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Ning, Hoi Kwan – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Achievement Goal Questionnaire-Revised (AGQ-R) in a sample of Singapore secondary students (N = 1,171). Confirmatory factor analyses provided support for the AGQ-R in measuring the four achievements goals delineated in the 2 × 2 framework. Measurement invariance across ethnic groups was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Rating Scales, Goal Orientation, Foreign Countries
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Yao, Shih-Ying; Muñez, David; Bull, Rebecca; Lee, Kerry; Khng, Kiat Hui; Poon, Kenneth – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The Test of Early Mathematics Ability-Third Edition (TEMA-3) is a commonly used measure of early mathematics knowledge for children aged 3 years to 8 years 11 months. In spite of its wide use, research on the psychometric properties of TEMA-3 remains limited. This study applied the Rasch model to investigate the psychometric properties of TEMA-3…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Tests, Item Response Theory, Psychometrics
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Yusof, Noradlin; Ang, Rebecca P.; Oei, Tian Po S. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties of the school engagement measure (SEM) in Singapore. The sample consisted of 1,027 students from a multi-ethnic Singapore adolescent community. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) confirmed that the two-factor solution, namely, (a) Emotional and (b) Cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Learner Engagement, Measures (Individuals)
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Lowe, Patricia A.; Ang, Rebecca P. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
Tests of measurement invariance were conducted across culture and gender on the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale-Second Edition (RCMAS-2) Short Form in a sample of 1,003 Singapore and U.S. adolescents. The results of multi-group confirmatory factor analyses across culture and gender supported at least partial measurement invariance. ANOVA…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Cultural Differences, Gender Differences, Comparative Analysis
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Teo, Timothy; Kam, Chester – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
The 10-item General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSES) was developed to assess an individual's beliefs to cope with a variety of situations in life. Despite the GSES being used in numerous research from researchers in different countries and presented in different languages, little is known about the use of its validity in an Asian culture. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Error of Measurement, Validity, Asian Culture, Cultural Differences
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Teo, Timothy; Kam, Chester – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Following the call to ensure the validity of instruments used to assess users' level of Internet usage, this study examined the factor structure of the Internet Addiction Test-Adolescence version (IAT-A) when applied to a sample of young children in a multicultural society and assessed whether the items in the IAT-A were invariant by gender and,…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Addictive Behavior, Internet, Measures (Individuals)
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Liau, Albert Kienfie; Chow, Daryl; Tan, Teck Kiang; Senf, Konrad – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The purpose of this study was to establish the reliability and validity of the scores on a brief strengths-based assessment, the 22-item Personal Strengths Inventory (PSI). In Study 1, findings from exploratory factor analysis of 410 adolescents provided evidence for a five-factor solution--social competence (four items), emotional awareness (five…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Validity, Reliability, Adolescents
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Ang, Rebecca P.; Chong, Wan Har; Huan, Vivien S.; Quek, Choon Lang; Yeo, Lay See – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2008
Teacher-student relationships have been extensively studied in preschool and early elementary school samples. However, much less is known about children's relationships with their teachers in upper elementary grades through high school. Using confirmatory factor analysis, this study extended previous research by providing further evidence for the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Measures (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers, Factor Analysis