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Published: 6 August 2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/4h8hh6j9s5.1
Brian Mumba


The datasets described in this article were collected as part of a course project for the development of attitudes relationships scale toward foreign language learning at Mersin University. The study measured students attitudes toward foreign language learning. Participants were Turkish students learning foreign languages, especially English, and foreign students learning foreign languages, all studying at Mersin University. Thus, Turkish students learning the English language in various departments and foreign students learning Turkish learning were the targets for the study. Data were collected for a period of 2 weeks before analysis. The initial scale had 40 items that later led to a final scale of 30 items after content validation with experts. The scale is a five-point Likert scale (1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree). The first part of the dataset has demographic attributes of the respondents: (i) nationality of the respondent; (ii) gender of respondent; (iii) period of residence in Turkey for foreigners; and (iv) the foreign language(s) respondent was learning.



Psychological Assessment, Attitude and Beliefs, Scale Development