Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute - Research Publications
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A Demonstration of Set-Points for Subjective Wellbeing
This paper presents evidence for the existence of ‘set-points’ for subjective wellbeing. Our results derive from a 10-year longitudinal study in which subjective wellbeing has been measured using a single question of general ...
The Mathematics Enrolment Choice Motivation Instrument
(MERGA Inc., 2019)
The instrument of mathematics enrolment choice motivation (MECM) is designed to measure factors that influence student’s decisions to keep or drop mathematics in Year 11. Using survey responses from 289 Year 11 students, ...
Understanding Motivation behind Mathematics Enrolment Choice in Senior Secondary Schools: Questionnaire Design
(The University of Melbourne on behalf of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, 2019)
A theoretical model is proposed as the basis for developing an instrument to investigate factors that may influence mathematics enrolment choice in senior secondary schools in Australia. The rationale for the model ...