PSYCH  Vol.2 No.3 , June 2011
Psychometric properties of the Greek version of the Test Anxiety Inventory
ABSTRACT
The present study examined the psychometric properties of the Greek version of Spielberger (1980) self-report measure of test anxiety, the Test Anxiety Inventory (TAI). The total sample consisted of 231 undergraduate stu-dents (124 male, 107 female). The results verified the well established two-factor structure for the TAI. The two factors represented the Worry (TAI-W) and Emotionality (TAI-E) subscales, respectively. Furthermore, on the bases of the confirmatory factor analyses, using either the set of 20 items or the set of 16 items, we found con-vincing support for the existing relationship between the two subscales of the Test Anxiety Inventory. The in-ternal consistency of the twenty-item TAI-T scale and for the eight-item Worry and Emotionality subscales ranged from Cronbach’s α = .81 to .94. The G-TAI and its subscales showed differential statistically significant relationships with a self-report measure of cognitive interference.

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nullPapantoniou, G. , Moraitou, D. & Filippidou, D. (2011). Psychometric properties of the Greek version of the Test Anxiety Inventory. Psychology, 2, 241-247. doi: 10.4236/psych.2011.23038.
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