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Wilson Stress Profile for Teachers (WSPT)

  Scale name: Wilson Stress Profile for Teachers (WSPT) Scale overview: The Wilson Stress Profile for Teachers (WSPT) is a 36-item self-report inventory designed to assess the level of teachers elementary and secondary schools in nine areas.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement from 1 = never to 5 = very often. Subscales : The nine subscales are as listed below. 1. Student Behavior (SB) 2. Employee/ Administrator Relationships (EAR) 3. Teacher/ Teacher Relations (TTR) 4. Parent/Teacher Relationships (PTR) 5. Time Management (TM) 6. Intrapersonal Conflicts (IC) 7. Physical Symptoms of Stress (PS) 8. Psychological/ Emotional Symptoms of Stress (PES) 9. Stress Management Techniques (SM) Scale items There are 4 items in each subscale for a total of 36 items. Based on the 5-point scoring system, possible total scale scores range from 36 to 180. Sample items are listed for each subscale below. 1. Student Behavior (SB).   “I have difficu

College Student Stress Scale CSSS

  Scale name: College Student Stress Scale Scale overview: The College Student Stress Scale is an 11-item self-report assessment of college students’ response to items about distress, feeling anxious, or questioning their ability.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of frequency of occurrence from 1 = Never   to 5 = Very Often. Scale instructions and items For the following items, report how often each has occurred this semester using the following scale Never Rarely Sometimes Often Very Often 1 2 3 4 5   Examples (See the reference for the wording of the 11 items.) Item 1. asks about personal relationships Item 2. asks about family   Reliability: Cronbach’s alpha = .87 in a sample of 185 college students (Feldt & Koch, 2011) Validity: Findings from a follow-up study revealed strong convergent validity with the Perceived Stress Scale ( r = .80).

Abbreviated Math Anxiety Scale AMAS

  S cale name: Abbreviated Math Anxiety Scale AMAS Scale overview: The Abbreviated Math Anxiety Scale (AMAS) is a 9-item measure of anxiety related to mathematics. Authors: Hopko et al. Response Type: The AMAS uses a 5-point Likert-type rating scale. 1 = Low anxiety 2 = Some anxiety 3 = Moderate anxiety 4 = Quite a bit of anxiety 5 = High anxiety Sample items Having to use the tables in the back of a math book. Taking an examination in a math course. Reliability : Internal consistent value (Cronbach’s Alpha) = .90 and 2-week test-retest = .85 (Hopko et al. 2003) Validity: The Hopko et al. (2003) article reports strong convergent validity with other measures and the results of a factor analysis. Availability: Permissions -- if identified Author email from the article below:   Reference for the scale Hopko, D. R., Mahadevan, R., Bare, R. L., & Hunt, M. K. (2003). The abbreviated math  anxiety scale (AMAS) construction, validi