Development of the Attitudes toward Infertility Scale (ATIS): validity and reliability study

Seymenler, Seçil
Siyez, Ender
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to develop both a valid and reliable scale to determine the attitudes of university students towards infertility.


Investigating knowledge levels of university students about infertility
SİYEZ, DİĞDEM MÜGE; Seymenler, Seçil; ESEN, EROL; Siyez, Ender; KAĞNICI, DİLEK YELDA; BARAN, BAHAR; Öztürk, Barışcan (2018-02-01)
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge levels of university students about infertility and investigate the differences in knowledge levels according to sociodemographic variables and some lifestyle factors.
Development and validation of nature of science instrument for elementary school students
HACIEMİNOĞLU, ESME; Yılmaz Tüzün, Özgül; ERTEPINAR, HAMİDE (2014-05-01)
The purposes of this study were to develop and validate an instrument for assessing elementary students’ nature of science (NOS) views and to explain the elementary school students’ NOS views, in terms of varying grade levels and gender. The sample included 782 students enrolled in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. Exploratory factor analysis factor structures and confirmatory factor analysis fit indices confirmed the existence of the hypothesised four dimensions in the structure of the nature of science i...
An Investigation of eighth grade students' statistical literacy, attitudes towards statistics and thier relationship
Yolcu, Ayşe; Haser, Çiğdem; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2012)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the statistical literacy of 8th grade students and their attitudes towards statistics. Moreover, the relationship between their statistical literacy and attitudes towards statistics was examined. The study was conducted in Yenimahalle district of Ankara in the Spring semester of 2011-2012 academic year. The sample of this study was obtained through cluster random sampling. Nine schools were randomly selected for the study. A total of 1074 eighth grade students in...
Development of Self Regulatory Strategies Scale SRSS
KADIOĞLU, CANSEL; UZUNTİRYAKİ, ESEN; Çapa Aydın, Yeşim (2011-04-01)
The purpose of this study was to develop a scale assessing high school students' use of self-regulatory strategies while studying. In the pilot study, the scale was administered to 422 students. Eight factors were obtained through explanatory factor analysis: namely, motivation regulation, effort regulation, planning, attention focusing, summary strategy, highlighting strategy, using additional resources, and self-instruction. In the validation study, the 29-item final version of the scale was administered ...
Development of Teacher Autonomy Scale for Turkish Teachers
Ulas, Jale; Aksu, Meral (2014-10-31)
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable instrument in order to measure the level of autonomy of Turkish classroom teachers. For this purpose, an 18-item 5-point Likert type scale was developed and tested. Data were collected from 292 classroom teachers (teaching at grades 1 to 4) working in state elementary schools located in five main districts of Ankara, and analyzed through Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) in order to investigate the factor structure of the instrument. EFA resulted...
Citation Formats
D. M. SİYEZ, E. ESEN, B. BARAN, S. Seymenler, D. Y. KAĞNICI, and E. Siyez, “Development of the Attitudes toward Infertility Scale (ATIS): validity and reliability study,” CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, pp. 173–180, 2018, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: