The reliability and validity of a campus caring instrument developed for undergraduate students in Hong Kong

Petrus Y N NG*, Xiqing Susan Su, Vivien Chan, Heidi Leung, Wendy Cheung, Angela O K TSUN

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Abstract

This study validated a Perceived Campus Caring Scale with 1,520 university students. Using factor analysis, seven factors namely, Faculty Support, Nonfaculty Support, Peer Relationship, Sense of Detachment, Sense of Belonging, Caring Attitude, and Campus Involvement, are identified with high reliability, validity, and close correlation with the Satisfaction With Life Scale.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-100
Number of pages13
JournalMeasurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

User-Defined Keywords

  • caring
  • on-campus relationship
  • Satisfaction With Life Scale
  • university students

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