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ERIC Number: EJ952455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0360-1315
An Attitude Scale for Smart Board Use in Education: Validity and Reliability Studies
Sad, Suleyman Nihat
Computers & Education, v58 n3 p900-907 Apr 2012
The main purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to measure the attitudes of elementary students towards smart board (SB) use in education. A sequential exploratory mixed method was used. So the study started with a qualitative approach to establish the content and face validity of the scale, followed by a quantitative approach to test the construct validity and reliability of the scale items. Ten students, one teacher trainer specialized in SB use, three teachers experienced in SB use, and a language expert participated in the qualitative part. Data from 203 elementary students from two local schools in Malatya, Turkey, were used to test the psychometric properties of "smart board attitude scale" (SBAS). The exploratory factor analysis (FA) yielded a two-factor model with 10 items. The goodness of fit indices produced by confirmatory FA confirmed the fit of the model to the data. Reliability of SBAS was also proved through multi-analyses. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Attitude Scale