Split-Half Analysis : Measurement of Validity and Reliability of the Career Counselling Self-Efficacy Scale (CCSES) in Malaysian Public Universities

Edris, Bin Aden and Amat, S. and Mahmud, M. I. and Abu Bakar, A. Y. and Nor Mazlina, Binti Ghazali and Azzahrah, Binti Anuar (2019) Split-Half Analysis : Measurement of Validity and Reliability of the Career Counselling Self-Efficacy Scale (CCSES) in Malaysian Public Universities. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 7 (7). pp. 1-15. ISSN 2201-1323

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Abstract

Self-efficacy is an important aspect in measuring counsellor’s abilities to conduct counselling processes. This study aims to assess the validity and reliability of self-efficacy using the Split-half technique. The Career Counselling Self-Efficacy Scale (SSES) aims to measure the level of counsellor’s readiness to provide career counselling services to clients that covers aspects of knowledge and skills. A quantitative approach was used and data analysed by using the SPSS. The instrument has been translated into Malay and involved a 25 items instrument consisting of five sub-scales related to the counsellor’s efficacy. The analysis using the Split-half approach reported the reliability value for the entire item of Part 1 (0.96) and Part 2 (0.97). The study has inferred that the instrument has a satisfactory level of reliability and can be used in the Malaysian context. The new version of instruments has an impact to the counsellor competency in practice. The counsellor will have a view in terms of their ability to handle career counselling. Aside from curriculum development, career counselling can be improved in line with current need. There are a limited numbers of inventories translated into Malay. The new version of CCSES can minimise the cultural issues faced by counsellors in their practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Career Counselling, Self-Efficacy, Split-Half, Validity, Reliability, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 01:11
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 23:46
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/27924

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