Year 2017, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 122 - 133 2017-07-01

Ten years emotional intelligence scale (TYEIS): Its development, validity and reliability

Kerem COŞKUN [1] , Yücel ÖKSÜZ [2] , H. Bayram YILMAZ [3]

This study aims to develop a reliable and valid measurement instrument of emotional intelligence based on mixed model. Mixed model of emotional intelligence and literature on it were investigated, and then an item pool with 53 items was developed. 14 expert of emotional intelligence examined 53 items. In order to make the expert’s judgments standardized, Lawshe Content Validity Ratio was used. As a result of the ratio analysis, 18 items were discarded from initial draft of the scale. Data were collected from 492 children for the exploratory factor analysis (EFA). EFA results indicated the scale includes unidimensionality. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) yielded good model fit indices. Results indicated that the scale is reliable and valid instrument in measuring emotional intelligence.

Emotional intelligence, measurement and assessment of the emotional intelligence, scale development, exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis
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Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date July
Journal Section Articles

Author: Kerem COŞKUN
Country: Turkey

Author: Yücel ÖKSÜZ
Country: Turkey

Author: H. Bayram YILMAZ


Publication Date : July 1, 2017

APA Coşkun, K , Öksüz, Y , Yılmaz, H . (2017). Ten years emotional intelligence scale (TYEIS): Its development, validity and reliability . International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 4 (2) , 122-133 . Retrieved from