About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Meta-cognition, Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Enjoyment in problem solving; Academic self-efficacy; Learning self-efficacy; Careful Learning style; Anxiety; Access to and use of vocabulary in problem solving; Confidence in dealing with new work; Confidence in problem-solving ability; Verbal ability/fluency; Confidence in general ability
Description This is a measure that focuses on individuals' perceptions of themselves as learners and problem solvers.
Example I am good at discussing things
Link http://teachingtimesbookshop.co.uk/product/thinking-and-creative-skills/myself-as-a-learner-scale-8-16/

Implementation details

No. of items 20
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-16
Cost single purchase £60
Cost per child -

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .84
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 10-factor orthog
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity r= [.35,.41] with Cognitive Abilities Test
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Burden, R.L. (1998). Assessing children’s perceptions of themselves as learners and problem solvers. The construction of the Myself-As-a-Learner Scale. School Psychology International 19(4), 291-305. doi:10.1177/0143034398194002