Validation and adaptation of the questionnaire on science motivation in the Russian context
Sergei P. Zhdanov 1 * , Alfia M. Ishmuradova 2, Valeria L. Zakharova 3, Svetlana V. Belous 4, Elena E. Grishnova 5
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1 Department of Civil Law Disciplines, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, RUSSIA2 Department of Foreign Languages, Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Kazan, RUSSIA3 Department of Medical and Social Assessment, Emergency, and Ambulatory Practice, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, RUSSIA4 Department of Foreign Languages, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, RUSSIA5 Department of Information Analytics and Political Technologies, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Moscow, RUSSIA* Corresponding Author

Abstract

The ability to read and understand scientific information is necessary for the growth of a scientific society. Moreover, the reasons why they want to study different scientific fields are diverse. The validity and reliability of the Science Motivation Scale in Russia were investigated for this study. The first step was to determine whether or not the scale items used in the study were linguistically valid. Then, an exploratory factor analysis of the data collected from 667 college students was conducted. The next step was to conduct a confirmatory factor analysis. As a direct result, research was conducted on the correctness and reliability of SMS in the Russian context. According to the research results, thirty components and five contributing variables were found. It was suggested that future researchers conduct studies on the validity and reliability of SMS with many different populations.

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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2022, Volume 18, Issue 8, Article No: em2136

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/12219

Publication date: 12 Jul 2022

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