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ERIC Number: EJ877147
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Conceptualization and Utility of University Mattering: A Construct Validity Study
France, Megan K.; Finney, Sara J.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v43 n1 p48-65 2010
The purpose of this study was to gather validity evidence for the University Mattering Scale. Theoretically based factor structures were tested, resulting in the four-factor conceptualization of mattering being championed. As predicted, university mattering related positively to academic motivational and relatedness constructs and negatively to maladaptive help seeking and social adequacy concern. (Contains 5 tables and 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia