THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SCALE ON ASSESSING CONSTRUCTIVIST LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS


Arkun S. , Askar P.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, no.39, pp.32-43, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.32-43

Abstract

This study attempts to develop a 7-point Liken-type scale for assessing the constructivist learning environments The scale is based on 6 factors which were developed by consulting the relevant literature These factors are student centered thought provoking collaborative life relevance concurrent learning and assessment bringing different view points With the opinions of study group and the expert some corrections were made on scale and item number decreased to 29 The scale implemented on 247 university students and analysis was made with SPSS and LISREL Alter the confirmatory factor analysis the scale became to its real version Explained variance is found to be %66 65 The cronbach alfa coefficient was found as 96 and the RMSEA value as 0 076