LONGITUDINAL VALIDATION OF SCALE OF MOTIVATION FOR CHOOSING TEACHING AS A CAREER SMVUP3-S: TEST-RETEST RELIABILITY AND ITERNAL INTEGRITY
[LONGITUDINALNA VALIDIZACIA SKALY MOTIVACIE VOLBY UCITELSKEHO POVOLANIA SMVUP3-S: TEST-RETESTOVA RELIABILITA A VNUTORNA INTEGRITA]
The study presents the results of research intended to verify time invariance of Scale of motivation for choosing teaching as a profession: SMVUP3-S (Tomsik – Veresova, 2016). SMVUP3-S is self-assessment scale that detects degree of representation of different types of motivation among prospective teachers (teacher trainee students). The research sample consisted of 52 Slovak university students from Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra. Retest was administered to students after 50 to 70 days. Based on results of correlation analysis between the measurements, we can conclude that all subscales of SMVUP3-S scale can be considered as reliable in time.
SMVUP3-S, validation, reliability, test-retest, motivation of career choice, psychometry, teacher development