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Connecting to the Future: A Revised Measure of Exogenous Perceptions of Instrumentality

Abstract The primary objective of this study was to revise a measure of exogenous instrumentality, part of a larger scale known as the Perceptions of Instrumentality Scale (Husman, Derryberry, Crowson, & Lomax, 2004) used to measure future oriented student value for course content. Study 1 piloted the revised items, explored the factor structure, and provided initial evidence for the reliability and validity of the revised scale. Study 2 provided additional reliability evidence but a factor analysis with the original and revised scale items revealed that the revised scale was measuring a distinct and separate construct that was not exogenous instrumentality. Here this new construct is called extrinsic instrumentality for grade. This study revea... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Puruhito, Krista Kay (Author) / Husman, Jenefer (Advisor) / Glenberg, Arthur (Committee member) / Lindstron-Johnson, Sarah (Committee member) / Levy, Roy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Endogenous Instrumentality / Exogenous Instrumentality / Expectancy Value / Extrinsic Instrumentality / Future Time Perspective / Perceptions of Instrumentality
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 55 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Family and Human Development 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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