Validación de una escala de conductas éticas en la Educación Secundaria y SuperiorLa Escala de Ética en Escenarios Educativos (EEEE)

  1. Miguel Aurelio Alonso 1
  2. Inge Schweiger Gallo 1
  1. 1 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

Revista iberoamericana de diagnóstico y evaluación psicológica

ISSN: 1135-3848

Year of publication: 2022

Volume: 2

Issue: 63

Pages: 119-132

Type: Article

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Ethical behavior has often been assessed using scales and questionnaires, that are sometimes based on specific scenarios or situations with a number of limitations. In the present research, we aimed at validating a scale to measure students' ethical behavioral predispositions at different educational stages. Based on the scale by Akaah and Lund (1994), we created 36 scenarios depicting ethical dilemmas in educational settings. The instrument was applied to 662 students of both secondary and higher education. Exploratory factorial analysis identified 4 factors with 18 elements and a reliability of .90, while confirmatory factorial analysis replicated the structure of the factors. The implications and challenges in research, as well as in future interventions, are discussed.

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