Year 2021, Volume 8 , Issue 1, Pages 90 - 105 2021-03-15

Investigation of measurement invariance of PISA 2015 collaborative problem solving skills: Turkey, Norway and Singapore
Investigation of measurement invariance of PISA 2015 collaborative problem solving skills Turkey, Norway, Singapore

Yusuf Taner TEKİN [1] , Derya ÇOBANOĞLU AKTAN [2]


The purpose of this research is to examine measurement invariance of collaborative problem solving skills measured by PISA 2015 Xandar subtest for Singapore, Norway, and Turkey. The research was conducted with 2990 participants’ data obtained from Turkey (1032), Norway (923), and Singapore (1035) on PISA 2015 collaborative problem solving study. In the first part of the study, exploratory factor analysis was performed to obtain the factor structure of the Xandar subtest. Then, the model data fit was checked by confirmatory factor analysis via X2/df (3.127), RMSEA (0.027), CFI (0.987) and TLI (0.979) values. Multi-group confirmatory factor analysis was used in invariance analyses. The findings show that the collaborative problem solving model met only configural invariance across the countries and has not met the metric, scale, and strict invariance stages. The results show that meaningful comparisons cannot be made between the countries, because the factor loadings, variances, error variances, and covariances differ among countries.

Bu araştırmanın amacı, PISA 2015 Xandar alt testi ile ölçülen iş birlikli problem çözme becerilerinin Singapur, Norveç ve Türkiye için ölçme değişmezliğini incelemektir. Araştırma, Türkiye (1032), Norveç (923) ve Singapur'dan (1035) PISA 2015 iş birlikli problem becerileri çalışmasında 2990 katılımcıdan elde edilen veriler ile gerçekleştirilmiştir. Araştırmanın ilk adımında, Xandar alt testinin faktör yapısını elde etmek için açımlayıcı faktör analizi yapılmıştır. İkinci adımda ise elde edilen model doğrulayıcı faktör analizi ile incelenmiştir. Bunun için verilerin modele uyumu doğrulayıcı faktör analizinde2 / df (3.127), RMSEA (0.027), CFI (0.987) ve TLI (0.979) değerleri ile kontrol edilmiştir. İş birlikli problem çözme becerilerinin ölçme değişmezliğinin analizi için çok gruplu doğrulayıcı faktör analizi kullanılmıştır. Bulgular, işbirlikçi problem çözme modelinin Singapur, Norveç ve Türkiye için sadece yapısal değişmezliği sağladığını, ancak metrik, ölçek ve katı değişmezlik aşamalarını sağlamadığını göstermektedir. Elde edilen sonuçlar, bu ülkeler arasında anlamlı karşılaştırmalar yapılamayacağını, çünkü faktör yükleri, varyanslar, hata farkları ve kovaryansların ülkeler arasında farklılaştığını göstermektedir.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date March
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9068-7894
Author: Yusuf Taner TEKİN (Primary Author)
Institution: HACETTEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8292-3815
Author: Derya ÇOBANOĞLU AKTAN
Institution: HACETTEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY
Dates

Publication Date : March 15, 2021

APA Tekin, Y , Çobanoğlu Aktan, D . (2021). Investigation of measurement invariance of PISA 2015 collaborative problem solving skills: Turkey, Norway and Singapore . International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 8 (1) , 90-105 . DOI: 10.21449/ijate.690576