About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Amotivation; External; Introjected; Identified; Intrinsic motivation
Description This measure is designed to assess a continuum of motivation from amotivation to intrinsic motivation (see subscales) in relation to adolescents free time.
Example I do what I do in my free time because:… I want to have fun/I enjoy what I do/ I like what I do/Sense of freedom/I want to
Link https://www.researchgate.net/publication/290055225_Development_of_the_free_time_motivation_scale_for_adolescents

Implementation details

No. of items 5
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-15
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .67-.79
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 5-factor model
Chi-square(160)= 400.18
p= .000
CMIN= 2.5
CFI= 0.928
PCFI= 0.781
RMSEA= 0.049
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Baldwin, C. K., & Caldwell, L. L. (2003). Development of the free time motivation scale for adolescents. Journal of Leisure Research, 35(2), 129-151. Retrieved from http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/l/l/llc7/FTMS-A.pdf