About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 5
Subscales Energy; Dedication; Absorption
Description The EDA measures energy, dedication, and absorption with respect to schoolwork.
Example At school I am bursting with energy
Link http://econtent.hogrefe.com/doi/abs/10.1027/1015-5759/a000091?journalCode=jpa

Implementation details

No. of items 9
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 16-18
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .80-.94
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Chi-square(61) = 314.95
p < ns
RMSEA = 0.05
CFI = 0.97
SRMR = 0.03
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity r= -.30 with School Burnout Inventory; r= .28 with Grade Point Average; r= -.04 with DEPS-10 depression scale
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Salmela-Aro, K., & Upadaya, K. (2012). The Schoolwork Engagement Inventory. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 28(1), 60–67. doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000091