The Creation of the Comfortability in Learning Scale

Kiener, Michael; Green, Peter; Ahuna, Kelly; McCluskey, Jennifer
April 2013
Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal;Apr2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
This article documents the initial attempts to establish reliability and validity coefficients for the Comfortability in Learning Scale (CLS). To meet the needs of institutions of Higher Education that students achieve and demonstrate specific educational outcomes, it is conceived that the students must be actively involved in their learning and with the faculty. To achieve this, the authors believe that an environment where students, even those with differing viewpoints, feel supported and comfortable is a critical component. To understand this dimension, the authors have developed an instrument to measure CLS and analyzed the data acquired.


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