Turkish Adaptation Of Writing Self-Efficacy Scale



The purpose of this study was to adapt Self-Efficacy of Writing Scale (Bruning et. al, 2013) to Turkish and to examine its psychometric reliability and validity. The original scale consisted of 16 items and has three sub-scales naming convention, ideation and self-regulation. The authors worked with Turkish experts and the authors of the original scale to assess linguistic validity of translated scale. Six hundred forty-eight middle school students filled the Turkish version of the scale.  Confirmatory factor analysis was used to examine construct validity.  Analyses showed that adapted scale has 3 sub-scales including 13 items total. For internal reliability of each sub-scales, Cronbach Alpha coefficient were calculated. Cronbach Alpha coefficient for convention sub-scale was .82, this coefficient was .87 and .84 for ideation and self-regulation sub-scales respectively. Overall, analyses showed that Turkish version of Self-Efficacy of Writing Scale was linguistically and psychometrically valid and reliable to measure writing self-efficacy.


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