Factorial Composition of the Self-efficacy Teamwork and Entrepreneurship Scale in Mexican University Students
Science Journal of Education
Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 131-136
Received: Nov. 15, 2015; Accepted: Nov. 24, 2015; Published: Dec. 14, 2015
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Perla J. Jurado, Faculty of Physical Culture Sciences, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México
Susana I. Aguirre, Faculty of Physical Culture Sciences, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México
Nestor E. Rivera, Faculty of Physical Culture Sciences, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México
Francisco Munoz, Faculty of Physical Culture Sciences, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México
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Abstract
The present study aims to investigate whether the psychometric results proposed by Gastélum, Guedea, Viciana, and Peinado (2012) for the Self-efficacy Teamwork and Entrepreneurship Scale replicate. The total sample was of 2004 subjects; 1139 women and 865 men, students of the degrees offered at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, with an mean age of 18.67 years (SD = 1.50). The factorial structure of the questionnaire was analyzed by a confirmatory factor analysis. The analysis shows that a two-factor structure is viable and appropriate. The structure of two factors (teamwork and entrepreneurship), based on statistical and substantive criteria, has shown adequate adjustment indicators of reliability and validity. Furthermore, the results of the factor analysis conducted with the subsamples, indicate the existence of strong evidence of the stability of the factor structure. Future research should replicate these findings in larger samples.
Keywords
Self-efficacy, Factorial Structure, Construct Validation, Structural Equation
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Perla J. Jurado, Susana I. Aguirre, Nestor E. Rivera, Francisco Munoz, Factorial Composition of the Self-efficacy Teamwork and Entrepreneurship Scale in Mexican University Students, Science Journal of Education. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 131-136. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20150306.13
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