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Marsh, Herbert W.; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Martin, Andrew J.; Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Nagengast, Benjamin – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The most popular measures of multidimensional constructs typically fail to meet standards of good measurement: goodness of fit, measurement invariance, lack of differential item functioning, and well-differentiated factors that are not so highly correlated as to detract from their discriminant validity. Part of the problem, the authors argue, is…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, Correlation
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You, Sukkyung; Ritchey, Kristin M.; Furlong, Michael J.; Shochet, Ian; Boman, Peter – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
Despite its widespread use, there has been limited examination of the underlying factor structure of the Psychological Sense of School Membership (PSSM) scale. The current study examined the psychometric properties of the PSSM to refine its utility for researchers and practitioners using a sample of 504 Australian high school students. Results…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Factor Structure, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Boren, Rachel; Callahan, Carolyn; Peugh, James – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
Several instruments have been developed to gauge student perceptions of their classroom environment as greater attention has been given to the relationship between student achievement and student perceptions. One widely used instrument to assess those perceptions is the Classroom Environment Scale (CES), a 90-item measure for secondary level…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Psychometrics, Classroom Environment
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Gotch, Chad M.; French, Brian F. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The Brigance Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills-II (CIBS-II)-Readiness form is a diagnostic battery intended for children aged 5 and 6 years. The CIBS-II-Readiness is a new version of the CIBS-Revised-Readiness and includes updated normative information on a larger representative sample in comparison to the CIBS-Revised-Readiness. Empirical…
Descriptors: Evidence, Construct Validity, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis
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Yang, Yan; Montgomery, Diane – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The ongoing conceptual controversy of cultural competence for preservice teachers led to the current study that explored the underlying structure of cultural competence through exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and confirmatory factor analysis methods. A total of 793 preservice teachers from two large Midwestern universities completed the…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Competence
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Chiesi, Francesca; Primi, Caterina; Carmona, Jose – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The aim of the research was to test the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Vigil-Colet et al.'s Statistical Anxiety Scale (SAS), taking into account evidences based on (a) internal structure (factorial structure and cross-country invariance) and (b) relationships to other variables (the statistics anxiety's nomological network).…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Validity, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Mitchell, Angela D.; Booker, Kimberly W.; Strain, Jeffrey D. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the factor structure, internal consistency, and reliability of the Readiness to Respond to Intervention Scale (RRIS), which is designed to assess adolescents' readiness to change. This measure is based on the Stage of Change Scale and assesses three stages of the Stage of Change Model (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Change, Readiness, Response to Intervention, Nontraditional Education
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Lahaye, Magali; Mikolajczak, Moira; Rieffe, Carolien; Villanueva, Lidon; Van Broeck, Nady; Bodart, Eddy; Luminet, Olivier – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The main aim of the present study was to examine the cross-cultural equivalence of a newly developed questionnaire, the Emotion Awareness Questionnaire (EAQ30) that assesses emotional awareness of children through self-report. Participants were recruited in three countries: the Netherlands (N = 665), Spain (N = 464), and Belgium (N = 707),…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Questionnaires, Children, Cultural Differences
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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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Oades-Sese, Geraldine V.; Kaliski, Pamela K.; Weiss, Karen – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C) is the first instrument to measure the social-emotional resilience of young children from ages 2 to 5 years. This study is an important step toward gathering validity evidence for the teacher-rated DECA-C. This is the first study to investigate the DECA-C factor structure and the first…
Descriptors: Low Income, Factor Structure, Preschool Children, Hispanic Americans
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Siu, Angela F. Y. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
This study examines the reliability and validity of a Chinese-translated version of the Gifted Rating Scales-Preschool/Kindergarten Form (GRS-P) and explores the effect of gender and age on each of the subscales. Data were collected from 250 kindergarten children, with age ranging from 4 years, 0 months to 6 years, 11 months. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Gifted, Validity, Reliability, Factor Structure
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Lyon, Aaron R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
The current study used confirmatory factor analysis techniques to investigate the construct validity of the child version of the School Refusal Assessment Scale-Revised (SRAS-R) in a community sample of low socioeconomic status (SES), urban, African American, fifth and sixth graders (n = 174). The SRAS-R is the best-researched measure of school…
Descriptors: African American Community, Construct Validity, Identification, Measures (Individuals)
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Aricak, O. Tolga; Oakland, Thomas – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities has promulgated various models of adaptive behavior, including its 1992 model that highlighted 10 adaptive skills and its 2002 model that highlighted three conceptual domains. The Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-II (ABAS-II) was designed to be consistent with these models.…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Factor Structure, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Townsend, Monika; Konold, Timothy R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
Psychometric properties of the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening for Preschool (PALS-PreK) instrument were investigated in a sample of 4,518 children. PALS-PreK figures prominently in state and federal early literacy programs as an assessment of emergent literacy skills in preschool-aged children. Exploratory Factor Analysis, Confirmatory…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Phonological Awareness, Alphabets, Language Skills
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Canivez, Gary L.; Sprouls, Katie – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
Replication of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA) core syndrome factor structure with a sample of 124 randomly selected Hispanic/Latino youths is reported. The six ASCA core syndromes produced the identical two-factor solution observed in other samples. Principal-axis exploratory factor analysis using multiple factor…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Psychopathology, Adolescents, Factor Analysis
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