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ERIC Number: EJ981817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 66
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Secondary School Burnout Scale (SSBS)
Aypay, Ayse
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v12 n2 p782-787 Spr 2012
The purpose of this study is to develop "Secondary School Burnout Scale." Study group included 728 students out of 14 schools in four cities in Turkey. Both Exploratory Factor Analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis were conducted on the data. A seven-factor solution emerged. The seven factors explained 61% of the total variance. The model indices of the Confirmatory Factor Analysis indicated a good-fit. Cronbach Alpha reliability coefficients for the sub-dimensions of the instrument ranged from 0.67 to 0.86. Split-half correlation coefficient for the sub-dimensions of the instrument ranged between 0.63 and 0.86. To establish criterion validity of the scale, "Academic Locus of Control Belief Scale" was used. There were low and medium correlations among the scales. (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; e-mail: editor@edam.com.tr; Web site: http://www.edam.com.tr/estp.asp
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey