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Mulhern, Fiona; Rae, Gordon – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1998
Data from 196 Irish school children were analyzed and used to develop a shortened version of the Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitudes Scales (E. Fennema and J. Sherman, 1976). Internal consistency estimates of the reliability of scores on the whole scale and each of the subscales of the original and short form were favorable. (SLD)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Elmore, Patricia B.; Vasu, Ellen Storey – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1986
A number of measures were examined as predictors of graduate students' achievement in inferential statistics courses. The most important predictor variable set was attitudes toward feminist issues. Other predictors included mathematics attitude and masculinity-femininity. Sex-related differences were found on all variables except verbal and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Mathematics Achievement
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Broadbooks, Wendy J.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
The theoretical structure of the scales of the Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitudes Scales was supported by a factor analysis of the total set of 108 items. (GK)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Factor Analysis, Grade 7, Grade 8