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ERIC Number: EJ1068827
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1941-3432
Validation of a Self-Report Instrument to Assess Social and Emotional Development
Seal, Craig R.; Beauchamp, Kenneth L.; Miguel, Krystal; Scott, Amy N.; Naumann, Stefanie E.; Dong, Qingwen; Galal, Suzanne
Research in Higher Education Journal, v14 Dec 2011
The current study, using a factor level analysis approach, provides evidence of the validity of the Social Emotional Development Instrument (SED-I) for students in higher education. Although there are a multitude of models and measures that borrow from the premise of emotional intelligence (EI), very few current instruments focus exclusively on a developmental path of social emotional competence development for young adults. In addition, prior validity studies with these measures fail to include a full spectrum of potential convergent and discriminant analyses assessed at the factor level. This validation study suggests that the SED-I is a reliable, robust and comprehensive measurement for assessing college students' social emotional competency changes. Limitations and suggestions for future research are also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Marlowe Crowne Social Desirability Scale
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