Self-Determination Scale: The Adaptation Study

Müge Ersoy KART, Özgür GÜLDÜ
2008 Ankara Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi  
The aim of the present study was to adaptate in Turkish and determine the reliability and validity of the Self-Determination Scale. The original scale was translated into Turkish and then administered to 232 university students. Factor analysis of the scale yielded a 2-factor solution with 5 items established in the first factor (self-contact) and 4 in the second (choicefulness). The reliability coefficient of the "self-contact" and "choicefulness" subscales were .67 and .71 respectively. This
more » ... cale has limited crition related validity, with a positive correlation between the Empatic Trend Scale and both scale and sub-scales but with no correlation between otonomy scale and both scale and sub-scales. The two sub-scales can be predict the empathy scores and thereof it can be said that this scale has adequate prediction validity. The finding of the present study were discussed in the light of the literature and the future studies.
doi:10.1501/egifak_0000001129 fatcat:xvv4kxg2crbodaaufiqlifsbni