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Environmental Values Short Form

Supplemental Information:

  • Environmental_values_Short_Response_Tool.doc (41 KB) download

Assessment Type:

31 questions self-report questionnaire

Scale:

5-point Likert type

Publication Date:

Nov 30, 2010

Respondent:

Domain(s) Evaluated:

Attitude

Sample items:

2. There is no reason to get upset about factory pollution.
1 2 3 4 5
Disagree very much Disagree, don't know agree agree very much don't care very much

Reliability:

Cronbach alpha all subscales being above 0.71

Validity:

This tool was drawn from CERI and ERI that have been validated.(Bunting and Cousins, 1985) CERI’s test-retest assessments have revealed significant correlations, as has a test-retest of the CERI and ERI in older children with an average age of 17 years

Frequency:

rarely

Administration time:

15 minutes

Requires a Computer:

No

Requires Internet Access:

No

Primary reference:

Zimmerman, L.K. (1996). The development of an environmental values short form. Journal of Environmental Education, 28(1), 32-37.

Comments:

The publisher made a typing mistake on page 37, the scoring information for the urbanism score was -#16 when it should have been -#10. The author gave us permission to edit the typo before posting the tool on the webpage.

Other Reference:
Wang, T. H. (2014). Implementation of Web-based argumentation in facilitating elementary school students to learn environmental issues
. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 30, 479–496.
This study adapted the Environmental values short form, the reliability of the new survey ELS reported high Cronbach alpha score all subscales being above 0.71.

STEM Criteria

Science

Yes

Technology

No

Engineering

No

Math

No
Contact

Laura K. Zimmermann Professor of Psychology Email