Academic Stress: Definition & Scale

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What does the Student Academic Stress Score measure?

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1. What is the possible range of scores for the 40 question SASS survey?

2. John scores 83 on the SASS scale. The average SASS scale score at his institution is 103. What is true about John's stress level relative to the average student at his school?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Academic stress can be measured with the Student Academic Stress Scale (SASS) survey. Use these interactive quiz questions to see how much you know about the survey, how results are interpreted and what it reveals about students' level of academic stress.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The mobile-friendly worksheet and quiz will test you on:

  • What the Student Academic Stress Score measures
  • The range of scores for the SASS
  • What SASS scores reveal about student stress levels
  • Group trends in SASS scores
  • Additional tests given alongside the SASS

Skills Practiced

You'll be tested on the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding academic stress and the SASS survey
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on academic stress
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding an SASS score and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more academic stress, check out the related lesson called Academic Stress: Definition & Scale. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Learn how to interpret results from SASS scores
  • Understand how the SASS measures stress and its sources
  • Assess the general differences in stress levels between male and female students
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