Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(11), pp. 2643 - 2650
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041118
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Adaptation of Hunter Cynicism Scale to Turkish: Validity and Reliability Study


Zafer Kiraz 1,*, Fuad Bakioğlu 2
1 Institude of Education Sciences, Gaziosmanpasa University, Turkey
2 Department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Anadolu University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The aim of this study is to carry out the adaptation of Hunter Cynicism Scale to Turkish. For this purpose, this study consists of two stages. 311 university students participated in for the first stage and 313 university students participated in for the second stage of this study. In the first stage, translation, exploratory factor analysis, internal consistency coefficients, and test-retest method were performed; in the second stage, confirmatory factor analysis, and concurrent validation study were conducted. Based on the research findings, it has been concluded that Turkish form of Hunter Cynicism Scale is a valid and reliable scale.

KEYWORDS
Hunter Cynicism Scale, Reliability, Validity

Cite this paper
Zafer Kiraz , Fuad Bakioğlu . "Adaptation of Hunter Cynicism Scale to Turkish: Validity and Reliability Study." Universal Journal of Educational Research 4.11 (2016) 2643 - 2650. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041118.