Self-Regulated Learning Interview Protocol

General Information on the Measure
Purpose of the measure

Assesses students' use of self-regulated learning strategies through structured interviews.

Main constructs measured

Cognitive competencies; Intrapersonal competencies

Applicable grade levels

Grades 6-12

Publication year for the most recent version

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Year originally developed


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Method of administration


Number of items


Item format

Free response

Administration time

15 minutes

Available languages


Fee for use Access may be limited or unavailable
Credentials required for administration


Overall score reporting

No overall scores are reported.

Subscore reporting

There are 11 subscores:

  • Self-evaluating
  • Organizing
  • Transforming
  • Goal-setting and planning
  • Seeking information
  • Keeping records and monitoring
  • Environmental structuring
  • Self-consequating
  • Rehearsing and memorizing
  • Seeking peer, teacher, or adult assistance
  • Reviewing tests, notes, and texts
Scoring procedures

The measure is scored based on metrics reported in Zimmerman & Martinez-Pons (1986).

Interpretive information

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Evidence of Technical Quality
Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected

Students in a suburban community (N=80)

Reliability evidence

Inter-rater reliability was reported as 0.86 for the study (Zimmerman & Martinez-Pons, 1986).

Validity evidence
Evidence based on content
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on response processes
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on internal structure
High-achieving students reported significantly greater use of self-regulated learning strategies than their low-achieving peers (Zimmerman & Martinez-Pons, 1986).
Evidence based on relations with other variables
Self-regulated learning strategies scores correlate with academic achievement test scores (Zimmerman & Martinez-Pons, 1986).
Locating the Measure
Obtaining a copy of the measure

Zimmerman, BJ, & Martinez-Pons, M. "Development of a structured interview for assessing student use of self-regulated learning strategies," American Educational Research Journal, 23, 1986, pp. 614–628.


Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.