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Marsh, Herbert (1988), "The Transition From Single-Sex to Coeducational High Schools: Effects on Multiple Dimensions of Self-Concept and on Academic Achievement", American Educational Research Journal, 25, 237-269.



  • The SDQ II, a self-concept measure for high school students, is based on the Shavelson model of self-concept and the multiple dimensions of self-concept posited in that model. The SDQ II contains 11 scales of self-concept defined by responses to 122 items, approximately half of which are negatively worded, on a “1-False” to “6-True” response scale.



  • Marsh, H.W. (1985), "Self-Concept: Its multifaceted, hierarchial structure", Educational Psychologist, 20, 107-125. [Endnote]
  • Shavelson, R. J. (1976), "Validation of construct interpretations.", 407-441. [Endnote]