ERIC Number: EJ1110183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Validation of the Self-Regulation Scale in Chinese Children
Zhou, Ying; Bullock, Amanda; Liu, Junsheng; Fu, Rui; Coplan, Robert J.; Cheah, Charissa S. L.
Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, v34 n6 p589-594 Sep 2016
Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Self-Regulation Scale (C-SRS) were examined in a sample of 1,458 third- to eighth-grade students in China. Children completed self-reports of self-regulation, loneliness, depression, and self-esteem, and teachers rated children's school adjustment. Results showed a stable three-factor model that demonstrated a reasonable fit to the C-SRS items, and the scale demonstrated adequate internal consistency, reliability, and convergent validity. Results of measurement invariance tests indicated metric and scalar invariance across gender and grade. Findings from this study suggest that the C-SRS can be used with Chinese primary and junior high school students.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Measurement Techniques, Psychological Patterns, Depression (Psychology), Self Esteem, Self Management, Student Adjustment, Factor Structure, Test Reliability, Elementary School Students, Junior High School Students, Factor Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Junior High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools
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Identifiers - Location: China (Shanghai)
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