Measuring the mental orientation of middle school teachers

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Prof. Dr Batool Bnai Zubairy


The research aims to measure the mental orientation of middle school teachers. To achieve the objectives of the research, the researchers built a scale of mental orientation, which is based on the Julian Rotter theory, and it consists of two dimensions: positive mental orientation and negative mental orientation, which consists of (44) and after verifying the psychometric properties in terms of honesty and stability, the scale was applied  On the statistical analysis sample of (400) teachers and schools, where( 4)itmes were omitted in the confirmatory factor analysis, then the scale became composed of (40)itmes in its final form. It was applied to a sample consisting of (317) teachers and schools.  middle school have a positive mental orientation                                                                                          

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