Development and evaluation of the mathematics interest inventory

Tara Stevens, Arturo Olivárez

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This study describes the development of the Mathematics Interest Inventory. Internal reliability and concurrent and construct validity were evaluated using 3 samples of children totaling 724. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses revealed the presence of 3 factors representing the psychological state of individual interest. Cross-validation with older children supported the factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-152
Number of pages12
JournalMeasurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 2005


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