The purpose of this study is to examine the validity and reliability of Turkish version of the Short-form of the Personal Report of Confidence as a Speaker. The sample of study consists of 232 university students. Results of confirmatory factor analysis demonstrated that the 12 items loaded on single factor (x²= 143.50, df= 52, x²/df= 2,75, RMSEA= .087, NFI=.93, NNFI= .94, IFI= .95, RFI= .90, CFI= .95, GFI= .91, SRMR= .042). The internal consistency coefficient of the scale was .94. The corrected item-total correlations of PRCS-SF ranged from .55 to .80. These results show that PRCS-SF is valid, reliable and suitable for academic studies.
Keywords: Confidence as a speaker, Public speaking fear, Validity, Reliability, Confirmatory factor analysis