ERIC Number: ED311319
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct-14
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Multi-Faceted Dimensions of Self-Concept and Personal Control: A Collection of Six Related Studies.
Sherman, Lawrence W.; And Others
A series of six papers and an introduction which present the results and tentative analyses of studies investigating such constructs as self-esteem, perceptions of control, and competence are included in this document. These papers are: (1) "Multiple Dimensions of Locus of Control and Their Relationship To Standardized Achievement Scores in Fifth Grade Children" (Lawrence W. Sherman, Richard J. Hofmann, and Patricia O'Meara); (2) "Self Concept of Musically Gifted and Non-gifted Adolescents In Regular and Special High Schools" (Lawrence W. Sherman, Richard J. Hofmann, and Mike Harrison); (3) "Multiple Dimensions of Self-concept and Locus of Control: Their Inter-relationships" (Lawrence W. Sherman, Richard J. Hofmann, and Jeanne Wagoner); (4) "Locus of Control and its Relationship to Self-esteem: A Developmental Association" (Lawrence W. Sherman and Richard J. Hofmann); (5) "A Reanalysis of the Factor Validity of the Coopersmith Child Self-Esteem Measure" (Richard J. Hofmann, Lawrence W. Sherman, and Brian Charleton); and (6) "Measuring Adolescent Self-Esteem: Construct Validity" (Richard J. Hofmann and Larry Sherman, and Ann Schmitt). Five pages of references for the studies are included. The appendix includes these study instruments: incomplete sentences, questionnaire for adolescents concerning feelings about themselves, the Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale, and the Multi-dimensional Multi-attributional Causality Scale. (ABL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-Western Research Association (Chicago, IL, October 14, 1988).