Global Empathy Scale

The Global Empathy Scale (GES) is a measure of high school aged student's self-reported awareness of political and social rights of others, emotional connectedness to others, as well as one's likelihood to speak up for others. The 11-items within this measure are responded to on a Likert scale.

Content

Domains
Social Awareness
Subdomain

Empathy

Grades
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
11 items
Timed
No

Access and Use

Price

Free

Open Access
Yes

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Psychometric References

Bachen, C. M., Hernández-Ramos, P. F., & Raphael, C. (2012). Simulating REAL LIVES: Promoting global empathy and interest in learning through simulation games. Simulation & Gaming 43(4), 437-460. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046878111432108

Item Type
Likert