DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A VOCATIONAL LEARNING STYLES INSTRUMENT USING THE RASCH MEASUREMENT MODEL

Mazlili Suhaini
2019 Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences  
Malaysia is considered one of the developing countries undergoing rapid economic development over the past five decades. As a developing country with a rapidly growing population, providing the citizens with comprehensive and updated knowledge is crucial for the country, particularly in vocational training. A number of vocational and technical training have been developed. However, the success of vocational education relies on the capability of instructors or teacher's approach to achieve the
more » ... ch to achieve the goals. It is important to create appropriate method that take into consideration their students' learning styles to get better outcome. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to develop vocational learning styles instrument. Empirical evidence on the validity and reliability of modified items has been done. A survey of 57 Electrical Technology students were distributed. The Rasch measurement model was used to examine the functional items and detect the item and respondent reliability and index separation, the polarity of item, measuring the fit of item in measuring the construct and standardised residual correlation values.
doi:10.31580/apss.v5i1.1098 fatcat:7vhl6cjpcba7ff5aeuuev55sfe