Psychometric properties of time horizon at Tehran’s high school students

Bita Ebrahimi, Mahmoud Saatchi, Mahnaz Askarian

Abstract


The aim of this study is to evaluate the of psychometric properties of time horizon at Tehran’s high school students that was conducted on 440 high school students at Tehran in 2014-2015 academic year. In order to collect the data in the study were used the scale of time horizon. Model construction of time horizon questionnaires designed by Jerald J.S. Wild in Quiz University of Canada. Time horizon scale is built to measure the four components of present time value, future time value, future planning and time pressure. To evaluate questionnaires reliability coefficient theta ordinal and multi-dimensional questions and answers theory have been used. In the field of analysis related to time horizon questionnaires found that this tool with emphasizing questions and answers theory have a good reliability.


Keywords


etric properties, time horizon, students.

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