نوع مقاله : پژوهشی

نویسندگان

ایرانی

چکیده

This stydy was aimed at construction and validation of a scale for measuring test anxiety among university undergraduate students. The scale construction sample consisted of 477 female and male students randomly selected from about 10000 undergraduate students studying at various departments of shahid chamran University (Ahvaz, Iran). A 22 - item scale, entitled' students' Test Anxiety Scale' (STAS) was constricted through faceor analysis of the data collected by administration of a preliminary 77 - item scale composed of items tapping a wide range of personality and behavioral features of test anxiety disorder. The reliabigity coefficients of STAS (Le.,test retest and internal consistency indices) were found to be very satisfactory. Also, validity of STAS was assessed by its concurrent administration with several other persinality and clinical inventories measuring anxiety, depression and physical conplaints. According to these findings, STAS is a very reliable and valid scale for measuring rest anxiety aming undergrduate students.

عنوان مقاله [English]

Construction and Validation of a Scale for the Measurement of Test Anxiety and Examining its Relationship with Academic performonce among Shahid Chamran Univerisity Students

نویسندگان [English]

  • Mehregan Farzaneh
  • Najjarian Bahman
  • aliasghar ahmadi

چکیده [English]

This stydy was aimed at construction and validation of a scale for measuring test anxiety among university undergraduate students. The scale construction sample consisted of 477 female and male students randomly selected from about 10000 undergraduate students studying at various departments of shahid chamran University (Ahvaz, Iran). A 22 - item scale, entitled' students' Test Anxiety Scale' (STAS) was constricted through faceor analysis of the data collected by administration of a preliminary 77 - item scale composed of items tapping a wide range of personality and behavioral features of test anxiety disorder. The reliabigity coefficients of STAS (Le.,test retest and internal consistency indices) were found to be very satisfactory. Also, validity of STAS was assessed by its concurrent administration with several other persinality and clinical inventories measuring anxiety, depression and physical conplaints. According to these findings, STAS is a very reliable and valid scale for measuring rest anxiety aming undergrduate students.