Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Positive Psychological Capital of Higher Education Students

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ชนมน สุขวงศ์
รังสรรค์ โฉมยา

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The purposes of this research were 1. to carry out the confirmatory factor analysis of Positive Psychological Capital of  higher education students, and 2. to test the consistency of the Positive Psychological Capital of higher education students. The samples of this research were 580 first year students  from Khon Kaen University, Nakhon Phanom University, Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University, and Sisaket Rajabhat University. The Multi–Stage Random Sampling technique was used in this study.  The research instruments were the Positive Psychological Capital scale confirmatory factor analysis and the consistent test of the Positive Psychological Capital by using Mplus 6.12. The results revealed that 1) the factors of Positive Psychological Capital of higher education students consisted of 4 factors according to priority of factor loading as following : Resilience (0.973), Hope (0.914),  Optimistic (0.744) and Self-Efficacy (0.737). 2) The consistency of the Positive Psychological Capital  of  higher education students found that the constructive validity of scale and the model fitted well and the empirical data ( = 61.933, df= 31, P-Value= 0.0008 ,TLI= 0.969, CFI= 0.979 , SRMR= 0.035, RMSEA= 0.041) and the factor loading of those 4 components were statistical significant at 0.01 levels.

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