach's Alpha coefficient was determined as 0.95. Furthermore, it was determined that item-total and corrected item-total correlations were significant and items were discriminative. The factor analysis has yielded that the items group under a total of 8 factors, total variance amount described was around 0.56 and that significant correlations were present between the factors. (Contains 1 table.)
Educational Consultancy, Ltd. (EDAM). Kisikli Mh. Alemdag Cd. Yan Yol Sk., SBK Is Merkezi No:5 Kat:1, Uskudar-Istanbul, 34692 Turkey. Tel: 90 216 481 30 23; Fax: 90 216 481 31 36; email: editor@edam.com.tr; http://www.edam.com.tr/estp.asp
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey