School Culture as a Predictor of Student Loyalty in a Turkish University

The aim of this study is to determine the regression levels of perceived school culture to university students’ loyalty levels. This research is designed in correlational design. School culture is an independent variable, and student loyalty is a dependent variable. The sample of the study consists of 382 university students determined by a stratified sampling method. School Culture Scale and Student Loyalty Scale were used to collect data. According to the findings of the study, the level of student loyalty varies according to faculty type, class level, and taking the course at a regular time. Multiple regression analysis was conducted to determine whether school culture factors predict student loyalty. It was concluded that instructor-student relationship, commitment, structure/process, and support factors predicted 38% of student loyalty, respectively.

Bir Türk Üniversitesinde Öğrenci Sadakati Yordayıcısı Olarak Okul Kültürü

Bu çalışmanın amacı, üniversite öğrencilerinin algılanan okul kültürü düzeylerinin öğrenci sadakati seviyelerini yordama düzeylerini belirlemektir. Bu araştırma ilişkisel desende tasarlanmıştır. Okul kültürü bağımsız değişken, öğrenci sadakati bağımlı değişkendir. Çalışmanın örneklemini, tabakalı örnekleme yöntemi ile belirlenmiş 382 üniversite öğrencisi oluşturmaktadır. Veri toplamak için Okul Kültür Ölçeği ve Öğrenci Sadakat Ölçeği kullanılmıştır. Araştırmanın bulgularına göre öğrenci sadakati düzeyi fakülte tipi, sınıf düzeyi ve dersi alttan/üstten/düzenli almaya göre farklılaşmaktadır. Okul kültürü faktörlerinin öğrenci sadakatini yordayıp yordamadığını belirlemek için çoklu regresyon analizi yapılmış ve sırasıyla öğretim elemanı-öğrenci ilişkisi, bağlılık, yapı/işleyiş ve destek faktörlerinin öğrenci sadakatinin %38’ini yordadığı sonucuna ulaşılmıştır.

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