Development of purpose is an important goal of post-secondary education. This study advances the measurement of purpose by (a) enriching the construct through incorporating the facet of horizon; (b) providing a framework for Rasch/Guttman Scenario score interpretation; and (c) providing evidence of convergent, divergent, and known groups validity.
Ludlow, Larry H.; O'Keefe, Theresa; Braun, Henry; Anghel, Ella; Szendey, Olivia; Matz, Christina; and Howell, Burton
"An Enhancement to the Theory and Measurement of Purpose,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 27, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol27/iss1/4