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Michael, William B.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1984
The development and construct validation of the Dimensions of Self-Concept (DOSC), Form H, are described. The 20-item subscales of the preliminary research form furnished parallel estimates of reliability ranging from .83 to .91. The five subscales show promising construct validity, as evidenced by their factor structure. (Author/BW)
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Higher Education, Self Concept, Self Concept Measures
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Gribbons, Barry C.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1995
A study involving 174 at-risk undergraduate students provided evidence of the construct validity of 5 factors corresponding to scales of the Dimensions of Self-Concept measure. Evidence was obtained for a higher order general academic self-concept, but the anxiety factor was not related to this higher order factor. (SLD)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Concurrent Validity, Construct Validity, Factor Analysis
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Villar, Irene de Aquino; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1995
Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses provide evidence for the construct validity of the five subscales of a parallel Portuguese language version of the Dimensions of Self-Concept scale Form H. Subjects were 159 female and 236 male Brazilian college students. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Construct Validity, Females, Foreign Countries
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Crowder, Betty; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1989
An experimental test was developed for the measurement of self-concept in an employment setting. Administering this six-factor Dimensions of Self-Concept test to 201 employees in an electronics/computer company resulted in a determination of internal consistency and reliability sufficient to justify testing a revised version based on statistical…
Descriptors: Adults, Anxiety, Aspiration, Construct Validity
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Michael, William B.; Smith, Robert A. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1976
Describes the rationale for and the development of an instrument that provides scales to measure five school related constructs of self concept at three school levels and cites information regarding the factorial validity of each scale based on the derived data. (Author/DEP)
Descriptors: Aspiration, Elementary Secondary Education, Factor Analysis, Item Analysis