- University students, Rochester, USA, 1966
- N = 165
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Two questionaires were used; one in the classroom and one at home; during the first 2 weeks of March.
- Authors's Label
- Product score
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- internal consistency +.72
- Perceived Instrumentality of the College Test (PICT)
- Participant were presented 14 statements about goals in college, such as:
- self discovery
They rated each of these statements for:
a: its importance as a goal in the subject's own college experience
b: the degree to which the University was percieved as helping or hindering progress toward that the goal.
Rating were made on a 7 step scale
The product of the two ratings was obtained and summed over all 14 statements leading to a range of 14 to 686.
Observed Relation with Happiness
males M=417 M=356 DM= 61 (05)
females M=437 M=391 DM= 46 (ns)
Results similar to an earlier study among students of the same university reported in Constantinople 1965.