Development and validation of Self regulatory Strategies Scale

2007-09-21
Kadıoğlu, Cansel
Uzuntiryaki, Esen
Çapa Aydın, Yeşim
The present paper reports the findings of the pilot study of the development and validation of a new scale assessing self-regulatory strategies that high school students use while studying for chemistry class. In total, 422 high school students in Ankara in Turkey participated in this study. An exploratory factor analysis was conducted using maximum likelihood method of extraction and direct oblimin rotation to allow for correlations among factors. Results indicated that the Self-Regulatory Strategies Scale (SRSS) is a valid and reliable tool for studying high school students� self-regulatory strategies while studying for chemistry. Eight factors obtained in the factor analysis were labeled as motivation regulation, effort regulation, planning, attention focusing, summary strategy, highlighting strategy, additional resources, and self-instruction. The Cronbach alpha for the entire questionnaire was 0.92; for each scale, alpha ranged from 0.69 to 0.82. The study also provides suggestions for uses of the instrument in classroom settings to enhance learning.
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C. Kadıoğlu, E. Uzuntiryaki, and Y. Çapa Aydın, “Development and validation of Self regulatory Strategies Scale,” 2007, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: 0.