ADAPTATION OF THE TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS SCALE IN HIGHER EDUCATION INTO TURKISH LANGUAGE

İhsan Marulcu, Kıvanç Bozkuş

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The purpose of this research is to adapt The Teacher Effectiveness Scale in Higher Education into Turkish language. The survey method was employed. Collected data were analyzed using confirmatory and exploratory factor analyses. The adapted scale had 32 items and 4 factors explaining 50.3% variance. Cronbach alpha reliability coefficients of the factors varied from α=0.70 to α=0.89 and factor loadings of the items ranged from 0.47 to 0.80. Statistically significant correlations among factors ranging from r=0.54 to r=0.58 were found. It is concluded that the adapted scale is a valid and reliable instrument to measure teaching-related behavior, subject matter expertise, relational expertise, and personality aspects of teacher effectiveness in higher education.

 

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higher education, teacher effectiveness, scale, adaptation

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