About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Middle school career decision-making self-efficacy; Career decision-making outcome expectancies/intentions-goals; Math/Science self-efficacy; Math/Science outcome expectancies/intentions-goals
Description The Middle School Self-Efficacy Scale is a measure of career decision-making self-efficacy; career decision-making outcome expectancies, intentions, and goals; math and science self-efficacy; and math and science outcome expectancies, intentions, and goals.
Example If I learn more about different careers, I will make a better career decision
Link http://psycnet.apa.org/record/1997-06267-002

Implementation details

No. of items 47
Format Multiple
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 13-15
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .56-.84
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 2-factor model
Chi-square not reported
AGFI= 0.97
RMR= 0.03
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Yardimci, Y. (2010). A study of validity and reliability of Middle School Self-Efficacy Scale. Anadolu Psikiyatri Dergisi, 11 (4), 321-326. Retrieved from http://www.scopemed.org/?jid=91
Fouad, N. A., Smith, P. L., & Enochs, L. (1997). Reliability and validity evidence for the middle school self-efficacy scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 30(1), 17-31. Retrieved from http://journals.sagepub.com/home/mec