نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
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عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: School engagement is associated with several positive academic outcomes which cause growing interest among researchers. Inconsistencies in measures of school engagement in the literature around the world have called for reexamining its components and subscales in Iran.
Goal: The aim of this study is exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of school engagement scale for Iranian high school students
Method: The research's method is correlation. The population is taken from students of the public high school of Rey, Tehran. The total number of the participants is 322 which were selected by the random cluster sampling method. They respond to Wang, Willett & Eccles school engagement questionnaire.
Results: Exploratory factor analysis extracts 4 components which were confirmed by first order confirmatory factor analysis. Second order confirmatory factor analysis showed that these four components can be categorized in two subscales.
Discussion: In summary, our revised scale of school engagement has suitable reliability and validity. We can use this scale to assess school engagement of students.