The MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory (MUSIC® Inventory) is a questionnaire that can be used by instructors and researchers to assess students’ perceptions of the MUSIC components for an activity or course. The MUSIC Inventory is a research-based questionnaire that has been shown to produce valid scores.
The User Guide for Assessing the Components of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation, available at the link below as a PDF document, contains the instructions, items, and key for the MUSIC Inventory. The inventory was developed by Dr. Brett Jones to measure constructs related to the five primary components of the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation (Jones, 2009).
Research providing validity evidence for the MUSIC Inventory:
- Jones, B. D., & Skaggs, G. E. (2016). Measuring students’ motivation: Validity evidence for the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation Inventory. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(1).
- Jones, B. D., & Sigmon, M. L. (2016). Validation evidence for the elementary school version of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory. Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 14(1), 155-174.
- Parkes, K., Jones, B. D., & Wilkins, J. (2015). Assessing music students’ motivation using the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation Inventory. UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/8755123315620835
- Pace, A. C., Ham, A.-J. L., Poole, T. M., Whaib, K. L. (2016). Validation of the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation Inventory for use with student pharmacists. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 8, 589-597.
- Jones, B. D., Li, M., & Cruz, J. M. (2017).A cross-cultural validation of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory: Evidence from Chinese- and Spanish-speaking university students. International Journal of Educational Psychology, 6(1), 366-385. doi:10.17583/ijep.2017.2357.
- Chittum, J., & Jones, B. D. (2017). Identifying pre-high school students’ science class motivation profiles to increase their science identification and persistence. Journal of Educational Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/edu0000176
- Jones, B. D., Sahbaz, S., Schram, A. B., & Chittum, J. R. (2017). Using psychological constructs from the MUSIC Model of Motivation to predict students’ science identification and career goals: Results from the U.S. and Iceland. International Journal of Science Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/09500693.2017.1319093
- Jones, B. D., Byrnes, M. K., & Jones, M. W. (in press, 2019). Validation of the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation Inventory: Evidence for use with veterinary medicine students. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.
Templates for entering data obtained from the MUSIC Inventory are also available in the links below.