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Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures for Cross-Cultural Adaptation of Arabic Version Instrument
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, Computing department, Technology College, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, S.A, Saudi Arabia ; , School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK, United Kingdom ; , Cognitive Psychology department, Arts and Humanities College, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, S.A, Saudi Arabia ; , Business Administration department, Economics and Business Administration College, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, S.A, Saudi Arabia

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-90-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

This paper presents a cross cultural adaptation (CCA) processes for learning styles instruments. The paper extends the current debate and knowledge base around translation of research instruments by presenting a procedure used for translation and cultural adaptation of an Arabic version of the Felder-Silverman learning style instrument (FSLSI), which was then applied to 1024 female students in King Abdul-Aziz University in Saudi Arabia representing two faculties. The paper covers the need for using robust tried and tested psychometric instruments and the importance robust processes for adapting instruments to apply in different languages and cultures.

Citation

Aljojo, N., Adams, C., Saifuddin, H. & Abdulghaff, N. (2011). Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures for Cross-Cultural Adaptation of Arabic Version Instrument. In C. Ho & M. Lin (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2011--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2151-2156). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 19, 2019 from .

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