Student Engagement Instrument-Elementary (SEI-E)
|General Information on the Measure|
|Purpose of the measure||
The Student Engagement Instrument-Elementary (SEI-E) measures cognitive and affective engagement in schools.
|Main constructs measured||
Intrapersonal competencies; Interpersonal competencies
|Applicable grade levels||
|Publication year for the most recent version||
|Year originally developed||
|Method of administration||
|Number of items||
Four-point Likert-type scale
|Fee for use||Fee charged by developer|
|Credentials required for administration||
|Overall score reporting||
No overall scores are reported.
There are six subscores:
The measure is self-scored.
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 in grades 3-5 in a large, diverse, urban school district in the Southeast (N=1,943).
Internal consistency (alpha) estimates ranged from (0.64 to 0.82).
|Locating the Measure|
|Obtaining a copy of the measure||checkandconnect.umn.edu|
Carter, C., Reschly, A. L., Lovelace, M. D., Appleton, J. J., & Thompson, D. "Measuring student engagement among elementary students: Pilot of the Elementary Student Engagement Instrument," School Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 27, 2012, pp. 61–73.
Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.