About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Constructivist Connectivity; Monitoring, Evaluation and Planning; Science Learning Self-Efficacy; Learning Risks Awareness; Control of Concentration
Description Measure of students' metacognition, self-efficacy and constructivist science learning processes
Example I assess how much I am learning during a larning task.
Link http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09500690701482493

Implementation details

No. of items 30
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 13-18
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α 0.68-0.8
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA PCA with varimax
CFA Rasch analysis: Real Item Reliability (0.97); Real Person Rasch reliability (0.92); Person Separation Index (3.33)
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Thomas, G., Anderson, D., Nashon, S. (2008). Development of an instrument designed to investigate elements of science students' metacognition, self-efficacy and learning processes: The SEMLI-S. International Journal of Science Education, 30, 1701-1724. doi: 10.1080/09500690701482493