Class Conduct Questionnaire (CCQ)

General Information on the Measure
Purpose of the measure

The Class Conduct Questionnaire (CCQ) uses self-report to measure social skills among high school-aged youth.

Main constructs measured

Interpersonal competencies

Applicable grade levels

High school

Publication year for the most recent version

1989

Year originally developed

1989

Related measures
Measure Administration
Respondent

Student

Method of administration

Paper/Pencil

Number of items

25

Item format

Five-point Likert-type scale

Administration time

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Available languages

English

Fee for use Free and publicly available
Credentials required for administration

None

Scoring
Overall score reporting

The overall classroom conduct score is reported.

Subscore reporting

No subscores are reported.

Scoring procedures

The measure is self-scored.

Interpretive information

No information is available in the references reviewed.

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

Evidence is based on students ages 12 to 14 from a Montreal city school board (N=744).

Reliability evidence

The assessment has an internal consistency (alpha) estimate of 0.93, a split-half estimate of 0.89 (Loranger & Arsenault, 1989), and a test-retest reliability estimate of 0.77 (six-week interval) (Loranger & Arsenault, 1989).

Validity evidence
Evidence based on content
Items were extracted from the SRSBQ (Loranger et al., 1983).
Evidence based on response processes
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on internal structure
Factor analysis supported a unidimensional structure (Loranger & Arsenault, 1989).
Evidence based on relations with other variables
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Locating the Measure
Obtaining a copy of the measure journals.sagepub.com
References

Loranger, M., & Arsenault, R. "Self-evaluation questionnaire of social skills for adolescents in high school," Journal of Adolescent Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1989, pp. 75–91.

Loranger, M., Poirier, M., & Gauthier, D. "Questionnaire d'auto-évaluation des conduites sociales à l'école," Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1983, pp. 280.

Notes

The CCQ was created from a subset of items of the School-Related Social Behavior Questionnaire (SRSBQ).

Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.