The Teacher Beliefs-TSELI (Tschannen-Moran & Johnson, 2011) is a 22-item survey instrument designed to measure teachers’ sense of efficacy for literacy instruction. It was developed to provide a means for researchers to examine an aspect of teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs that was subject-specific. Survey items were constructed by drawing on the NCTE/IRA (1996) Standards for English
The Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) is a self-report measure consisting simply of a 10 centimeter line with a statement at each end representing one extreme of the dimension being measured (most often intensity of pain). The respondent gives their indication with a pen mark on the line corresponding to their answer, e.g. the present pain
The Racial Identity Attitude Scales, or RIAS, were developed as a self-report method to evaluate the types of attitude in the four phases of Cross’ model of Nigrescence. The test requires subject response to 50 items using a 5-point Likert Scale and then the scores of each subscale are added together. The four subscales are:
The Sport Psychology Attitude-Revised (SPA-R) is an instrument used for the assessment of attitudes toward sport psychology in general. The scale is an adaptation of the Attitudes Toward Seeking Sport Psychology Consultation Questionnaire (ATSSPCQ; Martin, Wrisberg, Beitel, & Lounsbury, 1997) revealing four subscales: stigma tolerance, confidence in sport psychology consultation, personal openness, and cultural preference.
The Immigration Attitudes Inventory is a self-reporting instrument designed to measure perceptions toward immigration. The instrument consists of six items and takes approximately 5 to 7 minutes to complete. Answer choices are on a Likert-type scale ranging from 1 to 10. Authors Short & Magaña, 2002 Reliability and Validity internal reliability estimate α = .84,
The Homosexuality Attitude Scale assesses stereotypes, misconceptions, and anxieties toward homosexual people unidimensionally (favorable or unfavorable) using a likert design. Participants rate each of the twenty-one items from 1 Strongly Agree to 5 Strongly Disagree. The author has stated that the measure is reliable concerning either homosexual males or females. Authors Mary E. Kite, Deaux,
The Cross-Cultural World-Mindedness Scale evaluates attitudes toward race, religion, immigration, patriotism, economics, war, world government, and global education. The scale is used by study-abroad pre-departure programs. The tests consist of 26-items for which the respondents use a 6-point Likert-style response from “disagree strongly” to “agree strongly”. Example statements regarding world-mindedness are “Our country should have
The Components of Attitudes Toward Homosexuality Scale developed by Kite and LaMar is a multidimensional measure using a 5-point Likert scale items ranging from 1 Strongly Disagree to 5 Strongly Agree. The four components are: Condemnation/Tolerance Morality Contact Stereotypes All four components contain items specific to gay men or lesbians. Morality and Contact have neutral