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Rasch psychometric analysis of composite achievement and social goal orientation instrument

Khan, Aqeel and Hamdan, Abdul Rahim and Abdul Ghafar, Mohamed Najib and Mosaku, Monsurat Olusola (Nee Osonaike) (2014) Rasch psychometric analysis of composite achievement and social goal orientation instrument. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 9 (9). pp. 590-596. ISSN 1815-932X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3923/rjasci.2014.590.596

Abstract

Learning quality of higher education students continue to be an issue for stakeholders in the higher educational sector. There is inadequate psychometric testing with respect to the assessment of both achievement and social goal orientation in a composite form using Item Response Theory. This study, presents the test development process measures students' achievement and social goal orientation towards academic attainment. Rasch Measurement Model was used for the data analysis. Reliability and validity exhibited a satisfactory measure of students' goals orientation but eventually with the empirical omission of performance goals. Implication of these tests can be used for placement, diagnostic and predictive assessment purposes.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:goal orientation, higher education
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:62396
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:14 Jun 2017 09:09
Last Modified:14 Jun 2017 09:09

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