About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Surface motive and strategy; Deep motive and strategy; Achieving motive and strategy
Description This instrument is designed to identify favoured approaches and strategies for learning by secondary-age pupils.
Example I chose my present subjects mainly because of career prospects when I leave school, not because I'm particularly interested in t
Link http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED308199.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 36
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Complex
Time 0
Age 14-18
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .45-.77
Test retest 4 months, r= [.49,.72]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= [.20,.30] between achieving subscale and HSQ performance (academic performance)
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Biggs, J. B. (1987). Learning Process Questionnaire Manual. Student Approaches to Learning and Studying. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED308199.pdf
Biggs, J., Kember, D., & Leung, D. Y. P. (2001). The revised two-factor Study Process Questionnaire: R-SPQ-2F. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 71(1), 133–149. doi:10.1348/000709901158433