Construction And Standardization Of An Attitude Scale Towards Science: A Study Among Higher Secondary School Students In Mizoram, India
The present study deals with the process of developing and standardizing an attitude scale towards science. The constructed scale consists of 26 statements with 13 positive and 13 negative statements. The reliability and validity of the scale was also established to determine the exact usability and applicability of the scale. For scoring, the pattern suggested by Likert was followed. The norm of the scale was also established. When the scale was administered to 300 Higher Secondary School Students of Mizoram, India, it was found that 26% had positive attitude, 49.33% had neutral attitude and 24.67% had negative attitude towards science.