About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Evaluative thinking; Voicing opinions; Making decisions; Self-assessing; Comparative validation
Description This measure assesses individuals' independent thought relative to each subscale.
Example I am better at decision making than my friends
Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Troy_Beckert/publication/282023761_Cognitive_Autonomy_and_Self-Evaluation_in_Adolescence_A_Conceptual_Investigation_and_Instrument_Development/links/5601940f08aeb30ba7354cf6.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 27
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 11-18
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .64-.87
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 5-factor orthogo
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Beckert, T. E. (2016). Autonomy and its assessment In Encyclopedia of Adolescence (pp. 1–8). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32132-5_12-2
Beckert, T. (2007). Cognitive autonomy and self evaluation in adolescence: A conceptual investigation and instrument development. North American Journal of Psychology, 9(3), 579-594. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net