Volume 10, Issue 1 And 2 (8-2004)                   IJPCP 2004, 10(1 And 2): 100-109 | Back to browse issues page

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Tabatabaian M. Test Construction for Assessment of Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Creativity. IJPCP. 2004; 10 (1 and 2) :100-109
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-113-en.html
, E-mail:tabatabaee@mail.vru.ac.ir
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Abstract

Objectives: The main purpose of this project was to construct a test that would in effect show the positive and negative attitudes of teachers toward creativity.

Method: Construction of the test was implemented based on the equal-appearing interval method of Thurstone and Chave. First, 150 sentences were collected from various sources binding different attitudes concerning creativity. The number of sentences was reduced to 90 via a preliminary test. Next, 111 judges sorted the sentences on  a seven-point scale ranging from unfavorable to neutral and favorable.Then the scale values as well as the ambiguity values of sentences based on sorting of the judges were computed.

Findings: 30 sentences with the least amount of ambiguity values and serving the purpose of the study were selected so as to produce a spread along the scale continuum. Scale values and ambigui- ty values are presented for the 30 selected sentences.

Results: Usage of similar tests for the assessment of attitudes toward creativity can increase this test’s functionality.

 

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Received: 2007/04/4

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