AUTHOR : 김지혜,방희정,이순행,김현미,남민
INFORMATION : page. 201~225 / 2014 Vol.21 No.2
The purpose of this Study was to develop the Korean version of the Social-Emotional Scale of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition(K-Bayley-Ⅲ) by analyzing the reliability and validity of the scale and examining the adequateness of each item. The subjects for this study included 384 Korean infants and toddlers in age range of 15 days to 42 months 15 days residing in Seoul and Kyonggi province. Data were analyzed through the SPSS 21.0, the BILOG-MG3, and the Mplus 2.14. Results of the study were as follows: As a result of analysing the degree of difficulty of the items, it was shown that the degree was similar arranging in the child's age groups. Result of the inter-item consistency reliability and Standard Error of Measurement(SEM) showed a high reliability of the scale. The test-retest reliability level was extremely high. Exploratory factor analysis estimated a six-factor structure on 35 items. The sensory processing items and the total Social-Emotional Scale had a correlation of .63-.96, depends on age-group. In terms of convergent validity, the Social-Emotional Scale of K-Bayley-Ⅲ and that of the K-ASQ:SE showed significant correlations of -.61, and also showed significant correlations with the CARS, a correlation of -.56. This study demonstrated that the preliminary version of the K-Bayley-Ⅲ Social-Emotional Scales contained items that were properly translated and applied to assess social and emotional development sequences and skills of Korean infants and toddlers.