Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(3), pp. 562 - 570
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060319
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Development of Creative Behavior Observation Form: A Study on Validity and Reliability


Zeynep Dere 1,*, Esra Ömeroğlu 2
1 Primary Education, Division of Preschool Education, Bozok University, Turkey
2 Primary Education, Division of Preschool Education, Gazi University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

This study, Creative Behavior Observation Form was developed to assess creativity of the children. While the study group on the reliability and validity of Creative Behavior Observation Form was being developed, 257 children in total who were at the ages of 5-6 were used as samples with stratified sampling method. Content Validity Index (CVI) and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) were applied in order to measure validity of Creative Behavior Observation Form. Test-retest method was used in order to determine if Creative Behavior Observation Form has reliable measurements in time. This study concludes with recommendations for the applicators, researchers and teachers who will use Creative Behavior Observation Form as an instrument to develop creativity of preschool children.

KEYWORDS
Preschool Education, Creativity, Creative Behavior Observation Form

Cite this paper
Zeynep Dere , Esra Ömeroğlu . "Development of Creative Behavior Observation Form: A Study on Validity and Reliability." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.3 (2018) 562 - 570. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060319.