Instrument Development and Validation: Educator Characteristics Scale


  • GRG School of Management Studies, Coimbatore, 4, India
  • PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, 4, India


There are a number of factors based on which a teacher is assessed for performance and for best student outcome. This paper focuses on nine specific professional characteristics of educators and teacher efficacy, all of which has a significant impact on positive student outcome, to assess a teacher. A vigorous validation was made on the instrument to arrive at the Educator's Characteristics Scale. Content validity through expert opinion; construct validity through convergent and discriminant validity; and criterion validity was examined. The instrument had a reliability coefficient value 0.9172. The relationship between the variables was analyzed through path modeling and the strength was found as R2=43.4%.


Educator Characteristics Scale, Professional Characteristics, Teacher Efficacy, Instrument Development, Instrument Validation, Educators.

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