ERIC Number: EJ267367
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Overcoming Learned Helplessness in Community College Students.
Roueche, John E.; Mink, Oscar G.
Journal of Developmental & Remedial Education, v5 n3 p2-5,20 Spr 1982
Reviews research on the effects of repeated experiences of helplessness and on locus of control. Identifies conditions necessary for overcoming learned helplessness; i.e., the potential for learning to occur; consistent reinforcement; relevant, valued reinforcers; and favorable psychological situation. Recommends eight ways for teachers to overcome learned helplessness. (AYC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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