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ERIC Number: ED015497
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 13
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A CHILDHOOD ATTITUDE INVENTORY FOR PROBLEM SOLVING.
COVINGTON, MARTIN V.
THIS PAPER DESCRIBES A 60-ITEM GROUP ADMINISTERED PAPER-PENCIL ATTITUDE INVENTORY COMPRISED OF TWO SCALES, ONE ASSESSING THE CHILD'S BELIEFS ABOUT THE NATURE OF THE PROBLEM-SOLVING PROCESS (SCALE I) AND THE OTHER ASSESSING THE CHILD'S SELF-CONFIDENCE IN UNDERTAKING PROBELM-SOLVING ACTIVITIES (SCALE II). DATA FROM 325 FIFTH-GRADE AND SIXTH-GRADE STUDENTS ARE REPORTED. TEST-RETEST RELIABILITY OVER A FIVE-WEEK INTERVAL AVERAGED .69 FOR SCALE I AND .65 FOR SCALE II. BOYS TEND TO RATE THEMSELVES SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN DO GIRLS IN THEIR ABILITY TO DEAL SUCCESSFULLY WITH PROBLEM-SOLVING SITUATIONS, WHEREAS THERE ARE NO SEX DIFFERENCES REGARDING BELIEFS ABOUT THE NATURE OF PROBLEM SOLVING. (AUTHOR)
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Identifiers: CALIFORNIA TEST OF MENTAL MATURITY; Covington Attitude Inventory for Problem Solving; General Anxiety Scale for Children (Sarason); Sarason Test Anxiety Scale for Children