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| Published: September 30, 2017

Attitude towards Research Scale (ATRS): A Factor Analytic Study

Dr. Zeba Aqil

Associate Prof., Dept. of Education, Integral University, Kursi Road, Lucknow, Dasauli, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ashish kumar Upadhyay

Research Scholar, Dept. of Education, Integral University, Kursi Road, Lucknow, Dasauli, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.141/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.141

ABSTRACT

Quality in higher education can be understood at two levels, At the first level, quality may
be conceived in term of four main elements, namely, relevance of the system to the society In which it functions, and three main goals of the higher education system- multiplication of the skill and knowledge, producing excellence in research related areas and making impact on or influencing several system. Objective: To explore the factors underlying a scale to assess attitude towards research. Sample: The preliminary draft of the scale was administered on a sample of 270 individuals who are students of Ph.D. of Lucknow district. The sampling was done by employing purposive sampling. Main outcome of result:  The scale developed and used in the present study had 60 items. The principal factoring with 5 factors in attitude scale viz Usefulness of research in professional carrier, Relevance of research in personal and social life, Ethics of Research, Difficulty of research and Anxiety, General aspects of Research and research process. Conclusion: The need of hour is to gear up efforts for accessibility of attitude formation both in terms of screening as well as, prevention and treatment
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.141/20170404

10.25215/0404.141

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017