About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Reading; Mathematics; General school; Physical abilities; Physical appearance; Parent relations; Peer relations (same sex and opposite sex subscales); Emotional stability; General self; Honesty/Reliability
Description The self description questionnaire is designed to measure several dimensions of self-concept.
Example I never cheat
Link http://www.jstor.org/stable/1434540?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
Psychometry
Implementation

Implementation details

No. of items 102
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 .83-.91
Test retest 7 weeks, r = [.73,.88]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Leach, L. F., Henson, R. K., Odom, L. R., & Cagle, L. S. (2006). A reliability generalization study of the Self-Description Questionnaire. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 66(2), 285–304. doi:10.1177/0013164405284030