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Gygi, Jasmin T.; Ledermann, Thomas; Grob, Alexander; Rudaz, Myriam; Hagmann-von Arx, Priska – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS) measures general intelligence and its two main components, verbal and nonverbal intelligence, each comprising of two subtests. The RIAS has been recently standardized in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, and Spain. Using the standardization samples of the U.S. (n = 2,438), Danish (n = 983), German (n…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, Intelligence Tests, Verbal Ability
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Kern, Margaret L.; Zeng, Guang; Hou, Hanchao; Peng, Kaiping – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Recent decades have brought growing interest in understanding and measuring psychological well-being. Although multiple measures of well-being exist, most were developed with Western populations. The current study tested the factor structure of a Chinese translation of the engagement, perseverance, optimism, connectedness and happiness (EPOCH)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Well Being
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Abubakar, Amina; van de Vijver, Fons; Alonso-Arbiol, Itziar; He, Jia; Adams, Byron; Aldhafri, Said; Aydinli-Karakulak, Arzu; Arasa, Josephine; Boer, Diana; Celenk, Ozgur; Dimitrova, Radosveta; Ferreira, Maria Cristina; Fischer, Ronald; Mbebeb, Fomba Emmanuel; Frías, María Teresa; Fresno, Andrés; Gillath, Omri; Harb, Charles; Handani, Penny; Hapunda, Given; Kamble, Shanmukh; Kosic, Marianna; Looh, Joseph Lah; Mazrui, Lubna; Mendia, Rafael Emilio; Murugami, Margaret; Mason-Li, Mei; Pandia, Weny Savitry; Perdomo, Cristina; Schachner, Maja; Sim, Samantha; Spencer, Rosario; Suryani, Angela; Tair, Ergyul – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
There is hardly any cross-cultural research on the measurement invariance of the Brief Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scales (BMSLSS). The current article evaluates the measurement invariance of the BMSLSS across cultural contexts. This cross-sectional study sampled 7,739 adolescents and emerging adults in 23 countries. A multi-group…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Attitude Measures, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Martin, Andrew J.; Yu, Kai; Papworth, Brad; Ginns, Paul; Collie, Rebecca J. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
This study explored motivation and engagement among North American (the United States and Canada; n = 1,540), U.K. (n = 1,558), Australian (n = 2,283), and Chinese (n = 3,753) secondary school students. Motivation and engagement were assessed via students' responses to the Motivation and Engagement Scale-High School (MES-HS). Confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Motivation, Learner Engagement, Secondary School Students
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Oakland, Thomas; Iliescu, Dragos; Chen, Hsin-Yi; Chen, Juliet Honglei – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2013
Measures of adaptive behaviors provide an important tool in the repertoire of clinical and school/educational psychologists. Measures that assess adaptive behaviors typically have been built in Western cultures and developed in light of behaviors common to them. Nevertheless, these measures are used elsewhere despite a paucity of data that examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjustment (to Environment), Measures (Individuals), Child Behavior
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Assel, Mike A.; Anthony, Jason L. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
Using data from the standardization sample of the "Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning--Third Edition" (DIAL-3), this study compared the usefulness of an empirically derived factor structure introduced by Anthony, Assel, and Williams with the author's theoretical conceptualization. Confirmatory factor analyses (CFAs)…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Screening Tests, Child Development, Factor Analysis