About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 5
Subscales Avoiding situations; Developing competences; Redirecting attention; Reappraisal; Suppression; Respiration; Venting; Seeking social support
Description The AERQ is a self-report instrument aimed at assessing the specific emotion regulation strategies that students predominantly implement in various academic situations. The instrument contains 8 scales, each measuring a separate emotion regulation strategy: avoiding situations, developing competences, redirecting attention, reappraisal, suppression, respiration, venting, and seeking social support.
Example When I am very nervous about an exam, I decide to skip classes that day
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886916301301

Implementation details

No. of items 37
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 45
Age 16-22
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .81
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 8-factor oblique
CFA Chi-square(637)= 1793.72
CFI= .90
RMSEA= .04
SRMR= .05
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Burić, I., Sorić, I., & Penezić, Z. (2016). Emotion regulation in academic domain: Development and validation of the academic emotion regulation questionnaire (AERQ). Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 138–147. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.02.074