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Leung, K. C. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Current research has shown that there is a separation of the competence and affect components of academic self-concept on the Self-Description Questionnaire (SDQ) II in Western culture. However, no studies have investigated the competence-affect separation for the Math and Verbal scales of the SDQ II in Chinese samples. The present study examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Self Concept Measures, Self Concept
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Mameli, Consuelo; Passini, Stefano – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The elusive character of student agency makes it a relevant construct to be investigated and measured. An initial effort in this direction was represented by the Agentic Engagement Scale, a five-item instrument designed to assess the degree to which students constructively contribute to the flow of the instructions they receive from the teacher.…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Test Construction, Test Validity, Learner Engagement
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This brief report presents preliminary psychometrics of responses to the Youth Externalizing Problems Screener (YEPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale intended for use as a screening instrument. The YEPS was designed to function as a companion measure to the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), facilitating the screening of…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Psychometrics, Rating Scales, High School Students
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McDermott, Elana R.; Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Martinez-Fuentes, Stefanie – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Few studies have examined coping strategies specific to ethnic-racial discrimination among Latino youth. The current study examined the psychometric properties of the Discrimination Coping Strategies Scale (DCSS) including its factor structure, validity, and longitudinal measurement invariance. Data came from four waves of a longitudinal study of…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, Coping, Racial Discrimination
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Martin, Andrew J.; Martin, Tamica G.; Evans, Paul – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study explored motivation and engagement among 585 Jamaican middle and high school students. Motivation and engagement were assessed via students' responses to the Motivation and Engagement Scale. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) found satisfactory fit, and by most measures, multigroup CFA demonstrated comparable factor structure for males…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Middle School Students, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Li, Jingguang; Zhao, Yajun; Kong, Feng; Du, Shuailing; Yang, Suyong; Wang, Song – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study sought to validate the Short Grit Scale (Grit-S), an instrument that measures perseverance and passion for long-term goals, among Chinese high school students. Confirmatory factor analyses revealed that the scale retains the two-factor structure of the original scale. The scale demonstrated satisfactory internal consistency and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Adolescents, Program Validation, High School Students
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The present studies report on the initial development and validation of the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale for assessing general internalizing problems and identifying depression and anxiety caseness within the context of school mental health screening. Results from Study 1 (N = 177)…
Descriptors: Scores, Screening Tests, Well Being, Mental Health
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Alivernini, Fabio; Manganelli, Sara; Lucidi, Fabio – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study examines the factor structures of Personal and Classroom Achievement Goals and the relationships between them. Multilevel structural equation modeling was used to examine data from a sample of 3,544 Italian 10th-grade students (184 classrooms) who completed the Patterns of Adaptive Learning Scales (PALS). Findings about the factor…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Mastery Learning, Immigrants
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Georgiou, Yiannis; Kyza, Eleni A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to adapt and validate the Need for Cognition Scale--Short Form (NfC-SF) in the Greek language. A multistep process was followed, including (a) the translation and adaptation of the questionnaire, (b) a reliability analysis of the instrument's items in combination with an exploratory factor analysis with 177…
Descriptors: Greek, Test Validity, Translation, Media Adaptation
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Christodoulou, Andria; Michaelides, Michalis P.; Karekla, Maria – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth--Eight-Item Short Version (AFQ-Y8) assesses psychological inflexibility in youth. The present study is the first to examine alternative measurement models for the Greek adaptation of the AFQ-Y8, latent associations with the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire--II (AAQ-II), gender-group invariance,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Adolescents, Psychometrics
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Dhir, Amandeep; Chen, Sufen; Nieminen, Marko – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The proliferation of Internet usage has motivated Internet researchers and practitioners to study possible gratifications underlying Internet use. Despite the fact that research examining Internet gratification is more than two decades old, no attempt has been made in the last decade to develop an instrument that has known reliability of scores…
Descriptors: Internet, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
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Xu, Jianzhong; Fan, Xitao; Du, Jianxia – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The current investigation studied psychometric properties of the Homework Emotion Regulation Scale (HERS) for math homework, with 915 tenth graders from China. Confirmatory factor analyses (CFAs) supported the presence of two separate yet related subscales for the HERS: Emotion Management and Cognitive Reappraisal. The latent factor means for both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Homework
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Moore, Stephanie A.; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael J. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
As part of universal screening efforts in schools, validated measures that identify internalizing distress are needed. One promising available measure, the Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scales-21 (DASS-21), has yet to be thoroughly investigated with adolescents in the United States. This study investigated the underlying factor structure of the…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Anxiety, Stress Variables, Adolescents
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Cunha, Pedro; Lourenço, Abílio; Paiva, Maria Olímpia; Monteiro, Ana Paula – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
This research aimed to construct and validate the School Conflict Negotiation Effectiveness Questionnaire (SCNEQ). This objective is both based on the increasing relevance of the area of constructive conflict management in schools and also in the scarcity of instruments that try to measure these dimensions in the educational context. We used two…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Correlation, Conflict Resolution
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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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