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Moradi T, Lebadi Z, Parasteh-Ghombavani F, Abdollahi M. Constructing of Self-Learning Assessment Tool in the University. Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology. 2021; 4 (1) :78-85
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1- PhD student in Educational Management, Department of Educational Sciences, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran.
2- Assistant Professor of Department of Educational Sciences, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran.
Abstract:   (338 Views)
Purpose: Considering the role and importance of self-learning in academic success and performance, the present study was conducted with the aim of constructing of self-learning assessment tool in the university.
Methodology: The present study in terms of applied purpose and in terms of how it was performed, it was cross-sectional. The population and sample of the research in the first part were the professors of Islamic State and Islamic Azad universities of Tehran and Gilan provinces in the academic year 2019-2010, from which 60 people were selected by multi-stage cluster sampling method.  And in the second part, the students were from the same universities, from which 450 people were selected by multi-stage cluster method. Based on literature review and interviews with professors, 91 items were designed in six dimensions: Hitagogic ability, self-regulation, critical thinking, knowledge management, adult education, and learning styles. To evaluate the face and content validity of experts, to evaluate the construct validity by exploratory factor analysis and to evaluate the reliability of Cronbach’s alpha coefficients in SPSS software version 19.
Findings: The findings showed that according to experts’ opinion 15 items were removed and the final form of the scale had 76 items. Also, the results of confirmatory factor analysis showed that the self-learning assessment scale in the university had six factors of Hitagogic ability, self-regulation, critical thinking, knowledge management, adult education and learning styles that reliability through Cronbach’s alpha coefficient for all factors above 0.70 and for the whole scale was 0.932.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, the self-learning assessment scale in the university had appropriate psychometric indices and can be used as a suitable and valid tool in other studies to assess self-learning.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/10/20 | Accepted: 2021/03/21 | Published: 2021/03/21

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