About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Self-efficacy; Intrinsic Value; Test Anxiety; Cognitive Strategy Use; Self-Regulation
Description Measure of the types of learning strategies and academic motivation.
Example Compared with other students in this class I expect to do well.
Link http://psycnet.apa.org/record/1990-21075-001

Implementation details

No. of items 44
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-18
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α 0.74-0.8
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Overall grade in first semester, r= -.24-.34
Predictive validity Academic performance: Seat work, r= -.14-.22; Exams/Quizzes, r= -.21-.28; Essays/Reports, r= -.14-.36; overall grade in second semester, r= -.23-.36
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Pintrich, P. R., & De Groot, E. V. (1990). Motivational and self-regulated learning components of classroom academic performance. Journal of Educational Psychology, 82, 33-40. doi: 10.1037/0022-0663.82.1.33