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ERIC Number: EJ797415
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 60
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9862
Using Self-Concept Instruments with High-Ability College Students: Reliability and Validity Evidence
Rinn, Anne N.; Cunningham, Lindy G.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v52 n3 p232-242 2008
This study investigated the reliability and validity of the academic subscales of Marsh's Self-Description Questionnaire III and Neeman and Harter's Self-Perception Profile for College Students for use with high-ability college students. Participants included 100 high-ability college students and 196 average-ability college students enrolled in a comprehensive university in the South. Data analysis estimates of internal consistency were moderate, and estimates of relationships with external validity criteria, namely, academic achievement, aspirations, and year in school, moderately supported the validity of each subscale. Results indicate some support for the use of each subscale with high-ability college students. (Contains 4 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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