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Psychology  2024 

The Validity and Reliability of Social and Psychological Skills (SP-Skills) Module

DOI: 10.4236/psych.2024.153019, PP. 315-328

Keywords: Assertiveness, Psychological Well-Being, Social Skills, University Students, Malaysia

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This study aims to determine the validity and reliability of the SP-Skills module, which comprises five sub-modules (Introduction, Assertiveness, Social Skills, Psychological Well-Being and Conclusion). Two instruments used for assessment are content validity instrument and reliability module instrument. The SP-Skills module was given to an eight-expert panel to determine the validity of the overall content and the validity based on the module sessions and activities. In order to measure the value of reliability, 45 first-year public university students were selected to evaluate the objectives of each activity in the module. The findings of this study show that the module has high validity with an overall content index of 0.920 and good reliability with Cronbach’s alpha value of 0.958. The results of the study prove that the SP-Skills module has high validity and good reliability. Therefore, this module has great potential as a good module. This module is recommended to be used and tested for its effectiveness. The module is also expected to be a good and effective guide, especially in improving assertiveness, social skills and psychological well-being of university students.

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