Development and validation of a measure to assess moral reasoning in Singapore secondary school students

Jih Koon Lyndon Lim

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This study presents the development and validation of the Moral Reasoning Questionnaire (MRQ) to assess students' moral reasoning in Singapore secondary schools. Anchored in Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development, the MRQ comprises items presenting moral dilemmas that integrate prosocial, anti-social and social pressure elements within situations that should be familiar to most students. The MRQ was developed and validated in a series of stages including the use of expert reviews, cognitive interviews and methods based on latent trait measurement models.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Chapman, Elaine, Supervisor
  • Andrich, David, Supervisor
Award date19 Dec 2017
Publication statusUnpublished - 2017


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Embargoed from 19/12/2017 to 19/12/2019
Made publicly available on 19/12/2019

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