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Beliefs / Attitudes

Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey (CLASS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (epistemological beliefs)

Levels: Upper-level, Intermediate, Intro college, High school

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: W. K. Adams, K. K. Perkins, N. S. Podolefsky, M. Dubson, N. D. Finkelstein, and C. E. Wieman; Translations: en,es,fi,ja,zh,ar,tr,de,pt,English,Spanish,Finnish,Japanese,Chinese,Arabic,Turkish,German,Portuguese; Translators: ,Genaro Zavala, Hugo Alarcon, and Angeles Domínguez,Mervi Asikainen,Michi Ishimoto and Hideo Nitta,Lin Ding and Ping Zhang,H. Alhadlaq, F. Alshaya, and S. Alabdulkareem,Derya Kaltakci,Christian Kautz, Hanno Holzhüter, and Felix Lehmann (This version is designed for an intro engineering class. Questions that don't make sense in a German engineering context have been removed.),Eduardo Gama and Marta F. Barroso, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Detailed Implementation Guide available Gold Star Validated
8-10 min

Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey for Experimental Physics (E-CLASS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (affect, confidence, math-physics-data connection, physics community, uncertainty, troubleshooting, argumentation, experimental design, modeling)

Levels: Upper-level, Intermediate, Intro college

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: Ben Zwickl and Heather Lewandowski; Translations: en,am,English,Amharic; Translators: ,Yohanes Wolde-Senbet

Detailed Implementation Guide available Gold Star Validated
15 min

Maryland Physics Expectations Survey (MPEX)

Beliefs / Attitudes (epistemological beliefs)

Levels: Upper-level, Intermediate, Intro college, High school

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: E. F. Redish, J. M. Saul, & R. N. Steinberg; Translations: en,es,English,Spanish; Translators: ,José Luis Santana Fajardo

Detailed Implementation Guide available Gold Star Validated
20-30 min

Epistemological Beliefs Assessment for Physical Sciences (EBAPS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (epistemological beliefs, structure of knowledge, nature of knowing and learning, real-life applicability, evolving knowledge, source of ability to learn)

Levels: Intro college, High school

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: Andrew Elby, John Frederiksen, Christina Schwarz, and Barbara White; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Silver Validated
15-22 min

Views About Science Survey (VASS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (structure and validity of scientific knowledge, scientific methodology, learnability of science, reflective thinking, personal relevance of science)

Levels: Intro college, High school

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice

Developers: Ibrahim Halloun; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Silver Validated
40 min

Attitudes and Approaches to Problem Solving Survey (AAPS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (problem-solving)

Levels: Graduate, Upper-level, Intermediate, Intro college

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: Andrew Mason and Chandralekha Singh; Translations: en,tr,fr,pt,English,Turkish,French,Portuguese; Translators: ,Nuri Balta and Muharrem Duran,Olivier Alibart and Frédéric Blanc,Raúl Montagne

Detailed Implementation Guide available Silver Validated
15 min

Physics Goal Orientation Survey (PGOS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (goal orientation, motivation)

Levels: Intermediate, Intro college

Formats: Pre/post, Agree/disagree

Developers: Christine Lindstrøm and Manjula D. Sharma; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Silver Validated
5 min

Views on Science and Education Questionnaire (VOSE)

Beliefs / Attitudes (nature of science, theories and laws, tentativeness, creativity, objectivity, subjectivity, scientific method, teaching the nature of science)

Levels: Upper-level, Intermediate, Intro college, High school

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: Sufen Chen; Translations: en,zh,English,Chinese; Translators: ,Sufen Chen

Detailed Implementation Guide available Silver Validated
15 min

Student Assessment of their Learning Gains (SALG)

Beliefs / Attitudes (How aspects of the course helped learning, What gains in skills attitudes understanding of concepts and integrating information did students make.)

Levels: Intro college

Formats: Agree/disagree

Developers: Elaine Seymour, Stephen Carroll and Tim Weston; Translations: ; Translators:

Silver Validated
10-15 min

Views of Nature of Science Questionnaire (VNOS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (nature of science, theories and laws, tentativeness, creativity, objectivity, subjectivity, social and cultural influences)

Levels: Intro college, High school, Middle school

Formats: Short answer

Developers: Norman G. Lederman, Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, Randy L. Bell, Renee S. Schwartz, Judith Lederman, Eun Kyung Ko; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Silver Validated
60 min

Attitudes about Problem Solving Survey (APSS)

Beliefs / Attitudes (problem-solving)

Levels: Intro college

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: Karen Cummings, Stephanie Lockwood, and Jeff Marx; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Bronze Validated
20 min

Sources of Self-Efficacy in Science Courses - Physics (SOSESC-P)

Beliefs / Attitudes (self-efficacy)

Levels: Intro college

Formats: Pre/post, Multiple-choice, Agree/disagree

Developers: Heidi Fencl and Karen Scheel; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Bronze Validated
20 min

Physics Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (PSEQ)

Beliefs / Attitudes (self-efficacy)

Levels: Intro college

Formats: Pre/post, Agree/disagree

Developers: Christine Lindstrøm and Manjula Sharma; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Bronze Validated
5 min

Self-Efficacy in Physics (SEP)

Beliefs / Attitudes (self-efficacy)

Levels: Intro college

Formats: Agree/disagree

Developers: Kimberly A. Shaw; Translations: en,English; Translators:

Detailed Implementation Guide available Bronze Validated
5 min