Monday, June 26th, 2017

Student Personal Beliefs & Behaviors – Subjective Task Value: Attainment (New)

  1. It is important to me to be a person who reasons mathematically.
  2. Thinking mathematically is an important part of who I am.
  3. It is important for me to be someone who is good at solving problems that involve math.
  4. Being someone who is good at math is important to me.
  5. Being good at math is an important part of who I am.

It is recommended that these items be used on a 7-point scale that is anchored at the endpoints and in the middle with the following options: Not at all true for me (0), Somewhat true for me (3), and Very true for me (6).

Descriptive Statistics:

Sample Items Alpha Mean Stan. Dev. Skewness

Middle School
.86 2.95 .98 .09
High School
.84 3.31 .96 -.22

.86 3.08 .98 -.03