Validation of the Students' Cognitive Engagement Measure : Evidence from University Students of Karachi

Shafaque Fatima, Kalpina Kumari, Yawar Abbas Sandhu, Jawad Abbas
2022 Pakistan Business Review  
The goal of study is to determine the validation of Cognitive Engagement measure of students in the context of Pakistan. The rationale for such an investigation is that while enrollments in Pakistani higher education are increasing, passing out numbers are very low; this problem necessitates an investigation of student cognitive engagement as well as other factors. Because the Construct of Engagement arose in response to the issue of lower student turn out. The Cognitive Engagement Subscales of
more » ... Attitudes towards Mathematics (ATM) were used to collect data for this study, and the convenience sampling technique was used. The sample included 528 university students from ten different universities in Karachi. The Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) approach was used for data analysis. The results revealed 21 items that were compatible with the Pakistani context, with Shallow Strategy Use (SSU) being the most endorsed subscale with a mean of 3.7. This study provided a validated instrument for future studies to determine cognitive engagement levels. Future research should look into other disciplines and the relationship with other variables.
doi:10.22555/pbr.v23i3.609 fatcat:m2i7z4ds5zaebgdap52dptygfi