About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3
Subscales Negative motivating components; Positive motivating components
Description This instrument is designed to reveal the effect on an individual's motivation, of their peers and surrounding adults.
Example Doing school work with friends made me study harder
Link http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.2466/pms.1984.59.1.243

Implementation details

No. of items 45
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-14
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .82-.83
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 2-factor orthogo
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= [-.22,.33] with Ottis Lenon IQ test; r= [-.17,.30] with grade equivalence
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Wells, G. R., & Bledsoe, J. C. (1984). Development and validation of the Wells-Bledsoe Motivation Checklist. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 59(1), 243-248. doi:10.2466/pms.1984.59.1.243