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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-30

Life Skills Training Programs and Empowerment of Students in Schools: Development, Reliability and Validity of Context, Input, Processes, and Product Evaluation Model Scale


1 Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2 Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
3 Department of Health Insurance, Health Insurance Organization, Gorgan, Golestan, Iran
4 Department of Mental Health, Provincial Health Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Parastoo Golshiri
Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
Iran
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Induction: This study aimed to investigate the reliability and validity of the evaluation scale based on context, input, processes, and product (CIPP) evaluation model, within the framework of life skills education programs in schools of Isfahan (Iran) was performed.Methods: Researcher designed scale of the study was prepared with regard to the objectives of the program based on the checklists of CIPP evaluation model. The primary scale had 43 items. Face validity and content validity of the scale were examined using a panel of experts. Ultimately, the scale was conducted in a group of people participating in the program. Exploratory factor analysis was used to evaluate the construct validity, and Cronbach's alpha was used to measure internal consistency. Results: Content validity index of the scale was 0.84. The results of the factor analysis indicated that the CIPP evaluation model scale consisted of four factors: CIPP and included 34 items. Reliability confident was calculated 0.87 for the whole scale and 0.82-0.93 for four factors. Conclusion: The results of the study showed that the scale based on the CIPP evaluation model as a valid and reliable instrument can be used in the evaluation of life skills training program.


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