About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Others’ influence; Extrinsic goal orientation
Description This instrument, developed with high school (up to age 23 years) pupils from Nigeria, asks pupils to self-report on a number of areas in response to the question: To what extent do you feel encouraged. These questions cover a wide range of elements including learning, testing, scholarship, effort and societal values.
Example To what extent do you feel encouraged… By your parents' expectation of your good performances in tests
Link http://jehdnet.com/journals/jehd/Vol_4_No_4_December_2015/10.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 25
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-23
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .87-.90
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 5-factor solutio
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 Iwintolu, R. O., & Afolabi, E. R. I. (2015). Psychometric properties of test-taking motivation scale for Nigerian secondary school students. Journal of Education and Human Development, 4(4), 77-83. doi:10.15640/jehd.v4n4a1