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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Analysis of psychometric properties of the diagnostic tool for socio-emotional habits assessment in elementary school 1053


Orel E.A.
PhD in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Center of Psychometrics and Measurement in Education, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Kulikova A.A.
Junior Research Associate, Center of Psychometrics and Measurement in Education, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

The article describes validation process of the diagnostic tool for monitoring assessment of socio-emotional habits in elementary school. The tool is based on the Big Five model and includes three scales: Goal achievement, Cooperation and Emotional control. Two validation researches have been conducted, both on third-grade students from Moscow and Tatarstan elementary schools. Preliminary research (N=1318) examined the construct validity and reliability of the questionnaire. Confirmatory and exploratory factor analysis and methods of Modern Test Theory have confirmed hypothecated factorial structure. Subsequent research (N=2559) proved criterion validity of the questionnaire: it showed expected level and direction of correlation with the results of reading and mathematical skills testing. Presented questionnaire can be used for group monitoring assessment of socio-emotional development in elementary school.

Keywords: socio-emotional habits, elementary school, reliability, validity, psychometric analysis

Column: Social psychology


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