Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 396 - 414 2019-10-15

Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form

İbrahim Gökdaş [1] , Yaşar Kuzucu [2]

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In this study, it was aimed to develop a valid and reliable social network addiction scale for adolescents and young adults. In the Exploratory Factor Analysis of the scale, the application was conducted to 425 high school students between 14-17 years of age and 310 young adults between 18-43 years of age. Confirmatory Factor Analysis was performed on a different group and for this purpose, 322 high school students and 197 young adults were included in the analysis. As a result of the analyses performed, the scale exhibited a-10-item and three-factor structure in both groups. The total variance explained was 71.51% for adolescents and 70.96% for young adults. The total Cronbach Alpha reliability coefficient of the scale was .87 for adolescents and .84 for young adults. With the 1st and 2nd level Confirmatory Factor Analysis performed on a similar study group, a good model was revealed for both adolescents and young adults. The Social Network Addiction Scale developed within the scope of this study is thought to have the adequate validity and reliability structure that can be used to measure social network addiction levels of adolescents and young adults.
Social network addiction scale, social media addiction, social media usage
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date September
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7019-8735
Author: İbrahim Gökdaş (Primary Author)
Institution: AYDIN ADNAN MENDERES ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8487-9993
Author: Yaşar Kuzucu
Institution: AYDIN ADNAN MENDERES ÜNİVERSİTESİ, EĞİTİM FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: October 15, 2019

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APA Gökdaş, İ , Kuzucu, Y . (2019). Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 6 (3), 396-414. DOI: 10.21449/ijate.505863
MLA Gökdaş, İ , Kuzucu, Y . "Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form". International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education 6 (2019): 396-414 <http://submit.ijate.net/issue/47053/505863>
Chicago Gökdaş, İ , Kuzucu, Y . "Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form". International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education 6 (2019): 396-414
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ISNAD Gökdaş, İbrahim , Kuzucu, Yaşar . "Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form". International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education 6 / 3 (October 2019): 396-414. https://doi.org/10.21449/ijate.505863
AMA Gökdaş İ , Kuzucu Y . Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form. IJATE. 2019; 6(3): 396-414.
Vancouver Gökdaş İ , Kuzucu Y . Social Network Addiction Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study of Adolescent and Adult Form. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education. 2019; 6(3): 414-396.