Year 2020, Volume , Issue 18, Pages 389 - 400 2020-04-15

Adaptation of Media and Technology Usage Scale and Attitude Scale to Arabic

Adel Abdalsalam AYAD ABDALLHA [1] , Abdulkadir KARACI [2]

The aim of the this study was to adapt the media and technology usage scale and attitude scale to Arabic. The methodology of the current study was a quantitative method, as the questionnaire was used from 1100 university students. The exploratory factor analysis was used to reveal the media and technology usage scale has tenth factors. The tenth factors are named respectively as following Texting Message, Facebook Check, Email Usage, Online Friendships, Phone Calling and Getting directions, General Social Media Usage, Media Sharing, Facebook Friendships, Video Gaming and Texting Message. While the attitude scale has fourth factors, The fourth factors are named respectively as following Positive Attitude and Anxiety/Dependence, Attitude and Preference for Task Switching. Reliability Analysis of the Media and Technology Usage Subscales is 0.804; this indicates that the media and technology usage and attitude scale has a high degree of internal consistency. While, the value of Cronbach’s coefficient alpha of the attitude scale is 0.814, this indicates that the scale has a high degree of the internal consistency. The current media and technology usage scale and attitudes scale were proposed as a way of measuring or assessing the media and technology practices in the Arabic.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0003-3662-0079
Author: Adel Abdalsalam AYAD ABDALLHA
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-2430-1372
Author: Abdulkadir KARACI
Country: Turkey

Supporting Institution حكومي
Project Number 1
Thanks الشكر والتقدير الي هده المجله وايضا الشكر الي الدكتور عبد القادر كرادجي

Publication Date : April 15, 2020

APA Ayad, A , Karacı, A . (2020). Adaptation of Media and Technology Usage Scale and Attitude Scale to Arabic . Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi , (18) , 389-400 . DOI: 10.31590/ejosat.670527