About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Enjoyment-in class/doing homework/taking tests; Anxiety-in class/doing homework/taking tests; Boredom-in class/doing homework
Description The AEQ-ES assesses students' enjoyment, anxiety, and boredom pertaining to three types of academic settings i.e., attending class, doing homework, and taking tests and exams.
Example I'm looking forward to Math lesson
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1041608011000586

Implementation details

No. of items 28
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 7-12
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .71-.93
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 3 higher-order 8 lower-order factor model
Chi-square 339=721.45
df= 339
SRMR= .06
CFI= .91
TLI= .9
RMSEA= .08
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Parents' judgement of Maths with Achievement Emotions Questionnaire- Elementary School (AEQ-ES) enjoyment subscale, r= .47, anxiety subscale, r= .49 and boredom subscale, r= .18; Academic control with AEQ-ES enjoyment subscale, r= .65, anxiety subscale, r= -53 and boredom subscale, r= -.44; Grades with AEQ-ES enjoyment subscale, r =.23, anxiety subscale, r= -.32 and boredom subscale, r= -.24
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Lichtenfeld, S., Pekrun, R., Stupnisky, R. H., Reiss, K., & Murayama, K. (2012). Measuring students' emotions in the early years: the achievement emotions questionnaire-elementary school (AEQ-ES). Learning and Individual differences, 22, 190-201. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2011.04.009