Development of Attitude to University Life Scale: Validity and Realibility Studies of Scale


5th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership, WCLTA 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 - 31 October 2014, vol.186, pp.315-319 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 186
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.211
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.315-319
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


This study aims to develop a measurement tool that evaluates the attitude of university students to university life and also to conduct the validity of this measurement tool. Study group comprised of 355 students, 162 (45.63%) of whom were females with a mean age of 20.72 and 193 were males (54.37%) with a mean age of 20.93. Exploratory Factor Analyses were used in order to test the validity of the scale developed for this study. In addition, internal consistency analysis were used in order to evaluate the reliability of the scale. As a result of the factor analysis study, the Attitude to University Life Scale consisted of 25 items and 4 factors. Study findings revealed that this measurement tool can be used for Turkish university students as a valid one. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.