The Motivation and Engagement Scale (MES)

For every MES purchase, Lifelong will donate $5.00 to UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)

 

THE MES, developed by Dr Andrew Martin, IS USED TO ASSESS EACH PART OF THE WHEEL:

Positive Thoughts (Positive Motivation): Self-belief, Valuing, Learning Focus

Positive Behaviors (Positive Engagement): Planning, Task Management, Persistence

Negative Thoughts (Negative Motivation): Anxiety, Failure Avoidance, Uncertain Control

Negative Behaviors (Negative Engagement): Self-sabotage, Disengagement

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THE MES IS AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING VERSIONS:

Motivation and Engagement Scale - JUNIOR SCHOOL (MES-JS; Click Here for Sample)

Motivation and Engagement Scale - HIGH SCHOOL (MES-HS; Click Here for Sample)

Motivation and Engagement Scale - UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE (MES-UC; Click Here for Sample)

 

OPTIONS AND PRICING

Option 1: MES PACK (Aus$143.00)

Option 1 Information and Ordering for: Junior/Primary/Elementary School, High School, University/College

MES Pack:

Aus$143 is for 1 - 1000 respondents administered the MES. The MES license is for: (a) 2 years or (b) 1000 respondents - whichever expires first.

IMPORTANT NOTE: An additional Aus$143 is charged for each additional 1 - 1000 respondents administered the MES via the MES Pack (PDF version).

 

Option 2: MES Pack + ONLINE DATA COLLECTION AND RESULTS DISPLAY SERVICE (Aus$495.00)

Online MES Data Collection and Results Display + Option 1 (above)

Option 2 Information and Ordering for: Junior/Primary/Elementary School, High School, University/College

Online Data Collection and Results Display Service:

Aus$495 is for MES Pack (see above) PLUS final data to be collected and emailed (as an Excel file; for a sample, click here) to the client (once data collection is complete) using the MES Online Data Collection and Results Display Service. This license is for: (a) 2 years or (b) 1000 respondents - whichever expires first.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Online Data Collection and Results Display Service allows 24-hour online survey completion, 24-hour online access to display (viewable, but not downloadable) of responses and summary results trends, and email of final Excel data file; Scoring and Profiling Services are separate to this - see Options 3 and 4 below. An additional Aus$495 is charged for each additional 1 - 1000 respondents administered the MES via the Online Data Collection and Results Display Service.

 

Option 3: MES Pack + Online Data Collection and Results Display Service + SCORING ('NORMING') SERVICE (Aus$770.00)

Scoring Service + Options 1 and 2 (above)

Option 3 Information and Ordering for: Junior/Primary/Elementary School, High School

Scoring Service (provided as a fully scored Excel file; for a sample, click here) provides:

Aus$770 is for MES Pack and Online Data Collection and Results Display (see above) PLUS scores provided for every student emailed (as an Excel file; for a sample, click here) to the client once data collection is complete. Available for MES-JS and MES-HS only. This license is for: (a) 2 years or (b) 1000 respondents - whichever expires first.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Online Data Collection and Results Display Service allows 24-hour online survey completion, 24-hour online access to display (viewable, but not downloadable) of responses and summary results trends, and email of final Excel data file; Scoring Service is conducted once, when data collection is complete - each additional Scoring Service request in the 2-year period will incur a fee of Aus$297.

 

Option 4: MES Pack + Online Data Collection and Results Display Service + Scoring ('Norming') Service + INDIVIDUAL STUDENT PROFILE AND STUDENT TIP SHEETS (Aus$990.00)

1 x Set of Individual Student Profile and Student Tip Sheets + Options 1, 2, and 3 (above)

Option 4 Information and Ordering for: Junior/Primary/Elementary School, High School

Individual Student Profile Sheets (sample) provide:

Click Here for a Sample Class of Individual Student Profile Sheets

Aus$990 is for MES Pack, Online Data Collection and Results Display, and Scoring Service (see above) PLUS Individual Student Profile Sheets emailed (as Word and PDF files) to the client once data collection and scoring are complete. Available for MES-JS and MES-HS only. This license is for: (a) 2 years or (b) 1000 respondents - whichever expires first.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Online Data Collection and Results Display Service allows 24-hour online survey completion, 24-hour online access to display (viewable, but not downloadable) of responses and summary results trends, and email of final Excel data file; Scoring Service is conducted once, when data collection is complete - each additional Scoring Service request in the 2-year period will incur a fee of Aus$297; Individual Student Profile and Tip Sheets are sent once, when data collection and scoring are complete - each additional request for Individual Student Profile and Tip Sheets in the 2-year period will incur a fee of Aus$297.

 

Option 5: MES Pack + Online Data Collection and Results Display Service + Scoring ('Norming') Service + Individual Student Profile and Student Tip Sheets + SCHOOL REPORT (Aus$1980.00)

1 x School Report + Options 1, 2, 3, and 4 (above)

Option 5 Information and Ordering for: Junior/Primary/Elementary School, High School

School Report provides:

Aus$1980 is for MES Pack, Online Data Collection and Results Display, Scoring Service, Individual Student Profile Sheets (see above) PLUS School Report emailed to the client once data collection is complete. Available for MES-JS and MES-HS only. This license is for: (a) 2 years or (b) 1000 respondents - whichever expires first.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Online Data Collection and Results Display Service allows 24-hour online survey completion, 24-hour online access to display (viewable, but not downloadable) of responses and summary results trends, and email of final Excel data file; Scoring Service is conducted once, when data collection is complete - each additional Scoring Service request in the 2-year period will incur a fee of Aus$297; Individual Student Profile and Tip Sheets are sent once, when data collection and scoring are complete - each additional request for Individual Student Profile and Tip Sheets in the 2-year period will incur a fee of Aus$297; School Report is prepared once, when data collection and scoring are complete - each additional School Report in the 2-year period will incur a fee of Aus$990 per Report.

 

Research Student Option: MES Pack for Research Students (Aus$99.00)

Research Student Information and Ordering for: Junior/Primary/Elementary School, High School, University/College

This is Option 1 (MES Pack) at a discounted fee for current research students - and only available for current research students.

MES Pack:

Aus$99 is for 1 - 1000 respondents administered the MES; then an additional Aus$99 is required for each additional 1 - 1000 respondents administered the MES. The Research Student MES license is for: (a) 2 years or (b) 1000 respondents - whichever expires first.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Lifelong may contact you to request your Supervisor's contact details in order to verify your current research student status.

 

FURTHER DETAILS ON THE MES

PARENTS wanting their child's motivation assessed should contact their school or a psychologist/counselor to have the MES administered. The MES has been modestly priced so that schools and psychologists/counselors can readily purchase and administer them across their school and client base.

 

MULTI-NATION RESEARCH USING THE MES (RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY IN USA, CANADA, UK, ASIA, AUSTRALIA)

Martin, A.J., Yu, K., Papworth, B., Ginns, P., & Collie, R. (2014). Motivation and engagement in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and China: Testing a multidimensional framework. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessmenthttp://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0734282914546287

SELECTION OF OTHER RECENT RESEARCH USING THE MES

Bodkin-Andrews, G.H., Denson, N., & Bansel, P. (2013). Teacher racism, academic self-concept, and multiculturation: Investigating adaptive and maladaptive relations with academic disengagement and self-sabotage for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australian students. Australian Psychologist, 48, 226-237. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-9544.2012.00069.x

Bugler, M., McGeown, S.P., & St Clair-Thompson, H. (in press). Gender differences in adolescents’ academic motivation and classroom behavior. Educational Psychology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2013.849325

Liem, G.A.D., & Martin, A.J., (2012). The Motivation and Engagement Scale: Theoretical framework, psychometric properties, and applied yields. Australian Psychologist, 47, 3-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-9544.2011.00049.x 

Martin, A.J., (2007). Examining a multidimensional model of student motivation and engagement using a construct validation approach. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 77, 413-440, http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/000709906X118036

Martin, A.J., (2009). Motivation and engagement across the academic life span: A developmental construct validity study of elementary school, high school, and university/college students. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69, 794-824. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0013164409332214

Martin, A.J., Anderson, J., Bobis, J., Way, J., & Vellar, R. (2012). Switching on and switching off in mathematics: An ecological study of future intent and disengagement among middle school students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0025988

Martin, A.J., Papworth, B., Ginns, P., & Liem, G.A.D. (2014). Boarding school, academic motivation and engagement, and psychological well-being. American Educational Research Journal, 51, 1007-1049. http://dx.doi.org/10.3102/0002831214532164

Nagabhushan, P. (2012). Academic motivation and engagement: An examination of its factor structure in senior school years. The European Journal of Behavioural and Social Sciences, 2, 260-277. eISSN: 2301-2218.

Plenty, S., & Heubeck, B. G. (2011). Mathematics motivation and engagement: an independent evaluation of a complex model with Australian rural high school students. Educational Research and Evaluation, 17, 283-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2011.622504

Plenty, S., & Heubeck, B. G. (2013). A multidimensional analysis of changes in mathematics motivation and engagement during high school. Educational Psychology, 33, 14-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2012.740199

Yeung, A. S., Barker, K., Tracey, D., & Mooney, M. (2013). School-wide positive behavior for learning: Effects of dual focus on boys’ and girls’ behavior and motivation for learning. International Journal of Educational Research, 62, 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2013.06.002

 

  MES
Junior School
MES
High School
MES
University/College
Individual administration
Group administration
Scoring templates
Results sheet templates
Data entry template
Short form included
Domain-specific form included
Reliability and validity studies published
Testing and Administration Guide
Test User Manual with summary findings
Tip Sheets for respondents
Online version available (additional fee)
Scoring ('norming') available (additional fee) -
Individual Student Profile and Tip Sheets (additional fee) -
School Report available (additional fee) -
Workbook available (additional license)
'Norms' -
Reading Age Level of MES (Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level - refers to approximate grade in school) Grade 4 & Over Grade 5 & Over Grade 7 & Over
License period 2 yrs 2 yrs 2 yrs
Licensed respondent range 1 to 1000 1 to 1000 1 to 1000
MES Pack (PDF) (Aus $) $143 (order) $143 (order) $143 (order)
MES Pack + Online Data Collection and Results Display Service (Aus $) $495 (order) $495 (order) $495 (order)
MES Pack + Online + Scoring ('Norming') Service (Aus $) $770 (order) $770 (order) -
MES Pack + Online + Scoring ('Norming') + Individual Student Profiles and Tip Sheets (Aus $) $990 (order) $990 (order) -
MES Pack + Online + Scoring ('Norming') + Individual Student Profiles + School Report (Aus $) $1980 (order) $1980 (order) -
Research Student MES Pack (PDF) (Aus $) $99 (order) $99 (order) $99 (order)