validation of the achievement goal questionnaire – revised in Argentinean university students (A-AGQ-R)


achievement goal
achievement emotion
task value

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Sánchez Rosas, J. (2015). validation of the achievement goal questionnaire – revised in Argentinean university students (A-AGQ-R). International Journal of Psychological Research, 8(1), 10–23.


The psychometric properties of a Spanish adaptation of the AGQ-R (Elliot & Murayama, 2008) were tested in a sample of Argentinean university students (292). The hypothesized factor and dimensional structures of the measure were confirmed and shown to be superior to a host of alternatives. Each of the four achievement goal factors had a high degree of internal consistency. Effects of the four achievement goals scales on task value, social academic self-efficacy, enjoyment, shame, and academic performance, provided support to utility of the scales. The A-AGQ-R provides a measure that attested valid and reliable scores. Finally, these findings provide a validated version of the AGQ-R for its use in Argentinean university students.


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