Volume 9 - Issue 1
Social Networking Literacy Scale: A Study of Validity and Reliability
Zeliha DEMİR KAYMAK
Sakarya University
Özlem CANAN GÜNGÖREN
Sakarya University
Özcan Erkan AKGÜN
Mübin Kıyıcı
Sakarya University

Abstract:
The concept of social networking literacy emerged with the advent of Web 2.0. This study aims to develop a scale to measure the social networking literacy proficiencies of individuals. An item pool was created after a thorough review of the literature and taking experts views, and then application form prepared. The scale was applied to students of the Faculty of Education of Sakarya University, and reliability and validity analyses were conducted on the data gathered from 313 students, using the SPSS 20 statistical software. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was used to examine the construct validity of the scale, and the internal consistency coefficient (Cronbach’s Alpha) was used to examine the reliability of the scale.
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