Surveys from Other Sources
We frequently use items, scales, or entire surveys that are publicly
available in our own work. Links to some of these surveys are
- Native Hawaiian Leadership Measure
A survey developed to measure Native Hawaiian leadership characteristics of recent Hawaiian culture-based charter school graduates.
Hawai‘i Department of Education survey that monitors perceptions of
school quality on the part of faculty and staff, parents, and students.
- High School Survey of
A major national survey that measures school engagement for high
- Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale
A frequently used scale measuring self-esteem in adolescents through
adults. (Note: Some studies recommend that questions 5
and 8 be omitted when working with minority and indigenous populations.)
- Phinney’s Multi-Ethnic
Identity Measure (MEIM)
A well-researched scale for measuring the strength of individuals’
affiliation with their ethnic heritage (Note: At Kamehameha Schools, we
have used adaptations to the items to refer specifically to respondents
affiliation with their Hawaiian ancestry and cultural heritage. To
obtain a copy of the adapted items contact Kathy Tibbetts.)
- Diener’s Life
A widely-used measure of life satisfaction among adults.
- Guide for
Construction Self-Efficacy Scales
A discussion of the concept of self-efficacy and how it is measured,
including examples of self-efficacy surveys developed by Albert Bandura.