Science Motivation Questionnaire II (SMQ-II)
The Science Motivation Questionnaire II (SMQ-II) contains 25 items regarding students' motivation to learn science in college courses. Students respond on a 5-point rating scale of temporal frequency ranging from (0) never to (4) always. The SMQ-II contains five montivation components: intrinsic motivation, self-determination, self-efficacy, career motivation, and grade motivation. Each component is measured with 5 separate items.
Access to the instrument as well as instrument documentation can be found under the relevant website(s) heading. Separate questionnaires to measure students' motivation to learn biology, chemistry, and physics specifically are also available.
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