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Pan, Jingtong; Zaff, Jonathan F. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
In this research, we examined the construct of a school engagement scale using exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM). This study involved a translated measurement model that was originally developed by Li and Lerner for U.S. youth, and data from a sample of eighth-, ninth-, and 11th-grade Chinese adolescents (N = 364). First, the results…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Youth, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models
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Clemens, Nathan H.; Davis, John L.; Simmons, Leslie E.; Oslund, Eric L.; Simmons, Deborah C. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
Standardized measures are often used as an index of students' reading comprehension and scores have important implications, particularly for students who perform below expectations. This study examined secondary-level students' patterns of responding and the prevalence and impact of non-attempted items on a timed, group-administered,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Performance Based Assessment, Multiple Choice Tests, Reading Comprehension
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Lowe, Patricia A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
A new multidimensional measure of test anxiety, the Test Anxiety Measure for Adolescents (TAMA), specifically designed for U.S. adolescents in Grades 6 to 12 was developed and its psychometric properties were examined. The TAMA consists of five scales (Cognitive Interference, Physiological Hyperarousal, Social Concerns, Task Irrelevant Behavior,…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Adolescents, Psychometrics, Test Construction
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Li, Bi; Wu, Yan; Wen, Zhonglin; Wang, Mengcheng – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
This article assessed the measurement in variance of the Adolescent Student Burnout Inventory (ASBI) across gender and educational track, and investigated the main and interaction effects of gender and educational track on the facets of student burnout with a sample consisting of 2,216 adolescent students from China. Multigroup confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Burnout, Measures (Individuals)
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Zullig, Keith J.; Koopman, Tommy M.; Patton, Jon M.; Ubbes, Valerie A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
This study's purpose is to examine the existing school climate literature in an attempt to constitute its definition from a historical context and to create a valid and reliable student-reported school climate instrument. Five historically common school climate domains and five measurement tools were identified, combined, and previewed by the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Time Perspective, History, Literature Reviews
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Lewis, Ashley D.; Huebner, E. Scott; Reschly, Amy L.; Valois, Robert F. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
Proponents of positive psychology have argued for more comprehensive assessments incorporating positive measures (e.g., student strengths) as well as negative measures (e.g., psychological symptoms). However, few variable-centered studies have addressed the incremental validity of positive assessment data. The authors investigated the incremental…
Descriptors: Prediction, Validity, Psychological Patterns, Adolescents