Turkish Studies-Information Technologies and Applied Sciences, vol.15, no.3, pp.301-323, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
The people need to have high communication, cooperating, problem-solving, knowing the ways to reach the information, using technology at the highest level while reaching information, having a creative and critical thinking perspective, open to new ideas, fulfilling their responsibilities with self-management, social and cultural skills, productive and leadership skills to have a better education or business life in this century. In this study, the scale used in a study on 21-st century learning measures in West Virginia; Critical Thinking Skills, Collaboration Skills, Communication Skills, Creativity and Innovation Skills, Self-Direction Skills, Global Connections, Local Connections and Using Technology as a Tool. It is a five-step Likert-type scale, consisting of 8 subscales and 73 items each with two factors. The data obtained by applying the 8 sub-scale data collection tool final scale form to 331 students consisting of students were processed into the SPSS-21 program. According to the confirmatory factor analysis; The scale consists of two sub- and eight main factors. When the factor loadings of the items in the factors, the eigenvalues of the factors and the explained variance ratios are considered, it can be said that the scale has construct validity. In order to determine the validity of the scale (similar scales or present), the related field literature review was conducted; The validity of similar scales could not be calculated because a similar scale could not be found in terms of content and purpose. For the internal consistency of the scale; Cronbach alpha reliability coefficients were examined. According to the obtained values, it can be said that the scale can make reliable measurements.