Ten Years Emotional Intelligence Scale (TYEIS): Its Development, Validity And Reliability

Kerem Coskun, Yücel Öksüz, H. Bayram Yılmaz


This study aims to develop a reliable and valid measurement instrument of emotional intelligence based on mixed model. Mixed model of emotional intelligence and literature on it were investigated, and then an item pool with 53 items was developed. 14 expert of emotional intelligence examined 53 items. In order to make the expert’s judgments standardized, Lawshe Content Validity Ratio was used. As a result of the ratio analysis, 18 items were discarded from initial draft of the scale. Data were collected from 492 children for the exploratory factor analysis (EFA). EFA results indicated the scale includes unidimensionality. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) yielded good model fit indices. Results indicated that the scale is reliable and valid instrument in measuring emotional intelligence.


Emotional intelligence; measurement and assessment of the emotional intelligence; scale development; exploratory factor analysis; confirmatory factor analysis

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