ERIC Number: EJ1073788
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 73
Development of a Self-Determination Measure for College Students: Validity Evidence for the Basic Needs Satisfaction at College Scale
Jenkins-Guarnieri, Michael A.; Vaughan, Angela L.; Wright, Stephen L.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v48 n4 p266-284 Oct 2015
We adapted a work self-determination measure to create the Basic Needs Satisfaction at College Scale. Confirmatory factor analysis and item response theory analyses with data from 525 adults supported a 3-factor model with 13 items most sensitive for lower to middle range levels of the autonomy, competence, and relatedness constructs.
Descriptors: Test Construction, Self Determination, Measures (Individuals), Test Validity, Satisfaction, Factor Analysis, Item Response Theory, Personal Autonomy, Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Undergraduate Students
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