About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Reading efficacy; Reading challenge; Reading curiosity; Aesthetic enjoyment of reading; Importance of reading; Reading recognition; Reading for grades; Social reasons for reading; Reading competition; Compliance; Reading work avoidance
Description This instrument is designed to tap reading motivation through 11 dimensions (see subscales).
Example I visit the library often with my family
Link http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED394137.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 54
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 20
Age 8-12
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .44-.80
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 8-factor solutio
CFA Highly significant chi-square (value not reported)
CFI= .85
NNFI= .84
RMSEA= .04
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Watkins, M. W., & Coffey, D. Y. (2004). Reading Motivation: Multidimensional and Indeterminate. Journal of Educational Psychology, 96(1), 110–118. doi:10.1037/0022-0663.96.1.110
Wigfield, A. (1996). A Questionnaire Measure of Children's Motivations for Reading. Instructional Resource No. 22. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED394137.pdf