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Unformatted text preview: The LASSI Scales The Attitude Scale (ATT) assesses students' attitudes and interest in college and academic success. It examines how facilitative or debilitative their approach to college and academics is for helping them get their work done and succeeding in college (sample item: I feel confused and undecided as to what my educational goals should be). Students who score low on this scale may not believe college is relevant or important to them and may need to develop a better understanding of how college and their academic performance relates to their future life goals. The Motivation Scale (MOT) assesses students' diligence, self-discipline, and willingness to exert the effort necessary to successfully complete academic requirements (sample item: When work is difficult I either give up or study only the easy parts). Students who score low on this scale need to accept more responsibility for their academic outcomes and learn how to set and use goals to help accomplish specific tasks. The Time Management Scale (TMT) assesses students' application of time management principles to academic situations (sample item: I only study when there is the pressure of a test). Students who score low on this scale may need to develop effective scheduling item: I only study when there is the pressure of a test)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course GS 290 taught by Professor Downing during the Spring '11 term at Purdue.
- Spring '11