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Development and validation of the sense of competence scale - revised.

@article{McFadden2013DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of the sense of competence scale - revised.},
  author={Cara W. McFadden and Gary E. Skaggs and Steven M. Janosik},
  journal={Journal of applied measurement},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          318-31
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to measure the sense of competence of traditional age college students across the dimensions that define the construct. The Sense of Competence Scale-Revised (SCS-R) was developed to provide a measure of Chickering's (1969) first vector, an important psychosocial construct. Administrators can use data from the instrument to modify an institution's academic and social environment to enhance the development of the intellectual, physical, and… 
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