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Validation française de l'échelle multidimensionnelle de satisfaction de vie chez l'élève

Fabien Fenouillet 1, * Jean Heutte 2 Charles Martin-Krumm 3 Ilona Boniwell 1 
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2 Trigone-CIREL
CIREL - Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Education de Lille - ULR 4354 : EA1038
Abstract : This study presents a validation of the Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (MSLSS, Huebner, 1994) into French on the basis of an 853 student sample selected from grades 9 and 12. The internal reliabilities of all sub-scales (Cronbach's Alpha coefficient ) were above the criterion of 0.70. Exploratory analysis supported a five factor solution, whilst the confirmatory analysis enabled the validation of a six-factor model with five first-order factors fitting onto one second order factor. Convergent analysis demonstrated that the MSLSS correlates well with depression and other well-being measures, as expected. The MSLSS was found to be reliable and valid for the French context. Furthermore, it appears that the scale, and more specifically its academic dimension, is moderately predictive of student achievement.
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Fabien Fenouillet, Jean Heutte, Charles Martin-Krumm, Ilona Boniwell. Validation française de l'échelle multidimensionnelle de satisfaction de vie chez l'élève. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, Canadian Psychological Association, 2014, 47 (1), pp.1 - 29. ⟨hal-01061826⟩



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