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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 2, February 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Validity And Reliability Of The Emphaty Scale Construction

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Mu’mina Kurniawati S. J. Kahar, Fatwa Tentama



Empathic Concern, Empathy, Fantacy, Perspective Taking, Partial Least Square, Personal Distress, School



The purpose of this study is to describe empathy in the educational context, to analyze the construct validity and reliability of the empathy scale, and to find aspects that make up the construct of the empathy scale. Empathy is measured by four aspects: perspective taking, fantacy, personal distress and empathic concern. The subjects in this study were 59 high school X students. This study was analyzed using the Smart PLS 3.2.8 program with reflective constructs through the 2nd order CFA. Based on the analysis of construct validity and construct reliability, the aspects and indicators that make up empathy are valid and reliable. This shows that all aspects and indicators are able to reflect and shape empathy. The dominant aspect that affects the construction of empathy is personal distress. The lowest aspect that affects the construction of empathy is fantacy. Thus the model can be accepted because the theory that describes empathy is in accordance with the empirical data obtained.



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